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New York Times, Wednesday, February 10, 1982

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,782
Across
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Start of Moore's Yule poem : TWAS
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___ eclipse : LUNAR
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Dangerfield product : JOKE
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Watercourse, usually dry : WADI
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Cinched : ONICE
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"___ the Mood for Love" : IMIN
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With 34 Across, timid soul's declaration to a friend : IVEDECIDEDTHATI
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Cause to be : GENERATE
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Equipped : GEARED
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Ceremony : RITE
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Attired : CLAD
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Calm : SERENE
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Scarfs or snakes : BOAS
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Pacino and Hirt : ALS
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Kazan : ELIA
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Former French president : FAURE
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Fled : RAN
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See 17 Across : WILLBEASSERTIVE
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Summer in Savoie : ETE
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Part of a tennis court : ALLEY
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First son, often : HEIR
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"The Bridge of San Luis ___" : REY
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Have an effect : TELL
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Took the rind off : PEELED
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Mauna Loa's output : LAVA
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Leander's lover : HERO
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Money in Madrid : PESETA
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Where Burgoyne surrendered: 1777 : SARATOGA
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Timid soul's afterthought : ISTHATOKWITHYOU
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Greek portico : STOA
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Verve : ELAN
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Mr. in Hamburg : HERR
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Tears asunder : RENDS
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Sydney suburb : RYDE
Down
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Branchlet : TWIG
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Tulane's Green ___ : WAVE
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Gulf of ___, Arabian Sea arm : ADEN
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Stellar : SIDEREAL
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Find, as on a map : LOCATE
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Fuse : UNITE
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Group of pheasants : NIDE
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Expert : ACE
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"And the rocket's ___ . . . " : REDGLARE
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Crusade : JIHAD
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Actor Sharif : OMAR
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Item raised by Franklin : KITE
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Camelot lass : ENID
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Innisfail : ERIN
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Puzzling problem : TEASER
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Bob ___, Hall of Fame hoopster : COUSY
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Drain : SEWER
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Upper crust : ELITE
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He wrote "Little Orphant Annie" : RILEY
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Canton or city on the Rhine : BASEL
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Sprite in "The Tempest" : ARIEL
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" ___ en Rose" : LAVIE
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Bergen puppet : SNERD
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Part song : FALLA
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Sweet potato : BATATA
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To the British, this is a lift : ELEVATOR
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Turn ___ cheek : THEOTHER
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What Pauline endured in silents : PERILS
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Composer of "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
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Hemmed and ___ : HAWED
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Tut-tut! : PISH
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Noble Italian family : ESTE
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Type of battery: Abbr. : STOR
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Kind of diver : SKIN
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D'___ Carte : OYLY
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Prod into action : GOAD
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Character in Ibsen's "Pillars of Society" : AUNE
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Pay dirt : ORE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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