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New York Times, Thursday, October 14, 1982

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,028

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Across
1
Hooter : OWL
4
Rails : SORAS
9
Tent part : FLAP
13
Life sto. : BIO
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Shoot forth : SPROUT
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What a wanderluster needs to do : ROVE
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Overcrowded building's need : ELL
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Ghost-dance group : PAIUTE
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Novelist Evelyn's brother : ALEC
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Old Faithful site : YELLOWSTONEPARK
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Long periods : EONS
23
Blighted tree's need : SAP
24
Citified : URBAN
27
Incinerator product : ASH
30
Edison contemporary : TESLA
34
Bite : MORSEL
36
Mean fellow : CUR
38
Homeless hippie's need : PAD
39
Ballroom favorite, with "The" : BLUEDANUBEWALTZ
43
Wallach or Whitney : ELI
44
Chatter : GAB
45
Mourner's need : SOLACE
46
Sonata movement : RONDO
49
Accomplice : PAL
51
Hoboes' needs : BATHS
52
Shred : RAG
54
Wanes : EBBS
56
Former executive uniform : GRAYFLANNELSUIT
64
Wine valley : NAPA
65
Home of H. C. Andersen : ODENSE
66
Caviar : ROE
67
Nonagenarians : AGED
68
Twelfth grader : SENIOR
69
Bubble ___ : GUM
70
Unites : WEDS
71
Frozen rain : SLEET
72
Prof. Rhine's specialty : ESP
Down
1
Mind : OBEY
2
Stratagem : WILE
3
Lounge : LOLL
4
Give rise to : SPAWN
5
State of E India : ORISSA
6
"Laugher" in sports parlance : ROUT
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Reo or Essex : AUTO
8
British guns : STENS
9
Chilled : FRAPPE
10
She gets what she wants : LOLA
11
State : AVER
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Dry measure : PECK
14
Smooched : SPOONED
20
Let : LEASE
21
Fulfill a basic need : EAT
24
Shade of brown : UMBER
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First duke of Normandy : ROLLO
26
Terry O'Reilly is one : BRUIN
28
Diver's need, at times : SCUBA
29
Wheel part : HUB
31
Chair-back piece : SPLAT
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Fastener : LATCH
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Chisels' kin : ADZES
35
Loiter : LAG
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___ publica : RES
40
What a baby needs : NAP
41
Fishing lure : WOBBLER
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"I loved ___ . . . ": Wither : ALASS
47
Wood nymphs : DRYADS
48
Clod : OAF
50
Steinbeck character : LENNIE
53
Specious appearance : GLOSS
55
Infatuate : BESOT
56
Consume in beaver fashion : GNAW
57
Fad : RAGE
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Mimicked : APED
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Nobility, in Ulm : ADEL
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Hawaiian bird : NENE
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Impulse : URGE
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Unlucky gambler's output : IOUS
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What an R.N. might take : TEMP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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