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New York Times, Saturday, August 14, 1982

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,967
Across
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He took Romulus to heaven : MARS
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Denizens of the Rockies : PIKAS
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In the league's cellar : LAST
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Ludwig or Jannings : EMIL
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Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
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"It ___ laugh": Pinero : ISTO
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___-da (highfalutin) : LADI
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Summer TV program : RERUN
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Fissure; crack : CHAP
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Comical trio : THEMARXBROTHERS
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Question in a children's game : MAYI
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Hannibal, to Scipio : FOE
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Paint-plant employee : TONER
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Check erosion : SOD
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James Dean role: 1955 : REBEL
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Vous ___ : ETES
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Small evergreens : ATLEES
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Mayan, e.g. : ERA
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Comical trio : THETHREESTOOGES
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Glowing : RED
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"___ Song," John Denver hit : ANNIES
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Dicer's verb : FADE
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Indo-European : ARYAN
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Inquiry sent out at the P.O. re a lost letter : TCR
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Word with noon or math : AFTER
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Ballet point : TOE
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Speaker of a Hall of Fame : TRIS
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Comical trio : THERITZBROTHERS
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Fabled snowman : YETI
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Oriental rug : HERAT
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"Step ___!" : ONIT
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Preprandial request : MENU
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Santa ___ Park : ANITA
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Where the Tevere flows : ROMA
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Baby buggy in Bath : PRAM
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Gallows item : NOOSE
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Gershwin biographer : EWEN
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Dissolve : MELT
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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Tease : RIDE
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Least obese : SLIMMEST
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Evasive reply : PARRY
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Like a dodo since 1681 : INEXISTENT
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London sidewalk part : KERB
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Sino-Russian river : AMUR
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Sequel words : SONOF
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Chinese nut : LICHEE
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Court name : ASHE
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What 11 Down was in the 70's : STAR
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Aces' places : TOPS
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Thun's stream : AAR
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Body part : TORSO
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Tropical fish : TETRA
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___ side of the tracks : OTHER
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Indigent : NEEDY
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Derived from oil : OLEIC
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Prospectors : DESERTRATS
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Sired : BEGAT
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Noted conductor from Genoa : EREDE
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___ beam : LASER
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Scottish alder : ARN
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Diminutive suffixes : ETS
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Southeast Asian capital : HANOI
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Kind of breeze at Nantucket : OFFSHORE
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Hall for Nero : ATRIUM
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River island : AIT
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Allen or Frome : ETHAN
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Ben-Hur's wheels : ROTAE
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Blast-furnace part : TYMP
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German army : HEER
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Heater of a sort : ETNA
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Greek Stoic : ZENO
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Vivacity : BRIO
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Enough, to FitzGerald : ENOW
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Snow crust : RIME
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Stella's man in "A Streetcar . . . " : STAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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