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New York Times, Tuesday, October 19, 1982

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Whitten has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,033
Across
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Boyish actor? : LADD
5
60 grains : DRAM
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Word with boat or ship : STEAM
14
Player who is not a Gehrig? : ALOU
15
Comic strip : POGO
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"I cannot ___ lie" : TELLA
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Animated cartoon character : WOODYWOODPECKER
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"Don't ___ boy to do . . . " : SENDA
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Coast : FREEWHEEL
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Jane with a certain mien? : EYRE
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___ breve : ALLA
25
Fuel : GAS
27
Some Eur. emigrants : DPS
29
Arithmetic for Tom Kite : STROKES
34
Goya's duchess : ALBA
36
Particle for Bohr : ION
38
Reside : DWELL
39
Re-enlist, in G.I. lingo : REUP
40
Understandable : CLEAR
43
Gaelic : ERSE
44
The Red ___ : BARON
46
Uncle, in Madrid : TIO
47
Type of coffee : DRIP
48
Airport aides : SKYCAPS
51
Roy's first name? : ROB
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However : YET
54
Easy's partner : NICE
56
A fearful Scott? : DRED
58
Hint : INSINUATE
63
Rich tapestry : ARRAS
66
Comic strip : DENNISTHEMENACE
68
Choice : ELITE
69
Tiller : HELM
70
One-act play : SKIT
71
Singers : ALTOS
72
Otherwise : ELSE
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Hay-spreading chaps? : TEDS
Down
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Rules : LAWS
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Drug source : ALOE
3
Comic strip : DOONESBURY
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Fuddy's follower : DUDDY
5
Manhole initials : DPW
6
What the irate raise : ROOF
7
Greek market : AGORA
8
Poses : MODELS
9
Manorial manager : STEWARD
10
Inst. at Lubbock, Tex. : TECH
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
12
Who is Peggy? : ALEE
13
Clayey soil : MARL
18
Three feet : YARD
19
Skin : PELT
23
Poem about Odysseus : EPIC
25
Clothes : GARBS
26
" . . . this world is all ___": Cummings : ALEAK
28
Sunny fellow? : SOL
30
Had creditors : OWED
31
Comic strip : KERRYDRAKE
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Dairy maid? : ELSIE
33
"Washington ___ here" : SLEPT
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N.T. book : APOC
37
Snare : NET
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Expose : AIR
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Crucifix : ROOD
45
Nurses, in Liverpool : NANNIES
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Papal name : PIUS
50
Criticize severely : SCATHE
52
Hillside, in Glasgow : BRAE
55
Service-station lass? : ETHEL
57
Max ___, German painter : ERNST
58
Concept : IDEA
59
Curious girl? : NELL
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Mr. Dithers's fit : SNIT
61
Division word : INTO
62
Conger and moray : EELS
64
Corrosive : ACID
65
Tennis units : SETS
67
Mrs., in Limoges : MME

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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