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New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 1982

Author:
Nancy McCarthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,049

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Across
1
Russian revolutionist : LENIN
6
Lusitania signal : SOS
9
Lost leader: May 4, 1980 : TITO
13
Goodnight girl : IRENE
14
Large kangaroo : EURO
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Pan foe : HOOK
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Big-band singer : FRANWARREN
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"Belvedere of Sicily" : ENNA
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Second-sight letters : ESP
20
Pirates, e.g. : NINE
21
Not quite right : AMISS
23
Eliot hero : BEDE
24
Egyptian symbol : ATEN
25
Obtrude (upon) : IMPOSE
28
Bobby-soxer's turn-on : FRANKIE
31
Roy and soy : BEANS
32
Crafts' partner : ARTS
33
Cinch : SNAP
35
"It's ___ to Tell . . . " : ASIN
36
Le ___ Soleil : ROI
37
Places : PUTS
38
Indian noblewoman : RANI
39
Sharpen : HONE
40
Reflects deeply : PORES
41
Sex hormone : STEROID
43
Present but unseen : LATENT
44
Glabrous : BALD
45
Severinsen et al. : DOCS
46
Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
48
Disk for Gretzky : PUCK
49
"Eureka!" : AHA
52
Kind of rock music : PUNK
53
Big-band singer : DICKHAYMES
56
Fit to ___ : ATEE
57
Essen elder : ALTE
58
Fun's partner : GAMES
59
Belgian river : YSER
60
Something she didn't say : YES
61
Archilochus' lyric creation : EPODE
Down
1
Animation : LIFE
2
Drops a fly : ERRS
3
A tide : NEAP
4
Stopover : INN
5
Novelty : NEWNESS
6
Yes, indeed : SURE
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Earth's valuable yield : ORE
8
Concert pieces : SONATAS
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"If I Didn't Care" quartet : THEINKSPOTS
10
Charged atoms : IONS
11
Loads : TONS
12
Trappist cheese : OKA
14
River into Donegal Bay : ERNE
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Coadjutor : AIDE
22
Alcott's "Little ___" : MEN
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"Oh Johnny . . . " wee warbler : BONNIEBAKER
24
Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
25
Construction member : IBAR
26
Flat-topped hills : MESAS
27
"Goodbye, Old ___" : PAINT
28
Fern leaf : FROND
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Harden : INURE
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Gnawed : EATEN
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Skunk cabbage, for one : AROID
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Sly attention-getter : PSST
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Singer Billie : HOLIDAY
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CARE ___ : PACKAGE
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Chat with a teener : RAP
43
Maxine Sullivan's "___ Lomond" : LOCH
45
Mr. Ellington : DUKE
46
Pitchers' quests : OUTS
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Genu : KNEE
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Agts.' cuts : PCTS
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Pineapples, e.g. : AMMO
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Mark : HEED
51
African fox : ASSE
52
Slacken a rope, with "out" : PAY
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O'Neill play : ILE
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One of the Carolines : YAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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