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New York Times, Friday, June 25, 1982

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,917
Across
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Conserve, in a way : REUSE
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Safari city : NAIROBI
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SMALL HANDBILLS : DODGERS
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Phantom : EIDOLON
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Very close margin : EYELASH
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COFFEE MACHINES : BREWERS
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Jeannine's husband : MARI
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Start of O and X game : TIC
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Fictional W.W. II town : ADANO
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"Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
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French warehouse : MAGASIN
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Part of a soap frame : SESS
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Joplin creation : RAG
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Countess Ciano : EDDA
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Foot-powered device : TREADLE
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CARMINE AND MAGENTA : REDS
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Dr. J's org. : NBA
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SHASTRI AND OSCEOLA : INDIANS
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Ribbed fabric : REP
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NEOPHYTE REPORTERS : CUBS
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Like certain flights : NONSTOP
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Give the eye : OGLE
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Seaver's stat. : ERA
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McNutt : BOOB
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Pusillanimous : UNMANLY
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Boston or Baltimore : PORT
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Quemoy's neighbor : MATSU
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Partner of poivre : SEL
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Lizard fish : ULAE
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FIG-BIRDS : ORIOLES
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"Live and ___" : LETLIVE
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Rip or short follower : SNORTER
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ENCROACHES ON COPYRIGHTS : PIRATES
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Throat tissues : TONSILS
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Dams' mates : SIRES
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SQUARE-RIGGER SAILS : ROYALS
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Channel swimmer: 1926 : EDERLE
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Worst looking : UGLIEST
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Yellow or Coral : SEA
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Whilom : ERST
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Bill : NEB
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Service-station item : AIR
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Notions : IDEAS
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More turbulent : ROWDIER
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Fragrant plant : OLEANDER
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Innate : BORN
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___ many words : INSO
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Prefix for god or john : DEMI
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Thin strip : SHIM
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COOKE AND MEDEIROS : CARDINALS
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Festivals : GALAS
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Hershfield's "Abie the ___" : AGENT
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Madras title : SRI
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Presidential monogram : DDE
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Viper : ASP
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Prefix meaning nine : ENNEA
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Bedeck : ADORN
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Bilko was one : NCO
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Apprentice jockey's five-lb. allowance : BUG
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Ceremonial washing : ABLUTION
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Type of sister : SOB
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Response devices : SENSORS
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Widespread : POPULAR
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Grainy rock : OOLITE
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STANDS UP TO : BRAVES
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Start for millionaire : MULTI
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Kennel sound : YELP
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Ray Floyd accessories : TEES
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Part of M.V.P. : MOST
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Waikiki neckware : LEIS
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Elusive one : EEL
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Certain H.S. students : SRS
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Prefix for corn or pod : TRI

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

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