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New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 1982

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Whitten has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,061
Across
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Sheridan or Blyth : ANN
4
Bobby of tennis fame : RIGGS
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Two-wheeler : BIKE
13
Cat sound : MEOW
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Small egg : OVULE
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Score for 11 Down : ADIN
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Yugoslav money : PARA
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Infatuate : BESOT
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Splinter : REND
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Lanky : TALL
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Carryalls : TOTEBAGS
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___ Shan, Asian range : TIEN
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Prefix with ton : MEGA
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Renegade : DESERTER
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Auriculate : EARED
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TV anchorman : DANRATHER
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Four-time Wimbledon champ : LAVER
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Divas' songs : ARIAS
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Spouse : WIFE
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Calendar units : YEARS
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Not associated : UNRELATED
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Drinking toast : SKOAL
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Laymen : SECULARS
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Of no effect : NULL
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Maximum for a power plant : PEAKLOAD
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Headstream of the Ubangi : UELE
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Small case : ETUI
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W.W. I battle site : YPRES
64
Moreno : RITA
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"He hath spread ___ . . . " : ANET
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Thick : DENSE
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Vassal : SERF
69
Darnel : TARE
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Incline : SLOPE
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Unit for Connors : SET
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Orderly : NEAT
3
Ibsen heroine : NORA
4
What riflers do : ROB
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"___ Got a Crush . . . " : IVE
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Sudden blast : GUST
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Dimness : GLOOM
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Seat for two or three : SETTEE
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TV interviewer : BARBARAWALTERS
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Concept : IDEA
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Six-time Wimbledon champ : KING
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They might meet in a bowl : ENDS
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TV superstar : WALTERCRONKITE
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Money in Ankara : LIRA
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On a par, in Paris : EGAL
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Kett : ETTA
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Former Indian leader : NEHRU
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6/6/44 : DDAY
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Projecting edges : EAVES
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Behave furtively : SNEAK
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Gear for charioteers : REINS
33
Broadway hit : EVITA
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Be respectful (to) : DEFER
36
Street show : RAREE
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Cincinnati team : REDS
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Religious body : SECT
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Author Bellow : SAUL
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Hawaiian feast : LUAU
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Underwriting association : LLOYDS
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Suit part : LAPEL
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Fuel from a fen : PEAT
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Where Vulcan forged : ETNA
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Mischa Elman's teacher : AUER
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Ian Fleming character : DRNO
58
Epitaph verb : LIES
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To be, to Berthe : ETRE
62
Sixth sense : ESP
63
View : SEE
65
Astern : AFT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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