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New York Times, Wednesday, August 25, 1982

Author:
Maloney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,978
Across
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Overwhelming reverence : AWE
4
___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Converted fibers to yarn : SPUN
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Wrack and ___ : RUIN
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Innocent : NAIVE
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Home of ancient Irish kings : TARA
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Free time : INDEPENDENCEDAY
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Devoured : ATE
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Therefore : ERGO
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Creates a smooth surface : LEVELS
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Goalie's spot : CAGE
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Workman at a kiln : FIRER
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Wary : LEERY
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Almost, in Avila : CASI
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Uncanny faculty, for short : ESP
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Betray : SELL
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Shebangs : HUTS
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Kern song : WHO
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Fast time : THELENTENSEASON
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Gangster's getaway : LAM
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Tabby's plaint : MEOW
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Used a supply frugally : EKED
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Sourdough's quest : ORE
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Game fish : BASS
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A son of Priam : PARIS
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Milland's birthplace in Wales : NEATH
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Reminder of a sort : MEMO
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Clothing : ATTIRE
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Persephone : KORE
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Annex of a sort : ELL
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Feast time : THANKSGIVINGDAY
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Wreath for Gareth : ORLE
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Word with dish or bath : TOWEL
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Relaxation : EASE
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___ up (disarrange) : MUSS
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Commands : BIDS
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Rheine's river : EMS
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Dad's sister, e.g. : AUNT
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Broad : WIDE
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Compass point : ENE
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Vim : ENERGY
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Grazing land : RANGE
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Resort for Venetians : LIDO
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Holiday predecessor : EVE
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Allen or Martin : STEVE
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Polish pianist-statesman : PADEREWSKI
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Negative votes : NAYS
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Narrow inlet : RIA
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Signs up for a hitch : ENLISTS
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Yellow fruit : PEAR
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Shade of red : CERISE
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Small compartment : CELL
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Hawthorne's "The Marble ___" : FAUN
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"The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
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Rudiments : ELEMENTALS
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Munches : CHEWS
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"The ___ of the Fisherman": West : SHOES
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"Golden" place in filmdom : POND
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Norman town : STLO
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Set sail : EMBARK
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Least disordered : NEATEST
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Londoner's "Nonsense!" : TOSH
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Pertaining to aircraft : AERO
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"The ___ of Pauline" : PERILS
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So be it! : AMEN
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German pronoun : EINES
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Departed, bag and baggage : MOVED
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Item discussed by Lucretius : ATOM
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Done, for short : THRU
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U.S.A.F. nonflier : KIWI
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A Dutch treat : EDAM
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Damsel : LASS
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Cleansing solution : LYE
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Swabbie : GOB
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Command to a workhorse : GEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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