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New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1982

Author:
Edward J. Marchese
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Edward J. Marchese has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,765
Across
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Barriers : DAMS
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Expenditures : COSTS
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God to a Meccan : ALLAH
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Authoritative book : BIBLE
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One of the Ages : IRON
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Moslem units of weight : ARTAL
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Corrupt : POISON
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Ryan of Hollywood : ONEAL
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King of the Huns : ATLI
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Singer Lanza : MARIO
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Regulate : POLICE
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Inner self : ANIMA
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Last words of Robert E. Lee : LETTHETENTBESTRUCK
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Contemporary diarist : NIN
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Before, to Byron : ERE
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Toward the sheltered side : ALEE
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Head of an abbé : TETE
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Shorthand notebook : STENOPAD
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Energy personified : DYNAMO
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Exhibits : PRESENTS
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Flooded : AWASH
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Core : PITH
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Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
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Winged : ALAR
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Doubly : TWICE
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Singing group : OCTET
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Kimono sash : OBI
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Environmentalist's concern : ECOLOGY
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Astringent : ALUM
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Expression of disgust : PAH
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Epitaph Dorothy Parker suggested for herself : EXCUSEMYDUST
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Remove, as by surgery : ABLATE
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Dec. 24 and 31 : EVES
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Rubber city : AKRON
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Suffix for Finn : ISH
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Jinni summoner : ALADDIN
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Arab's robe : CAFTAN
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Reddish-yellow dye : ANATTO
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Mystical meditators : YOGIS
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Objective : END
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"Mansfield Park" author : AUSTEN
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___ operandi : MODUS
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Barfly's order : REFILL
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Hockey great : ORR
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Opted : CHOSE
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River bordering Manchuria : USSURI
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Having equal footing : ONAPAR
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Empty : VACUOUS
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Basic trio at school : RRR
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Baffling problem : POSER
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India butter : GHEE
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Low-I.Q. group : AMENTS
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"Benjamin Franklin ... lies here, ___" : FOODFORWORMS
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Tiriac of tennis : ION
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N.Z. honey eaters : TUIS
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Model : PATTERN
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Printing measures : ENS
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Factory : PLANT
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Ruhr hub : ESSEN
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Personal: Prefix : IDIO
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Arkin or Mowbray : ALAN
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Fencer's weapon : EPEE
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Depict : PAINT
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Faultfinding : CRITICAL
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Like a winning team : REDHOT
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Retract : CALLBACK
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State bird of Hawaii : NENE
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Kind of car : USED
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Miscue : ERR
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___ standstill : ATA
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End of Dryden's epitaph for his wife : SHESATRESTANDSOAMI
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Party in a money deal : PAYEE
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Inventor of the phonograph : EDISON
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Fungus disease : TINEA
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At the peak : ATOP
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Given preference : ELECT
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Salt marsh : SALINA
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Ancestor : ELDER
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Betray : SELL
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Light anchor : KEDGE
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Hailey novel : HOTEL
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Utter : STARK
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Right : TRUE
Down
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Tuned in : DIALED
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Major thoroughfare : ARTERY
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Liquefied by heat : MOLTEN
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Fit of pique : SNIT
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King Arthur's turf : CAMELOT
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Speak pompously : ORATE
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Oscar winner: 1979 : STREEP
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Tinfoil for mirrors : TAIN
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Made grooves : SLOTTED
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Strong desire : APPETENCY
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Unbind : LOOSEN
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Rhythmic tune : LILT
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Province of Saudi Arabia : ASIR
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Dupe : HOCUS
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Woman's scarf : BOA
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Auberge : INN
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W.C. Fields's epitaph: " ... I'd rather ___" : BEINPHILADELPHIA
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Keats poem : LAMIA
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Antelope : ELAND
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Source of honey : NECTARY
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Descendant of a son of Noah : HAMITE
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Be fitting : BESEEM
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London suburb : KEW
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Turner or Hentoff : NAT
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St. Aidan's patron : OSWALD
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Do likewise : APE
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___ d'être : RAISON
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Anklebone : TALUS
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Like wading areas : SLOSHY
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Part of a horse's leg : HOCK
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F.B.I. man : AGT
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Interrupt : CUTIN
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Castigate texts : EMEND
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Oil cartel : OPEC
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René's "Comment ___?" : CAVA
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Alleged last words of Rabelais : THEFARCEISPLAYED
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Russia's windstorms : BURANS
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Abhorrent : ODIOUS
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Achilles' talking horse : XANTHUS
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City in ancient Palestine : ENAM
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Synonym for 50 Across : ALIFORM
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"___ Street Blues" : BASIN
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Erwin or Udall : STU
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Mature : AGE
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English track : ASCOT
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___ force (clever creation) : TOURDE
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Football stats : TDS
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Prayer : ORISON
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Orion's beloved : EOS
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Mgr., e.g. : SUPR
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Fall behind : LAG
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Egg-shaped : OVATE
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Branch, to a biologist : RAMUS
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Amatory : EROTIC
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Ivanhoe's bride : ROWENA
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Long time : AEON
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Hire : RENT
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Open : UNSEAL
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Helicopter part : ROTOR
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Gaelic : ERSE
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A day's craze : FAD
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Kind of twin : FRATERNAL
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In a queue : ONLINE
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Expedites : SPEEDS
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What Nolan Ryan does : PITCHES
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Was ahead : LED
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Beak : NIB
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"Aeneid" archer : ACESTES
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Time before nightfall : PREDARK
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Nose: Prefix : NAS
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Chant : INTONE
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Capital of Angola : LUANDA
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Roscoe : HEATER
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Imitation gold : ORMOLU
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Kind of crown : TRIPLE
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Author of "R.U.R." : CAPEK
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"I could ___ unfold ... " : ATALE
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Malaysian state : KEDAH
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Show scorn : SNEER
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Missile's home : SILO
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Strange ___ seems : ASIT
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Slant : TILT
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Kiln : OAST
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Cardiac perf. chart : ECG
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Summer in Lyon : ETE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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