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New York Times, Wednesday, February 17, 1982

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,789
Across
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Upright : JUST
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Part of a fedora : BRIM
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Lollipop, e.g. : SHIP
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Common noun ending : ENCE
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Rival of Vegas : RENO
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Message from Aesop : MORAL
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MacDonald's property : FARM
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Impersonated : APED
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Originate : ARISE
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Hassles; to-dos : FLAPS
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Mine finds : ORES
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Whodunit pooch : ASTA
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Young ruler of yore : TUT
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Monosyllabic word meaning "exaggerated" : STRETCHED
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Hide : SECRETE
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Jeanne to Jean, perhaps : AMIE
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Arid tract : SAHARA
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Auricular : OTIC
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Lawn material : SOD
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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Jan or Marguerite : STEEN
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Gallic homophone for key : QUI
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But, to Cato : SED
42
Twinkler : STAR
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Give confidence to : ASSURE
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Fabricate : COIN
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Most pretentious : ARTIEST
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Monosyllabic word meaning "cadged" : SCROUNGED
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Annex : ELL
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MacDermot musical : HAIR
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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Elects or selects : PICKS
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Minn. county or city : ANOKA
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Kádár's predecessor : NAGY
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Bloke : CHAP
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Emulate Canova : YODEL
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Cade or titi : TREE
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Horne from Brooklyn : LENA
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Tiber feeder : NERA
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Cong. sitting : SESS
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Anthony or Barbara : EDEN
Down
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Bud Fisher character : JEFF
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Single : UNAL
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Monosyllabic word meaning "scribbled" : SCRATCHED
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Fried food, in Tokyo : TEMPURA
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Lingerie item : BRA
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Rest : REPOSE
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Like xenon : INERT
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Reasonable : MODERATE
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Little, to Burns : SMA
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Great odist : HORACE
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Kind of coffee : IRISH
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Defeat badly : PASTE
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Pb : LEAD
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Pun ending : STER
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Class of a sort : SEMINAR
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Twitching : TIC
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Concordes : SSTS
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Freedom from vicissitude : EASE
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Oenologist's activity : TASTING
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Key's "above" : OER
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Monosyllabic word meaning "sat on" : SQUELCHED
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Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
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Assembly : DIET
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Touching lines : TANGENTS
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Trifle : SOU
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Something to watch, at times : STEP
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Mustard pod : SILICLE
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Lulu : CORKER
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Saws : ADAGES
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Dobbin's follower : SHAY
49
Criterion : CANON
50
___ Oro : RIODE
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Finnish lake, to Swedes : ENARE
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Welles role : KANE
57
George Washington, e.g. : SPAN
59
"Modish" words : ALA
61
Sycophant's pet word : YES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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