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New York Times, Saturday, February 6, 1982

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,778
Across
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Educ. network : PBS
4
Place at a slant : SKEW
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Gland: Comb. form : ADEN
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De ___, in "The Green Pastures" : LAWD
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Queenly name : ANNE
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Given to glumness : MOODY
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Afghan pass : UNAI
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Abode for a queen : HIVE
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Become worn : ERODE
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Map abbr. : MTNS
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Bygone days : AGO
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Contestant : ENTRY
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June holiday, in Boston : BUNKERHILLDAY
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Breadth, for short : LAT
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Wynn and Sullivan : EDS
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Clerical robe : ALB
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Personal benefits : SAKES
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Rte. of a sort : AVE
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Ma Bell's code : AREA
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May holiday, in Missouri : TRUMANSBIRTHDAY
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Affectations : AIRS
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"And when I ___ my lips . . . ": Shak. : OPE
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Padlock adjuncts : HASPS
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Jerboa's kin : RAT
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Actress Arthur : BEA
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Hubbub : ADO
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November holiday, in Oklahoma : WILLROGERSDAY
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Yields : CEDES
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"Gone ___ the days . . . " : ARE
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Verdi work : AIDA
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Extrinsic : ALIEN
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Choreographic unit : STEP
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"The Fallen ___," 1948 film : IDOL
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___ days : SALAD
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Lose one's sunburn : PEEL
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Class : SORT
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Word divs. : SYLS
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Singer Gibb : ANDY
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Monsarrat's "The Cruel ___" : SEA
Down
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Probe into : PLUMB
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African language group : BANTU
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Proust protagonist : SWANN
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Arid region : SAHARA
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Order of the Garter member : KNIGHT
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Ballade's finale : ENVOI
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Minuscule : WEE
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Trunk within a trunk : AORTA
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Frontage plots : DOORYARDS
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Air current : EDDY
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Actress Carrie : NYE
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Paten : DISK
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Uses a darning egg : MENDS
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Church officer : ELDER
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"Born Free" cat : ELSA
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A son of Leah and Jacob : LEVI
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Kind of year : LEAP
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Wall recesses : BAYS
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Vega or attraction at Vegas : STAR
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"Tosca" treat : ARIA
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Composer of "Street Scene" : KURTWEILL
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Quartet in "I Remember Mama" : EMS
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Famous February nickname : ABE
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Historians' org. : AHA
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Holiday songs : NOELS
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Help Holmes to tune up : SPAR
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Eponym for the fifth of seven : THOR
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Harmonize : BLEND
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Of one opinion : AGREED
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With profundity : DEEPLY
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Notions : IDEAS
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Containing a grain : OATEN
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Ancient Egyptian city : SAIS
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Pranks : DIDOS
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Anagram for oread : ADORE
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Conference site of 1945 : YALTA
54
Kind of pigeon : CLAY
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Zebra's cousin : ASS
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Where to "take the waters" : SPA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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