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New York Times, Thursday, June 10, 1982

25-Across : City in the Canaries, with "Las"

Author:
Arnold Moss
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,902
Across
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Gargantua, e.g. : KING
5
What "dreams are made on" : STUFF
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Poke : PROD
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Kind of code : AREA
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More virtuous : PURER
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Mammoth : HUGE
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Tale : YARN
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Légion d'honneur, e.g. : ORDRE
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Hurdy-gurdy : LIRA
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Avine spoonerism for 37 Across : NOTERNUNSTONED
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Wall St. term : RTS
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Bewitch : HEX
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City in the Canaries, with "Las" : PALMAS
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Adele's brother : FRED
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Face card + this = 21 : ACE
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Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
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Calculator symbol : PLUS
36
Ripple : PURL
37
Leave ___ (make every effort) : NOSTONEUNTURNED
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One of a famous trio : ABLE
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Apple thrower : ERIS
42
Due e cinque : SETTE
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Bishopric : SEE
44
Eager : AVID
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Title for Marco Polo : MESSER
46
Jeanne, e.g. : STE
47
Cantor fantasy : SON
48
Musical spoonerism for 37 Across : NOSTERNUNTONED
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Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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"No ___!" : SIREE
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Holland product : EDAM
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Heavy hammer : MAUL
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In any way : ATALL
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Judge, with "up" : SIZE
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Dresden's river : ELBE
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Some cheers : YELLS
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Mulligan, for one : STEW
Down
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Francis of films: 1905-68 : KAY
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Site of Qum : IRAN
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Adopted son of Claudius : NERO
4
Wolfe character : GANT
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Big spenders : SPORTS
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"As the World ___" : TURNS
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Rawalpindi language : URDU
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House plant : FERN
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Most minxish : FRESHEST
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Showy flower : PHLOX
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Rack's partner : RUIN
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The Minotaur, e.g. : OGRE
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Like Gogol's souls : DEAD
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One of the Danaides : ERATO
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Mass. name : TED
25
Cuban fruits : PINAS
26
Hogan material : ADOBE
27
Hosiery thread : LISLE
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Item in "thy brother's eye" : MOTE
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Mercury is one : FLUID
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"So ___ the world away": Hamlet : RUNS
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Some kin : AUNTS
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Site of the Minoan civilization : CRETE
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Mormon priest : ELDER
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"The Peer and the ___" : PERI
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Top man in D.C. : PRES
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"___ die" : NEVERSAY
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"___ hooks" : USENO
44
Chemical ending : ATE
45
Oases on highways : MOTELS
46
Filched : STOLE
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Matt of Namath's Jets : SNELL
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What Juliet asked Romeo to doff : NAME
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TV preacher Roberts : ORAL
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Slight : SNUB
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"Rock On" author : NITE
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U.S.S.R. river : URAL
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Cape : NESS
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Redact : EDIT
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Stupor : DAZE
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Sea gull : MEW

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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