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New York Times, Thursday, April 29, 1982

Author:
Teresa Forestall
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has repeated answers.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,860

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Across
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Julia Child is one : CHEF
5
Con man's specialty : SCAM
9
Item in a certain album : STAMP
14
Israeli dance : HORA
15
Use a strop : HONE
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Halley's discovery : COMET
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Actress O'Connor et al. : UNAS
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English river : AVON
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Milieu for Sugar Ray : ARENA
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R : BITTERENDER
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Greek letters : NUS
24
Explorer Hedin : SVEN
25
Patron saint of Norway : OLAF
27
Mailed : POSTED
30
Wading birds : IBISES
34
Quechuan people : INCAS
35
Tie : BIND
38
U.S. cartoonist: 1840–1902 : NAST
39
Approach : NEAR
40
Gitche Gumee craft : CANOE
41
Jot : IOTA
42
Bakery item : TART
43
Later : ANON
44
TV's Lou Grant : ASNER
45
Trumpeter Herb : ALPERT
47
Globe : SPHERE
48
Ship's hazard : REEF
50
Lucille's ex : DESI
51
Ice or Stone : AGE
54
A : TRADECENTER
59
Maxim : MOTTO
61
Dorothy took him to Oz : TOTO
62
"To ___ speak Spanish . . . ": Charles V : GODI
63
Alma ___ : MATER
64
Yemeni port : ADEN
65
Les Etats-___ : UNIS
66
Fragrant : OLENT
67
Star of "Hawaii Five-0" : LORD
68
Rose or Fountain : PETE
Down
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Freshwater fish : CHUB
2
"___ soit . . . " : HONI
3
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
4
F : FASTSTARTER
5
Participated in : SHARED
6
Band of 13 witches : COVEN
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Shortly : ANON
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"The evil that ___ . . . ": Shak. : MENDO
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Black beetle : SCARAB
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Rocky crag : TOR
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Kind of corner : AMEN
12
Carte before the course : MENU
13
Affiliates of schs. : PTAS
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Times of anticipation : EVES
22
Abridge : ELIDE
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P : FINISHINGUP
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One of a 1492 threesome : PINTA
28
Ryan or Patrick : ONEAL
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Steep slope : SCARP
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It flows SSW into the Rhone : SAONE
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Gaze : STARE
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Prohibition : BAN
36
Mythical princess : INO
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Sine qua ___ : NON
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Supply food : CATER
44
Church part : APSE
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Laboratory vessel : RETORT
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Kind of hand : SECOND
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Lethal : FATAL
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Inhibit : DETER
51
Bullets : AMMO
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Aim : GOAL
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Little: Suffix : ETTE
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Extinct bird : DODO
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His film debut came in '32 : TONE
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Redact : EDIT
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Soprano Stevens : RISE
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Number of nursery-rhyme Indians : TEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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