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DISPLACED PERSONS

New York Times, Sunday, December 5, 1982

Author:
Virginia P. Abelson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Virginia P. Abelson has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,080
Across
1
Shoe part : VAMP
5
Soprano Lily : PONS
9
Actor Alan's college? : BATES
14
First letters : ABC
17
Suffix with comment : ATOR
18
Enchantment : MAGIC
19
Cancel a space trip : ABORT
20
French town once frequented by a writer? : LOOS
22
Prima's beat? : LOUISVILLE
24
Julie's bailiwick? : HARRISBURG
26
English composition : INNOMINE
27
Pupil of Socrates : PLATO
29
Table wine : CLARET
30
Home of Runyon's Nathan? : DETROIT
31
Once upon ___ : ATIME
32
Lean : SKINNY
33
Wallach : ELI
34
Verdugo : ELENA
35
Seculars : LAICS
36
Topknot : CREST
39
Dick and Mark's domain? : CLARKSVILLE
41
Pinguid : FAT
44
Charged atoms : IONS
45
Coconut fiber : COIR
46
Island in Taiwan Strait : AMOY
47
Boxer from Clay Center? : ALI
48
Communication: Abbr. : MSG
49
Where Claire blossomed? : BLOOMINGTON
53
Room in a maison : SALLE
55
Moray : EEL
56
Stunted plant : RUNT
57
Did she go to Duke? : DORIS
58
"Hedda ___," Ibsen play : GABLER
59
Scenes of crimes : VENUES
61
State flower of N.H. : LILAC
62
Alehouse : TAVERN
63
Indian officials : DIWANS
64
Ax and adz : TOOLS
65
Caliber : BORE
66
Suffix with Bronx : ITE
68
Cather's "___ Lady" : ALOST
69
Betty's sphere? : WHITEPLAINS
71
U.S.I.A. arm : VOA
72
Ziegfeld : FLO
73
First tiller : CAIN
74
Piedmontese city : ASTI
75
Morning moistures : DEWS
76
Bandleader Weems : TED
77
Van's hometown : JOHNSONCITY
81
Site of W.W. I battles : MARNE
82
Portable craft : CANOE
83
Pat's Iowa address? : BOONE
84
Benign bump on the skin : WEN
85
Breed of sheep : MERINO
87
Sharp ridge : ARETE
88
City for cartoonist Young in the past? : CHICAGO
92
Neighbor of a Kenyan : SOMALI
93
Cato was one : EDILE
94
Belgian vassal? : LIEGEMAN
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Maurice's habitat? : EVANSVILLE
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Walter's settlement? : SCOTTSDALE
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Bridle part : REIN
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Buddy : EBSEN
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Ninnies : DOPES
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Foxy : SLY
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Kin of movers and shakers : DOERS
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No longer new : USED
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Aussie town : YASS
Down
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Sound : VALID
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Make amends : ATONE
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Steed : MOUNT
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Convent head : PRIORESS
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Coating : PAINT
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Stare amorously : OGLE
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Zero : NIL
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Emblem of power : SCEPTER
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Long Islander's resort? : BAHAMAS
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Subside : ABATE
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Picadores pick on him : TORO
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Miscue : ERR
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In a maudlin manner : STICKILY
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St. ___, locale for Berg? : ALBANS
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Rivulet : BOURN
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Wendell or Jeff : COREY
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Year in Ethelred II's reign : MVIII
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N.C.O. : SGT
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Young salmon : SMOLT
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Spatula : SLICE
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Connection : LINK
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Siren : ALARM
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Drawing room : SALON
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"Romola" author : ELIOT
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Cars for execs : LIMOS
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Summits in Siena : CIME
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Pete's stamping grounds? : ROSEVILLE
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Poet Paul's place? : ENGLEWOOD
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Ring-tailed mammals, for short : COONS
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Oracular : VATIC
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Whence Albert hailed? : FALLRIVER
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Birthplace of Fred and Steve? : ALLENTOWN
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Row : TIER
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Hints for Holmes : CLUES
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Hardest part : BRUNT
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Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
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___ prosequi : NOLLE
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Clutch : GRASP
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Rescues : SAVES
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Vigoda : ABE
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Bouquet ___ : GARNI
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Nose: Prefix : NAS
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Gird up one's ___ : LOINS
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Hoity-___ : TOITY
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Loony : DAFT
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Your, of yore : THINE
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Sew loosely : BASTE
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Slack off : EASE
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Kind of elm : WAHOO
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Frankie or Cleo : LAINE
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Machinated : CONNIVED
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" . . . ___ the light of the moon" : DANCEDBY
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Bridewells : JAILS
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Margaret and Pat : OBRIENS
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Coward : NOEL
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___-Nord, French dept. : COTESDU
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Author Cornelia : MEIGS
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Fissure : CRANNY
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Hones : WHETS
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Plays in chess : MOVES
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Enamel : EMAIL
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Luther or Larry : ADLER
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Quoted : CITED
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"Give ___ horse . . . " : AMANA
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Celebrations : GALAS
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"___ so near to another . . . ": Job 41:16 : ONEIS
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Sun. discourse : SER
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Other : ELSE
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Canter's kin : LOPE
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Nigerian native : IBO
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Romaine lettuce : COS

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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