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New York Times, Tuesday, February 9, 1982

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,781

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Across
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Belgian city : MONS
5
Writing material : CHALK
10
Race section : LAP
13
Oahu word : ALOHA
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Avian abode : AERIE
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Novelist Levin : IRA
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"Norwegian Folk-Songs" composer : EDVARDGRIEG
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Large container : VAT
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More arenose : SANDIER
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Music to Jerry Lewis's ears : LAUGH
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Wait upon : TEND
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Incantation : SPELL
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Tel Aviv family : BEGINS
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Captures : CORRALS
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Beauteous bird : EGRET
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Farm animals : MULES
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Alcott heroine : MEG
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Periods : AGES
36
Tropical eel : MORAY
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Letters : MAIL
38
Catch cod : NET
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Less furnished : BARER
40
Ornamental plant : CANNA
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Loiters : DALLIES
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Criticized : PANNED
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Urges on : GOADS
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Turkish tribesman : DARD
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Baking need : YEAST
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Obstacle : BARRIER
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Blunder : ERR
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Hedda Gabler's creator : HENRIKIBSEN
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Ad attachment : LIB
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Water birds : ERNES
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Dinsmore of fiction : ELSIE
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Northern constellation : LEO
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Frail : REEDY
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Child's rhyme word : EENY
Down
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Ginnie or Fannie : MAE
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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Brilliant star, at times : NOVA
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Humble houses : SHANTIES
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Cooped up : CAGED
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Munich man's title : HERR
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Onassis nickname : ARI
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Be situated : LIE
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Alley men : KEGLERS
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Norwegian star : LIVULLMANN
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"To ___ and a bone . . . ": Kipling : ARAG
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Route : PATH
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Keen : ARDENT
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Repeats insistently : DINS
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Winglike part : ALA
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Type of heat : SOLAR
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Quarry : PREY
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Kind of bag or pole : BEAN
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Incited, with "on" : EGGED
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Swedish star, now a septuagenarian : GRETAGARBO
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French men of the cloth : CURES
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Stream around Notre Dame : SEINE
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Customs : MORES
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Bringing joy : GLAD
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Hotel employee : MAID
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Jawbone : MANDIBLE
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Foolish talk : BLATHER
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"Sister ___": Dreiser : CARRIE
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Article used by Pedro : LOS
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Frogner ___, in Oslo : PARK
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Cyclist of songdom : DAISY
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Outcry : YELL
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Great Lakes port : ERIE
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Trained : BRED
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Being : ESSE
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A homophone for reign : REIN
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Sooner than, to Spenser : ERE
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Helm letters : NNE
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Napoleonic marshal : NEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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