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New York Times, Monday, February 1, 1982

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,773
Across
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Departed : LEFT
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Wise : SAGE
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Unbalanced : ALOP
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She, in Paris : ELLE
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Dress up : PRIMP
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Ballot : VOTE
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Chinese silk plant : RAMIE
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Israeli seaport : ACRE
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Original impact : FIRSTIMPRESSION
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Strict : STERN
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Tank for liquids : VAT
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___ loss for words : ATA
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"Go down to ___ . . . ": Noyes : KEW
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Author Marshall : SLA
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Org. : ASSN
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A social sci. : ECON
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One of the Allens : ETHAN
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Dotage : SECONDCHILDHOOD
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News on the sports page : TRADE
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Pictorial presswork, for short : ROTO
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"___ Can": Sammy Davis Jr. : YESI
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Frequently, to Keats : OFT
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A Gershwin : IRA
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Tree juice : SAP
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Type of trip : EGO
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Popular form of music : DISCO
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"Eroica" : BEETHOVENSTHIRD
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Type of support : ARCH
63
Go ___ for : TOBAT
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Actor-writer-director : ALDA
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Anent : INRE
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Mouthlike opening : STOMA
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Opinion : VIEW
68
Barnstorm : TOUR
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An ace: Slang : ONER
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Be a jobholder : EARN
Down
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Page : LEAF
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___ Island : ELLIS
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Play at love : FLIRT
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Annoy : TEASE
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Raced : SPRINTED
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Syria in ancient times : ARAM
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Halting walk : GIMP
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Eastern bigwig : EMIR
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"Cease, you swabbies!" : AVAST
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Places : LOCI
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Other, in Madrid : OTRO
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End of a hammerhead : PEEN
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Irritate : PEEVE
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Folk-song syllable : TRA
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Cut into cords : SAWED
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Ghanaian port : ACCRA
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Does some needlework : KNITS
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Tire : SHOE
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Country slightly larger than Utah : LAOS
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"The Breeze ___," 1940 song : ANDI
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Apropos of : ASTO
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Derivative of "servus" (slave) : SERF
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"Scram!" : SCAT
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Where stained Cain lived : NOD
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Exclamation of amused surprise : OHO
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"___ Neighbor's Wife": Talese : THY
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Horse cry : NEIGH
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Guiding principle : LOADSTAR
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One of TV's biggest hits : ROOTS
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Seed : PIT
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Solvent for resins and fats : ETHER
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This is often close : SHAVE
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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Command : ORDER
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What a shark might take : BAIT
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Conductor Rapee : ERNO
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Tan shade : ECRU
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Author Bernard De ___ : VOTO
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Black : EBON
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In ___ only : NAME
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Begin to be clear : DAWN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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