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DRAMALGAMATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, March 28, 1982

Author:
Tom Mixon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 515 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,828
Across
1
Breaches : GAPS
5
Office corr. : MEMOS
10
Network : MESH
14
Covenants : PACTS
19
Neglect : OMIT
20
Duck : EVADE
21
Raines from Washington : ELLA
22
City on the Missouri : OMAHA
23
Weber opera introducing the Chief : OBERONALDREAGAN
26
Tropical plants : TAROS
27
Previous : FOREGONE
28
TV statistic : RATING
29
Organic compounds : ENOLS
30
Theatrical scenery : SETS
31
Boresome : TIRING
32
___ time (soon enough) : INDUE
33
Kind of drama : CLOSET
36
Minos' kingdom : CRETE
37
Quechuans : INCAS
38
___ up (fake it) : HOKE
39
1966 musical backed by a star from Cincinnati : IDOIDORISDAY
43
Wright wing : ELL
46
___ Reekie (Edinburgh) : AULD
47
King Arthur's lance : RON
48
___ me tangere : NOLI
49
Add to the scrapbook : GLUE
50
Org. in Eden's sitcom : PTA
51
Star of the 50's is linked with a musical : EVITABHUNTER
56
Winter sight : RIME
57
"___ Lyricae," Watts hymn : HORAE
59
These may form a fork : LANES
60
Put in stitches : SEWED
61
Wherewithal for some Dutch treats : FLORINS
63
Indian lute : SITAR
64
Canes; switches : RATTANS
66
Gabriel or Hruska : ROMAN
67
Legal help : AIDER
68
"It's ___!" : ADEAL
69
Ellipse : OVAL
70
Bellini opera taken in by Lucille Langhanke : NORMARYASTOR
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Where Frankenstein wkd. : LAB
77
Sun. talks : SERS
78
River to Cairo : OHIO
79
Lalo's "Le ___ d'Ys" : ROI
80
They followed that star : MAGI
81
Assay : TRY
82
Verdi opera in collaboration with U.S. dramatist : ERNANITALOOS
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Top job in a bakery : ICER
88
Puccini hero : MARIO
90
"Les Meules" painter : MONET
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___ out (spiritless) : WASHED
93
Majorca's capital : PALMA
94
Where fans buzz : STANDS
96
Judgment seat : BANC
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Nice interjection : MERCI
98
Loewe output : SCORES
99
Fit for classifying : SORTABLE
103
Jacket plated with steel : ACTON
104
B'way flier linked with dancer-singer : PETERPANNMILLER
106
Like an ingenue : NAIVE
107
Med. subject : ANAT
108
Expiate : ATONE
109
Bonnie bairn : LASS
110
Jackson and Bancroft : ANNES
111
Bros., e.g. : RELS
112
Less stale : NEWER
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Editor's signal : STET
Down
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Boner : GOOF
2
Early pulpit : AMBO
3
"On the Waterfront" site : PIER
4
Accented : STRESSED
5
"Labyrinth" composer : MENOTTI
6
Dale from Uvalde : EVANS
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"The ___ Animal" : MALE
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"___ Man Out" : ODD
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Compact : SERRIED
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Like a more dramatic role : MEATIER
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___ marbles : ELGIN
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Terms like "show biz" : SLANG
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Attach backdrops : HANG
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Force : POTENCY
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T. Williams character : AMANDA
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1945 hit with Brooklyn-born star : CAROUSELIWALLACH
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Pin in a gunwale : THOLE
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Soprano Silvia : SASS
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Cyma recta : OGEE
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Give ___ (heed) : EARTO
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Vitro di ___ (Venetian glass) : TRINA
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Suspended : INAIR
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Fellow : CHAP
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Chawbacon : LOUT
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Lone Star star latches onto a 1943 hit : OKLAHOMARYMARTIN
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Scoter : COOT
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Slothful : IDLE
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Removes humidity : DRIES
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Of the mind : INNER
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They fail to pass the bar : SOTS
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Light-flow measure : LUMEN
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City on the Aire : LEEDS
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First name of a superstar : GRETA
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O'Casey's land : ERIN
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Heflin or Johnson : VAN
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Algerian city : BLIDA
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Misanthrope : HATER
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Having but one component : UNARY
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Some tests : ORALS
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Suffix with song or road : STER
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David, Robert or Jack : FROST
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Troilus or Orlando : LOVER
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Popular playwright : SIMON
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Fixed relation : RATIO
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Annie of musical fame : ADO
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Piece for Price : ARIA
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Water wheel : NORIA
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Words of disappointment : OHNO
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Medieval French kingdom : ARLES
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Grime : SOOT
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Pulitzer Prize author: 1958 : AGEE
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Celtics' star : BIRD
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Names incorrectly : MISCALLS
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Stoats : ERMINES
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Turkish inns : IMARETS
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Artist's material : TONER
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Spick ___ : ANDSPAN
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Bee, e.g. : SWARMER
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Niche : ALCOVE
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Opposer : ANTI
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Large hickory : PECAN
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Prospect : SCENE
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Complete : TOTAL
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___ bouche (tidbit) : BONNE
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"Give a ___ horse . . . " : MANA
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Rigging support : SPAR
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C. P. or Phoebe : SNOW
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Cry like a sheep : BLAT
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___-majesté : LESE
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Once, once : ERST
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Spenserian hag : ATE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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