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New York Times, Friday, June 11, 1982

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,903
Across
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Actor from Petersburg, Va. : COTTEN
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Patricia ___, actress who married 1 Across : MEDINA
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Daughter of Polonius : OPHELIA
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Stately court dances : PAVANES
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Potsdam event: 1945 : MEETING
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Tragedy by Euripides : ORESTES
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Novelist Levin : IRA
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Jones's prize in 1779 : SERAPIS
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Noted British painter of birds : EDE
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Fearless Fosdick's creator : CAPP
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Runs the harvester : REAPS
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Have ___ with (be privy to info) : ANIN
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Devoured greedily : ATEUP
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Homophone for air : ERE
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Sports shocker : UPSET
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Course for a class : LESSONS
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Hats for some Caruso fans : TOPPERS
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Sweetie pie : HON
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Oceanic word in NATO : ATL
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Puts away childish things : MATURES
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Prepared a mackerel : BROILED
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Emulate Jessica : ELOPE
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Dish for a Lanai luau : POI
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Netman Fraser : NEALE
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What teasels raise : NAPS
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Pencil wood : CEDAR
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Casca inflicted one : STAB
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"___ Blue?" : AMI
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Romano and ricotta : CHEESES
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Printers' org. : ITU
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Having berries : COCCOID
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Sights in Shaker Heights : ESTATES
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Huge appetite : EDACITY
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Casino distributors : DEALERS
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"So Big" heroine : SELINA
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Having lots of locks : TRESSY
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Like Buster Keaton : COMICAL
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Run : OPERATE
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"Tarzan and ___" : THEAPES
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Hanoi holiday : TET
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Site of first Olympics : ELIS
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Forty-___ : NINER
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He hit 61 home runs in '61 : MARIS
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"___ Diary": Twain : EVES
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Wagner's "___ Rheingold" : DAS
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Vehement : INTENSE
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More penurious : NEEDIER
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Yeas and ayes : ASSENTS
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Is in harmony with : AGREES
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Valve in a gasoline engine : POPPET
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Thun's stream : AAR
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Certain exercises : PUSHUPS
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Tries to fill an opening : APPLIES
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"Perley" of journalism : POORE
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Writer Sinclair : UPTON
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Dir. from Tampa to Ocala : NNE
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Row : OAR
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Persons on P.O. posters : MENACES
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Stylish : ALAMODE
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Of current interest : TOPICAL
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Like a cheetah : SPEEDY
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Adjective for Bunker : BIASED
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Varieties of lava : LATITES
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Click beetles : ELATERS
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"Printemps" composer : DEBUSSY
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Sappho's "___ to Aphrodite" : ODE
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Actress-dancer Rivera : CHITA
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Button for a bowler : RESET
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Nickel, for one : COIN
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"___ Wars" : STAR
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201 to Caesar : CCI
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"Stingo" in Soho : ALE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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