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New York Times, Friday, October 15, 1982

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,029
Across
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Robin's retreat : NEST
5
Start of an epic : ARMA
9
Disconcert : ABASH
14
Septennial problem : ITCH
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100 dinars, in Tabriz : RIAL
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Sudra or Vaisya : CASTE
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Host of a 1947 radio show : PAAR
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Locomotive feature : COWCATCHER
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Cousin of a grand : UPRIGHT
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Stirs : AWAKENS
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Somewhat upset : PEEVED
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Braced, in carpentry : KNEED
25
Dupe : DELUDE
27
" ___ like Odysseus . . . ": Yeats : DOOMED
31
Bluebottle : FLY
33
Revue parts : SKITS
35
Trap : NOOSE
36
Army missiles : ROCS
38
Role Jessel had : EMCEE
40
Sheepskin leather : ROAN
41
Dumbfounded : AGAPE
43
Herrings' kin : SHADS
45
Hickory, e.g. : NUT
46
Emblems of a sort : TOTEMS
48
Fuses : UNITES
50
Prankster : CUTUP
52
Blab : TATTLE
55
Having a plane surface : TABULAR
58
Tallied : FIGURED
59
Uproar : HULLABALOO
61
Harshly, to Caesar : DURE
62
Untersee craft : UBOAT
63
Winged diver : LOON
64
Concern of the F.R.S. : ECON
65
Raison follower : DETRE
66
Beer, colloquially : SUDS
67
Glides along a piste : SKIS
Down
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Stunt or caper : NIPUP
2
A day's march : ETAPE
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Overly timorous one : SCAREDYCAT
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Flourish : THRIVE
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Francis Ferdinand was one : ARCHDUKE
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Something wildly amusing : RIOT
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Craw : MAW
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Highway through the Yukon : ALCAN
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Mythical hunter killed by his dogs : ACTAEON
10
Clandestine : BACKDOOR
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County in N.C. : ASHE
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Goldwyn protégée : STEN
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Partner of his : HERS
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Profoundly impressed : AWED
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Certain colloids : GELS
24
Burger garnish : KETCHUP
26
Parking lights : DIMS
28
Deranged : MOONSTRUCK
29
Elon's son-in-law : ESAU
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Headway : DENT
31
Greek-letter org. : FRAT
32
Adman's creation : LOGO
34
Writer O'Faoláin : SEAN
37
Resembling a mirror : SPECULAR
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Versions : EDITIONS
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Rival successfully : EMULATE
44
Smoker : STAG
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Effort : STAB
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Schumann's "___ Symphoniques" : ETUDES
51
Major mountain range : URALS
53
"___ s'amuse," Victor Hugo play : LEROI
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Earl of Avon and family : EDENS
55
Sound in a Spillane book : THUD
56
Seine feeder : AUBE
57
Escutcheon spoiler : BLOT
58
Item of thought? : FOOD
60
Brock of baseball : LOU

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

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