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New York Times, Tuesday, January 19, 1982

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { B J Q X }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,760

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Across
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Jetties engineer : EADS
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Wheat species : SPELT
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Famous bridge : LONDON
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Workshop : ATELIER
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Where Luanda is : ANGOLA
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Enfeebled : WEAKENED
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Greek letter : PSI
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Taxpayers of a sort : TITHERS
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Kind of bed : DAY
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Indites : PENS
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Deceitful ones : LIARS
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Bottom numbers on an envelope : CODE
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Pleasant Colony or Summing : STEED
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Bully on campus : HAZER
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Agra attire : SAREE
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Bank customers : SAVERS
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Don Shula's men : MIAMIDOLPHINS
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Built a weir : DAMMED
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Decisive : FATAL
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Eastern Indians : ERIES
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Criticize : RAP
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Flower part : SEPAL
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A great deal : LOTS
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Arrive : GETIN
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Kansas notable : DOLE
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"___ Waterfowl": Bryant : TOA
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Northern weasels : ERMINES
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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Waiting place : ANTEROOM
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W.W. II celebrity : PATTON
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Slightly more than 6,000 nautical feet : SEAMILE
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Site of the largest church in France : AMIENS
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Furniture piece : STAND
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Nasty look : LEER
Down
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Machine : ENGINE
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Trouble : ADO
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Nitwit : DOLT
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Slowpoke : SNAIL
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Stockyards occupants : STEERS
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Orchard products : PEARS
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Fraternal order : ELKS
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Be situated : LIE
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Baker's 130 : TENDOZEN
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Northern natives : LAPPS
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Beginning : ONSET
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What to have at a fish fry? : AWHALEOFATIME
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Schoolbooks : READERS
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Textile workers : DYERS
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Needing a respite : TIRED
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Oriental seeds : SESAMES
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Objected pettily : CAVILED
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Titled ones : DAMES
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Mirthful sounds : HAHAS
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Free from : RID
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Key city: Abbr. : SPT
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Isolates : MAROONS
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Lacks originality : IMITATES
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Rabbit fur : LAPIN
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River section : DELTA
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Fashion over : REMOLD
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Pigeon : POUTER
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Illinois city : ALTON
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Inclines : LEANS
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Edge at the junction of two intersecting vaults : GROIN
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Neighbor of India : NEPAL
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Author Bombeck : ERMA
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Identical : SAME
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Corrode : EAT
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Haberdashery item : TIE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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