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New York Times, Wednesday, March 24, 1982

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,824
Across
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Fastener : HASP
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Keep watch secretly : SPY
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Sommer from Berlin : ELKE
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"___ homo!" : ECCE
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Like bacon : CURED
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Poverty : NEED
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Adjective for Ferdinand Marcos : PHILIPPINE
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"Good ___": 1927 musical : NEWS
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Actor in "The Sheik" : VALENTINO
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At full speed : AMAIN
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N.Y.C. skyline letters : RCA
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Corpulent : OBESE
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Word with clef or drum : BASS
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Charges : FEES
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Companions of radiuses : ULNAS
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Balaam's rebuker : ASS
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Utah's lily : SEGO
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Active causes : AGENTS
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Tchaikovsky opera, with 50 Down : QUEENOFSPADES
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___ up (reviewed briefly) : SUMMED
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Four-hand piano work : DUET
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Diving bird : AUK
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Coop chatter : PEEPS
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Sea swallow : TERN
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North African gazelle : ADMI
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What height is to a hoopster : ASSET
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Data: Abbr. : INF
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Largest Korean port : PUSAN
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Dormitory partners : ROOMMATES
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Tommy-gun lead : AMMO
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Elberta pit : PEACHSTONE
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Prevaricator : LIAR
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" . . . poem lovely as ___" : ATREE
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Lambs' dams : EWES
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Central lines of planets : AXES
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Short endorsements : OKS
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Triton : NEWT
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On to : HEP
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German exclamation : ACH
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___-fi : SCI
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Locale of the ischium : PELVIS
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Major sector of the psyche : SUPEREGO
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Hamlet : PRINCEOFDENMARK
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Female gossips : YENTAS
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Exalted : ENNOBLED
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Actor Marvin : LEE
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___ Gardens, N.Y. : KEW
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Sullivan and Begley : EDS
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An N.C.O. : CPL
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Fleming or Hunter : IAN
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Nutty confection : NOUGAT
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Arab garb : ABA
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Social events at which dominoes are worn : MASQUES
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Undertakes : ASSUMES
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Groups of nine : ENNEADS
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Japanese clay ware, named for its place of origin : SATSUMA
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Kind of curve : ESS
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Parry : FEND
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Takes care of : SEESTO
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" . . . nose as sharp as ___": Shak. : APEN
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Constantine and Hadrian : EMPERORS
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Outsides of objets : SURFACES
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Any fashionable resort : SPA
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Relatives : KIN
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Ford's "A ___ Heal . . . " : TIMETO
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Author of "Emma" : AUSTEN
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Cato's foot : PES
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___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
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See 35 Across : THE
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___ carte : ALA
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Crossbreed : MIX
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West or Murray : MAE
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Part of i.o.u. : OWE
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Just released : NEW
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Triple this for the name of a wine : EST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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