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New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 1982

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,019
Across
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Damascene : ARAB
5
Leguminous tree : CAROB
10
Popular fabric patttern : DOTS
14
"With malice toward ___ . . . ": Lincoln : NONE
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Have ___ for news : ANOSE
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Ancient kingdom : ELAM
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Bizarre : OUTLANDISH
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Game fish : CERO
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Claudia Johnson, ___ Taylor : NEE
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Indifferent : COOL
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Tea type : OOLONG
24
Performer from Centro, Calif. : CHER
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Smiling Lisa : MONA
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Woodwinds : OBOES
28
Frantic : FEVERISH
32
The Terrible and the Great : IVANS
33
Subject to modification : ALTERABLE
34
Federal agt. : NARC
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Blackthorns : SLOES
36
Either of 32 Across : TSAR
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Toilsome : STRENUOUS
39
Strainer : SIEVE
40
What R.W.R. became in 1924 : TEENAGER
41
Rosetta ___ : STONE
42
Singing syllables : TRAS
43
Avoid : SHUN
44
Soprano Geraldine : FARRAR
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
48
Skill : ART
51
Lamb's pen name : ELIA
52
He's outwardly tough, inwardly weak : PAPERTIGER
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Plunder : LOOT
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"Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
57
Descartes : RENE
58
Minstrel's companion : LUTE
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Brother of Moses : AARON
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Whirlpool : EDDY
Down
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Later : ANON
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Womanizer : ROUE
3
Penny follower : ANTE
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___ canto : BEL
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Dugouts : CANOES
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Contract combo : ANDOR
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Stir up : ROIL
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Wild Bill Donovan's org. : OSS
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Is proper : BEHOOVES
10
It begins: "When in the Course . . . " : DECLARATION
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Spread : OLEO
12
Pool for an oread : TARN
13
City problem : SMOG
18
Pines : ACHES
23
Kayo blow : ONER
24
Advice to a scatterbrain : CONCENTRATE
25
Allocates : METES
26
Egg-shaped : OVATE
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Wilkes-___, Pa. : BARRE
28
Kitchen staple : FLOUR
29
Hedda Gabler's creator : IBSEN
30
Helot : SLAVE
31
Present : HERE
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R.P.I. or V.M.I. : INST
33
Heartwood : ALOES
35
Plant having edible pods : SUGARPEA
38
Honshu city : NARA
39
Acrobatic feat : STUNT
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Aircraft navigation system : SHORAN
43
Word form with typist : STENO
44
Cut down : FELL
45
Baseball family name : ALOU
46
Public tumult : RIOT
47
Copycat : APER
48
Ripened : AGED
49
Tear out or away : REND
50
Playing card : TREY
53
___ créole : ALA
54
Anger : IRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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