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New York Times, Thursday, March 4, 1982

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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. 11,804
Across
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Opp. of feminine : MASC
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Rival of McEnroe and Connors : BORG
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Marine hazard : SHOAL
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Different: Comb. form : ALLO
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___ da capo : ARIA
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Buckskin, e.g. : HORSE
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Former Spanish kingdom : LEON
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Angelus : BELL
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Akin maternally : ENATE
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Date: Abbr. : APPT
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Nureyev's partners : BALLERINAS
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Proclaim : HERALD
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Ethiopian town : IMI
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100 square meters : ARE
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Had a cold : SNIFFLED
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Stiff gait : STALK
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Look sullen : POUT
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Unctuous : OILY
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Sentry's word : HALT
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Ph.D. candidates' bugaboos : ORALS
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___-majesté : LESE
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Woody Guthrie's son : ARLO
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Parrot's beak part : CERE
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Penguins' enemies : SKUAS
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Yokels : HAYSEEDS
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Eur. country : AUS
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Skater Babilonia : TAI
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Harsh : UNKIND
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Bojangles's forte : TAPDANCING
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Follower of Claudius I : NERO
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Lowest deck : ORLOP
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Status quo ___ bellum : ANTE
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Increased : GREW
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Go : LEAVE
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Drudge : TOIL
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Conductor Whallon : EVAN
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Hamlet and Ophelia : DANES
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Members of a flock : EWES
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Ohio nine : REDS
Down
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___ fide (not genuine) : MALA
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Hebrew letter : ALEPH
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Incline : SLOPE
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Marian Anderson and Kathleen Ferrier : CONTRALTOS
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Chatter : BABBLE
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Moon feature : RILL
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Marsh bird : GALLINULE
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Chief magistrate of Mecca : SHERIF
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"___ soit ... " : HONI
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Mediterranean port : ORAN
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Fictional sleuth's pet : ASTA
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Sordor : LEES
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Lets forth : EMITS
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Refuge : ARK
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Glides in the air : SOARS
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Pete Seeger, e.g. : FOLKSINGER
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Stead : LIEU
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Maxwell or Lanchester : ELSA
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Woads : DYES
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Ruler who died in exile : SHAH
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Fictional plantation : TARA
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Supporter : ALLY
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Imply or connote : PREDICATE
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Expanse : OCEAN
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Kenyan group : SUK
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Daylong marches : ETAPES
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Trio of TV fame : ANGELS
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Strength : NERVE
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"Jove's ___ clamours ... ": Othello : DREAD
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Related : TOLD
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Tract : AREA
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Project : PLAN
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Noah's messenger : DOVE
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"___ pronounce you ... " : INOW
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Has : OWNS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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