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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Saturday, January 23, 1982

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q V W }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,764

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Across
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Indian carpet : AGRA
5
Humble : ABASE
10
Alley denizens : CATS
14
Bosc, e.g. : PEAR
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Exactitude : RIGOR
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"___ da Capo," Millay play : ARIA
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Opera based on Greek legend : ORFEOEDEURIDICE
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Kept in custody : DETAINED
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Rorem's namesakes : NEDS
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Tired, in Tours : LAS
23
Memorable G.O.P. senator : TAFT
25
Demaret and Foxx : JIMMYS
29
Signorina's enthusiastic assent : SISI
30
"___ Glen," Burns song : TAM
33
City in Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
34
Movies' Maigret : GABIN
35
S.A. port : RIO
36
Opera based on a Beaumarchais comedy : LENOZZEDIFIGARO
40
Explosive letters : TNT
41
Region colonized by Greeks in 11th century B.C. : IONIA
42
Adam's place : EDEN
43
Flying Dutchman's domain : SEA
44
Orifice : PORE
45
Confessions of faith : CREEDS
47
Chevet : APSE
48
Frequent title word : THE
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Gabrielle's guardian : ANGE
51
Least likely to last : FRAILEST
56
Opera based on a Greek legend : ARIADNEAUFNAXOS
59
Oscar winner: 1936 : MUNI
60
What Carlin and Brenner do : AMUSE
61
Nicaraguan language : RAMA
62
Last word : AMEN
63
Pub orders : PINTS
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Can., U.S., Mex., etc. : AMER
Down
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Footless : APOD
2
Actor Richard : GERE
3
Float : RAFT
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Section : AREA
5
Match sites : ARENAS
6
Stays : BIDES
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___ P. in "Great Expectations" : AGED
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Centime's cousin : SOU
9
Slip : ERR
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Eisenhower: 1911–15 : CADET
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Like Death Valley : ARID
12
Muscle spasms : TICS
13
Thus, in Glasgow : SAE
18
Unctuous : OILY
19
Boundless, to Bardot : INFINI
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Leg bone : TIBIA
24
Ciardi book : ASIF
25
Jars : JOLTS
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Mysterious woman in "Idiot's Delight" : IRENE
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Devilfish : MANTA
28
JKL followers : MNO
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___ Hawkins Day : SADIE
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Economic concern : TRADE
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Broadcast : AIRED
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Satellites : MOONS
34
Type : GENRE
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Sped : ZIPPED
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Bronx, San Diego, etc. : ZOOS
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Command to a horse : GEE
45
Annoys : CHAFES
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Bridle part : REIN
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Once more : AGAIN
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Kind of fund : TRUST
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Calla : ARUM
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Mrs. O'Connor and colleagues : NINE
51
Nureyev role : FAUN
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Student's concern : EXAM
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Suffix with hand or tooth : SOME
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Nicholas or Alexander : TSAR
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Toddler's need : NAP
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___ Koussi, Chad's highest peak : EMI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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