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New York Times, Tuesday, August 31, 1982

Author:
Walker
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Walker has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,984

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Across
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Intertwine : LACE
5
Mirthful sound : HAHA
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A teammate of Jackie Robinson : REESE
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Isle off coast of Ireland : ARAN
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Greenland explorer : ERIC
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Lift up : ELATE
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Peary find: 1909 : NORTHPOLE
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Eyeshade : VISOR
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Chosen, to the Japanese : KOREA
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Code man : MORSE
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Scotland's longest stream : TAY
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Hymn by S. F. Smith : AMERICA
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Cotton wrapper : BALER
28
Something to keep clean : SLATE
30
Verb linked to 65 : RETIRE
33
Miss Piggy, e.g. : SOW
36
Successful at dieting : SLIM
37
Presidential first name : GROVER
38
Structure having piles : PIER
40
___ des Beaux-Arts, Paris : ECOLE
42
Mezzo-soprano Rankin : NELL
43
Give a task to : ASSIGN
45
Gas container : TANK
47
Whisky : RYE
48
Gained : NETTED
49
Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
51
He pitted Satan vs. Webster : BENET
53
"___ a doctor in the house?" : ISTHERE
57
Obj. in the news : UFO
59
Like homo sapiens : ERECT
61
Air at Yuletide : CAROL
62
Inner cities, often : SLUMS
64
Spahn, Ford et al. : SOUTHPAWS
66
Work by Brahms : NANIE
67
Fuss : TODO
68
Support, to Marcel : ETAI
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Pianist Watts : ANDRE
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River in NW Europe : YSER
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Over : DONE
Down
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Sri ___ : LANKA
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Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
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John Le ___, English novelist : CARRE
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Comes on stage : ENTERS
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On to : HEP
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Fragrant : AROMATIC
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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Sharp and harsh : ACERB
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One on a spree : REVELER
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Wallach : ELI
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N.Y.C. strait : EASTRIVER
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Portico : STOA
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Strange : EERY
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Salutes : HAILS
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A Tate display : SARGENTS
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Machine in a paper plant : CALENDER
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School Orwell attended : ETON
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Overact : EMOTE
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Depend : RELY
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Bridge : SPAN
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Where Beauvais is : OISE
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Like Sol after sunrise : WESTBOUND
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Ceremony : RITE
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Elbow room : LATITUDE
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County in Mich. or N.Y. : GENESEE
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Two-masted vessel : KETCH
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Sculptured : SHAPED
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Irritable : TESTY
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Muse for Sappho : ERATO
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Mountain ash : ROWAN
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Famous bovine : ELSIE
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Acad. in Md. : USNA
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Custardlike dessert : FLAN
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Frost's "The Witch of ___" : COOS
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Chief, in Calcutta : MIR
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High, craggy hill : TOR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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