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New York Times, Monday, August 30, 1982

Author:
Cuzzolina
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Cuzzolina has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,983

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Across
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Fly high : SOAR
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Male deer : STAG
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Row : SCRAP
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"___ Camera": Van Druten : IAMA
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Neighbor of Ecuador and Bolivia : PERU
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Kind of wave : CRIME
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Old comedy team : THETHREESTOOGES
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Upholds a lawyer's objection : SUSTAINS
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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Word with crafts : ARTS
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Some whiskies : BLENDS
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Middle-of-the-road item : STRIPE
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Silly people : GEESE
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___ Vance, Van Dine sleuth : PHILO
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Historic times : ERAS
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Chess piece : ROOK
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Musical tones : RES
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Make a touchdown : SCORE
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Ottoman leader : AGA
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First name of Lennon's widow : YOKO
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Robin ___ : HOOD
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One who feigns : FAKER
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Sacred song : PSALM
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Yule tree adornment : TINSEL
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Indigenous : NATIVE
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Edible root : TARO
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Descendant of Shem : SEMITE
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Landing field : AIRSTRIP
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Old comedy team : THEMARXBROTHERS
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Toward the back : AREAR
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Power from a gen. : ELEC
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Blue-pencil : EDIT
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Knots : BURLS
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Word with city or kidney : DESK
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Diana from Detroit : ROSS
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Poses for a portrait : SITS
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Third-largest Hawaiian island : OAHU
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Iowa city, once called College Farm : AMES
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Type of cactus : RATTAIL
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Pixie : SPRITE
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Acne age : TEENS
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Olympian hawk : ARES
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Astronaut Grissom : GUS
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Tea-time pastries : SCONES
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Columbo or Vallee : CROONER
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Stiff : RIGID
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Ratifies : AMENS
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Buttinsky : PEST
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One of 53 Across : HARPO
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Author of "Thy Neighbor's Wife" : TALESE
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Baden-Powell's U.S. follower : BEARD
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Lively : SPRY
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God: Comb. form : THEO
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What a funambulist takes : RISK
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Benedict : GROOM
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School in Lyon : ECOLE
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Mighty trees : OAKS
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
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Poet Shapiro : KARL
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He may or may not need a razor : SHAVER
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Most desirable : OPTIMAL
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Base place : FIRST
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Second : ANOTHER
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Hindu stringed instruments : SITARS
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Old card game : TAROCK
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Type of jacket : NEHRU
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Arabian ruler : AMEER
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Highway rollers : TIRES
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Boxer's hard jab : STAB
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___ seaman : ABLE
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Emend : REDO
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Eye part : IRIS
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Confidential sounds : PSTS
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Deleted, with "out" : XED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle.

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