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New York Times, Wednesday, November 17, 1982

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,062

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Across
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Short, fast race : DASH
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Aspect : FACET
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Lean and tough : WIRY
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Choir member : ALTO
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Marry in haste : ELOPE
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Cole Porter song: 1934 : BLOWGABRIELBLOW
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Slandered : ASPERSED
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Instigates : ABETS
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Consumed : ATE
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Proceed with difficulty : WADE
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Incursions : FORAYS
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Made up one's mind : DECIDED
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City near Nîmes : ALES
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Ascertain : LEARN
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Berg of baseball fame : MOE
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Cole Porter song: 1934 : MISSOTISREGRETS
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First mate : EVE
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Massive : BULKY
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Med. course : ANAT
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Makes clear : ATTESTS
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Pet : DANDLE
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Annoys : IRKS
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Set : GEL
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Muse of love poetry : ERATO
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Adjective for a virtuoso : TALENTED
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Cole Porter song: 1935 : BEGINTHEBEGUINE
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Negri contemporary : BARA
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Distributed the cards : DEALT
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Ferrite : IRON
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Motorist's outing : SPIN
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Heap of stones : SCREE
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Sample : TEST
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"The Aba ___ Honeymoon," 1914 song : DABA
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"___ Well That Ends Well" : ALLS
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Telegram word : STOP
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Author of "World of Our Fathers" : HOWE
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Sumptuous repasts : FEASTS
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"Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
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Thin rope : CORD
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Spire item : EPI
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Player's starting place : TEE
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Like ducks' feet : WEBBED
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That one: Lat. : ILLE
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Public disorder : RIOT
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Evergreen trees : YEWS
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Neutral color : GRAY
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Bill of ___ : LADING
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Toilworn : WEARY
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Crusades port : ACRE
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Repute : FAME
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Three-time A.L. batting champ : OLIVA
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Bowling button : RESET
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Onager : ASS
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Schoolroom equipment : DESKS
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Correct a text : EMEND
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Relating to a dowry : DOTAL
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Spirited tunes : LILTS
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Actress from Tasmania : OBERON
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Tooth of sorts : TUSK
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Also-___ : RAN
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Long-lived Venetian painter : TITIAN
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Remove : DELETE
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Shake ___ (get moving) : ALEG
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End wall of a building : GABLE
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Subsides : EBBS
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Precede the gleaners : REAP
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Kind of culture : AGRI
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Saline drop : TEAR
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Night in Nantes : NUIT
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Spare, e.g. : TIRE
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Space monkey : ENOS
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Imperfection on a can : DENT
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Six-pointers : TDS
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___ Ramsey, R. Boone TV role : HEC

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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