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New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 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: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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. 11,809
Across
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Anagram for Elba : ABLE
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Cart : DRAY
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Bright fish : OPAH
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Heart's companion : SOUL
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Composure : POISE
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Beverage ingredient : COLA
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Rugby, in a Hughes book : TOMBROWNSSCHOOL
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Looked : APPEARED
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Van Gogh lived here : ARLES
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Semirigid colloid : GEL
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"___ like it hot . . . " : SOME
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Adapted or adjusted : SHAPED
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Clothes : INVESTS
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Senate employee : PAGE
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___-propre : AMOUR
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Tease : RAG
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Toast accompaniment : ORANGEMARMALADE
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Proverb : ADAGE
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Town on the IJsselmeer : EDAM
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Dietrich : MARLENE
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Vessel groups : FLEETS
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Adjunct for over or cover : ALLS
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Mauna ___ : KEA
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"There Is Nothin' Like ___," 1949 song : ADAME
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Ingress : ENTRANCE
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Eddie Cantor hit: 1926 : BYEBYEBLACKBIRD
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Sir Toby of "Twelfth Night" : BELCH
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___ Bator, Mongolian capital : ULAN
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British sandhill : DENE
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Neb : BEAK
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Tanoan Indian : TEWA
Down
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Detective's pet in "The Thin Man" : ASTA
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Animated-cartoon figure Betty : BOOP
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Portion of sugar : LUMP
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North Sea feeder : ELBE
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Wooden pin : DOWEL
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Peel : RIND
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Onager : ASS
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"___, my darling daughter" : YES
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Pigments for Gainsborough : OCHRES
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Certain stakes : POOL
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Lily relative : ALOE
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"Laughing Cavalier" creator : HALS
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Gazed earnestly : PORED
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Fad : RAGE
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Judge's private room : CAMERA
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Night sound : SNORE
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Egg-shaped ornament : OVUM
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Locality : SPOT
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Oda site : HAREM
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Iguana's relative : AGAMA
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Shoat's home : PEN
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Figure of speech : IMAGE
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Word with wind or union : TRADE
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Memorable Mideastern leader : SADAT
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"For ___ house is his castle": Coke : AMANS
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Spinel and peridot : GEMS
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Kind of proof or slave : GALLEY
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Biographer Leon : EDEL
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Golf's Trevino : LEE
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Meander : RAMBLE
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"To ___ a pail of water" : FETCH
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Bird celebrated in "Cymbeline" : LARK
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Aptitude : KNACK
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Not up : ABED
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Ages untold : AEON
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Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Touch upon : ABUT
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Shade of green : NILE
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Crop : CRAW
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Ferber : EDNA
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Flow's partner : EBB
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Nectar collector : BEE

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

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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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