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Sidney L. Robbins
Sidney L. Robbins

New York Times, Monday, August 23, 1982

43-Down : Black teas

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,976
Across
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Pod used for fodder : CAROB
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End of the seventh century : DCC
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Ghost : SHADE
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___ and kicking : ALIVE
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Sis, boom, bah's kin : RAH
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Type of discussion : PANEL
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Bellow offering : NOVEL
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___ snit (peeved) : INA
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Serfs : ESNES
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Deserted the party : TERGIVERSATED
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Future fish : ROE
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Admire : LIKE
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Furniture material : RATTAN
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Spectacles supports : EARS
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About 3,000 miles from EST : PST
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Not silently : ALOUD
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Comic Johnson : ARTE
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"O patria mia" is one : ARIA
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Noncommital politicians : FENCESTRADDLERS
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Boer migration : TREK
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Collar or jacket : ETON
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Lets up : EASES
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Counterparts of aves. : STS
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Dock : PIER
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Calif. city : FRESNO
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T.V.A. locale : TENN
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A.F.L. partner : CIO
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What demagogues speak with : FORKEDTONGUES
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TV cousin : RADIO
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Sofa extremity : ARM
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Efficacy : AVAIL
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Emulate Jessica : ELOPE
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Born : NEE
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Seed covering : TESTA
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Ventures : DARES
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Hanoi holiday : TET
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Horner or Sprat : EATER
Down
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Is able : CAN
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Split : RIVE
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Done : OVER
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Oft-besieged city in Europe : BELGRADE
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Riverside, e.g. : DRIVE
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Birch : CANE
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Mountebank : CHARLATAN
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Gives a lecture : SPEAKS
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Speed : HASTE
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Hathaway : ANNE
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Sealed document : DEED
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High rails : ELS
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Charged atom : ION
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Fathered : SIRED
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Oodles : RAFTS
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Keen : ALERT
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Firms up : TONES
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Hood's friend : TUCK
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Fluff : ERROR
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Kind of release : PRESS
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Lorelei : SIREN
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Italian poet: 1544-95 : TASSO
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Usher, e.g. : ATTENDANT
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Wings : ALAE
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River of Paris : SEINE
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Lose face : DEROGATE
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Black teas : PEKOES
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Fiver : FIN
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Worthless item : TRIPE
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Celestial body : COMET
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Refrain in old songs : FALA
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Skunk's weapon : ODOR
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Corner : TREE
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Eye part : UVEA
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Bridge seat : EAST
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Locale : SITE
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Glowing : RED
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Tutelary god : LAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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