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New York Times, Tuesday, April 13, 1982

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,844

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Across
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Take a dip : BATHE
6
Paine's "The ___ of Reason" : AGE
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Sibilant warning : PST
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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On the horizon : AFAR
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Fencing sword : EPEE
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Open to view : OVERT
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Winter garb : LONGJOHNS
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What some politicians ride : BANDWAGON
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Indian group : ERIES
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Kind of cat : CIVET
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Jeanne d'Arc, e.g. : SAINTE
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Charitable person : ALMONER
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Plaque in Greek antiquity : PINAX
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Eagle, for one : SOARER
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O'Brien and Boone : PATS
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Describing Abner : LIL
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Relaxation : EASE
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Rip or hack follower : SAW
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Pedigree listing at Aqueduct : SIRE
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Formicarium member : ANT
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Cooking direction : STIR
39
Wagers provide him wages : BOOKIE
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Own up : CONFESS
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"Wild and crazy" comic : MARTIN
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One of Clark's roles : RHETT
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City on the Nile : ASWAN
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" . . . ___ moon": Song of Solomon : FAIRASTHE
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Pitman's gift to stenos : SHORTHAND
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Stashed again : REHID
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Frau's partner : HERR
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On ___ (impatient) : EDGE
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"___ Lucy" : ILOVE
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It could be the limit : SKY
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Tiny, to Angus : WEE
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Entertainer Ole : OLSEN
Down
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Dunce : BOOB
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Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
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Harold of the funnies : TEEN
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Unyielding nucleus of a group : HARDCORE
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Twist together : ENTWINE
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In progress : AFOOT
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"The High and the Mighty" author : GANN
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Unit of energy : ERG
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Site of Bradley U. : PEORIA
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Inscrutable : SPHINXLIKE
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Dogma : TENET
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Writer Horatio : ALGER
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Actual being : ESSE
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Use for denim : JEANS
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Affirm : AVER
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Command to Rover : SIT
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Voyaging : ASEA
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Kind of shark : LOAN
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Chef-d'oeuvre : MASTERWORK
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Cat's-___ (dupe) : PAW
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N.Y.S.E. term : PAR
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Goddess of the rainbow : IRIS
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Grant and Marvin : LEES
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"Little ___ Echo" : SIR
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Subtle inducement to buy : SOFTSELL
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Be frugal : STINT
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KO count : TEN
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A Cape Town citizen : BOER
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Smallest of the Great Lakes : ONTARIO
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___-eyed (idealistic) : STARRY
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Reprimand : CHIDE
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Col. Potter's command : MASH
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Whence the phoenix rose : ASHES
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Target area : RANGE
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Lose brightness : FADE
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Jefferson or Paine: Abbr. : THOS
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Home for a honey bunch : HIVE
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Tree of life locale : EDEN
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Use an ax : HEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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