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New York Times, Thursday, March 11, 1982

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,811
Across
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Last of a Latin I trio : AMAT
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Make very thirsty : PARCH
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Smile warmly : BEAM
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Mauna Loa's output : LAVA
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Habituate : ENURE
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Tra-___ : LALA
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Toss : FLIP
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Suez or Kiel : CANAL
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Algerian port : ORAN
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With 38 and 53 Across, comic's gag on a N.Y.C. show : IVEJUSTFLOWNIN
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Former chess champ : TAL
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Milieu of Ga.'s "ramblin' wreck" : TECH
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Playful, teasing talk : BADINAGE
30
Responds to stimuli : REACTS
34
Shoshonean : UTE
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TV sitcom : TAXI
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Brazilian macaw : ARARA
38
See 20 Across : FROMVEGASANDBOY
42
___ Islands, NW of the Shetlands : FAROE
43
Made a hole-in-one : ACED
44
Capek classic : RUR
45
Tableware group : SPOONS
47
Dr. J, to the Joneses : TEAMMATE
50
Knot of wool : NOIL
52
Kind of dirt or load : PAY
53
See 20 Across : MYARMSARETIRED
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Food shop, for short : DELI
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A lot of baloney : TRIPE
62
Wanderlust appeaser : TRIP
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Members of a clowder : CATS
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Moth harmful to foliage : EGGER
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Pseudologist : LIAR
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Hudson Bay Indian : CREE
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Picardy sight : ROSES
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Hard to hold : EELY
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Landon : ALF
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Bamako is its capital : MALI
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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S.A. rabbit : TAPETI
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Embezzle : PECULATE
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Notes and anecdotes : ANAS
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Smallest of a litter : RUNT
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Carpentry is one : CRAFT
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He wrote "Catch-22" : HELLER
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Windbag's cousin : BLOWHARD
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Merit : EARN
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Horace ___, famed educator : MANN
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Tenor Peerce : JAN
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The bounding main : OCEAN
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Fans : BUFFS
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Set ___ (prepare to snare) : ATRAP
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Rio ___, in Spanish Sahara : DEORO
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Dippy or dotty : GAGA
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Accurate to the nth degree : EXACT
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Goat, in Granada : CABRA
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Game fish of the salmon family : TROUT
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City in Oklahoma : SAYRE
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What "video" means : ISEE
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Luna's ascent : MOONRISE
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Asp's weapon : VENOM
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Music arrangers : ADAPTERS
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Poor Clare, e.g. : SISTER
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___ tai (rum drink) : MAI
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Periwinkle or California laurel : MYRTLE
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"Key ___," M. Anderson play : LARGO
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When Philip V became king : MDCC
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Part of a century : YEAR
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Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
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Manipulates, as prices : RIGS
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Fencer's blade : EPEE
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Lake fed by the Maumee : ERIE
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Channel changer : DIAL
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Snoop : PRY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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