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New York Times, Tuesday, November 2, 1982

47-Across : TV actress Gilbert

Author:
Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jones has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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G
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N
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A
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W
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E
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J
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C
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P
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A
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R
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A
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L
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P
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P
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M
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L
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E
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T
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T
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D
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O
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H
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A
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O
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N
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P
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O
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F
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E
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N
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C
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A
S
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F
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R
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T
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O
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P
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S
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O
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L
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S
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R
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A
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B
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A
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C
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C
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M
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S
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O
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R
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R
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D
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K
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R
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L
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,047
Across
1
Eat like a beaver : GNAW
5
Discharge : EJECT
10
Coast Guard woman : SPAR
14
Air: Comb. form : AERI
15
Mazuma : LUCRE
16
Lovely lass : PERI
17
Joy's antithesis : PAIN
18
Kind of box : MITER
19
Catch a trout : LAND
20
Springy : ELASTIC
22
Lures : ENTICES
24
Set of teeth : DENTURE
25
Native: Suffix : OTE
26
Take notice of : HEAR
27
Controlling successfully : ONTOPOF
31
Ending for defer : ENCE
34
Silly : ASININE
35
Lookout's place at sea : FORETOP
39
D.P.W. man : SWEEPER
40
" ... but ___ to lose ... ": Hale : ONELIFE
41
Playwright O'Casey : SEAN
42
Is indignant : RESENTS
43
Blind as ___ : ABAT
46
1933-42 Govt. org. : CCC
47
TV actress Gilbert : MELISSA
51
Accomplice : ABETTOR
55
Congressman, at times : ENACTOR
56
Hindu princess : RANI
57
Coped (with) : DEALT
59
Hardy cabbage : KALE
60
___-Chinese : INDO
61
Medium for Heatter : RADIO
62
Novelist Hunter : EVAN
63
Errol of films : LEON
64
Persuader of a sort : ADMAN
65
Japanese monastery : TERA
Down
1
Yawned : GAPED
2
Football Hall of Fame name : NEALE
3
Suffix with sect : ARIAN
4
Carries the day in Nov. : WINSTHEELECTION
5
City where Twain is buried : ELMIRA
6
Kitchen device : JUICER
7
Outside: Prefix : ECT
8
Manitoba Indian : CREE
9
Sea swallow : TERN
10
Vote independently, in a way : SPLITONESTICKET
11
Calumet : PEACEPIPE
12
British composer : ARNE
13
Disencumbers : RIDS
21
Calendar abbr. : TUE
23
A memorable Fields : TOTIE
27
Western Hemisphere org. : OAS
28
Where Sydney is: Abbr. : NSW
29
Draft status : ONEA
30
House plant : FERN
31
___ effort : EFOR
32
"___ but the Lonely Heart" : NONE
33
Gradual increase in volume : CRESCENDO
36
Hue : TINCT
37
Poet's "frequently" : OFT
38
Foot, to Fabius : PES
43
Earhart : AMELIA
44
Thomas Hart ___ : BENTON
45
"Heart of Dixie": Abbr. : ALA
48
Barrel part : STAVE
49
Type of energy : SOLAR
50
Fight site : ARENA
51
Seed covering : ARIL
52
Poison : BANE
53
Polish boundary river : ODRA
54
Peruse : READ
58
Navy V.I.P. : ADM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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