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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

New York Times, Sunday, February 21, 1982

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,793
Across
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___ days (youth) : SALAD
6
Interpret : READ
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Bore : DRILL
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Rude critic : JEERER
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Turn from : AVOID
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Airfield near Paris : ORLY
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Frightening : EERIE
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Preserve feed : ENSILE
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Lots of terra firma? : REALESTATE
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Plebeian stores? : COMMONSTOCKS
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Extensions : ARMS
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Pomander : CASE
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Lacquer : JAPAN
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Hot time in Paree : ETE
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'Tis, to Tacitus : EST
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Feed feasters for a fee : CATER
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Fruity blends : ADES
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Matelot's milieu : MER
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Bandicoot : RAT
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Protector of Hector : ARES
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Last of a litany : AMEN
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Towel word : HERS
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Ullmann : LIV
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Seeing red : ENRAGED
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Stupidity : DENSENESS
51
Roses' partner : WINE
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Looked searchingly : PEERED
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"___ intense young man": W.S.G. : AMOST
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Prefix for john or god : DEMI
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Salamanders : EFTS
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One of a Latin trio : AMAT
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Colette novel : CHERI
59
Tiny locks : WISPS
60
Ice-cold shower : SLEET
61
Playmate of bro. : SIS
62
Business firm : HOUSE
63
Pungent : SALTY
64
Surface mellowing : PATINA
65
Inst. at Fort Worth : TCU
66
Pork-barrel contents? : COMMODITIES
68
Inventors' concerns : PATENTS
69
Gather, as money : RAISE
71
Decalogue adverb : NOT
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Extraordinary people : ONERS
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He pettifogs : SHYSTER
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Waterless pool? : MUTUALFUNDS
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Caucho : ULE
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Encamped : TENTED
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Assail : BESET
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Trunk in a trunk : AORTA
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Joplin creation : RAG
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Like surf in a storm : AROAR
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Detection device : RADAR
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Saw : ADAGE
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"Turandot" character : PANG
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American suffragist : CATT
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Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
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Move furtively : SIDLE
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Position taken by Palmer : STANCE
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"Twittering Machine" painter : KLEE
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In which E is • : MORSECODE
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He wrote "The House of Fame" : CHAUCER
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Former univ. militants : SDS
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Small sum : MITE
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U.S. citizen, e.g. : AMER
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Weight unit : GRAM
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Sinuous shape : ESS
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Daughter of Cadmus : INO
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Raised : BRED
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Stood : AROSE
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Corolla petal : ALA
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Kind of cross : TAU
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Extravagant : OUTRE
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Boss of a first lieut. : CAPT
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Tasso's patron : ESTE
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Stock cars? : CONVERTIBLES
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Bettor spots in N.Y.C. : OTBPARLORS
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Undivided : ENTIRE
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D'Artagnan's saddle : SELLE
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He raced with a Ford in 1976 : DOLE
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Half a S.A. city : AIRES
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Stop : DESIST
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Meeting on the sly : TRYST
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Stowe novel : DRED
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Dull finish : MATTE
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F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
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Asseverate : AVER
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Plasterer's need : LOAM
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Isn't up to par : AILS
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Painter Pres. : DDE
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Took turns : ROTATED
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Clears a tape : ERASES
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Modify : ALTER
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Woad, e.g. : DYE
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Effete : DECADENT
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Takes up again : REOPENS
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La Douce et al. : IRMAS
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Delineate : LIMN
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"___ the Lip" : LEO
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Merry-andrews : JESTERS
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Puts one's hat in the ring : ENTERS
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Within: Comb. form : ESO
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Shipment from Galveston : RICE
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Wawaskeesh and wapiti : ELKS
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Music sign : REST
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___ stiff : SCARED
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Unbeatable rival : NEMESIS
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Gunpowder Plot target : JAMESI
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Islanders' target : CAGE
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Gourmand's delight : REPAST
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Lacking pep : ANEMIC
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Memos from Sec. Regan? : TREASURYNOTES
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Worshiped : ADORED
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Like abaca : HEMPY
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Good will policy? : LIFEINSURANCE
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Rapt : INTENT
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Matches : VESTAS
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Berenson's subject : ART
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Circus Maximus emcee : EDILE
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Haunts : NESTS
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Turmoil : WELTER
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Buzzing : AHUM
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Middle: Prefix : MESO
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His star is rising : COMER
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"But, by my sooth! she'll ___ wee": Burns : WAITA
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Gratifies : SATES
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Fought a fire : HOSED
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Pub order : STOUT
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Raccoon's relative : PANDA
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One who quotes : CITER
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Prefix with lace or face : INTER
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___ Vecchio : PONTE
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In ___ (agitated) : ASTATE
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Flues : STACKS
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Forerunner : HERALD
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Rivals of Persians : MEDES
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Customary action : USAGE
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Jacob's vision : LADDER
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Colt or filly : FOAL
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Press : URGE
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Jousting needs : LANCES
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Moths harmful to trees : EGGERS
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Vermont city : BARRE
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Extirpate : ROOTOUT
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___-camp : AIDEDE
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Birthplace of Henry of Navarre : PAU
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English county : SOMERSET
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Kind of daisy : SHASTA
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Zestless : TAME
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Muezzin's perch : MINARET
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Trusts : CARTELS
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Trimmed : CROPPED
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Tall caps : MITERS
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Pinup girl in W.W. II : GRABLE
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T.R.'s "Good!" : BULLY
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Man in a cast : ACTOR
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Served perfectly : ACED
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Single : LONE
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Little subway makers : ANTS
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Supreme, in Stuttgart : OBER
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English pen name : ELIA
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Winnow : SORT
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Allowance for waste : TRET
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To live, to Livy : ESSE
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"QB ___," Uris book : VII
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Adherent : IST
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Bizarre : ODD
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Boss of the flock : RAM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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