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New York Times, Friday, November 26, 1982

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,071
Across
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London party : BASH
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Spanish wheat : TRIGO
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Bunks : KIPS
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Puzzler's lake : ERIE
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Her face launched ships : HELEN
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A result of cerebration : IDEA
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Rue ___ Paix : DELA
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Happening : EVENT
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___ me tangere : NOLI
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Demolition acquisition : SALVAGE
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Fastened, in a way : TOGGLED
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Etc.'s sister : ETAL
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K.P. item : SPUD
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His work is the pits : STONER
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___ toes (alert) : ONONES
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Guitar device : CAPO
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___ Atonement : DAYOF
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Prefix for rhyme or rail : MONO
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"___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
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Oust : EVICT
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Preminger : OTTO
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Peacock-feather product : MARL
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Beethoven's last symphony : NINTH
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Worry : FRET
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"___ thy father . . . ": Matt. 6:6 : PRAYTO
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Volatile liquids : ETHERS
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Languid states : KEFS
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Bird's "word" : TWEE
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S.R.O. spectator : STANDEE
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Kind of novel : ROMANCE
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Cathay traveler : POLO
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Library gadget : DATER
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Actress Miles : VERA
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Again : ANEW
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Ancestral land : ETHEL
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Circus sight in London : EROS
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Golfers' needs : TEES
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Extremely: Colloq. : NOEND
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Slangy negative : NOPE
Down
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See 10 Across : BEDS
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Kind of rug : AREA
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Horizontal timber : SILL
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"It's a mystery!" : HEAVENONLYKNOWS
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Book by Max Brand : THEGARDENOFEDEN
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Make whoopee : REVEL
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O'Neill play : ILE
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Polite blokes : GENTS
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Sitting pretty : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
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"For the ___ is at hand": Matt. 3:2 : KINGDOMOFHEAVEN
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Groupies' hero : IDOL
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Retired soccer star : PELE
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Port ___, Egypt : SAID
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Ingested : ATE
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Gatling, e.g. : GUN
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Picaro : SCAMP
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Turkic language : TATAR
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Setting for a Marx Brothers film : OPERA
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Inscribe : ENTER
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Chimney offshoots : SOOTS
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Prefix with culture or fauna : AVI
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Yang's partner : YIN
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Fall mo. : OCT
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Bandleader Weems : TED
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Ex-alliance : SEATO
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Woodenware : TREEN
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Quarrel : SPAT
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Add color : TONE
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Protected at sea : ALEE
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Noted pianist : NERO
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Photo editor's order : CROP
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Ill at ___ : EASE
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Tea, in Toulouse : THE

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

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