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New York Times, Monday, April 26, 1982

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,857
Across
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Soft drink : COLA
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Latin dance : SAMBA
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Hemingway : PAPA
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"Woe is me!" : ALAS
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Concerning : ABOUT
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Hebrew prophet : AMOS
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Proverbial happy fellow : HEWHOLAUGHSLAST
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___ compos mentis : NON
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Ceremony : RITE
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Type of bug : LITTER
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On one's rocker : SANE
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French father : PERE
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Black-belt art : KARATE
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Able to read : LITERATE
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"Stayin' ___," Bee Gees hit : ALIVE
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Like many a bathroom : TILED
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___ Vegas : LAS
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Amerce : FINE
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La Douce et al. : IRMAS
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Part of A.P.O. : POST
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Powder ___ : KEG
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Belittle, in a way : SNEER
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He toured Hades with Aeneas : DANTE
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Hallowed : ANOINTED
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Texas state trooper : RANGER
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A Yalie : COED
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Assign by design : METE
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Up-to-date : MODERN
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Foundation : BASE
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Papal seat : SEE
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Shakespearean play : ACOMEDYOFERRORS
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Oxford : SHOE
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Rose-colored dye : EOSIN
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___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
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Eland's weapon : HORN
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Old coin of Venice : DUCAT
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Used up : GONE
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Lyricist Sammy : CAHN
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Margarine : OLEO
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A sight in suburbia : LAWN
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Kind of tray : ASH
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Containing sodium chloride : SALINE
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Lessen : ABATE
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Wry face : MOUE
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Eavesdropper's device : BUG
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Gymnasts : ATHLETES
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Act insincerely : PALTER
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Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
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Sit for Peale : POSE
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Kepler's subj. : ASTR
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Declaim : ORATE
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Fathered : SIRED
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Scrimp : SAVE
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Hairy : PILAR
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He wrote "The Trial" : KAFKA
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Foreigner : ALIEN
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Starr of the Beatles : RINGO
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Cemented : LIMED
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"Take Me ___," 1959 song : ALONG
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Savor : TASTE
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Perfume ingredient : ESTER
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Cornered : TREED
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Meant : INTENDED
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Window part : PANE
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Sleep sound : SNORE
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Office item : DATER
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Vanished vendors : ICEMEN
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Be indignant : RESENT
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Puzo subject : MAFIA
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Alda smash : MASH
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___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
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Type of mat : DOOR
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Variety of pear : BOSC
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Passable : SOSO
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Innisfail : ERIN
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Town near Padua : ESTE
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"___ and I," 1941 song : YOU
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Very poor magazine : RAG

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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