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New York Times, Saturday, August 21, 1982

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 338 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,974
Across
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Some G.I.'s : PFCS
5
___ grano salis : CUM
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Mean, voracious lackey : JACKAL
14
Oeillade : OGLE
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U.N. member : USA
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In : ATHOME
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East Indian food : DHAL
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Scud : RUN
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Pompadour, to Louis XV : CHERIE
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Manatee or dugong : SIRENIAN
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Composers Bernhard and Bruno : KLEINS
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Ignis fatuus : JACKOLANTERN
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They're in 98% of Amer. homes : TVS
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Use up : EAT
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Brace : TWO
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Invited : ASKED
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___ Coeur, Paris : SACRE
35
Hampshire, e.g. : HOG
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Adequately cooked : DONE
37
Schoolyard game : JACKS
38
Gloomy : DOUR
39
Playwright Akins : ZOE
40
Knights' counterparts : DAMES
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Actress Minnie Maddern : FISKE
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La saison chaude : ETE
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Silver five-franc piece : ECU
44
Type of lettuce : COS
45
Burglar's tool : JACKINTHEBOX
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Fishline leaders : SNELLS
53
Deletions : ERASURES
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Tether for a grazing horse : LARIAT
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Infant's food : PAP
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___ avis : RARA
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Place to spend liras : ANKARA
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Lifetime : AGE
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Monoski, e.g. : SLED
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Actor in "East of Eden" : MASSEY
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Being, to Aquinas : ESSE
Down
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Schools of seals : PODS
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E–K connection : FGHIJ
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A Schumann : CLARA
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One caught in a draft : SELECTEE
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Rare bric-a-brac : CURIOS
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Customary : USUAL
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Unexpected plenty : MANNA
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Sailors : JACKTARS
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Jenner, for one : ATHLETE
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"The best of healers is good ___": Pindar : CHEER
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Corinth, to a native : KORINTHOS
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Deposed Ugandan ruler : AMIN
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Dregs : LEES
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O.G.P.U. successor : NKVD
24
Narrow strips of land : NECKS
28
Novelist Herman : WOUK
29
Man-eating giant : OGRE
30
Carpenter's tool : ADZE
31
Fireplace residue : SOOT
32
Involuntary reactions : KNEEJERKS
33
Island in the Gulf of Siam : SAMUI
34
Pip : ACE
37
Part of a ship's rigging : JACKSTAY
38
Pay out : DISBURSE
40
Reveal to a customs inspector : DECLARE
41
Arduin and Henry II : FOES
44
Oratory : CHAPEL
46
Cover-up name : ALIAS
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Everest borders it : NEPAL
48
Prefix with comedy : TRAGI
49
Certain tests : ORALS
50
Town for which sherry was named : XERES
51
Bridge coup : SLAM
52
Nursemaid : NANA
54
Hebrew letter : SADE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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