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New York Times, Friday, February 19, 1982

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,791
Across
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"What's in a ___?" : NAME
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Home of the K.G.B. : USSR
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Wiltshire wingding : BASH
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"Thou shalt not seethe ___ . . . ": Exod. 23:19 : AKID
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Item a piscator needs : LINE
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Suffix with poet or critic : ASTER
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Opposite of dextral : SINISTRAL
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Kind of ceramic ware : SPODE
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Bryant or O'Day : ANITA
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Wear away : ERODE
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Dr.'s bailiwick : MED
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Asner and Sullivan : EDS
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Port, at sea : LARBOARD
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Allowance : PERDIEM
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Term of affection : DEAR
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Jolson's real first name : ASA
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Orwell's "Coming Up for ___" : AIR
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Banded together : ALLIED
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Odets play : WAITINGFORLEFTY
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Foolish act : LUNACY
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Half of MCCII : DCI
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New Deal agcy. : NRA
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Radiation units : REMS
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Crowded together : SERRIED
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Whitey Ford was one : SOUTHPAW
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Kind of deer : ROE
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L.A. timetable letters : PDT
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Inst. in Athens : OHIOU
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Gazed on amorously : OGLED
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Farewell : ADIEU
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Area patrolled by Jim Rice : LEFTFIELD
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Denominations : SECTS
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Woodwind : OBOE
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I.C.A.'s predecessor : USIA
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Compete at Epsom Downs : RACE
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"If I ___, I rust": Luther : REST
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Call in poker : STAY
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Space agcy. : NASA
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Consanguineous : AKIN
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Prefix with skirt or series : MINI
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Redacted : EDITED
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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Progenitor : SIRE
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Traffic problem : SNARL
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Musketeers had to do this often : RELOAD
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Sphere hurled by Valenzuela : BASEBALL
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Serpent : ASP
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Leaf opening : STOMA
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Jewish school : HEDER
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Foxx of TV : REDD
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Persian poet : SADI
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Less cheerful : DREARIER
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Nereid : SEANYMPH
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Garland for Galahad : ORLE
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Ratchet catch : PAWL
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A son of Isaac : ESAU
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"The ___ in Spain" : RAIN
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Russian fighter plane : MIG
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P.O. letters : RFD
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Former Spanish province in NW Africa : IFNI
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To be, to Voltaire : ETRE
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Sociological pair : DYAD
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Cutting : TART
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Freezing place : ICEHOUSE
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Relative of R.O.T.C. : OCS
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O'Neill was one : SAILOR
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Fiddler's hangout : ROOF
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Kind of professor at Oxford : REGIUS
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Bex and Dax : SPAS
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More unusual : ODDER
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Ancient city in Africa : UTICA
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"___ to him that reads but one book": Herbert : WOEBE
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Flying saucers : UFOS
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For fear that : LEST
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Kazan : ELIA
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6/6/44 : DDAY
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Abbr. ending a list : ETC
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Vietnamese New Year : TET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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