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New York Times, Wednesday, April 21, 1982

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,852
Across
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On : ATOP
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Calm precedes this : STORM
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Actor Estrada : ERIK
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Do a clerical job : FILE
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Capital of Vietnam : HANOI
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In the buff : NUDE
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Secretary of a sort : AMANUENSIS
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___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
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Elegant : REFINED
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Necessity for 53 Across : RIBBON
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Microscopic : TINY
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Veil fabric : TULLE
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Painter Claude's works : MONETS
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Cried out : HOLLERED
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Suppose : OPINE
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Composer of "Sally in Our Alley" : CAREY
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J. Arness to P. Graves : BRO
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Outlet : VENT
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A producer of protein : RNA
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European river : SAAR
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Before, to Spenser : ERE
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Beginners at Ole Miss : FROSH
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Solution that tints hair : RINSE
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News-story inclusion : DATELINE
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Craze : MADDEN
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Popeye's girl : OLIVE
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Homophone for seed : CEDE
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Steno's milieu : OFFICE
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Harte's "The Luck of ___ Camp" : ROARING
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Anagram for dial : LAID
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Machine in use since the 1860's : TYPEWRITER
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Exist : LIVE
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Ham it up : EMOTE
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Fictional plantation : TARA
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A son of Zeus : ARES
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Evaluated an employee : RATED
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Character actor Jack : ELAM
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From a distance : AFAR
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___ clock : TIME
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Norwegian king : OLAF
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Remorseful : PENITENT
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Martin and Fulton : SHEENS
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Actress in "The Gin Game" : TANDY
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Switch positions : ONS
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French king : ROI
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Anarchy : MISRULE
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Give power : ENABLE
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Elastic : RUBBERBAND
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Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
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Sharp : KEEN
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Merge : UNITE
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In a bad way : ILLY
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Holy scroll : TORAH
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Changed one's locale : MOVED
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"Ernani," for one : OPERA
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A 1980 film : NINETOFIVE
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Medieval merchants' guild : HANSE
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Fix a typo : ERASE
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Mamie Van ___ : DOREN
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Hag : CRONE
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Valuable ore of iron : SIDERITE
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Parisian cop : FLIC
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W.W. II's Rosie the ___ : RIVETER
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Relative of sonar : RADAR
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Curtails : ELIDES
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Spoke up, as a feline : MEOWED
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Greek island : CRETE
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Señora's pot : OLLA
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"My ___ Lady" : FAIR
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Garibaldi was one: Abbr. : ITAL
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Tiber tributary : NERA
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Chickpea, e.g. : GRAM
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Singer Sumac : YMA
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Poker player's prize : POT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later.

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