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ODE ON FAN FARE

New York Times, Sunday, October 3, 1982

Author:
Charles Baron
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 636 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Charles Baron has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,017
Across
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"Songs of Innocence" author : BLAKE
6
Triangular lyre : HARP
10
Airplane stairway : RAMP
14
Big spender : SPORT
19
U.S.S.R. hero : LENIN
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Flotow work : INDRA
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Pirogue : CANOE
24
Yens : URGES
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Swinger in the garden : GATE
26
Actress Smith : ALEXIS
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Adak native : ALEUT
28
Start of a verse : SOLVINGPUZZLESISNTTOUGH
32
Dash off : HIE
33
Famed Greek physician : GALEN
34
Veteran : OLDTIMER
35
Does a takeoff : APES
36
British dean : INGE
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Puts on apparel : DONS
39
Republic since 1948 : ISRAEL
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Bacheller's "___ Holden" : EBEN
44
Wynn and Sullivan : EDS
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Changes course : VEERS
49
Altar boys' garb : COTTAS
53
Second line of verse : YOUONLYNEEDTOKNOWENOUGH
59
Picaroon : ROGUE
60
Hockey great : ORR
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Persian green : SEAMOSS
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Confucian way : TAO
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Warns : ALERTS
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Diminish : BATE
67
Morning hr. : TENAM
68
Dollar bill : NOTE
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Issued, as an invitation : SENTOUT
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More logical : SANER
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Court whistler : REF
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Prill and mispickel : ORES
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___ facto : IPSO
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Thrust out : EXTRUDE
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Teutonic demigoddess : NORN
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Jupati : PALM
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One ___ time : ATA
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Frost-covered : RIMED
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Grabs a bargain : SNAPSUP
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Tropical plant : ALOE
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Prefix with mural : INTRA
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Depressed area : SLUM
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Albania's capital : TIRANA
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O'Neill play : ILE
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Retiree's income, maybe : PENSION
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Bar need : ICE
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Famed conductor : SOLTI
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Third line of verse : NOWORDGAMECANBEMOREFAIR
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Allen and McQueen : STEVES
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Fusible resin : RESOL
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Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
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Mid-March date : IDES
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Come out : EMERGE
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Koko's weapon : SNEE
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Big Apple side : EAST
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Shadowbox : SPAR
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Made sluggish : LEADENED
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"The Velvet Fog" : TORME
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Buddhist temple : WAT
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Last line of verse : THISISALWAYSONTHESQUARE
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Copland work : RODEO
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Regions, to Byron : CLIMES
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Beneath : UNDER
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Tatum or Ryan : ONEAL
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Belief : TENET
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Author Harte : BRET
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Fancies : IDEAS
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Deep blue : PERSE
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Russian press agency : TASS
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Coteries : SETS
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Vikings : NORSE
Down
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Mantle : BLUSH
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___ Soleil (Louis XIV) : LEROI
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Personal slant : ANGLE
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Ukrainian city : KIEV
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Naval officer : ENSIGN
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Half a synonym for topsy-turvy : HIGGLEDY
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Yawning : AGAPE
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Plump : ROTUND
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Honor in Honduras : PREZ
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Het up : RILED
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"___ of robins ... " : ANEST
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When James IV was killed : MDXIII
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Crystal forms : PRISMS
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Jazz term : SCAT
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Stanford site : PALOALTO
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Golfer's edge : ONEUP
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Maquillage item : ROUGE
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Hebrew letters : TETHS
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He played Lou Grant : ASNER
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Ready : ALLSET
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Actor Conrad : NAGEL
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Partitioned land : ZONED
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Vestiges : TRACES
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Hemingway book : INOURTIME
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Levy to excess : OVERTAX
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Great time spans : EONS
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Wildcats : EYRAS
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Former W.C.T.U. head : BOOLE
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Ormandy, to a Berliner : EUGEN
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Fawning admirer : SNOB
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Speakers' platforms : ROSTRUMS
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Marksman's ___ trap : SKEE
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Pangloss, for one : TUTOR
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Playing marble : AGATE
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Loafers : SHOES
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Colonist's Indian friend : NETOP
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Remove marks : ERASE
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Masefield heroine : NAN
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A Bradley : OMAR
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French's "The ___ Room" : WOMENS
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Capital of Elam : SUSA
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Charm : ENTRANCE
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Kind of organization : NONPROFIT
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Porter's activity : TOTING
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Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
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Assortment of type : FONT
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Like some inks : DELIBLE
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Reason out : EDUCE
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Reach by radio : RAISE
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Aches' partners : PAINS
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Apportion : ALLOT
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Lerner and ___ : LOEWE
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Part of Saturn's rings : ANSA
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Vegetarian's favorite : SALAD
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Loosen a knot : UNTIE
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Couples : PAIRS
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Conway : TIM
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African big-game gun : ROER
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Office circular : MEMO
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Can. official : PREM
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Tired flops : EDSELS
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Abroad : OVERSEAS
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Evaluate : ASSESS
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Aromatic U.S. herb : NONDO
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Gorges : OVEREATS
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Is nomadic : ROAMS
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Respond to force : REACT
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Stone chip : GALLET
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"Tippie" cartoonist : EDWINA
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Baritone Bastianini: 1923–67 : ETTORE
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Gown ornament : SEQUIN
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Barber's gear : STROP
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Dial a number : PHONE
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Legal help : AIDER
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Noted chair designer : EAMES
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Russian vetoes : NYETS
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French novelist-dramatist : OHNET
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Cautious bather : WADER
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Land clusters : AREAS
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Concise : TERSE
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Hercules' prisoner : IOLE
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His ___, the V.I.P. : NIBS
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Ruin : UNDO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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