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New York Times, Wednesday, August 11, 1982

Author:
James R. Burns
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
James R. Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,964
Across
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N. J. town : LODI
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Command to Fido : SPEAK
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Exhort : URGE
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Golf score : EAGLE
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Jays' cousins : PIES
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Moves from the minors to a Calif. club : TAKESAGIANTSTEP
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Religious solitaries : EREMITES
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Sacred: Comb. form : HIERO
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Type of tape : RED
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Bedecked : CLAD
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More risqué : RACIER
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Certain tanks : BOILERS
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Pteroid : ALAR
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Site of a W.W. I battle : SOMME
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Glacial : ICY
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Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium : HOMEOFTHEBRAVES
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Haggard African queen : SHE
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Scholar in a library : PORER
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Breakdown or passing : LANE
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A neighbor of Mali : ALGERIA
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First pianist to use a jazz organ : WALLER
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Square column : ANTA
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Penrod's pal : SAM
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Have ___ (be prudent) : ACARE
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Alice's tea-party companion : DORMOUSE
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Fagin's protégé on the Coast? : THEARTFULDODGER
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Mountain pool : TARN
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Parisian student : ELEVE
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French islands : ILES
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Footless : APOD
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Consumed : EATEN
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Flower cluster : CYME
Down
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Behindhand : LATE
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Moreno of baseball : OMAR
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Levee : DIKE
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Bibliographer's "same" : IDEM
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Usher : SEATER
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Called out for : PAGED
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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According to : ALA
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One of the Boyers of summer : KEN
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Word with down : UPSIDE
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Ceremony : RITE
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Former actor in "The Waltons" : GEER
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Nickname in hockey : ESPO
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Father : SIRE
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Old German coin : THALER
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Talented rookie : COMER
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Part of a tupelo : LIMB
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Stadium cheers : RAHS
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Hilo hail or farewell : ALOHA
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Deloul or hageen : CAMEL
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Choler : IRE
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Black tea : BOHEA
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Messala, to Ben-Hur : RIVAL
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Film unit : SCENE
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Slight furrow : STRIA
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Nieuwpoort's river : YSER
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Diamond event in April : OPENER
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Dix or Knox : FORT
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Tennis term : ALL
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Army rifle : GARAND
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Lewis E. Lawes was one : WARDEN
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Cartridges, for short : AMMO
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Work out : SOLVE
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Fellow : CHAP
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Of flying machines : AERO
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Vocal composition : DUET
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Like Pindar's poetry : ODIC
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Adjective for an eyesore : UGLY
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Appear : SEEM
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Driver's aid : TEE
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Lake Okeechobee's state: Abbr. : FLA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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