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New York Times, Saturday, January 9, 1982

37-Down : Asian capital

Author:
Darrell J. Carter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Darrell J. Carter has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,750
Across
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Bullfighter's cloak : CAPA
5
Irvin S. and Lee J. : COBBS
10
Pace : STEP
14
Heating chamber : OVEN
15
Swedish seaport : LULEA
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User's fee : TOLL
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Scroll at the end of a handrail : MONKEYTAIL
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Tear apart : RIVE
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Present : ONHAND
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S.A. capital : BRASILIA
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Caviar : ROE
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European capital : BUDAPEST
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East Indian leafless vines : SOMAS
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Kind of set : JET
29
Acquire : GET
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Malay isthmus : KRA
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Flint creation : CAR
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Excluded : BARRED
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Its capital is Quito : ECUADOR
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Sam is one : MISSILE
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European capital : WARSAW
40
Ungentlemanly fellow : CAD
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Decline : EBB
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Regulatory agcy. : ICC
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Gr. tense : AOR
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Fundamental principles : BASES
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One affecting elegant expression : ATTICIST
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___ Juan, capital of Puerto Rico : SAN
50
Not hard to understand, as writing : READABLE
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Juneau is its capital : ALASKA
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Hindu princess : RANI
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Associations or brotherhoods : SODALITIES
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Late Jordanian queen : ALIA
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Pindaric finale : EPODE
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Czech river : ODRA
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Actor Connery : SEAN
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A tyrant and a Wolfe : NEROS
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Word with lease : LEND
Down
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Where Mussolini was executed : COMO
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English river : AVON
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Asian capital Phnom ___ : PENH
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Eurasian capital : ANKARA
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Bonnie's partner : CLYDE
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Away : OUT
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Tattletale : BLABBER
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Asian capital : BEIRUT
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Greens : SALAD
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Naval officers, colloquially : STRIPERS
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Soap, lotion, cologne, etc. : TOILETRIES
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Memorable name in rock : ELVIS
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Garment fold : PLEAT
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A son of Seth : ENOS
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Heroic tales : SAGAS
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Swerve : SKEW
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Nouakchott is its capital : MAURITANIA
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Container for dills : JAR
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Intimidate : COW
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Make an offer : BID
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German river : ELBE
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American Socialist : DEBS
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Sea squirt : ASCIDIAN
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Asian capital : DACCA
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Damage : MAR
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Dijon is its capital : COTEDOR
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Slanted : ASLOPE
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Indonesian island : BALI
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Schnitzler play : ANATOL
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Capital of Pas-de-Calais : ARRAS
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Naturalist Edwin Way ___ : TEALE
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Norwegian dramatist : IBSEN
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Soupy from N.C. : SALES
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East or West in N.Y.C. : SIDE
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"Roberta" composer : KERN
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Author of "The Road to Mecca" : ASAD
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Commotion : ADO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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