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New York Times, Tuesday, February 2, 1982

Author:
Lazer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,774
Across
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Proceedings on record : ACTA
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Sight at Asbury Park : SHORE
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French clergyman : ABBE
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Nickname of a 1941 Oscar winner : COOP
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Grinder : MOLAR
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Tissue : TELA
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Thus : ERGO
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Rani's homeland : INDIA
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Burden : ONUS
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Term with two meanings : DOUBLEENTENDRE
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Require : NEED
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Hotbeds : NESTS
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Sole of a plow : SLADE
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Declaims loudly : RANTS
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Desdemona's detractor : IAGO
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Pressure ___ : COOKER
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Beast of burden : ASS
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Start of a high-school cheer : TWOFOURSIXEIGHT
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C.E., E.E. or M.E. : ENG
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Petty academic : PEDANT
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Memorable anthropologist : MEAD
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Fashionable beach resorts : LIDOS
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Gushes forth vigorously : SPEWS
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Arty party : SALON
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Landlord, in Livorno : OSTE
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Hawthorne collection : TWICETOLDTALES
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Hindu hero : RAMA
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Footless animal : APODE
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"Some ___ It Hot" : LIKE
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Kitchen utensil : PARER
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Greek goddess of discord : ERIS
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Caresses : PETS
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Fleeced : SHORN
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Bane of a new-car owner : DENT
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Parker of football fame : ACE
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Unit of wood : CORD
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Country in W. Africa : TOGO
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"___ flesh": Shak. : APOUNDOF
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Suggestion to a grump : SMILE
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Sharpened : HONED
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Adjective for a shoppe : OLDE
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Precipitate : RAIN
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Expiates : ATONES
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Sandhog's ailment : BENDS
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Utter abruptly : BLURT
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Alleviates : EASES
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Buzzer : BEE
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Developer's concern : SITE
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Thin, cotton fabric : LAWN
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Eager; excited : AGOG
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Luxemburg and Bonheur : ROSAS
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Related : AKIN
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Immediately following : NEXT
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Signaled : CUED
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Catholics' calendar of Offices : ORDO
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Screenwriter for "The African Queen" : AGEE
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Patricia Hearst ___ : SHAW
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Uniform requirements: Abbr. : STDS
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State one's view : OPINE
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Driven : IMPELLED
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Certain trains : LOCALS
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Musical dir. : STA
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Kind of hanger : STRAP
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Knowing : AWARE
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Confine : LIMIT
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Stranger : ODDER
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Like a martinet : STERN
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Bugler's call : TAPS
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Large, colorful fish : OPAH
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Monk parrot : LORO
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Gaelic name for Ireland : EIRE
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"I've Got You Under My ___" : SKIN
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Erhard therapy : EST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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