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New York Times, Tuesday, June 1, 1982

Author:
Frank Geary
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Frank Geary has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,893

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Across
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Country-churchyard visitor : GRAY
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He wrote "In Search of Identity" : SADAT
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Hansom : CAB
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Oise feeder : AIRE
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Like Coleridge's Mariner : ALONE
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Israeli dance : HORA
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Be agitated : BOIL
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Poet laureate: 1843–50 : WORDSWORTH
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Play for time : STALL
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Insipid : TASTELESS
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Suffix with potent or prudent : IAL
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Down in the mouth : SAD
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"Tristram of Lyonesse" poet : SWINBURNE
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Reptile : VIPER
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Scot who translated Homer : LANG
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Wild duck : TEAL
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Musical composition : ETUDE
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Sign on a switch : OFF
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Recites a poem : RENDERS
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Beak : NIB
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Rile : PEEVE
44
This was "out of joint" for Hamlet : TIME
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Explosive charge : MINE
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Gave evidence of fallibility : ERRED
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Controversial : ERISTICAL
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Mormons: Abbr. : LDS
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Cask : TUN
52
Second looie : SHAVETAIL
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"___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
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Silver's rider : LONERANGER
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Charles or Mary : LAMB
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Issue : EMIT
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It can weigh 1,800 lbs. : MOOSE
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Pottage receiver : ESAU
68
___ Moines : DES
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Fall guy : PATSY
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Fender imperfection : DENT
Down
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Chews the rag : GABS
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Mob scene : RIOT
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Roberta Peters forte : ARIA
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Cheerleaders' activity : YELLING
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Do some carpentry : SAW
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Copperfield's first wife : DORA
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No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
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P.S.A.T.'s : TESTS
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Nucleus : CORE
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Liberal ___ : ARTS
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Boos' cousins : BAHS
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Stop! : HOLDIT
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Works details into a poem : WEAVES
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Chem. room : LAB
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Stringed instrument : LUTE
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Area draining into an ocean : SLOPE
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Thin cracker : WAFER
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Deduce : INFER
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Annuity, to Pierre : RENTE
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Lowest point : NADIR
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Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
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___ Wars (Rome vs. Carthage) : PUNIC
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Scotland's capital, to a poet : EDINA
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Lee, to Lincoln : REBEL
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More incarnadine : REDDER
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Take five : REST
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"National ___," 1944 film : VELVET
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Moved from guest to guest : MINGLED
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Mimicking bird : TUI
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20¢ item featuring Gen. Marshall : STAMP
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What huskies lug : SLED
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Habitat : HOME
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Black birds : ANIS
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Celebes ox : ANOA
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Fewer's counterpart : LESS
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Facility : EASE
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Regan agt. : TMAN
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Touch upon : ABUT
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King, in Cádiz : REY

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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