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New York Times, Monday, December 20, 1982

Author:
Peter G. Snow
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J P Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,095
Across
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Card game : FARO
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Aberdeen native : SCOT
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Franks' ___ law : SALIC
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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Poi source : TARO
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Saying : ADAGE
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Tra-___ : LALA
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Bedouin : ARAB
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Sheer linen fabric : TOILE
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Comic strip : THEFAMILYCIRCUS
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Young socialite, for short : DEB
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Common verb : ARE
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Comic-strip hero created by Bob Kane : BATMAN
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Faithful : TRUE
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Theta predecessor : ETA
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Of a region : AREAL
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Red and Black : SEAS
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Passage for Pompey : ITER
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Creators of 20 and 48 Across : KEANEANDKETCHAM
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Emulate Tillie the Toiler : EARN
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Method : MODE
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A boy of summer, once : REESE
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Thirsty : DRY
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Pamper : BABY
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Deceived : MISLED
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Revenue agcy. : IRS
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Posed : SAT
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Comic strip : DENNISTHEMENACE
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Came up : AROSE
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Tiller : HELM
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Campbell of football : EARL
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Addition to a bill or contract : RIDER
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Role for Marie Wilson: 1949 : IRMA
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Song for Cio-Cio-San : ARIA
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Snug places : NESTS
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Pribilof Islands denizen : SEAL
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C.S.A. men : REBS
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Perceived : FELT
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Tender of tots in Taiwan : AMAH
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Get one's goat : RILE
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Norwegian king : OLAF
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Flower part : STAMEN
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S.A. Indian : CARIB
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Form of exam : ORAL
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Beer mug : TOBY
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Literary device : SATIRE
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Worship : ADORE
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Secular : LAIC
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Eskimo abode : IGLU
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So-so grades : CEES
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Allan of Robin Hood's group : ADALE
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Produce : CAUSE
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Put in an oven : BAKED
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Abaft : AREAR
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Lachrymose : TEARY
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Educator Horace : MANN
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Kind of bear : TEDDY
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Roué : RAKE
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Waters or Merman : ETHEL
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Tantalize : TEASE
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Provided weapons : ARMED
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Smug one : SNOB
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Frosts : ICES
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Stale : TRITE
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Brambles : BRIERS
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Dolphin or whale, e.g. : MAMMAL
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Atlas feature : INSET
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Alabama city : SELMA
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Mend : DARN
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One of a great five : ERIE
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Signs of assent : NODS
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"Now hear ___!" : THIS
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On earth : HERE
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Close : NEAR
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Swiss river : AARE
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Plagiarize : CRIB
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Gr. resistance group of W. W. II : ELAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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