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New York Times, Tuesday, April 27, 1982

1-Across : Jazz enthusiast

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,858
Across
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Jazz enthusiast : HEPCAT
7
Bundles of hay : BALES
12
Infuriate : ENRAGE
13
Royal family of England : HANOVER
15
Makes reparation : ATONES
16
Etched : ENGRAVED
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Tease : RIB
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Approached stealthily : STALKED
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Australian bird : EMU
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Plant disease : SCAB
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Change : ALTER
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Harvest : CROP
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Aquarium fish : TETRA
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Sun. talk : SER
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Flat dish : PLATE
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Atomic pile : REACTOR
32
Was unsuccessful : FAILED
33
Well arranged : SHIPSHAPE
35
Elevates : RAISES
38
Shaba, formerly : KATANGA
41
Sea birds : ERNES
42
Favorite : PET
43
Violent disturbance : STORM
45
Cryptogamic plant : MOSS
46
Enriching ground cover : MULCH
48
Hindu garment : SARI
49
Nice friend : AMI
50
Economist who wrote on population trends : MALTHUS
52
God of the underworld : DIS
53
Flavored lozenge : PASTILLE
55
Stimulus or goal : MOTIVE
57
Speech defect : STUTTER
58
Flat : PLANAR
59
Golf great : SNEAD
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One at a time : SINGLY
Down
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U.S. editor-publisher : HEARST
2
Siren : ENTICER
3
Kind of court : PROBATE
4
Container : CAN
5
Bronze and Iron : AGES
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Seed's protection : TESTA
7
Cod fisherman : BANKER
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Ire : ANGER
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Title of nobility : LORD
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Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
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Indefinite number : SEVERAL
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Confused : HELTERSKELTER
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Distant : REMOTE
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Deceived : DUPED
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U.S. columnist : ALSOP
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Certain band instruments : BRASSES
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Customers of a sort : CLIENTS
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Persistent pains : ACHES
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Actress from Greece : PAPAS
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Poetic contraction : TIS
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Suet or lard : FAT
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Deck opening : HATCH
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Alter the cartography : REMAP
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Scents : AROMAS
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Demands strongly : INSISTS
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Demagogue's activity : GOADING
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Advent : ARRIVAL
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Tugged : PULLED
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Company lover : MISERY
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Island of some knights : MALTA
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Mounds : HUMPS
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Very small sum : MITE
51
Arias for tenors : SOLI
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Large cask : TUN
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Shade of brown : TAN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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