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New York Times, Friday, April 16, 1982

Author:
Albert L. Misenko
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,847
Across
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Was profitable : PAID
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Crush underfoot : TRAMPLE
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Country estate : VILLA
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Subjects of Torquemada's inquiries : HERESIES
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Ringing or stinging : TINGLY
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Fit to be chosen : ELIGIBLE
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Tennessee ___ Ford : ERNIE
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Swerves : VEERS
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Roof apex covering : EPI
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He wrote "Sheridan's Ride" : READ
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Rossini's "Le ___ Ory" : COMTE
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Steinbeck character : ARON
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Aerial bomb : ROC
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Transports : SHIPS
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Chatter : PRATE
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Unit for Drake : SEAMILE
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Pinnipeds : SEALS
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Leagued : FEDERATED
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Circus Maximus emcee : EDILE
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"The ___," 1936 song : ONEROSE
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Like argon : INERT
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Levers : PRIES
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"___ the Marbles," Falk film : ALL
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Booth coin : DIME
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Barbara or Hoople : MAJOR
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Fasten : GLUE
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Compass point : ESE
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Exhibit room : SALON
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Mediterranean island : MALTA
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Type of police dog : ALSATIAN
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Coddled : BABIED
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Permissiveness : LENIENCE
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Gave the glad eye : OGLED
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Furniture items : SETTEES
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Skewbald : PIED
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Ship's boat : PINNACE
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Cold : ALGID
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River at Rennes : ILLE
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Justice Sandra ___ O'Connor : DAY
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O'Neill play : THEEMPERORJONES
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Gets new tenants : RELETS
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C'est ___ (that's a laugh) : ARIRE
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A March and a Mundy : MEGS
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Greek letter : PSI
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Abundant : LIBERAL
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Fish traps : EELPOTS
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Songbirds : VIREOS
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Schooner gear : SEINE
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Reg. or dist. : TERR
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Dress fabric : VOILE
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Reprove : CHIDE
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Tilled land, in Texas : ARADO
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Silvery food fish : SMELT
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The jury, e.g. : PEERS
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Light ___ under : AFIRE
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Suggestion : STEER
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Negatively charged atom : ANION
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Isolates : ENISLES
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Land around a mansion : DEMESNE
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Rushed out suddenly : SALLIED
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Washed out : ELUTED
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Perfect : IDEAL
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Fontainebleau attraction : PALACE
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Plumbum : LEAD
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Acadia National Park site : MAINE
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Lombard's man : GABLE
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Cancel a change : STET
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Traveling trio : MAGI
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Small island : AIT
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Conk : BOP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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