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New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 1982

Author:
Morton Braun
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Morton B. Braun has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,972
Across
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Myrna's pooch : ASTA
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Colorado resort : ASPEN
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Actress Thompson : SADA
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Lack of restraint : RIOT
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Members of Parliament : LORDS
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Rock of ___ : AGES
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Memorable film director : ALFREDHITCHCOCK
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Part of the White House : BLUEROOM
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Ancient Greek city : ARGOS
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Prefix with print or trust : MIS
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Brick in the Southwest : ADOBE
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Busy ___ : ASABEE
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One of the East Indies : BALI
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Conform : HEW
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Kind of boy or buoy : BELL
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Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
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River to the Rhine : AAR
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Kaufman-Hart play: 1930 : ONCEINALIFETIME
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Dos Passos opus : USA
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Diamond and Armstrong : NEILS
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Shoshones : UTES
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KO count : TEN
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Noah's messenger : DOVE
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Member of a Catholic order : MARIST
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Forty-niner : MINER
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Two ___ kind : OFA
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"Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
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Native of 29 Across or 30 Down : ISLANDER
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Supreme Court member: 1932–38 : BENJAMINCARDOZO
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
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Monster : OGRE
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Chalcedony : SARD
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Currency in Cancun : PESOS
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Pouring parties : TEAS
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Native of Bahrain : ARAB
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Part of a foundation : SILL
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Health faddist's bean curd : TOFU
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Frightened : ATREMBLE
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Chemical sugar : ALDOSE
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District in London : SOHO
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Etoiles : PRIMABALLERINAS
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Time zone abbr. : EDT
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Pres. advisory group : NSC
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"Le ___ du printemps" : SACRE
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Excited : AGOG
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Art ___ : DECO
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Requests : ASKS
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City or canal : ERIE
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Skillful : HABILE
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Jazzman Miles : DAVIS
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King of Norway : OLAF
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Concerning : ABOUT
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Common or sixth follower : SENSE
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Highway to Fairbanks : ALCAN
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One of the West Indies : HAITI
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U.S. designer : EAMES
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Take by force : WREST
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Ingenuous : NAIVE
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A Gandhi : INDIRA
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Useful gas : NEON
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Puccini opera : TURANDOT
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Certain teeth : MOLARS
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At a distance : AFAR
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Spider crab : MAJID
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This goes with flows : EBBS
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Capp's ___ the Hyena : LENA
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Snarl : GNAR
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Shadow or ghost: Prefix : SCIO
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Venetian official : DOGE
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Prophet of the fifth century B.C. : EZRA
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Fictitious defendants : ROES
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Tangled hair : MOP
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Chemical suffix : INE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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