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PRO-AND-CON EXCHANGE

New York Times, Sunday, April 11, 1982

106-Down : California peak

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,842
Across
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Stone carving : STELE
6
Taj Mahal site : AGRA
10
"___ homo!" : ECCE
14
Polish : BUFF
18
Fancy : ORNATE
20
___ Man McGinnity : IRON
21
Zhivago's beloved : LARA
22
Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Between-innings line at Shea : HOTDOGPROCESSION
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Where Vulcan forged : ETNA
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Geyserite : OPAL
28
Gas station abbr. : GALS
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Water barriers : WEIRS
30
Hesperus's fate : WRECK
31
Pitch : SPIEL
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"___ fan tutte" : COSI
35
Outlet : VENT
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High flier's home : AERIE
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Cain's story : OLDESTCONFESSION
41
___ capita : PER
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Headlights time : DUSK
43
Favorable to : FOR
44
Malicious tales : CANARDS
46
___ Zee Bridge : TAPPAN
50
Credentials : PAPERS
53
Pacific aroid : TARO
54
Daughter of Cronus : HERA
55
Pandemonium leader : SATAN
58
Diplomat Silas : DEANE
60
Salamanders : EFTS
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Bouquet : AROMA
65
City in SE Spain : LORCA
67
Scribe : CLERK
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Swiss canton : URI
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Basketball tourn. : NIT
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Atlantic City demonstration : BEAUTYPROTEST
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José or Juan : SAN
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Type of drum : EAR
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Extremist : ULTRA
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Left the reservation : ROVED
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Chicago soccer team : STING
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Masher's comeuppance : SLAP
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Cheats at hide-and-seek : PEEKS
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Pithy : TERSE
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Sotto ___ : VOCE
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A 1492 find : CUBA
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Bypass : DETOUR
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Banker, at times : LOANER
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Least exsuccous : WETTEST
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Many, many eras : EON
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Ooze : SEEP
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Vestment : ALB
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Manufacturer's award : GOODPRODUCTMEDAL
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Opera by Handel : SERSE
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End of a hammerhead : PEEN
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One of Esau's fathers-in-law : ANAH
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One of the Moluccas : CERAM
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Make ___ (get rich) : AMINT
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Wise men : SAGES
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Nautical bird : ERNE
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___-ran : ALSO
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Eliot hero : BEDE
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Legislature at Plymouth : PILGRIMSCONGRESS
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Chemical weapon : MACE
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Trawler gear : SEINES
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Ending for mob : STER
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Jerk : NERD
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___ Richard : POOR
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Minute : TEENY
Down
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Areas in New York and London : SOHOS
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Too much, in music : TROPPO
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Involve necessarily : ENTAIL
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Served soup : LADLED
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Ike's command : ETO
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Stoppage in a pump : AIRLOCK
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Mato ___, Brazil : GROSSO
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Legendary bird : ROC
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Freshly : ANEW
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Janis et al. : ELSIES
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Pyramidal rock piles : CAIRNS
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Double-___ puzzle : CROSTIC
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Suffix with nectar : EAN
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Lager, in Lyon : BIERE
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Imaginary : FANCIED
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Chip producers : FLAKERS
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Dart's partner : EGG
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Treaties : PACTS
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Cut : SEVERED
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"I ___ Be Loved," 1933 song : WANNA
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A. Huxley work : LEDA
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Beginning : INFANCY
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Phoenix team : SUNS
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Dandy : FOP
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Westerns : OATERS
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Exist : ARE
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Macbeth's rivals : THANES
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Forward pass : AERIAL
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Ponder the dummy too long : PROTRACTBRIDGE
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Jack of clubs : PAM
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Share : PARTAKE
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Bounce back : RECOVER
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Brook trout : SALTER
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Winged ant : ALATE
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Barnstormed : TOURED
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Requirements : NEEDS
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Foggy state : TRANCE
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Denver is one : SINGER
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___ Dhabi : ABU
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Diary abbr. : APR
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Jumpy pieces: Abbr. : KTS
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Border city : ELPASO
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Capitol highlight : ROTUNDA
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Power agcy. : TVA
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___ the shot : PUT
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Less easygoing : STERNER
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Before J.H.S. : ELEM
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Sire : BEGET
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A winner at tic-tac-toe : OOO
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Cartel acronym : OPEC
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Roots relished in Japan : WASABIS
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Neon is one : ELEMENT
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On deck : TOPSIDE
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Harder to find : SCARCER
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Race: Comb. form : ETHNO
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Casino employee : DEALER
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Fixed prices : PEGGED
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Cultural agcy. : UNESCO
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Hilliard-Mann hit : DEARIE
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Dahl or Francis : ARLENE
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California peak : LASSEN
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Cynical look : SNEER
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Antiquated : MOSSY
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Nitwit : SIMP
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Future adm., perhaps : ENS
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Kegler's target : PIN
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"Little Red Book" author : MAO
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Obtain : GET

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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