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New York Times, Saturday, October 9, 1982

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,023

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Four-bagger : HOMER
6
Common-interest group : BLOC
10
Will's shrew : KATE
14
Zola : EMILE
15
Folk dance : REEL
16
Peer : EARL
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Deadly nightshade : BELLADONNA
19
Watered rum : GROG
20
Linemen : ENDS
21
Regional dialects : IDIOMS
23
W.W. II agency : OPA
24
"___ Kampf" : MEIN
25
Ensign : BANNER
27
Scold : BERATE
30
Llama land : PERU
31
Symbol manipulators : CODERS
32
Piazza : VERANDAH
36
Pundit : SWAMI
37
Trite expression : SAW
38
Word with land or sea : SCAPE
39
Medieval treatise : ALMAGEST
41
Drudge : MOILER
42
Fleshy fruit : POME
43
Specialized talk : PATOIS
44
Wrangle : HASSLE
47
Green monkey's relative : MONA
48
Crumbly remnant : ASH
49
Imagined : DREAMT
51
Outfox : FOIL
55
Beehive State : UTAH
57
Potpourri : SALMAGUNDI
59
Verne captain : NEMO
60
East, in Spain : ESTE
61
Sam or Vanya : UNCLE
62
Redbud : TREE
63
Arrangement : DEAL
64
Bucephalus : STEED
Down
1
Goddess of youth : HEBE
2
Quest of a haruspex : OMEN
3
Not strong : MILD
4
Building extensions : ELLS
5
Agcy. that electrified farmers : REA
6
Dive or flop: Slang : BRODIE
7
V. I. Ulyanov : LENIN
8
Wine: Comb. form : OENO
9
Ascend with effort : CLAMBER
10
Cask : KEG
11
Composer Copland : AARON
12
Figure of speech : TROPE
13
"Light and Life" composer : ELGAR
18
Subjects for many books : DIETS
22
Ringling Museum site : SARASOTA
24
Strong-scented flower : MARIGOLD
26
High papal official : NUNCIO
27
Peach or Orange : BOWL
28
Dutch export : EDAM
29
Draws new borders : REMAPS
30
"Treasure Island" character : PEW
31
R.E.L.'s supporters : CSA
32
Cistern : VAT
33
Author of "Babaoua" : DALI
34
Gibbons : APES
35
"___ Man," 1930 film : HER
37
Wind dir. : SSE
40
Standing out above the water : EMERSED
41
Devilfish : MANTA
43
Part of a saddle : POMMEL
44
Frequent : HAUNT
45
Fall-blooming plant : ASTER
46
Mortification : SHAME
47
Its capital is Valletta : MALTA
50
At ___ (comfortable) : EASE
51
"Candid Camera" creator : FUNT
52
Erstwhile : ONCE
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Not functioning : IDLE
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Prevaricated : LIED
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Cultivate : HOE
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Gloomy ___ : GUS

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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