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New York Times, Wednesday, September 1, 1982

Author:
Rabinowitz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Rabinowitz has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,985
Across
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Environs : AREA
5
Wags : CARDS
10
Place owned by Little Nell's grandfather : SHOP
14
Devotees : FANS
15
Unforgettable place : ALAMO
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Inner ___ : TUBE
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Declaration signer : ARTHURMIDDLETON
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Defunct auto : REO
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Peruse : READ
22
Wadis, at times : OASES
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Merlin et al. : MAGES
25
Pal : CHUM
27
"Fighting Joe," Union general : HOOKER
29
Soviet range : ALAI
30
Adipose : FAT
33
King of the Huns : ATLI
34
Sis and bro. : RELS
35
Stout : ALE
36
Declaration signer : THOMASJEFFERSON
41
Brain specialist's rec. : EEG
42
Inch or centimeter : UNIT
43
Frosts : ICES
44
Xeric : DRY
45
Mantle : ROBE
46
Shirt : CAMISE
48
Moos : LOWS
49
Expert : MAVEN
50
Mock : FLEER
53
Hue : TONE
54
Arab garment : ABA
57
Declaration signer : RICHARDSTOCKTON
61
Broadway org. : ANTA
62
Growing out : ENATE
63
Architect Saarinen : EERO
64
___ boy (hero sandwich) : POOR
65
Eclipse cycle : SAROS
66
Arabian gulf : ADEN
Down
1
At a distance : AFAR
2
" . . . neither rich nor ___": Pope : RARE
3
Study of about 675,000 species : ENTOMOLOGY
4
Etnean debris : ASH
5
Run recklessly : CAREER
6
Souls, in Barcelona : ALMAS
7
Foray : RAID
8
Dentist's deg. : DMD
9
Turf : SOD
10
Seethe : STEAM
11
Hovels : HUTS
12
Reed : OBOE
13
Signs : PENS
18
Goad : URGE
19
Composer Charpentier's ten-year project : LOUISE
24
Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
25
Treble or bass : CLEF
26
Moiety : HALF
27
Loathed : HATED
28
Tryon's "The ___" : OTHER
29
Mountain crest : ARETE
30
Spellbound : FASCINATED
31
Aromatic heartwood : ALOES
32
Keyed up : TENSE
37
Goddess of the dawn : AURORA
38
Spots on a TV screen : SNOW
39
Some sails : JIBS
40
Hoarfrost : RIME
46
Kayaks : CANOES
47
Opposite of sans : AVEC
48
Hungarian composer : LEHAR
49
Party novelty : MOTTO
50
Strengthen a ship via cables : FRAP
51
Londoner's floor covering : LINO
52
Prefix with plasm or derm : ECTO
53
Peter or Nicholas : TSAR
55
Caliber : BORE
56
Soon : ANON
58
In medias ___ : RES
59
Genetic initials : DNA
60
N.Z. parrot : KEA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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