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New York Times, Friday, December 3, 1982

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,078

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Across
1
Item to talk through : HAT
4
Javelin : SPEAR
9
"Oh, what ___ was Mary" : APAL
13
Palm starch : SAGO
14
Indisputable thing : TASTE
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Observe : NOTE
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Dynasty of Henry II : THEPLANTAGENETS
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What spokes do : RADIATE
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Oneness : UNITY
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His, to Pierre : SES
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What George couldn't tell : ALIE
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Scarfs : ASCOTS
27
___ rags : GLAD
28
Crusty thing : PIE
31
Asian capital : SEOUL
32
Take nourishment : EAT
33
Tweed's nemesis : NAST
34
Founder of the Tudor dynasty : HENRYTHESEVENTH
38
Greek resistance group in W.W. II : EDES
39
___ judicata : RES
40
Rousseau hero : EMILE
41
Draft org. : SSS
42
Shave : PARE
43
Shot at the bar : BRACER
44
Carp's relative : DACE
45
Col.'s superior : GEN
46
Love word in Paris : CHERI
48
In : ELECTED
53
Dynasty of Henry IV : THELANCASTRIANS
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Defoe's "___ Flanders" : MOLL
57
Furze : GORSE
58
Student's aid : TROT
59
Pilsener topper : SUDS
60
Convention of sorts : SYNOD
61
Letter : ESS
Down
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Sound of mirth : HAHA
2
Adjective for a patriarch : AGED
3
Headgear seen in India : TOPI
4
Union units : STATES
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What glaziers take : PANES
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Founded: Abbr. : EST
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Alma-___, Russian city : ATA
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Adjust : REGULATE
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Strip girl on Broadway : ANNIE
10
Gray or Greene : POET
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A.B.A. member : ATTY
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Bandleader Brown : LES
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Riv. boat : STR
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In conclusion : LASTLY
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Arthurian wife : ENID
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Silent butler's collection : ASHES
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Grains : SEEDS
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Highway workers' items : CONES
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Bear, in Brest : OURS
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Toulouses : GEESE
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Kind of button : PANIC
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Agave fiber : ISTLE
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Upper regions : ETHER
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Eelworm : NEMA
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Copies : TRACINGS
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Hither : HERE
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Danish philologist: 1846–96 : VERNER
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Rubber type : PARA
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Like some garments : BELTED
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Small valleys : DELLS
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Plaster of paris : GESSO
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___ En-lai : CHOU
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U.S. portrayer of flappers : HELD
49
Quote : CITE
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H.M.S. Pinafore crew : TARS
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Cabell of the Tigers : ENOS
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Summer time, for short : DST
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Mfrs.' symbols : TMS
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Shrinking modestly : COY
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Scottish alder : ARN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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