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New York Times, Tuesday, July 20, 1982

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,942
Across
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Lillian and Philip : ROTHS
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Pointed file : RASP
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Dowson's "Non Sum Qualis ___" : ERAM
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N.C.O.'s "___ face!" : ABOUT
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French money: 1929–38 : ECUS
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"___ Know," Jack Jones hit : NOWI
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Yearly visitor to York : FATHERCHRISTMAS
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Grid feats : TDS
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Importuned : WOOED
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Deuces' betters : TREYS
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Prefix with finals : SEMI
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Affirmative : AYE
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Astaire film of 1955 : DADDYLONGLEGS
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Bog : MIRE
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Expose, in poesy : OPE
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Musical form : ROCK
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City south of Florence : SIENA
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Cable spool : DRUM
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Craggy crest : TOR
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Big ___ theory : BANG
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Does sums : ADDS
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Head of the household : PATERFAMILIAS
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"Exodus" character : ARI
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March 15, e.g. : IDES
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Lower in rank : ABASE
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Recedes : WANES
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Where to "take the waters" : SPA
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Proposes : POPSTHEQUESTION
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Differently : ELSE
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Despondent : BLUE
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Made a boo-boo : ERRED
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Carol : NOEL
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Lobster-pot part : SLAT
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Spiteful : NASTY
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Large collection : RAFT
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O.T. book : OBAD
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The sandbox set : TOTS
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"What?" : HUH
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Simmered : STEWED
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Shrink back : RECOIL
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Deep yearning : ACHE
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Voiceless consonant : SURD
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Phi, chi, ___ : PSI
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Dinner's high point : ENTREE
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Site of the Farnese Palace : ROME
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Farther from the hole on the green : AWAY
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Liberty or America : MISS
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Actress Schneider : ROMY
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Pin of a sundial : STYLE
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Neighbor of Neb. : SDAK
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Taj Mahal's city : AGRA
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What thirsty plants do : DROOP
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Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
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Alpha's partner : OMEGA
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Author Anaïs : NIN
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Virgin ___, West Indies : GORDA
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Hashed browns, e.g. : SPUDS
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Service org. : ORT
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Headline units : EMS
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Ayah's garb : SARI
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Foot soldiers: Abbr. : INF
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Emcee's spot : DAIS
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Cousin of a fez : BERET
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Corn inflorescence : TASSEL
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Haydn specialty : MINUET
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Decrease : LESSEN
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" . . . his nose was as sharp as ___": Shak. : APEN
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Machete : BOLO
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Cathedral's east-end projection : APSE
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In the pink : WELL
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___ fortis (nitric acid) : AQUA
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Epistolary salutation : SIRS
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Idyllist : POET
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Singer Gibb : ANDY
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Football squad mems. : HBS
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Refrain syllable : TRA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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