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New York Times, Friday, July 9, 1982

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,931
Across
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Like a tortoise : POKY
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City in Texas : WACO
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"The Younger" and "the Elder" : CATOS
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Term at sea : ALEE
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Quite ___ (many) : AFEW
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Plate of a sort : ANODE
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Naldi of the silents : NITA
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Maggie's weapon in comics : ROLLINGPIN
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Warehouse : ENTREPOT
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"___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
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Kind of opposition : LOYAL
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Indigo plant : ANIL
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Put off : DEFER
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Quid pro quo, sometimes : TRADEOFF
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Rib : KID
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Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
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Broadway hit : ANNIE
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Holliday's friend : EARP
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German marksman : YAGER
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Baseball's Ed and Mel : OTTS
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Harden : ENURE
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Younger son : CADET
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Billycock, e.g. : HAT
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His appellation is an imitation : NAMESAKE
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Last word of a Hemingway title : TREES
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Stuttering Roscoe : ATES
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Coming on like a lion : AROAR
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Type of wave : MICRO
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Eliminate, in a way : CROSSOFF
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Mendicant : PANHANDLER
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Light color : ECRU
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Formed a bow : ARCED
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Londoners have high ones : TEAS
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Kin of gee-tars : UKES
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Anne from N.Y.C. : MEARA
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Thenar : SOLE
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Confidential sounds : PSTS
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Oriel part : PANE
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Musicologist Downes : OLIN
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Timpani member : KETTLEDRUM
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___ confusion: 46 B.C. : YEAROF
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Jingoistic political group : WARPARTY
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"___ and his money . . . " : AFOOL
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Early Scot : CELT
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One of the moreporks : OWL
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Early Shaw play : CANDIDA
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Mayor Bradley is one : ANGELENO
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"___ the mornin' to you!" : TOPO
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Frigg's husband : ODIN
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D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
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Hebrides isle : IONA
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Watchers in a Texas song : EYES
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___ robbery : ARMED
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New name at Buckingham : DIANA
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Items in Brutus's closet : TOGAE
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Bankrupt : ONTHEROCKS
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___ a fiddle : FITAS
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Gab follower : FEST
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Trenchant : KEEN
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Draws off wine : RACKS
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Circuit rider, e.g. : PREACHER
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Bent backward : RETRORSE
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Erik from N.Y.C. : ESTRADA
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Father of Ganymede : TROS
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Millennia upon millennia : AEON
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Moderate : EASEUP
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Pertaining to a region : AREAL
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Lunar plain : MARE
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Early Peruvian : INCA
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Liz played her : CLEO
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Decorative carving : FRET
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Type of budget : FUSS
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Shriver of tennis : PAM
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Wino's affliction : DTS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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