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New York Times, Thursday, July 8, 1982

Author:
Arthur M. Whelan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Arthur M. Whelan has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,930
Across
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Ice-cream parlor order : SASS
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Gorge : CHASM
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Arthur (Bugs) ___, memorable columnist : BAER
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Cougar : PUMA
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Actress Crabtree : LOTTA
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Hold sway : RULE
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Middle Eastern gulf : ADEN
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Moslem noble : EMEER
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Ma Joad was one : OKIE
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Fools' errands : WILDGOOSECHASES
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French possessive : NOTRE
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"___ Souls," Gogol novel : DEAD
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Quite enough : AMPLE
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Senator Weicker : LOWELL
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Sigmoid curve : ESS
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Memorable warship : MAINE
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Slangy suffix : AROO
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Steve Martin : WILDANDCRAZYGUY
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Biblical tower : EDAR
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Alliance acronym: 1954–76 : SEATO
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Harvest goddess : OPS
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Sends : REMITS
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Prows : STEMS
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Climb sharply : ZOOM
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Gasconade : BOAST
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Elroy of gridiron fame : CRAZYLEGSHIRSCH
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Monticule : HILL
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Byrd book : ALONE
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Raced : TORE
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Okla. Indian : OTOE
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Conceal : COVER
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New Haven team : ELIS
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Jimson, e.g. : WEED
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Record : ENTER
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Info : DOPE
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Generate : SPAWN
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Sound transmission : AUDIO
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Small food fish : SMELT
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Justice O'Connor : SANDRA
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A Laine of songdom : CLEO
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"___ sum . . . ": Terence : HOMO
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Sweetsop : ATES
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Bucephalus, e.g. : STEED
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Playwright Pagnol: 1895–1974 : MARCEL
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World's longest street : BROADWAY
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Arctic sea birds : AUKS
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Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
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Arikara Indians : REES
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Actress Jones : GEMMA
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Chinese weight : HAO
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Criticize severely : PAN
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Covers : LIDS
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Noun suffixes : ENCES
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Thus : ERGO
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Masquerade mask : LOUP
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Tools for digging post holes : LOYS
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Pitcher : EWER
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Octagon part : SIDE
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Bridge triumph : SLAM
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Q.E.D. part : ERAT
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Rained lightly : DRIZZLED
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Spenserian hag : ATE
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B-movie creature : ZOMBI
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Trifle : TOY
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Consolation : SOLACE
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Did a clerical chore : SORTED
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Casaba : MELON
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Famous Sarasota theater : ASOLO
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Money substitute : SCRIP
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The ones here : THESE
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Short-tailed dog : CHOW
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Ceremony : RITE
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Healing plant : ALOE
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Civic abbr. : GOVT
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Knife of yore : SNEE
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Germanic gentleman : HERR

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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