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New York Times, Tuesday, November 24, 1981

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,704

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Across
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"I Remember ___" : MAMA
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Like Falstaff : OBESE
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Clip : SNIP
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An Iraqi : ARAB
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Certain race horse : PACER
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Whig's opponent : TORY
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Jim Hart, e.g. : STLOUISCARDINAL
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Soak thoroughly : SATURATE
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" . . . all, all ___": Coleridge : ALONE
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Archibald of the Celtics : NATE
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Revolutionary War general : GAGE
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" . . . out, brief ___!": Macbeth : CANDLE
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"___ virumque cano" : ARMA
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Cleopatra's killer : ASP
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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"___ of snow-white horses . . . " : ATEAM
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Zeta–theta separator : ETA
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Dan Fouts, e.g. : SANDIEGOCHARGER
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Season after printemps : ETE
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Swedish city : MALMO
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Ireland once : EIRE
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___ Moines : DES
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Reptile, to an owl : PREY
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Pencil end : ERASER
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"I ___ dance . . . " : WONT
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Cole ___ : SLAW
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Accented syllable : ARSIS
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Reading matter for Redford : SCENARIO
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Ahmad Rashad, e.g. : MINNESOTAVIKING
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Ballerina's knee bend : PLIE
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He wrote "The New Art of Living" : PEALE
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Medieval slave : ESNE
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Fixes : SETS
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Shakespearean forest : ARDEN
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Photo-finish feature : NOSE
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Church rite : MASS
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Greek gulf : ARTA
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Beer ingredient : MALT
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Teemed : ABOUNDED
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Drug : OPIATE
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Sew loosely : BASTE
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"Look!" to Cato : ECCE
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Caspian, e.g. : SEA
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Slip a cog : ERR
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Crossover on a pasture : STILE
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"___, Nanette" : NONO
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Neighbor of Afghanistan : IRAN
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Jim Nabors role : PYLE
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U.S.S.R. river : URAL
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Founder of the Portuguese empire in the East : DAGAMA
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Painter El ___ : GRECO
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Chinese nurse : AMAH
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Took a first look, as a crook : CASED
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Winged : ALATE
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Roman calendar date : NONES
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Tiny being : ATOMY
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Protection : AEGIS
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Cubic meter : STERE
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A cook at times : PARER
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Metal tip : AGLET
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Obtrude : IMPOSE
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Merit : EARN
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Rouse again : REAWAKEN
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Field-hockey team : ELEVEN
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Hindu queen : RANI
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Médoc and hock : WINES
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Libra holds it : SCALE
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Elec. units : AMPS
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Raise one's hackles : RILE
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Stew of a sort : SNIT
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African village : STAD
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Laughter, in Livorno : RISO
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Stopovers : INNS
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
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Atop, to Key : OER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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