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New York Times, Tuesday, April 27, 1982

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

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Jazz enthusiast : HEPCAT
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Bundles of hay : BALES
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Infuriate : ENRAGE
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Royal family of England : HANOVER
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Makes reparation : ATONES
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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
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Was unsuccessful : FAILED
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Well arranged : SHIPSHAPE
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Elevates : RAISES
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Shaba, formerly : KATANGA
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Sea birds : ERNES
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Favorite : PET
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Violent disturbance : STORM
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Cryptogamic plant : MOSS
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Enriching ground cover : MULCH
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Hindu garment : SARI
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Nice friend : AMI
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Economist who wrote on population trends : MALTHUS
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God of the underworld : DIS
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Flavored lozenge : PASTILLE
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Stimulus or goal : MOTIVE
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Speech defect : STUTTER
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Flat : PLANAR
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Golf great : SNEAD
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One at a time : SINGLY
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U.S. editor-publisher : HEARST
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Siren : ENTICER
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Kind of court : PROBATE
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Container : CAN
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Bronze and Iron : AGES
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Seed's protection : TESTA
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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
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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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