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New York Times, Saturday, November 20, 1982

Author:
Emory H. Cain
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Emory H. Cain has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,065

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Across
1
Make the ___ (arrive) : SCENE
6
Annual world traveler : CLAUS
11
Town-square sight : STATUE
12
Argue : HASSLE
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Drama by Shaw : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
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Roman police chiefs : EDILES
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Skipper's command : ALEE
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105th-meridian time, for short : MST
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Hullabaloos : DINS
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Metric unit : ARE
22
Noted pollster : ROPER
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Sight in the Seine : ILE
25
Wading birds : STILTS
28
Hilo honker : NENE
29
Buntline : NED
30
Boots a grounder : ERRS
31
Avoids adroitly : ELUDES
33
Sandpipers : REES
34
Salts' milieus : SEAS
35
Arrangements : SETUPS
38
Oklahoma city : ENID
39
Vane reading : SSE
42
Solway Firth feeder : EDEN
43
Gymnastic feats : SPLITS
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Glaswegian's topper : TAM
46
Schisms : RENTS
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Fabric for foulards : REP
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Subdue : TAME
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"___ Dreamer . . . " : IMA
51
Abound : TEEM
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Rip or Rod : TAYLOR
55
Drama by Shaw : FANNYSFIRSTPLAY
58
Tee-off position : STANCE
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Glossy fabric : SATEEN
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Bum ___ (bad info) : STEER
61
Made perfect : TRUED
Down
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Like cathedral glass : STAINED
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Reiner and Bernstein : CARLS
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
4
Lumps : NUBS
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Poetic contraction : EER
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Swiss herdsman's hut : CHALET
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Constance or Louise : LAKE
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Tribe of Israelites : ASHER
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G.I. hangout : USO
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Declined abruptly, as stocks : SLUMPED
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V.I.P.'s church seat : SEDILE
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Dead Sea ascetic : ESSENE
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Gobi explorer : HEDIN
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Ranks above viscounts : EARLS
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Creatures, to René : ETRES
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Pretensions : AIRS
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Obligation : ONUS
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Amphibious jeep : SEEP
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Flexible shoot : TRESS
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Murrow's "___ Now" : SEEIT
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Boys : LADS
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Poor poker hand : RUNT
34
Upstart : SNIP
35
Letter stroke : SERIF
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Swellings of plant organs : EDEMAS
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Occupies land : TENANTS
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Fragrant oleoresin : ELEMI
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Gained time by trickery : STALLED
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Aunuu native : SAMOAN
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Variety of corundum : EMERY
44
Choose : PREFER
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Cahn collaborator : STYNE
49
Melville book : TYPEE
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Suffix for inceptive verbs : ESCE
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Monstrous monarch : TSAR
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Rugged Aleutian island : ATTU
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Actor Pendleton: 1899–1967 : NAT
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OPQ followers : RST

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

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