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New York Times, Saturday, December 4, 1982

Author:
Treusch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,079
Across
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Silent salesmen : POSTERS
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Pith : ESSENCE
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Receive a title : INHERIT
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G.B.S. admirer : SHAVIAN
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Infant : NEONATE
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Crested : PILEATE
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Nandu's look-alike : EMU
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Substance for a leaky radiator : SEALANT
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Beaut : GEM
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Adds up : TOTS
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Advice to a sourpuss : SMILE
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Madras garment : SARI
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Asian palm : ARECA
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Capuchin monkey : SAI
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Start of a B. Smith title : ATREE
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Kitchen invader : REDANT
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Recycled retirees : RETREADS
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___ del Rio, in SW Spain : LORA
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Gain a return : REAP
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Mañana : SOMETIME
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Occupy completely : ABSORB
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Lift : CRANE
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Abbreviated ranges : MTS
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Ancient Euphrates region : SUMER
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Male Indian elephant : HINE
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Blue ___ (signal flag) : PETER
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M. le Moko : PEPE
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Easter token : EGG
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Clique : COTERIE
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Chi., Mont., etc. : NLE
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Kind of cat or dog : MALTESE
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Boasted : VAUNTED
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Publishing-house employee : EMENDER
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Neither here nor there : ENROUTE
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The Muses, e.g. : SISTERS
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Santa Anna, at the Alamo : STORMER
Down
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Versatile resin : PINETAR
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Another : ONEMORE
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Was vociferant : SHOUTED
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Minimal minyan : TEN
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It was, to Cicero : ERAS
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Bar and bas mitzvah : RITES
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Vapors : STEAMS
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Trellis : ESPALIER
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Radiance : SHINE
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No-no in some diets : SALT
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Notable night : EVE
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Shade of green : NIAGARA
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Indulged whims : CATERED
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Hostiles : ENEMIES
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Mendacious person : LIAR
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Oblique, as a cone : SCALENE
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Escalates : STEPSUP
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Swinburne's "___ on Charlotte Brontë" : ANOTE
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Scheherazade's people : ARABS
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Prefix with chord or color : TRI
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Russians call it "chai" : TEA
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Electrical instruments : AMMETERS
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What marplots mar : SCHEMES
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Paper work, Japanese style : ORIGAMI
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Pressing machines : MANGLES
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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Peritoneal fold : OMENTUM
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Gorged : REPLETE
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Cattleman, e.g. : BREEDER
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Ping-Pong strokes : SERVES
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Tiegs is one : POSER
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Gay : RIANT
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Surrender : CEDE
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Wallaroo : EURO
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Big-bang letters : TNT
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Scand. land : NOR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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