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New York Times, Tuesday, October 26, 1982

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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. 12,040
Across
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___-my-thumb : HOPO
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Actress Wilson : MARIE
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Pitcher : EWER
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At all times : EVER
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Wing-shaped : ALARY
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Dry: Comb. form : XERO
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Rossini work, with "The" : BARBEROFSEVILLE
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Dutch disease victim : ELM
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Talent : GIFT
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Shrub or tree : ALDER
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Adak native : ALEUT
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Part of the Lateran : APSE
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Doubleday and Dean : ABNERS
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Skip : OMIT
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Cookbook meas. : TSP
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Ruby and Sandra : DEES
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Dine's companion : WINE
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___ loss : ATA
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Humperdinck work : HANSELANDGRETEL
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Ref. work : ENC
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Joke : JAPE
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Hwys. : RTES
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Cheeks of the N.B.A. : MOE
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Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
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Somewhat hostile : CHILLY
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Bakery employee : ICER
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Ichabod or Stephen : CRANE
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Brisk : SMART
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W.Va. product : COAL
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Children's game : TAG
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Offenbach work : TALESOFHOFFMANN
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Dash : ELAN
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Inched along : CREPT
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Radius neighbor : ULNA
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Extensive : WIDE
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Cheap; crude : TATTY
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Feline sound : MEOW
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Olympic cup-bearer : HEBE
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Race track : OVAL
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" . . . ___ which the sea cannot claim": Hardy : PERMANENCE
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Sphere : ORB
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Sulla's foe : MARIUS
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On high : ALOFT
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Float : RAFT
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Agcy. that revs up in April : IRS
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Seeing ___ dog : EYE
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Banish : EXILE
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Unite : WELD
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Dutch river : ROER
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Historic Hungarian city : EGER
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More enormous : VASTER
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Counterpart of fewer : LESS
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Encircled by : AMID
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"Turandot" baritone role : PING
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Abou Ben ___ : ADHEM
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Numbers game : BEANO
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Had : OWNED
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___ gray (off-white) : TATTLETALE
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Carnegie product : STEEL
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___-walsy : PALSY
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Discharges : EJECTS
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Seneca or Oneida : LAKE
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Mimic : APER
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Tara site : ERIN
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Sly : CRAFTY
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Word with truth or way : HALF
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Goddess of peace : IRENE
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Elect by votes of members : COOPT
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Fret : STEW
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Neighbor of Algeria : MALI
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"There was ___ . . . ": Burns : ALAD
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Pres. Arthur's nickname : CHET
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Corrode : GNAW
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Bk. size : OCT
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Angelico : FRA
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Silent : MUM

Answer summary: 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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