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New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 1982

Author:
Adams
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 2
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,865

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Across
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Embrace : ADOPT
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Summon : CALL
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Not many : FEW
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Donkey : BURRO
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Sphere : AREA
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A hybrid : MULE
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Downstairs : BELOW
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Small amount : SCINTILLA
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Wind, rain, etc. : ELEMENTS
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Capture : COLLAR
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Rainbow : IRIS
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Bit : MORSEL
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Chip : SPLINTER
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Like some towers : IVIED
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Edible root : TARO
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Car of yore : REO
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Peat or Spanish follower : MOSS
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"Olympia" painter : MANET
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___ animo (with evil content) : MALO
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Dot on a French map : ILE
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Ye ___ Coffee Shoppe : OLDE
39
Faults : VICES
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Yields : CONCEDES
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Abandon : DESERT
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Egyptian idol of yore : APIS
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Quartet member : BASS
46
With 49 Across, a proton : ATOMIC
49
See 46 Across : PARTICLE
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Kind of weight or formula : MOLECULAR
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Poem having 24 books : ILIAD
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A stone for Jimmy Carter : OPAL
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Speck : MOTE
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"Beau ___" : GESTE
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Boxer Norton : KEN
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Raced : SPED
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___ gum, used in varnishes : ESTER
Down
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Lane of songdom : ABBE
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Twosome conflict : DUEL
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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"I do" and "I will" : PROMISES
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Overshadowed, with "above" : TOWERED
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Tosses : CASTS
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Curves : ARCS
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Welcome symbol in Oahu : LEI
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Guinevere's paramour : LANCELOT
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Mark on a fuel tank : FULL
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Cinders of comics : ELLA
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Fray : WEAR
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Capital of Lombardy : MILAN
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Anchor rings : TORI
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Zero : NIL
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Rampageous revelry : SPREE
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Copy : MIMIC
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Molding : OVOLO
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Out of bed : RISEN
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White ___, national monument in N.M. : SANDS
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Tinge : TRACE
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He goes where congers congregate : EELER
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Perch : ROOST
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Lore from old wives : TALES
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Whits or bits : MODICUMS
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Darts and arrows : MISSILES
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Footstep, e.g. : VESTIGE
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Caravan constituent : CAMEL
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Typical De Mille film : EPIC
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Nabokov novel : DAR
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Exposed : BARED
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Run ___ (riot) : AMOK
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Small shark : TOPE
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Snack spread : PATE
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Chest for Cicero : CIST
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Overdue : LATE
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German river : EDER
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Cut (off) : LOP

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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