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New York Times, Monday, March 22, 1982

Author:
N. M. Meyer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
N. M. Meyer has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,822

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Across
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What some gliders do : HANG
5
Nothing more than : MERE
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Gaze fixedly : STARE
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Butter substitute : OLEO
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Infamous alliance : AXIS
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Slender candle : TAPER
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Wicked : EVIL
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Ponder and Pensive : RACEHORSES
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Snack named for an earl : SANDWICH
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Mailed : ARMED
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Frequent entree : MEAT
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Large land mass : ASIA
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Disrobe : STRIP
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Caught in a misdeed : DETECTED
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Place often visited : HAUNT
33
Challenges : GAGES
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Roman greeting : AVE
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Feudal toiler : ESNE
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Bobby Orr was one : BRUIN
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Locale : SPOT
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"Dulce et decorum ___ . . . " : EST
39
Thick pieces : SLABS
40
Large nail : SPIKE
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Confident : POSITIVE
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Kitchen gadget : CORER
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Numerous : MANY
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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Flavorless : VAPID
49
Describing some TV sets : PORTABLE
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British cream : DEVONSHIRE
55
Twofold : DUAL
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Worn away : EROSE
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Fox terrier of films: 1934–47 : ASTA
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Peeves : IRKS
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Lessened : WANED
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Lone Ranger's trademark : MASK
61
An Amerind : CREE
Down
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Bladed tools : HOES
2
Edison's middle name : ALVA
3
German negative : NEIN
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Bonanza : GOLDMINE
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"West Side Story" girl : MARIA
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Precise : EXACT
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Abundant : RICH
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Compass direction : ESE
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Some are tall : STORIES
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British airport runway : TARMAC
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Church section : APSE
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Marsh growth : REED
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Vocalized pauses : ERS
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Expedite : HASTEN
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Cried : WEPT
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Sponsorship : AEGIS
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Cheviot or Romney : SHEEP
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Italian poet: 16th century : TASSO
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Stunted ones : RUNTS
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Kind of stew : DAUBE
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Long-nosed animal : TAPIR
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Call forth : EVOKE
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Dissuade : DETER
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Moola easily obtained : GRAVY
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Hunters' hideaways : BLINDS
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Occasional : SPORADIC
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___ glass : STAINED
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Vamoose : SCAT
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Force (oneself) on others : IMPOSE
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Separates : SORTS
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Make a squeaking sound : CREAK
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Noted textile designer : VERA
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Eden's earldom : AVON
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Italian province : PISA
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Subject of a Vidal book : BURR
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Superior, e.g. : LAKE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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"Into a sea of ___": E. Field : DEW
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Amateur radio operator : HAM

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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