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New York Times, Tuesday, November 23, 1982

Author:
James R. Burns
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
James R. Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,068
Across
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Judges' black garb : ROBES
6
"___, Brute!" : ETTU
10
Concerning : ASTO
14
Worship : ADORE
15
Inert gas : NEON
16
Kind of hockey shot : SLAP
17
Units used for measuring fuel needs : DEGREEDAYS
19
Like the driven snow : PURE
20
Start of the second century : IOI
21
What bucks fawn over : DOES
22
He was patently creative : EDISON
24
Of ___ (agreeing) : ONEMIND
26
Alcott's Meg, e.g. : MARCH
27
Plural ending : IES
28
These are often processed : DATA
29
Lawyer's charge : FEE
32
"___ as angels ken": Milton : ASFAR
35
Pulitzer-Prize play by Owen Davis : ICEBOUND
37
Notorious fiddler : NERO
38
Sank a putt : HOLED
40
Pilfer: Slang : SNIG
41
Inspiration for J. R. Lowell : SNOWFALL
43
Rice field : PADDY
44
Dolls named for a movie figure : ETS
45
He had a spear and a torch : ARES
46
Kind of railway : COG
47
Dull sounds : THUDS
49
Seize an opportunity : MAKEHAY
53
Nolens ___ (willy-nilly) : VOLENS
55
W African state : MALI
56
Lawyers' group: Abbr. : ABA
57
Emerald Isle : ERIN
58
Well-met chap : HAILFELLOW
61
Indian peeress : RANI
62
Not in gear : IDLE
63
Ointment : SALVE
64
Nautical direction : ALEE
65
Legumes : PODS
66
Cornered : TREED
Down
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Milieu of "The Answer Man" : RADIO
2
Ancient theater : ODEON
3
Hobgoblin : BOGIE
4
Go astray : ERR
5
More unkempt : SEEDIER
6
Over : ENDED
7
Bohea and cachar : TEAS
8
Soldier to play with : TOY
9
Thrown out of office : UNSEATED
10
Appetizing jelly : ASPIC
11
Bribery money : SLUSHFUND
12
Poi source : TARO
13
Golf tournament : OPEN
18
Time upon time : EONS
23
Olive ___ : DRAB
25
What Morris said : MIAOW
26
Spice from nutmeg : MACE
28
Deli orders : DILLS
30
Idyllic wife : ENID
31
Nervous : EDGY
32
Faulkner hero : ANSE
33
Dispatched : SENT
34
Depth important to farmers : FROSTLINE
36
Oklahoma Indian : OSAGE
38
Privation : HARDSHIP
39
Corrida bravos : OLES
42
Nijinsky role : FAUN
43
Least rapid : POKIEST
46
Young seal : CALF
48
Memorable figure skater : HENIE
49
Cob and gander : MALES
50
Parisian market : HALLE
51
Overhead : ABOVE
52
Deviated asea : YAWED
53
Ballerina Zorina : VERA
54
Kind of exam : ORAL
55
Clement : MILD
59
Flurry : ADO
60
Roman household god : LAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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