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New York Times, Tuesday, April 20, 1982

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,851
Across
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It's better than no loaf : HALF
5
A's slugger : ARMAS
10
Fools : SAPS
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Winglike : ALAR
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Tether : LEASH
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___ d'Orsay, Paris : QUAI
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"Mens ___ ... " : SANA
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Witch : LAMIA
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Single : UNAL
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Rome "must" : PIAZZASANPIETRO
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Founder of Stoicism : ZENO
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Spanish queen : ENA
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Kitchen aid : LADLE
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Slangy negative : NAH
31
Fail to hit it off : CLASH
35
What "video" means : ISEE
36
Kind of brick or cement : SILICA
38
Bee follower : CEE
39
Rome "must" : THESPANISHSTEPS
42
Seamstress's concern : HEM
43
Roman deputy : LEGATE
44
Old English coins : ORAS
45
Follow : ENSUE
47
Byelorussia is one: Abbr. : SSR
48
Mosey : AMBLE
49
Catch a thief : NAB
51
Othello's "consigliere" : IAGO
53
Rome "must" : FOUNTAINOFTREVI
61
Where to visit the Taj Mahal : AGRA
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Kind of pool : STENO
63
Caboose's locale : REAR
64
An Arnaz : DESI
65
S.A. timber tree : TENIO
66
Salmagundi : OLIO
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Do an energy-saving job : SEAL
68
Build : ERECT
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Keenan or Ed : WYNN
Down
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Fastener : HASP
2
Jai ___ : ALAI
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Actress Turner : LANA
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Unnerves : FRAZZLES
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Poe's middle name : ALLAN
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Arguments : REASONINGS
7
Doll's word : MAMA
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B ___ Baker : ASIN
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Dieter's worry : SHAPE
10
Rat on the mob : SQUEAL
11
Dad's sister, e,g, : AUNT
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Carson's predecessor : PAAR
13
Barn's neighbor : SILO
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Last letter : ZEE
22
"People of the sun" : INCAS
25
Supple : LITHE
26
White-faced : ASHEN
27
Musicologist Taylor : DEEMS
29
A.k.a. : ALIAS
30
Like a ham's performance : HISTRIONIC
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Sour : ACERB
33
Plant part : SEPAL
34
Writer Hermann : HESSE
36
So, in Scotland : SAE
37
Guevara : CHE
40
Kilt feature : PLEAT
41
Song from "Annie" : TOMORROW
46
Use a claw hammer : UNNAIL
48
Ten-pct. person : AGT
50
Recipe instruction : BASTE
52
On the move : AFOOT
53
Pet rock and hula hoop : FADS
54
S-shaped molding : OGEE
55
___ Major : URSA
56
Via Appia's kin : ITER
57
Hawaiian goose : NENE
58
Slippery : EELY
59
Conceited : VAIN
60
Something to pump : IRON

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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