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New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1982

Author:
Joan Whitman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joan Whitman has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,875
Across
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Hair shirt : CILICE
7
Thin : LEAN
11
Football pass : LATERAL
12
Displaying simple elegance : ATTIC
14
Link together : CATENATE
15
Weak tea, in Britain : CATLAP
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Apt rhyme for Tara : OHARA
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Lots and lots of lots : ACRES
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More S than E : SSE
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Moos : LOWS
22
Countertenors : ALTOS
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Nick's pet : ASTA
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Heavenly body : ORB
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Refuse : DROSS
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Kind of pigeon : STOOL
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Autumnal activity : REAPING
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___ de Beaupré : STEANNE
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Late shipping tycoon's nickname : ARI
32
Common deciduous tree : OAK
33
Perfumed : SCENTED
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Amusing : COMICAL
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Toothsome : TASTY
42
Iranian coins : RIALS
44
Imitate : APE
45
Mel and Ed of baseball : OTTS
46
Egyptian group : COPTS
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Tuscan town : STIA
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Actress Claire : INA
49
Lab tube : PIPET
50
Where the Marxes spent a day : RACES
51
String for racquets : CATGUT
53
Waterfall : CATARACT
55
A contemporary of The Bard : PEELE
56
"Dream ___ Dream of Me," 1931 song : ALITTLE
57
Disposed of : SOLD
58
Bond issue : CONSOL
Down
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Variety of red grape : CATAWBA
2
Anatomical canals : ITERS
3
Capp's ___ the Hyena : LENA
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Cash's "Ballad of ___ Hayes" : IRA
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List : CATALOG
6
Chooses : ELECTS
7
Adds liquor : LACES
8
Japanese outcasts : ETAS
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The d.a. : ATT
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Swedish soprano: 1843–1921 : NILSSON
11
City in NE Pakistan : LAHORE
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Prepare to knit : CASTON
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Tinge : COLOR
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Frequent painter of Washington : PEALE
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Rough exterior of bark : ROSS
22
He commands an army : ARNIE
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Town on the Dnestr River : ATAKI
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Foul : DIRTY
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Coal beds : SEAMS
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Sam's lengthy error : PANTS
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Hammer, pliers, etc. : TOOLS
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Indifferent to pleasure or pain : STOIC
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Forty winks : CATNAP
35
Country homes : ESTATES
36
Sink : DROP
37
Range hybrid : CATTALO
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Whistle of disapproval : CATCALL
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For each : APIECE
40
Smallest : LEAST
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Drug made from dried roots : IPECAC
46
Commended a G.I. : CITED
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Artist Andrea del ___ : SARTO
49
Haul : PULL
50
Pied Piper followers : RATS
52
Earth: Prefix : GEO
54
Material for a toy soldier : TIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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