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Bette Sue Cohen
Bette Sue Cohen

New York Times, Monday, July 12, 1982

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 16, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,934
Across
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Salami emporium : DELI
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Degrade : ABASE
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"When I was ___ ... " : ALAD
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Stratford-on-___ : AVON
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Role for Heston : MOSES
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"___-Tough," Reynolds film : SEMI
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With 53 Across, quote by Emerson : MENAREWHATTHEIR
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Before, to Spenser : ERE
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Robert ___ : ELEE
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Rise rapidly : ROCKET
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Air homophone : HEIR
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___ Hari : MATA
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Gorgon slain by Perseus : MEDUSA
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Elevate to sainthood : CANONIZE
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Fred's sister : ADELE
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Hope from Conn. : LANGE
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Gypsy : ROM
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Acarid : TICK
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Tureen adjunct : LADLE
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Dwindle : WANE
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Guidonian note : ELA
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Wrong-number word : SORRY
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Shankar's instrument : SITAR
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Sibling, e.g. : RELATIVE
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Just : MERELY
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Pro ___ (proportionally) : RATA
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Mentally sound : SANE
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Seer at Delphi : ORACLE
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Up-and-down man : OTIS
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Refreshment for Jane Marple : TEA
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See 17 Across : MOTHERSMADETHEM
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Fencing sword : EPEE
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Gladden : ELATE
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Underdone : RARE
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___-do-well : NEER
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Mamie van ___ : DOREN
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Presently : ANON
Down
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Subject of a "South Pacific" song : DAME
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Ending for when or where : EVER
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Like an anchorite : LONE
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Pig ___ poke : INA
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Earhart : AMELIA
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Arbor : BOWER
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Arthur of tennis : ASHE
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Goudge's "The Child from the ___" : SEA
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Alienate : ESTRANGE
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Depth charge: Slang : ASHCAN
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Garden herb : LEEK
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Friend, to Deneuve : AMIE
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Gossip's lowdown : DIRT
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Della of songdom : REESE
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From head ___ : TOTOE
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TV's "The Incredible ___" : HULK
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Virile : MANLY
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Alma follower : MATER
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Circus Maximus emcee : EDILE
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Sticker : DECAL
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Framework : CADRE
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Incensed : IRATE
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Of an area : ZONAL
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Abrasive substance : EMERY
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Insect stage : LARVA
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Lagged behind : LOITERED
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Cable : WIRE
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Fusty : STALE
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Paine's "Common ___" : SENSE
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Macdonald's private eye : ARCHER
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Kind of aunt or voyage : MAIDEN
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Utter : STATE
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"The ___," Peck vehicle : OMEN
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Ratline : ROPE
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Sharif or Bradley : OMAR
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Comparative word : THAN
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Last word : AMEN
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Middle-Eur. native : SLO
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___-la-la : TRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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