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New York Times, Monday, August 9, 1982

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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___ Mountains, Alaska : BAIRD
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Type of type : AGATE
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Label : TAB
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"Li'l" one : ABNER
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Pal of Pythias : DAMON
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Japanese game : IGO
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Race-track habitué : HANDICAPPER
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Fastener : PIN
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Culminate : CEASE
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Early French coin : OBOLE
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Confront boldly : ACCOST
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Disembarked from a jet : DEPLANED
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Teller : RELATOR
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City or town: Fr. : VILLE
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Cabal : PLOT
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School in Vincennes : ECOLE
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Discerned : SAW
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Jolson and Capp : ALS
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Censured : REBUKED
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Speed : HIE
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Moore's "The Ballad of Baby ___" : DOE
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Troop encampment : ETAPE
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Equal : SAME
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Famous race track : ASCOT
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Perished like Icarus : DROWNED
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Grew fat : BATTENED
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Battery terminals : ANODES
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Vestiges : ASHES
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Flower : ASTER
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Aunt, in Toluca : TIA
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Without adequate help : SHORTHANDED
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Chinese dynasty : HAN
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Auriculate : EARED
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Belgian city : LIEGE
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Lineman : END
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Dry cleaners, at times : DYERS
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Pry : SNOOP
Down
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"Nonsense!" : BAH
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Camel's-hair fabric : ABA
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Swiss river : INN
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British soldier of 1775 : REDCOAT
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Most boring : DRIEST
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Dickens-Nabokov heroines : ADAS
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Stared : GAPED
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Kind of hold : TOE
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Matriculated : ENROLLED
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Reveal plans too early : TIPONESHAND
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Pliant : AGILE
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Filleted : BONED
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Roman statesman : CATO
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Laced, ankle-high shoe : BAL
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National hero of Hungary : ARPAD
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Part of a string quartet : CELLO
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In the immediate vicinity : CLOSEATHAND
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Drew forth : EVOKED
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Scads : PILE
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Car dealer's come-on : REBATE
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Chalice : CUP
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Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
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Dandelion and plantain : WEEDS
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Discontinued activity : RECESSED
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Town on the Thames : ETON
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Under oath at a trial : SWORNIN
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___ Anne de Beaupré : STE
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"Jabberwocky" creature : RATH
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Ryan and Tatum : ONEALS
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Use a Jacuzzi : BATHE
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Native of Kuala Lumpur : ASIAN
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Bold one : DARER
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Norms: Abbr. : STDS
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Timothy produces it : HAY
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Assayer's concern : ORE
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___ volente : DEO
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Self-importance : EGO
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Agt. : DEP

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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