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Christy Ridley
Christy Ridley

New York Times, Monday, October 11, 1982

Author:
Christy Ridley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,025
Across
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Gab : CHIN
5
Pic : PHOTO
10
Melville's whale pursuer : AHAB
14
Sole : LONE
15
___ Redbreast : ROBIN
16
Prefix with physics : META
17
Sign at a certain junkyard : AUTOMOBILEPARTS
20
Duffer's teacher : PRO
21
Skipper's "Cease!" : AVAST
22
Fresh air : OZONE
23
City of Manasseh : ANER
24
Earth: Comb. form : GEO
25
Secret associates : SILENTPARTNERS
32
Penny : CENT
33
Garlands : LEIS
34
Brooks or Tillis : MEL
35
River of Siberia : LENA
36
Arrow : SHAFT
38
Qualified : ABLE
39
Wind dir. : ENE
40
Capital : SEAT
41
Nourish : FEED
42
In the main : FORTHEMOSTPART
47
Publicize : AIR
48
Plant shoot : CION
49
Where Avila is : SPAIN
52
"___ Bulba," Gogol novel : TARAS
54
"___ Woman," Reddy hit : IAM
57
Meson, for one : NUCLEARPARTICLE
60
Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
61
Browning heroine : PIPPA
62
Bank transaction : LOAN
63
Stare; gaze : PEER
64
Lugs : TOTES
65
Actress Markey : ENID
Down
1
Applaud : CLAP
2
Time period : HOUR
3
Toward and more : INTO
4
New: Comb. form : NEO
5
Tried : PROVEN
6
Capital of Tasmania : HOBART
7
Sashes : OBIS
8
Do some jousting : TILT
9
Single : ONE
10
World's second-longest river : AMAZON
11
Star : HERO
12
Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
13
Groundwork : BASE
18
Hair on a horse's neck : MANE
19
Bards : POETS
23
Utah ski resort : ALTA
24
Spunk : GRIT
25
"___ evil" : SEENO
26
___ sanctum : INNER
27
Greek philosopher : PLATO
28
Gen. Pershing's command : AEF
29
Live coal : EMBER
30
Sublease : RELET
31
Coaster : SLED
32
Musical sign : CLEF
36
Prophet : SEER
37
Noah's second son : HAM
38
Rembrandt's "Lady with ___" : AFAN
40
Glow : SHINE
43
He handles suits : TAILOR
44
Predicament : SCRAPE
45
Headdresses : TIARAS
46
Military station : POST
49
Soft job : SNAP
50
Free from defects : PURE
51
Ironwood : ACLE
52
Gatlin Brothers, e.g. : TRIO
53
Date: Abbr. : APPT
54
Sacred picture : ICON
55
Jai ___ : ALAI
56
Repair : MEND
58
Fitting : APT
59
Homophone for eel : ILE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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