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New York Times, Saturday, February 20, 1982

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,792

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Across
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He played Pasteur : MUNI
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___, Baker, Charlie : ABLE
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Aglets : TAGS
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Neroli : ORANGEOIL
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He painted "Clair de Lune" : DUPRE
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Prepare a data card : PERFORATE
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Deport : EXPEL
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Miss Sweeney of "Anything Goes" : RENO
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Hebrew letter : MEM
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Monogram of "The Nun of Amherst" : EED
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Have ___ (watch out) : ACARE
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Words of interest : PRIMERATE
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Macadamia, e.g. : NUT
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Yellow or White : SEA
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Emulates Aiken's Senlin : ARISES
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Zwei follower : DREI
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72, usually : PAR
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More precise : NICER
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Hammer home : REITERATE
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Dig find : SHARD
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Masterson : BAT
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Harbor vessel : SCOW
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First-year headgear : BEANIE
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Milieu for curlers who are hurlers : ICE
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Salt Lake City athlete : UTE
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Use a certain route in a dispute : ARBITRATE
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A Davis : BETTE
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Sweet age, to Sulla : XVI
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B.&O. and D.L.&W. : RYS
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Mosel tributary : SAAR
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Boxer's prize : TITLE
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Spread through : PENETRATE
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"Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
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Not subtle or refined : ELEMENTAL
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Warren Beatty film : REDS
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Himmler, for one : NAZI
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Like some sitcoms : SEXY
Down
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Item wielded by a char : MOP
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Suffix with press : URE
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What Chaucer's pilgrims do : NARRATE
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Imply's opposite, in a way : INFER
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Baltic island : AERO
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Nile green : BOA
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Sozzled : LIT
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Plastic resin : ELEMI
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Wear for the maître d' : TUX
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Do a Chamberlain : APPEASE
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One in the Kennedy crowd : GREETER
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He wrote "The Seven Lively Arts" : SELDES
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Away : GONE
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Punitive mark : DEMERIT
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Debouch : EMANATE
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Furthermore : AND
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Vile one : CUR
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Bog product : PEAT
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Tangy snack : RAREBIT
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Elmer and Grantland : RICES
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Long, thin and angular : SPIDERY
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Apt rhyme for Bani : IRANI
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Its capital is Asmara : ERITREA
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NASCAR event : RACE
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Obsequious : SERVILE
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In costume : HABITED
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Cheap : CUTRATE
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"Master Melvin" : OTT
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Minuscule : WEE
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A Union hero at Gettysburg : BAXTER
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Western ski center : ASPEN
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Lessen : BATE
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Wins bread : EARNS
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Turnpike rig : SEMI
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Highway divs. : LNS
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Guidonian note : ELA
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Gris or Blanc follower : NEZ
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Strain : TAX
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English cathedral city : ELY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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