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New York Times, Monday, July 26, 1982

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,948
Across
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A hero of '76 : HALE
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Evergreen : CEDAR
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Road or sand follower : HOG
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G.I. offense : AWOL
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Have origin : ARISE
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Capital of Fiji : SUVA
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Trickery; mischief : HANKYPANKY
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Russia's ___ Mts. : URAL
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Affirmative : AYE
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Church section : APSE
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One's bean : NODDLE
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Corner : TREE
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___ Peninsula : MALAY
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Under control : INHAND
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Scraps from k.p. work : PARINGS
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Clever acts : COUPS
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John Wayne film : HONDO
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High points : UPS
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Is bested : LOSES
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French cheese : BRIE
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Andrea ___ Sarto : DEL
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Le Havre hat : BERET
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Military unit : CADRE
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Rulers : DYNASTS
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Thespian : PLAYER
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Sac : BURSA
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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Professor's offering : COURSE
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Iowa college town : AMES
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Sweep : OAR
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Melodies : AIRS
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Insipid : NAMBYPAMBY
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Map item : ISLE
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Roman magistrate : EDILE
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Marie Curie was one : POLE
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A loser at Waterloo : NEY
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Given treatment of a sort : DOSED
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Santa's largess : TOYS
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Mirthful sound : HAHA
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Not at home : AWAY
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Solitary : LONE
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Game animal : ELK
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Bettered : CAPPED
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Remove : ERASE
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Have a repast : DINE
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Inquire : ASK
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Foxes : REYNARDS
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Hand organ : HURDYGURDY
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Stadium : OVAL
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Navigation hazard : GALE
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Where Khartoum is : SUDAN
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Tall tales : YARNS
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Mixture : OLIO
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Record : TAPE
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"Déjeuner sur l'herbe" painter : MANET
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___ tea : ICED
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Observed : NOTED
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Commotion : HURLYBURLY
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Puts forth : POSES
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Village high point : SPIRE
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Azores seaport : HORTA
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Farsighted fellow : SEER
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Diminished : LESSENED
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Jezebel's god : BAAL
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Lieutenant's insignia : BARS
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Embrace : CLASP
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Clinic worker : NURSE
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___ upon (weighed heavily) : PREYED
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Walk slowly : AMBLE
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Third person : CAIN
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Creil's river : OISE
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He wrote "One Fat Englishman" : AMIS
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Melville novel : OMOO
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In a competent manner : ABLY
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Bakery display : RYES
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Trouble : ADO
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Skillful : APT

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