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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
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,956
Across
1. Show up again : RECUR
6. Meat paste : PATE
10. Finale of "Macbeth" : ACTV
14. "___ and merry at forty . . . " : ALONE
15. Tel ___ : AVIV
16. Syngman of Korea : RHEE
17. Dance : TANGO
18. Roué : RAKE
19. Poet laureate: 1692–1715 : TATE
20. Swallows : INGESTS
22. Catalogues : INDICES
24. Esteem : ODOR
25. ___ Paul Kruger : OOM
27. ___ sgt. : TECH
28. Of a certain bone : ULNAR
30. School group : CLASS
33. U.S. Army Corps member : WAC
36. Square : PLAZA
37. Verso's opposite : RECTO
38. First-year Latin word : AMO
39. Dance : BEGUINE
41. Paul Newman role : HUD
42. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
44. Kovacs or Pyle : ERNIE
45. Huxtable or Rehan : ADA
46. ___ ballerina : PRIMA
47. Entered a slalom : SKIED
48. Cut of meat : LOIN
50. Agcy. succeeded by N.R.C. : AEC
51. Autocrat : TSAR
55. Trickster : DELUDER
58. Give a new shape to : REFRAME
60. God identified with Woden : ODIN
61. Prefix with scope or style : PERI
63. Dance : RUMBA
64. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
65. Mine, to Michel : AMOI
66. Rounded : ORBED
67. Certain bills : TENS
68. Places : LOCI
69. Ancient : HOARY
Down
1. Proportion : RATIO
2. Antelope : ELAND
3. River in a Vachel Lindsay poem : CONGO
4. Pioneer botanist Franz ___ : UNGER
5. Early autos : REOS
6. Ministers' homes : PARSONAGES
7. Gardner : AVA
8. Polynesian mythical figure : TIKI
9. Items on a sports program : EVENT
10. A, e.g. : ARTICLE
11. Dance : CHACHACHA
12. ___-bêche (head to tail) : TETE
13. $5 bills : VEES
21. French hue and cry : TOLLE
23. Issued a ukase : DECREED
26. Dance : MAZURKA
28. Reprimand : UPBRAID
29. Monacan ruler : RAINIERIII
31. Stallion : STUD
32. Pop : SODA
33. Stinger : WASP
34. Turkish title : AMIR
35. Dance : COTILLION
40. Relative : NIECE
43. Quantities : AMOUNTS
49. Himalayan kingdom : NEPAL
51. Cape Cod town : TRURO
52. Dance : SAMBA
53. Brownish yellow : AMBER
54. Set : READY
55. Porter's "Let's ___" : DOIT
56. Move hesitantly : EDGE
57. San ___, on Long Island : REMO
59. Tenor role in "Das Rheingold" : FROH
62. 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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