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New York Times, Friday, July 16, 1982

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 338 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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D
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,938
Across
1
Score : DEBT
5
Booze : HOOCH
10
Goblet part : STEM
14
Offensive : UGLY
15
Stan's partner : OLLIE
16
Prefix with demisemiquaver : HEMI
17
Long-snouted wild animal : BOAR
18
Leave off : CEASE
19
Flower-stalk angle : AXIL
20
Big shot : COCKOFTHEWALK
23
What spats engird : ANKLES
25
Perched : SAT
26
He wrote "The Wall Street Gang" : NEY
27
Touch lightly : DAB
28
African tree : SHEA
31
The ___ (rock group) : WHO
33
Tops of suits : ACES
35
Minsk miss : OLGA
37
Beginning : ALPHA
41
Big shot : GRANDPANJANDRUM
44
Macabre : EERIE
45
Midshipman's mess : MEAL
46
Remarkable: Slang : SOME
47
Explosive substance : TNT
49
Envelop : WRAP
51
Wernher ___ Braun : VON
52
___ of Azov : SEA
55
Final resting pl. of Forms 1040 : IRS
57
Log : RECORD
59
Big shot : HIGHMUCKAMUCK
63
Brutish creature : OGRE
64
Spiced dish of wild fowl : SALMI
65
Seal's flipper, e.g. : LIMB
68
Muscle : THEW
69
Genealogical charts : TREES
70
"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
71
An Anna of filmdom : STEN
72
Exhausted : SPENT
73
Nanook's nest : IGLU
Down
1
Nickname : DUB
2
Conceit : EGO
3
Ursus americanus : BLACKBEAR
4
Austrian province : TYROL
5
Uncle's place : HOCKSHOP
6
Spread : OLEO
7
Patron saint of Norway : OLAF
8
Ancient Roman chests : CISTS
9
Guffaw : HEEHAW
10
Josh Billings's real name : SHAW
11
Native of Jim Hogg County : TEXAN
12
Zola : EMILE
13
___ Way : MILKY
21
These, in Bar-le-Duc : CES
22
Frome : ETHAN
23
Saw : ADAGE
24
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
29
Media's neighbor : ELAM
30
Former Veep : AGNEW
32
Automotive pioneer : OLDS
34
Tizzy : SNIT
36
Open a bit : AJAR
38
Pest's activity : PROVOKING
39
Mood : HUMOR
40
Reform : AMEND
42
Twilled cloth : DENIM
43
Panic-button pusher : ALARMIST
48
Cartels : TRUSTS
50
Little, to Henri : PEU
52
Photos : SHOTS
53
Kind of ball : EIGHT
54
Coincide : AGREE
56
Steep cliff : SCARP
58
Half of DIV : CCLII
60
Shaped with a cutting tool : HEWN
61
"Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
62
Word of approval : AMEN
66
Fraction of an inch : MIL
67
Heat meas. : BTU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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