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New York Times, Monday, March 8, 1982

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,808
Across
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Olympic hawk : ARES
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Garden insect : APHIS
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Encircle : WRAP
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Endure : LAST
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Relative of won't : SHANT
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Cry when attacked by a tack : OUCH
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Preposition : INTO
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Apple worker : CORER
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Type of car : USED
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Rubella : GERMANMEASLES
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Bark : YIPE
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Mom's spouse : DAD
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Writer St. Johns : ADELA
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Handy ___ : ANDY
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Toddler : TOT
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Feast of Lots : PURIM
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Plane type, for short : STOL
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Weaned on a pickle? : SOUR
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Spicy egg dish : SPANISHOMELETTE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Colliery center : MINE
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Photo : IMAGE
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Bishop's jurisdiction : SEE
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Napa Valley product : WINE
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Greek island : MILOS
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What Mr. Rose wields : BAT
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Kind of trench : SLIT
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Certain spuds : IRISHPOTATOES
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Battle memento : SCAR
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Poetic foot or verse : IONIC
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Nab : NAIL
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Await judgment : PEND
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Serf of yore : ESNE
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Inquires : ASKS
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Facing the direction whence a glacier moves : STOSS
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Type of catalogue : SEED
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World-famous athlete : ALI
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Reverberated : RANG
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Italian town or family : ESTE
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Plot : STORYLINE
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Composers' org. : ASCAP
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Communicate, in a way : PHONE
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Injure : HARM
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Hedge on an issue : STRADDLE
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"The Man Who ___ Be King" : WOULD
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Trick : RUSE
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Rickenbacker, Red Baron et al. : ACES
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High deg. : PHD
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Mecca for many retirees : MIAMI
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Berlin's "___ It Isn't So" : SAY
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Church sections : APSES
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Twofold : DUPLE
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Eradicate : ERASE
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Make amends : ATONE
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Alaskan city : NOME
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Utter : TOTAL
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Opposite of income : OUTGO
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Ashes, e.g. : TREES
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Item sometimes barked : SHIN
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Sounds a half step away from others, in music : SEMITONES
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Places for horseshoers : SMITHIES
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Boundary : LIMIT
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Had been : WAS
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Gals, to Alfie : BIRDS
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Agitates : STIRS
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Adds liquor : LACES
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Cool desserts : ICES
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File's partner : RANK
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French bridge : PONT
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West Pointer's " . . . ___ the fray" : ONTO
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Comfort : EASE
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Trig word : SINE
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French Lick, for one : SPA
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Headed : LED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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