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New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1982

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,801
Across
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Asian tree : ACLE
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Candle threads : WICKS
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Retired soccer star : PELE
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A memorable Anita : LOOS
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Mete out : ALLOT
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Wading bird : IBIS
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Before long : SOON
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Climbing plant : LIANA
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Fox ___ : TROT
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Gain an advantage over : STEALAMARCHON
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Angler's purchase : ROD
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Prosecute : TRY
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Subordinate ruler : SATRAP
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"It's ___!" : ABOY
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Needlefish : GAR
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Different : OTHER
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Book of poems by Ciardi : ASIF
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Actress Storm : GALE
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Charity organization : THEMARCHOFDIMES
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Corrida creature : TORO
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"Break ___!" (actors' good-luck saying) : ALEG
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Teheran native : IRANI
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Simple sugar : OSE
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Shock : STUN
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Defeated : FALLEN
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Muscle spasm : TIC
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Department or river in France : AIN
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Halftime entertainers : MARCHINGBANDS
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Grantland of sports fame : RICE
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School for Pierre : ECOLE
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Matinee ___ : IDOL
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Concerning : INRE
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Former German money unit : TALER
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Treatment : CARE
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Owner's document : DEED
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Where one-armed bandits are fed : SLOTS
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"When Irish ___ . . . " : EYES
Down
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Hirt and Pacino : ALS
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Cote sounds : COOS
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Booty : LOOT
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Domestic slave of yore : ESNE
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Clout : WALLOP
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Epic about Achilles, Hector et al. : ILIAD
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Razor ___ : CLAM
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Hawaiian coffee-growing region : KONA
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Begin : STARTOFF
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Meaningful : PITHY
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Spanish river : EBRO
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Beast that has his pride : LION
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Abbr. at Kennedy : EST
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S.A. bird : ARARA
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Shout : CRY
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___ voce : SOTTO
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Duel personality created by Dumas : ATHOS
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"Over ___" : THERE
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Pale as a poltergeist : ASHEN
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Life sto. : BIOG
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Anwar's predecessor : GAMAL
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Varnish ingredient : RESIN
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Legal defense org. : ACLU
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One-fifth of Papa Dionne's surprise : GIRL
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Toothed bars : RATCHETS
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Famed bride of July 1981 : DIANA
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Thus, to Tacitus : SIC
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Filaments : FIBERS
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Cornered : TREED
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Lace tag : AGLET
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"The world's ___ oyster": Shak. : MINE
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Land measure : ACRE
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Ending for poet or myth : ICAL
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___ contendere : NOLO
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Gallic resort : NICE
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1944 event : DDAY
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Angry : SORE
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Free (of) : RID
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"___ Misérables" : LES

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

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