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New York Times, Tuesday, June 8, 1982

Author:
William E. Heinemann
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William E. Heinemann has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,900
Across
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Catch sight of : SPOT
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Gather in a bouncing ball : SCOOP
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___ one by (throw a fast strike) : BLOW
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Tear's associate : WEAR
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Nobel Prize physicist: 1945 : PAULI
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N.J. city : LODI
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Concerning : ASTO
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Accountant's word : ASSET
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Tinker ___ : TOEVERSTOCHANCE
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Kind of preview : SNEAK
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Barfly's sound : HIC
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His pitches travel over 90 m.p.h. : RYAN
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"Do unto ___ . . . " : OTHERS
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Catches flies : SHAGS
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Supertanker Nissei ___ : MARU
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American Indian : ERIE
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Decant : POUR
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Golfer's piece of turf : DIVOT
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Competition for a pennant : RACE
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River in Italy : ARNO
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Bauxite and galena : ORES
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Subject of Voyager II photos : SATURN
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Lew ___, memorable comic : LEHR
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Buff : NUT
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Writer Jong : ERICA
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Popular song of 1889 : SLIDEKELLYSLIDE
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What some campers acquire : LORE
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Water nymph : NAIAD
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"The ___ Horse" (Lou Gehrig) : IRON
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Declare : AVER
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Ancient Roman port : OSTIA
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Height: Comb. form : ACRO
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Army chow : MESS
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Like neglected lawns : WEEDY
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Cub Scout groups : DENS
Down
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"Sultanate" of Babe Ruth : SWAT
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Mexican coins : PESOS
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Like a popular porridge : OATEN
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Treasure ___ : TROVE
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Anderson or Lyle : SPARKY
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Actress Peggy : CASS
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Eject : OUST
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Bread spread : OLEO
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Strategy with a man on base : PITCHOUT
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Where fans get tans : BLEACHERS
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Forsaken : LORN
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Like some poems : ODIC
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Pitcher Rick : WISE
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Corn spikes : EARS
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A single is one : HIT
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Moslem prince : AMIR
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Orange variety : NAVEL
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Pitching data: Abbr. : ERAS
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Boston's Jim : RICE
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Homophone for scene : SEEN
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Bath and Bex : SPAS
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Rumanian dance : HORA
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Relative for Charley : AUNT
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Some batted balls : GROUNDERS
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Phillies' Pete : ROSE
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I ___ (third baseman in Abbott-Costello skit) : DONTKNOW
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Bobbles the ball : ERRS
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Repent : RUE
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Prime : HEYDAY
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Homeric epic : ILIAD
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Siren : CIRCE
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Decorate : ADORN
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Grand ___ (bases-full home run) : SLAM
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One of "Three Little Words" : LOVE
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Angers : IRES
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K. Coyle's "Immortal ___" : EASE
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Mineral suffix : LITE
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___ away (saved) : LAID
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Slaughter or Cabell : ENOS

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

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