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New York Times, Thursday, December 23, 1982

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G J Q }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,098
Across
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Kind of coffee : IRISH
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With 15 Across, Eliot hero : ADAM
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Henri's head : TETE
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Loud musical passage : FORTE
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See 6 Across : BEDE
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Herbie Bookbinder's creator : WOUK
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Baker's motto? : FLOURPOWER
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Being, in Barcelona : ENTE
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Eastern coin : YEN
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Flock of quail : BEVY
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Macaque : RHESUS
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Diminutive ending : ETTE
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Wild disturbance : RIOT
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What Justice holds : SCALES
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Abel was one : SHEPHERD
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Dance for card players? : POLKA
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Platform : DAIS
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Flightless bird : EMEU
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Latin pronoun : ILLE
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Basie : COUNT
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Part of U.S.A. : AMER
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N. H. county : COOS
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Aware : ONTO
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Alla ___ : BREVE
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Insect feelers : ANTENNAE
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Plate figure : BATTER
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"Why don't we?" : LETS
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Enthusiasts : FANS
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Small sofa : SETTEE
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Something to pass : TEST
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Vast expanse : SEA
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Cross, in Córdoba : CRUZ
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Clever like Redd? : SLYASAFOXX
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Last of the Stuarts : ANNE
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Military "good night" : TAPS
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Cheryl Tiegs, e.g. : MODEL
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Poetic negative : NEER
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Printing term : STET
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Buzz Aldrin's field : SPACE
Down
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Uncertain : IFFY
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Dirty Harry, to Eastwood : ROLE
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Kind of mask or curtain : IRON
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Actor Gilliam : STU
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Health-store purchase : HERBTEA
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Overhead : ABOVE
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Like morning grass : DEWY
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Humorist famous for juicy stories? : ADE
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Most joyful : MERRIEST
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Lovebirds? : TWEETHEARTS
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Years and years and years : EONS
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Garment for Pavlova : TUTU
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___ out (supplements) : EKES
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"No ___ allowed" : PETS
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Fifties social event : HOP
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Sommer's reliever? : ELKESELTZER
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Horned beast, for short : RHINO
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Star in Virgo : SPICA
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Aspinwall, today : COLON
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Portion out : ALLOT
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Fry quickly : SAUTE
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Certain hill dweller : EMMET
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Female sandpiper : REEVE
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German engraver : DURER
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León ladies : DONAS
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Asks for a recount : CONTESTS
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Small aggressors : BANTAMS
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Born : NEE
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Kind of clef : BASS
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Pleasure for Lucullus : FEAST
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Look over : SCAN
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Sea flier : ERNE
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Adjust an upright : TUNE
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Classification : TYPE
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Parlor treat : SODA
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Corp. figure : EXEC
53
Wheel shaft : AXLE
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Atlas abbr. : LAT
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Dandy : FOP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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