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New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 1982

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,951
Across
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Prexy's subordinate : PROF
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Ali ___ : PASHA
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Young hippopotamus : CALF
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Philip Nolan's creator : HALE
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City of "topless towers" : ILIUM
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Song for Cio-Cio-San : ARIA
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With 55 Across, musician's statement at an unemployment office : IPLAYEDTHEORGAN
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Law : STATUTE
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Grapevine material : RUMORS
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Minnelli : LIZA
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Pure and simple : MERE
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Of late : RECENTLY
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Lover's touch : CARESS
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Useful bit of Lat. : ETAL
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Ruff is her mate : REE
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Like Enos : AGED
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Bean from Vermont : ORSON
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Troyanos, e.g. : DIVA
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___ room : REC
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Pan foe : SMEE
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___ dictum : OBITER
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Taciturn : RETICENT
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Palmist's words : ISEE
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Noted Roman : CATO
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Head : POLL
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Hebrew song : ELIELI
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Elongated figures : OBLONGS
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See 17 Across : BUTMYMONKEYDIED
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Recorded proceedings : ACTA
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Hurons' kin : ERIES
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Peck, to friends : GREG
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Sign of our times : NEON
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Import : SENSE
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These support spectacles : EARS
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Greek letters : PHIS
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Spellbound : RAPT
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Gave prominence to : FEATURED
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Michelangelo creation : PIETA
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Stand-in for Standish : ALDEN
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Command to Fido : SIT
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Querying sound : HUH
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One of the turiste in Roma : AMERICANO
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"The Vagabond Poet" : CARMAN
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Ship on which Orpheus sailed : ARGO
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Ananias : LIAR
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They may root or hoot : FANS
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Twelfth-month events : YULES
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European blackbird : OUZEL
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Mother of Artemis : LETO
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Actor in "A Clockwork Orange" : MAGEE
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Put up : ERECT
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Washing machine button : RESET
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Platitudinous : TRITE
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White House reception : LEVEE
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Class-ring inscription : YEAR
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Skylab 3 astronaut: 1973 : CARR
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"___ I'm Happy," 1927 song : SOMETIMES
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Slots spot : RENO
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Drive out : DISLODGE
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Squamous : SCALY
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Budd created by Melville : BILLY
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Symbolic O'Neill figure : ICEMAN
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Sourdoughs' purses : POKES
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Overweight : OBESE
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Israeli statesman : EBAN
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Famed editor-publisher : LUCE
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"Tell ___ the Marines!" : ITTO
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Initials for a 1933 act : NIRA
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Late actor Will ___ : GEER
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Boards for outside walls: Abbr. : SDGS
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Pay dirt : ORE
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Writer Anaïs : NIN

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

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