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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Saturday, September 11, 1982

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,995

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Across
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Risky biz : SPEC
5
Chinese Buddhist's creed : FOISM
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Nicholas was one : TSAR
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"Symphonie espagnole" composer : LALO
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Napoleon's forces : ARMEE
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Roman emperor : OTHO
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Not "fer" : AGIN
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Hear of : LEARN
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Bacteriologist's wire : OESE
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Aria from "Pagliacci" : VESTILAGIUBBA
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Noted violinist : STERN
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Retreat : DEN
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L.A. team : RAMS
27
Pother : ADO
29
Prado locale : MADRID
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Aria from "Tosca" : VISSIDARTE
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Yoko ___ : ONO
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Skip : OMIT
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Author of "Middlemarch" : ELIOT
40
Male guinea pig : BOAR
41
Wielded a baton : LED
42
Aria from "Aïda" : OPATRIAMIA
44
Even-___ (tied) : STEVEN
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"___ bodkins!" : ODS
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Encourage : ABET
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Place to get a Th.D. : SEM
52
To be, in Barcelona : ESTAR
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Aria from "The Barber of Seville" : UNAVOCEPOCOFA
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Abruzzi commune : ATRI
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___ Gay, Col. Tibbets's bomber : ENOLA
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Abandoned, poetically : LORN
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Judge's bench : BANC
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Beauty parlor : SALON
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French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
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Irish Gaelic : ERSE
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Council of ___ : TRENT
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Actor Parker : FESS
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Poles and Croats : SLAVS
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Debra of films : PAGET
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Beethoven's "Für Elise" : ELISE
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Differentiate : CONTRAST
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Miller's "After the ___" : FALL
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Simulacrum : IMAGE
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Songbird : SERIN
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Carte du jour : MENU
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Words of commiseration : TOOBAD
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Turkish-bath unit : STEAMROOM
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Happy sounds : AHS
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Caviar : ROE
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Blue dye: Prefix : INDI
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Bikini part : BRA
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Biblical site : SINAI
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Greek theater : ODEON
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Paris subway : METRO
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Tennyson poem : DORA
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Tennessee players : VOLS
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"___ man with . . . " : IMETA
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Tonsorial décor : SIDEBURNS
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Jungfrau, e.g. : ALP
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Estuary : RIA
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Kindergartner : TOT
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Musical sign : BASSCLEF
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Notion: Comb. form : IDEO
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Lido's neighbor : VENICE
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Greek vowel : ETA
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Navigation device : SONAR
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Molière's "L'___ des maris" : ECOLE
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Casaba : MELON
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County in Mont. : TOOLE
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Certain hairdos : AFROS
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Indian princesses : RANIS
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Tattersall ___ : VEST
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Gasp for air : PANT
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Beame or Burrows : ABE
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Sailor : TAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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