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New York Times, Wednesday, January 6, 1982

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,747
Across
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Composed : STAID
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Basics : ABCS
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Epithet for Alexander Pope : WASP
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TV's Mrs. Muir, Hope ___ : LANGE
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Dragnet : TRAP
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What hip-huggers hug : ILIA
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Finished : OUTOFTHERUNNING
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Kin of epsilon : ETA
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Schubert specialty : LIED
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Jamaican rock style : REGGAE
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Bossy's abode : BARN
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Pose : SIT
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___-nod (drowse) : NID
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Finish : COMETOACLOSE
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Fanon : ORALE
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Author Santha Rama ___ : RAU
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H.R.E. name : OTTO
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Fields, to Agrippa : AGRI
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Shiite V.I.P.'s : IMAMS
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Stunt plane's maneuver : LOOP
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Shaver : TYKE
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Coppola's "Apocalypse ___" : NOW
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Epithet for Clemenceau : TIGRE
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Finis : FINALCURTAIN
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Some day times : PMS
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Bask : SUN
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Colorful food fish : OPAH
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Fetter for a steed or a steer : HOPPLE
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Spill over : SLOP
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See : GET
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Trivet piece : TILE
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"___ Heart," 1964 song : DEAR
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Fairbanks role: 1920 : ZORRO
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Sole : ONLY
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Targets of gypsy moths, e.g. : OAKS
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Pierce : ENTER
Down
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Tight as a drum : TAUT
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Theater org. : ANTA
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Kelly's "___ Pogo" : IGO
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Take the air out : DEFLATE
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Goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
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Engendered : BRED
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Pony ___ : CAR
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Fraudulent : SPURIOUS
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Kind of nut : WING
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True : ALIGN
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Peninsula often in the news : SINAI
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Called via a bellhop : PAGED
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Cicero's famous scribe : TIRO
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N.B.A. team : NETS
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Opinion : BELIEF
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Knock verbally : SLAM
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Primer, for one : COAT
27
Bacchanal's bash : ORGY
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Z, for 64 Across : MARK
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Traffic-jam verb : CRAWL
30
Prehistoric tool : EOLITH
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Vestment for Virgil : TOGA
35
Convex moldings : TORI
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Command from a D.D.S. : OPEN
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Derogatory suggestion : INNUENDO
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Wind sound : MOAN
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On which daring people fly : TRAPEZE
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Spanish land area : ISLA
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Side that a person is on : COLORS
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Atop : UPON
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Kind of finish : PHOTO
49
"___ On," Claude Akins TV series : MOVIN
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What Circe cast : SPELL
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The hunted : PREY
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Where Mt. Rushmore looms : SDAK
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Prepared for action : GIRT
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To be, to Beauvoir : ETRE
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Thunderous charioteer : THOR
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Ceres or Luna : DEA
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Finished first : WON

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

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