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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

THOSE IN FAVOR

New York Times, Sunday, January 31, 1982

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q }
Open Squares: 105, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Alfio Micci has 91 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 11 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,772
Across
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Rockfish : RENA
5
Word in Caesar's message : VICI
9
Chagall : MARC
13
Oat or corn follower : MEAL
17
First garden : EDEN
18
Sec. of the Treasury : REGAN
19
___ by verdict : AIDER
20
Horse's-mouth intelligence : INFO
21
Friendship emblems : FORGETMENOTS
23
Part of a table setting : KNIFEANDFORK
25
Reconciliation expert : MEDIATOR
26
"___ thee sixpence ... ": Shak. : ISENT
28
Coiffure protector : SNOOD
29
Unyielding : GRIM
30
Turkish title : AGHA
31
Anglo-Saxon lawsuit : SECTA
33
Tend a furnace : STOKE
35
Block up : CHOKE
37
Strengthen : REINFORCE
41
Epsom ___ : DOWNS
42
One not given due consideration : FORGOTTENMAN
45
Seaman : TAR
46
Sioux : OTOE
47
Spoil : MAR
48
At sea : LOST
49
Actor Moses : GUNN
50
"I can get ___ you wholesale" : ITFOR
51
Government department : FOREIGNOFFICE
56
Players at the right of dealers : PONES
57
Of a tribal spirit : TOTEMIC
59
Sampler verb : BLESS
60
Prickly shrub : BRIER
61
"Do I ___ Waltz?" : HEARA
62
Had in mind : MEANT
63
Sch. official : PRINC
64
Social beauty : BELLE
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Partner of room : BOARD
66
Burma's capital : RANGOON
69
Water carriers : HOSES
70
Leading the way : INTHEFOREFRONT
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Mine yield : ORE
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Nobel physicist: 1922 : BOHR
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Med. school subject : ANAT
76
Yak or chin : JAW
77
Hawaiian shrub : AKIA
78
Mexican crested parrot : ALO
79
Uses a bit : DRILLSFOROIL
83
Leaflet : FLIER
84
Whip : RAWHIDE
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Trencherman : EATER
88
Normand of silents : MABEL
89
Omit : ELIDE
91
She had several fans : RAND
92
Costa ___ : RICA
93
Ipse ___ : DIXIT
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Phileas's family : FOGGS
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Bar orders : SIDECARS
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Service branch : ARMYAIRFORCE
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Awaits : ISINSTOREFOR
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Bossy's home : BARN
106
Pledges : OATHS
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East or West : COAST
108
Author Jose Martinez : RUIZ
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He wrote "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
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Cape : NESS
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A few : SOME
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Sicilian resort : ENNA
Down
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Improvement : REFORM
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Margin : EDGE
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Indigence : NEED
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Daughter of Oedipus : ANTIGONE
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Malice : VENOM
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Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
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Mehitabel, for one : CAT
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Discernment : INSIGHT
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Neighbor of Ia. : MINN
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Mine entrances : ADITS
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Court whistler : REF
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Symbol of Turkish power : CRESCENT
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Ancient Cretan : MINOAN
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Furnish : AFFORD
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___ Sabha, India's lower house : LOK
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Make a new knot : RETIE
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N.Z. tree : AKEAKE
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Report-card entries : MARKS
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Against : ANTI
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Liquor quantity : SHOT
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Future oak : ACORN
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Clean the blackboard : ERASE
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___ voce : SOTTO
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Counting-rhyme phrase : TWOFORTHESHOW
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Join up : ENLIST
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Chinese-dinner finale : FORTUNECOOKIE
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Rattan worker : CANER
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Pelagic birds : ERNS
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Trifle : DOIT
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Ant genus : FORMICA
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Joke : GAG
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Soft shoes, for short : MOCS
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Auctioneer's word : GOING
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Certain dances : FORMALS
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Emerald Isle, once : EIRE
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Voodooism : OBEAH
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Outburst : FLARE
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___ oneself (manage alone) : FENDFOR
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Snapshot : PRINT
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Certain fisherman : EELER
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Cereal coat : BRAN
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Blotch : MOTTLE
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Kind of car : PROWL
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Yale marching song : BOOLA
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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College at Oxford : ORIEL
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Beside : NEAR
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Steeplejack's item : HBAR
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"The Lady ___" : INRED
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Sea arm : FJORD
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Heyerdahl boat : RAI
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Math process : ADDITION
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Tuna : ALBACORE
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Sweater sizes : LARGES
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"The ___ at eve ... ": Scott : STAG
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Debate : FORENSICS
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Aspect : FACET
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Hydrocarbon : HEXYNE
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Hipbones : ILIA
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Center : MIDST
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Exertions : EFFORTS
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Wash cycle : RINSE
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Boring one : DRAG
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Nagy of Hungary : IMRE
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"Rosenkavalier" baron : OCHS
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Where Anna taught : SIAM
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___ for one's money : ARUN
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Check : REIN
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Italian statesman-historian, 1873-1952 : SFORZA
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Arab cloak : ABA
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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___ Locks : SOO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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