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Christy Ridley
Christy Ridley

New York Times, Monday, February 8, 1982

Author:
Christy Ridley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,780
Across
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Streetcar : TRAM
5
Traffic sign : STOP
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Recording medium : TAPE
13
Yorkshire river : OUSE
14
Binge : SPREE
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Served a winner : ACED
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Frontier way westward : THENATIONALROAD
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Day or many days : ERA
20
Slow, in music : LENTO
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Primitive : EARLY
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Siberian river : LENA
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Assembly-line org. : UAW
24
Frontier way westward : NEMACOLINSPATH
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Chemical suffix : OLIC
32
Wallet fillers : ONES
33
Consume : EAT
35
Follower of ready and willing : ABLE
36
Not so many : FEWER
38
All: Comb. form : OMNI
39
Vacation, to a Londoner : HOL
40
Odd: Scot. : ORRA
41
Church part : APSE
42
Frontier way westward : WILDERNESSROAD
47
Resembling: Suffix : OID
48
European mountain range : ALPS
49
Metrical feet : IAMBS
52
Bet : WAGER
54
Acct. : CPA
57
Frontier way westward : GREATVALLEYROAD
60
Skip : OMIT
61
Group of eight : OCTET
62
"G.W.T.W." plantation : TARA
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Adjective for cerium : RARE
64
Plunder : LOOT
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SAT, for one : EXAM
Down
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Haul : TOTE
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German river : RUHR
3
Oceanward : ASEA
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Kingsley's "___ in White" : MEN
5
Of the backbone : SPINAL
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Jog : TROT
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Wine: Comb. form : OENO
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Kind of jacket or shooter : PEA
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Mid-Pacific island : TARAWA
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Acidity : ACOR
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Loud ringing of bells : PEAL
12
MacDonald's co-star : EDDY
14
Transcriber : STENO
17
Pianist Templeton : ALEC
18
"My heart ___ up . . . ": Wordsworth : LEAPS
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Fine fabric : LACE
23
Pusher's prey : USER
24
Ham's father : NOAH
25
Arm joint : ELBOW
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Thousand: Comb. form : MILLI
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Native of the Hawkeye State : IOWAN
28
Compass point : NNE
29
Time : TEMPO
30
Medieval merchant guild : HANSA
34
Evened the score : TIED
36
Radio comedian Allen : FRED
37
Stray : ERR
38
Rows : OARS
40
Writer like Pindar : ODIST
43
Having rounded, projecting parts : LOBATE
44
Fledgling in an aerie : EAGLET
45
Icy precipitation : SLEET
46
Lively : SPRY
49
Stravinsky : IGOR
50
First word of a Latin epic : ARMA
51
Memorable Israeli leader : MEIR
52
Texas city : WACO
53
Kind of clef : ALTO
54
Wheedle : COAX
55
Brazilian rubber : PARA
56
First of billions : ADAM
58
Kind of fire dept. : VOL
59
A subj. of this puzzle : RTE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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