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New York Times, Friday, March 26, 1982

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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. 11,826

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Across
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Rialto turkey : BOMB
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Civil War general : BRAGG
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Org. in "Trinity" : IRA
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Purim month : ADAR
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Purple : REGAL
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Liberated Ibsen heroine : NORA
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"Wow!" : HOLYTOLEDO
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Author Ludwig : EMIL
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___ and Tobago, republic since 1976 : TRINIDAD
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Viceroy of India: 1943–47 : WAVELL
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A year in Nero's reign : LIX
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Star in Cygnus : DENEB
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Wheedle; coax : CAJOLE
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Citadel : FORTRESS
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Gather : AMASS
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Formal mall : ALLEE
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Auto-club insignia : AAA
35
French resort : NICE
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Worked at : PLIED
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Emulate Ray Guy : PUNT
38
India ___ : INK
39
These were all about Eve : TREES
40
A Bloomer who took a Ford : BETTY
41
"Three ___," Dos Passos novel : SOLDIERS
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Casino patron : PLAYER
44
Hockey's Kindrachuk : OREST
45
New Guinea port : LAE
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Foursquare : HONEST
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"The Donkey ___," Allan Jones hit : SERENADE
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He's Hawkeye on TV : ALDA
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Cole Porter song: 1953 : ILOVEPARIS
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Biblical land : EDOM
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Famed Greek physician-philosopher : GALEN
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Faction : SIDE
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Curved plank : SNY
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Put forth, as an effort : EXERT
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"___ of Ohio," McKinley epithet : IDOL
Down
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Coin of Thailand : BAHT
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Aroma : ODOR
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Bamako is its capital : MALI
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___ Mawr : BRYN
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Steve or Miss Jean : BRODIE
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Unwind : RELAX
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Geriatrician's patients : AGED
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Wander aimlessly : GAD
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Stared angrily : GLOWERED
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"In a world ___ made": Housman : INEVER
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Apple variety : ROMEBEAUTY
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Integument : ARIL
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"The works" : ALL
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Cash drawers : TILLS
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Buy a hand : ANTE
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V.I.P.'s in Kansas and Hawaii : DOLES
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___ Major : CANIS
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___ acids : AMINO
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"White Fang" author : JACKLONDON
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Simple sugar : OSE
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What time does : FLIES
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"A votre ___!" : SANTE
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Type of butterfly : SATYR
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Distinction : PRESTIGE
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Edible seed : PEA
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Deadlocks : TIES
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Censor something said on TV : BLEEP
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Impractical : DREAMY
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Progenitor : PARENT
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Device for Archimedes : LEVER
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"Scots wha ___ ... ": Burns : HAE
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He gave his name to the Reo : OLDS
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Flatfish : SOLE
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Nose: Comb. form : NASI
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Like the Gobi : ARID
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Princess of Tyre : DIDO
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Bonn beast : ESEL
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Negligent : LAX

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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