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New York Times, Thursday, November 11, 1982

Author:
Kevin Wray
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Kevin Wray has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,056
Across
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Muffler : SCARF
6
E.r.a., e.g. : STAT
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Something to cop : PLEA
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All: Comb. form : PANTO
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Counterweight : TARE
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___ en masse (instant army) : LEVY
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Bill attachment : RIDER
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Harvard, to T. S. Eliot : ALMAMATER
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Nov. 11 : ARMISTICEDAY
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Frisbee, for one : TOY
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Broadcast : AIR
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Afro-Asian gazelles : ARIELS
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Nov. 1 : ALLSAINTSDAY
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Passageway : AISLE
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Certain mathematical planes : LOCI
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Vending-machine item : GUM
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Cinch : SNAP
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Beldam : CRONE
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Worn-out horse : JADE
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Sternward : AFT
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Cacomistle's rel. : COON
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Is concerned : CARES
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Nov. 5 : GUYFAWKESDAY
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Ornament : ENRICH
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Rhine feeder : AAR
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O.S.S. successor : CIA
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Nov. 25, this year : THANKSGIVING
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Ten days and life : SENTENCES
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Houston athlete : OILER
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Unpleasant person : OGRE
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Spot between peaks : DALE
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River of Nantes : LOIRE
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Trucker's concern : LOAD
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Drains : SAPS
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Overjoy : ELATE
Down
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Man on a nonfat diet : SPRAT
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Al-Qahirah : CAIRO
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"For Me ___ Gal," 1917 song : ANDMY
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Sign from Me. to Fla. : RTEI
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Realtor's sign : FORSALE
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Feature of split-level houses : STAIRS
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Soapstone : TALC
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Weapon, in Dieppe : ARME
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Afternoon social : TEADANCE
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" . . . our ___ done": Shak. : PLAYIS
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Court term : LET
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First apple polisher? : EVE
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County of Scotland : AYR
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Cuban patriot-writer: 1853–95 : MARTI
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Sesame : TIL
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Poet Masters : EDGAR
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Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
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"Under a Blanket of Blue" lyricist : SYMES
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Finsteraarhorn, e.g. : ALP
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In one's solitude : ALONE
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Play by Euripides : ION
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"There lived ___ in days . . . ": Thackeray : ASAGE
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Playfully : INFUN
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Kind of butterfly : SATYR
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Men in Hurd's paintings : COWHANDS
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Soldier of Seoul : ROK
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Bird of the crow family : JAY
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Hide : CACHE
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One-horse carriage : CARIOLE
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Like certain sheets or coats : FITTED
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Gives lip disservice : SASSES
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Hammarskjöld : DAG
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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Not moving : INERT
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Correspond : AGREE
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College sports org. : NCAA
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Sea-otter's-cabbage : KELP
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Organ stop : VIOL
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Helios : SOL
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Kind of trip : EGO
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Blue Eagle inits. : NRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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