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New York Times, Tuesday, August 3, 1982

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,956
Across
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Show up again : RECUR
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Meat paste : PATE
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Finale of "Macbeth" : ACTV
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"___ and merry at forty . . . " : ALONE
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Syngman of Korea : RHEE
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Dance : TANGO
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Roué : RAKE
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Poet laureate: 1692–1715 : TATE
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Swallows : INGESTS
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Catalogues : INDICES
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Esteem : ODOR
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___ Paul Kruger : OOM
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___ sgt. : TECH
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Of a certain bone : ULNAR
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School group : CLASS
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U.S. Army Corps member : WAC
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Square : PLAZA
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Verso's opposite : RECTO
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First-year Latin word : AMO
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Dance : BEGUINE
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Paul Newman role : HUD
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Shankar's instrument : SITAR
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Kovacs or Pyle : ERNIE
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Huxtable or Rehan : ADA
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___ ballerina : PRIMA
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Entered a slalom : SKIED
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Cut of meat : LOIN
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Agcy. succeeded by N.R.C. : AEC
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Trickster : DELUDER
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Give a new shape to : REFRAME
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God identified with Woden : ODIN
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Prefix with scope or style : PERI
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Dance : RUMBA
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Mine, to Michel : AMOI
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Rounded : ORBED
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Certain bills : TENS
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Places : LOCI
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Ancient : HOARY
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Proportion : RATIO
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Antelope : ELAND
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River in a Vachel Lindsay poem : CONGO
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Pioneer botanist Franz ___ : UNGER
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Early autos : REOS
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Ministers' homes : PARSONAGES
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Gardner : AVA
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Polynesian mythical figure : TIKI
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Items on a sports program : EVENT
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A, e.g. : ARTICLE
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Dance : CHACHACHA
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___-bêche (head to tail) : TETE
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$5 bills : VEES
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French hue and cry : TOLLE
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Issued a ukase : DECREED
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Dance : MAZURKA
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Reprimand : UPBRAID
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Monacan ruler : RAINIERIII
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Stallion : STUD
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Pop : SODA
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Stinger : WASP
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Turkish title : AMIR
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Dance : COTILLION
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Relative : NIECE
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Quantities : AMOUNTS
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Himalayan kingdom : NEPAL
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Cape Cod town : TRURO
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Dance : SAMBA
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Brownish yellow : AMBER
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Set : READY
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Porter's "Let's ___" : DOIT
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Move hesitantly : EDGE
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San ___, on Long Island : REMO
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Tenor role in "Das Rheingold" : FROH
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U.S. missile : ROC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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