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New York Times, Monday, December 13, 1982

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,088
Across
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Identical : SAME
5
Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
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Gielgud or Olivier : ACTOR
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Word for Ali Baba : OPEN
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Ibsen heroine : NORA
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Yankee coach : BERRA
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Science-class expedition : FIELDTRIP
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Kind of thief : SNEAK
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Quiz : ASK
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OPEC member : IRAN
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Pipe residue : DOTTLE
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Machine gun : BREN
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Ill-boding : DIRE
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Injure : DAMAGE
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Thin tissue layer : MEMBRANE
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Similar : ALIKE
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Long : PINE
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Fire up : FUEL
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Hollywood and ___ : VINE
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___ Major, locale of Sirius : CANIS
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Detail : ITEM
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Cake decorator : ICER
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Cuckoopint : ARUM
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Vice ___ : VERSA
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Bombes, e.g. : DESSERTS
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"My Sister ___" : EILEEN
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Arctic sight : FLOE
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Kind of nail : SPAD
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Heart chamber : ATRIUM
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Flay : SKIN
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"___ sells seashells . . . " : SHE
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Conversed amorously : COOED
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Gridiron three-pointer : FIELDGOAL
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Proceed leisurely : AMBLE
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Mixture : OLIO
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A Johnson : ARTE
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G. Cooper role : DEEDS
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Round ender : GONG
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Judge : DEEM
Down
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Love seat : SOFA
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Honeybee genus : APIS
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Self-effacing : MEEK
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Photographer's prod. : ENL
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Crab imperial, e.g. : ENTREE
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Moslem holy writ : KORAN
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Hibernia : ERIN
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Skip, as a stone on water : DAP
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Assimilate : ABSORB
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Mays-DiMaggio area : CENTERFIELD
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Buccal : ORAL
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Roué : RAKE
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Threnody : DIRGE
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John D.'s handouts : DIMES
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San Joaquin Valley city : BAKERSFIELD
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Mod cloth : DENIM
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Comedian Brenner : DAVID
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Gobel's wife : ALICE
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Quarries : MINES
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Math sign : MINUS
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Other, at Orly : AUTRE
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Georgia ___ Clark : NEESE
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Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
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Ex ___ (from one side) : PARTE
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Ricochet : CAROM
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Food item : VIAND
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Eschews : ELUDES
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Concluding section : EPILOG
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Hank : SKEIN
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Part of U.S.N.A. : ACAD
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Library volume : TOME
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Toga : ROBE
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Rural sight : SILO
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Disgruntled : SORE
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Abhor : HATE
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Au, Ag or Pb : ELEM
54
Bewildered state : FOG
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Rove at will : GAD

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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