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New York Times, Monday, October 25, 1982

Author:
Bob Berman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Y }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bob Berman has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,039

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Across
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Doorposts : JAMBS
6
Former Iranian ruler : SHAH
10
Informed about : UPON
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Take over illegally : USURP
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Russian peninsula : KOLA
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Soft leather : NAPA
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Word with postage or parking : METER
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"We've ___ an' a debt . . . ": Lowell : AWAR
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Crossword pattern's setting : GRID
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What S. Johnson called "the last refuge of a scoundrel" : PATRIOTISM
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Actor Santoni : RENI
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Shoe or family follower : TREE
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Baton wielder : LEADER
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I.R.S. quarry : EVADER
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Outdo : BEST
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___ Peak : PIKES
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Life : EXISTENCE
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Wife of Osiris : ISIS
38
Weeps : CRIES
39
Weather forecast : FAIR
40
Folding seat : CAMPCHAIR
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Ecuador's capital : QUITO
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Eye part : IRIS
44
Sec. of State under 44 Down : DULLES
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Scale insect : COCCID
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Commanded : BADE
50
___ avis : RARA
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Unfit for use : INOPERABLE
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"Three men in ___" : ATUB
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Midday : NOON
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Relative by marriage : INLAW
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___ over (capsize) : KEEL
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Stare : GAZE
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Extract : EDUCE
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A direction, in Durango : ESTE
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Jets' home : SHEA
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Challenges : DARES
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Leap : JUMP
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Cruising : ASEA
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Cur : MUTT
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Rabbit or Fox : BRER
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Pixies : SPRITES
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Flat fish : SKATE
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Cosell, to friends : HOWIE
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Sorrowful word : ALAS
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Innocuous : HARMLESS
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Like Goneril and Regan : UNGRATEFUL
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Trimmed : PARED
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Think : OPINE
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Low point : NADIR
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Bruin legend : ORR
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Part of i.e. : EST
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"Beowulf" is one : EPIC
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Entry permit : VISA
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Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
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Adjective for Bill Sikes : DESPICABLE
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Berliner's brew : BIER
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Important times : ERAS
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Between XI and I, in a way : XII
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Brad, for one : NAIL
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Quote : CITE
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Son of Aphrodite : EROS
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Reproofs : CHIDINGS
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Le dernier ___ (the latest fashion) : CRI
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Conducted an interview : QUERIED
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H.S.T. follower : DDE
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Rail : CRAKE
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"A Bloodsmoor Romance" author : OATES
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Vinegar bottle : CRUET
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Hooch : BOOZE
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Respiratory arrest : APNEA
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Biblical boatman : NOAH
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" . . . ___ hank of hair": Kipling : ANDA
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Make hazy : BLUR
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Shoestring : LACE
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Lambs' moms : EWES

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

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