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New York Times, Thursday, May 27, 1982

Author:
Emory H. Cain
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,888
Across
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Syria, formerly : ARAM
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City in N Italy : PARMA
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Physical extent : SIZE
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Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
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Tendon: Comb. form : TENO
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Kremlin expertise? : KNOWHOWINMOSCOW
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Bean or Bates : ALAN
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English novelist: 1814–84 : READE
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Horned viper : ASP
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Biked : PEDALED
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Stored away : STOWED
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Leporid : HARE
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Lascivious : PRURIENT
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Swedish surgeon? : GENDERAMENDER
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Opinion or judgment : ESTIMATE
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Ancient cry of revelry : EVOE
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A caustic : LIME
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Juries : PANELS
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Legal warnings : CAVEATS
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Irish Sea island : MAN
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Sloping; slanted : ATILT
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Harry's lady : BESS
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Caterer? : PROVENDERSENDER
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Supportive stake : PILE
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Saying : ADAGE
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Prefix for drome : AERO
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River or region in Europe : SAAR
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Some kind of nut : BETEL
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River of Northumberland : TYNE
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Solicit : ASK
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One-tenth of a sen : RIN
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Kind of dye : AZO
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Cage for hawks : MEW
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Combined resources : POOLED
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Gamal's successor : ANWAR
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Colton-Randolph play: 1922 : RAIN
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Gump's wife : MIN
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Fortify : ARM
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Mystified : ATSEA
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Type of transfer : DECAL
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Electrode : ANODE
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Propelled a proa : ROWED
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Geologic angle : HADE
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Establish by decree : ORDAIN
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Bat wood : ASH
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Milieu for Drew : STAGE
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Reflects deeply : PORES
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Helmet adornment : PLUME
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Gaelic name for Ireland : EIRE
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Withdrew : WENT
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Enraged : IRATE
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Nannies' conveyances : PRAMS
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First place : EDEN
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"I'll ___ Smile Again," 1939 song : NEVER
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Fish on the move : TROLL
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Swell : DILATE
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Issue : EMIT
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Snaky curve : ESS
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Large number, in the Ozarks : PASSEL
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Handle for Henri : ANSE
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Family of Fosdick's creator : CAPPS
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Heart parts : ATRIA
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Orchestra member : VIOLA
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Sniggler's quarry : ELVER
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Turnpike sign : MERGE
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Patrolman's route : BEAT
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Seize suddenly : NAB
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E.T.O. boss : DDE
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Writer Hentoff : NAT
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Ottoman ruler, once : DEY
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Homonym for urn : ERN
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One of Reese's teammates : ROE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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