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New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 1982

Author:
William H. Ford
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 573 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,863
Across
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Put ___ to (stop) : ANEND
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Dowels : PEGS
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Wang Lung's wife : OLAN
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Sweeting or greening : APPLE
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Powhatan's son-in-law : ROLFE
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"Lillian Russell" star: 1940 : ALICEFAYE
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Bounced by the boss : FIRED
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Jennet Jourdemayne : THELADYSNOTFORBURNING
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Charged atom : ION
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Resiliency : TONE
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Had chits out : OWED
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Pad sharer : ROOMIE
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Paths cut by scythes : SWATHS
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Exporters' concerns : TARIFFS
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Swindles : CONS
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Kin of corn pones : HOECAKES
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Closed chaise : CALASH
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Quay : WHARF
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Hideaway : LAIR
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"Evening out" memento : MENU
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Mild cigar : CLARO
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Columbus's birthplace : GENOA
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Grain : OAT
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Loud kiss : SMACK
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Macho type : HEMAN
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Train or subway : TRANSIT
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What soaks do : TOPE
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Gypsum : YESO
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Aspiration : AIM
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Needlefish : GAR
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Oscar and Felix : ODDCOUPLE
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White poplar : ABELE
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In proportion : PRORATA
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Spicy stews : OLLAS
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Joe Bonaparte : GOLDENBOY
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A Fed : TMAN
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O'er and o'er : OFT
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Neighbor of Arg. : URU
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Come a cropper : FAIL
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Highlander's purse : SPORRAN
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Lose one's cool : STEAM
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Driver's maneuver : UTURN
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Cumberland ___ : GAP
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Fit for ducks : RAINY
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Pioneer in electricity : TESLA
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Yakutsk's river : LENA
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G.W., to Braddock : AIDE
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Dakota tribe : SIOUX
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Roils : ANGERS
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Non-biodegradable items : PLASTICS
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Fiddler on the reef : CRAB
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Put back : RESTORE
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Jeremiad : LAMENT
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City near the Rideau Canal : OTTAWA
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"Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
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Slay : DOIN
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Hawaiian ruler : MOI
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Frankie Addams : THEMEMBEROFTHEWEDDING
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Wreck completely : TOTAL
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Skids laterally : SIDESLIPS
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Freud colleague : ADLER
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"___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
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Arthur Garfield ___ : HAYS
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Eucalypt : YATE
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Gulf south of Samar : LEYTE
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Gilmore of the N.B.A. : ARTIS
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Not at all : NOHOW
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Gluck heroine : ELENA
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Grid initials : NFL
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Willie Loman : DEATHOFASALESMAN
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English author of 100 novels : PAYN
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Something ___ (stunning!) : ELSE
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Schnapps : GIN
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Small fry's transport : SCOOTER
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Amount bid : OFFER
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Ancient city in Phrygia : LAODICEA
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Port on Firth of Clyde : AYR
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Tip : NEB
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___-Asian : AFRO
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Game with a 48-card deck : PINOCHLE
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Boxer Carnera : PRIMO
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Pravda founder : LENIN
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Selvages : EDGES
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Somewhat, in Berlin : ETWAS
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Potion portion : DOSE
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___ Major : URSA
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Jammed with people : THRONGED
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Show-off boxer : FANCYDAN
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Lucked out : FLUKED
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Cluster : CLOT
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Auto-club letters : AAA
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Portsmouth's neighbor : KITTERY
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Lady Sneerwell, president : SCHOOLFORSCANDAL
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Kg. or lb. : WGT
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Part of H.S.H. : HER
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Collected sayings : ANA
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___ de Staël : MME
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Mexican timber tree : AMAPA
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What Abe split : RAILS
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"Don't tread ___" : ONME
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Dauntless : SPARTAN
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A Forsyte by marriage : IRENE
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Pizarro's pelf : ORO
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Press coup : SCOOP
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Army gunners' "eyes" : SPOTTERS
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Earache : OTALGIA
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Extremist's doctrine : ULTRAISM
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Main artery, in France : AORTE
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Doldrums : BLUES
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"___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
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Rush of air : GUST
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Burned-over woodland : BRULEE
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Brother, in a friary : FRA
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Barracuda : SPET
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Ebro or Mayo : RIO
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S.A. herb : ANU
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Greek goddess of night : NYX
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River and state : ALABAMAS
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Not durable : UNSTURDY
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Newspaper items : ADS
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With vigilance : ALERTLY
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Metric weight : GRAM
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Introductions to bks. : PREFS
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Nastase : ILIE
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Terra follower : COTTA
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Title for an Eng. peer : RTHON
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Tête-___ : ATETE
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Hautboys : OBOES
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Poet Dickinson : EMILY
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Group of nine : NONET
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Argentine resort : TIGRE
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Shoe part : WELT
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H.E.W. was one : DEPT
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Tan liquor : OWSE
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Thirty-two qts. : BSH
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Rocco's "Hurrah!" : EIA
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Hawk parrot : HIA
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Ike's initials : DDE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 17 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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