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New York Times, Tuesday, March 16, 1982

Author:
Marie West
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,816
Across
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Coin drop : SLOT
5
Actor Peck, to friends : GREG
9
Maze entrance : START
14
Onion, for Ovid : CEPA
15
Wedding pellets : RICE
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Mead ingredient : HONEY
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Careless omission : OVERSIGHT
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Title holder : OWNER
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Fame : RENOWN
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Auditory : OTIC
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Sky sighting : UFO
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Avian activity : NESTING
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Bumpkin : YOKEL
28
Cubic meter : STERE
30
Deli purchase : SALAMI
33
"___ Rheingold" : DAS
36
Collision : CRASH
38
Wand for Mehta : BATON
39
Arden : ENOCH
41
Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Puppet Mortimer : SNERD
43
Habituate : ENURE
44
Bout : SETTO
46
Author of "Life with Father" : DAY
47
Least common : RAREST
49
Clairvoyants : SEERS
51
Painter of ballerinas : DEGAS
53
Collars worn in the 16th and 17th centuries : RABATOS
57
G.I. address : APO
59
A son of Seth : ENOS
61
Lady of Spain : SENORA
62
March master : SOUSA
64
Potential losers : UNDERDOGS
66
Blake subject : TIGER
67
Uncluttered : NEAT
68
Greek W.W. II underground group : ELAS
69
Cookout residue : ASHES
70
Party men, for short : DEMS
71
Repudiate : DENY
Down
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Reject : SCORN
2
Quay : LEVEE
3
Does what Pandora did : OPENS
4
Gypsy's deck : TAROTS
5
Cheshire cat, e.g. : GRINNER
6
Trailer truck : RIG
7
Sonic feedback : ECHO
8
Tycoon J. Paul : GETTY
9
This will bar a jar in a car : SHOCKABSORBER
10
Emergency road service : TOW
11
Marked with rings : ANNULATED
12
Offshore hazard : REEF
13
Novitiate : TYRO
18
Changes one's course of action : SWITCHESGEARS
22
One of the Cyclades : IOS
25
Fescue, e.g. : GRASS
27
Verve : ELAN
29
Kefauver : ESTES
31
Unit of syllabic length : MORA
32
___ 500, auto race : INDY
33
Whitetail : DEER
34
Tolstoy heroine : ANNA
35
Lone prospector : SOURDOUGH
37
Misanthrope : HATER
40
Hudson Bay Indian : CREE
45
Four o'clock china : TEASETS
48
Palomino color : TAN
50
Prepared for a paint job : SANDED
52
It's measured in decibels : SOUND
54
County in Montana : TOOLE
55
" . . . ___-voice of England" (Tennyson on Milton) : ORGAN
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Impudent : SASSY
57
Nick Charles's pet : ASTA
58
Parisians' peas : POIS
60
Old dagger : SNEE
63
Call, in poker : SEE
65
Hungry Horse is one : DAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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