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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1982

Author:
Emory H. Cain
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Emory H. Cain has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,787
Across
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Brewer's material : MASH
5
Inventor of the diving bell : EADS
9
Site of Abbaye aux Hommes : CAEN
13
Division word : INTO
14
Caster : CRUET
15
"Advise none to marry ___ to war": Herbert : ORGO
16
Eerie sound : MOAN
17
Actor Ed : ASNER
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Actress Patricia : NEAL
19
With 50 Across, sign in a diner : INGODWETRUSTALL
22
Barber or Schoendienst : RED
23
One of a pair at Reno : DIE
24
Airplane wing part : AILERON
28
Sweet course, usually : DESSERT
32
Trampled : TROD
33
"La Valse" composer : RAVEL
35
Division of a minuet : TRIO
36
Greetings : HIS
37
Alcott heroine : MEG
38
African antelope : GNU
39
Bryant creations : ODES
41
Wild : FERAL
43
Part of h.c.l. : COST
44
Some postal workers : SORTERS
46
Descendants of Shem : SEMITES
48
Silkworm : ERI
49
Game for two : GIN
50
See 19 Across : OTHERSPAYINCASH
59
Chick's chirp : PEEP
60
"Horse of the Year": 1963 : KELSO
61
Scottish philosopher : HUME
62
Vetch : TARE
63
Krupp steelworks site : ESSEN
64
A son of Aphrodite : EROS
65
Dog follower : SLED
66
Way out or in : DOOR
67
Tale of the Forsytes : SAGA
Down
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Comedienne Hines : MIMI
2
Maybe mañana : ANON
3
Party for a groom-to-be : STAG
4
Feted : HONORED
5
Gaelic : ERSE
6
Uncle's counterpart : AUNT
7
Venison source : DEER
8
Pastry containing apple slices : STRUDEL
9
Question the validity of : CONTEST
10
Precinct : AREA
11
Like a peer of Pierre : EGAL
12
Steelers' coach : NOLL
14
Where Macbeth slew Duncan : CAWDOR
20
Berg's "___ Wein" : DER
21
Sib : SIS
24
One of a storied threesome : ATHOS
25
Eye part: Comb. form : IRIDO
26
His wager should have been sager : LOSER
27
Peter, Paul and Mary : NAMES
28
French impressionist : DEGAS
29
Grain disease : ERGOT
30
Cleanse : RINSE
31
Tipsters : TOUTS
34
Pierre's fish bait : VER
40
Imbued : STEEPED
41
Searched a yegg : FRISKED
42
Multitude : LEGION
43
Sure things : CINCHES
45
"The cautious seldom ___": Confucius : ERR
47
Gump's spouse : MIN
50
Elects : OPTS
51
Shade of blue : TEAL
52
On this spot : HERE
53
Peon's pittance : PESO
54
Besides : ALSO
55
North Sea feeder : YSER
56
"___ Lee," 1861 song : AURA
57
One cause of heavy breathing : SMOG
58
"For ___ jolly . . . " : HESA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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