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KATHARINE THE GREAT

New York Times, Sunday, September 12, 1982

Author:
Barbara Lunder Gillis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Barbara Lunder Gillis has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,996
Across
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Martha or Randolph of films : SCOTT
6
Life raft : BALSA
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Gasconade : BRAG
15
Set : GEL
18
Pentateuch : TORAH
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Fortified Portuguese city : ELVAS
20
Berra : YOGI
21
Windmill sail : AWE
22
Symbol : EMBLEM
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Mariner's direction : APORT
25
Worried : HARASSED
27
The high cost of leaving : ABILLOFDIVORCEMENT
30
Witticism : MOT
31
Number of Disney Dalmations : IOI
32
Capital of Okinawa : NAHA
33
Original form of a word : ETYMON
37
Early bloomer : MORNINGGLORY
42
Gardner : AVA
43
City on the Vistula : TORUN
46
Danube feeder : ISAR
47
Shoshone : UTE
48
Companion of true : TRIED
50
Violin for a virtuoso : AMATI
51
Swift specialty : SATIRE
54
People of Ghana : ASHANTI
56
Architectural disk : BEZANT
58
Leading lady : WOMANOFTHEYEAR
61
Kind of punch : ONETWO
62
Become a tar : GOTOSEA
63
Bone's basis : OSSEIN
64
White House name : RON
67
Jeanne or Cécile: Abbr. : STE
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Angled structure : AFRAME
73
Where to spend naira : NIGERIA
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Mining tool : TREPAN
77
Tough old bird : ROOSTERCOGBURN
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___-run (baseball ploy) : HITAND
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"The gang's ___!" : ALLHERE
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Greek poet : HESIOD
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___ di Bassetto (G.B.S. pen name) : CORNO
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Nastier : VILER
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Bee chaser : CEE
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Cry at Pan's parties : EVOE
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Chancel item : ALTAR
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Gabor : EVA
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Over sparkling water : ONGOLDENPOND
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"Bicycle Thieves" director : DESICA
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Old Irish capital : TARA
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N–R connection : OPQ
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Stout : ALE
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July elopement : SUDDENLYLASTSUMMER
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Eden teaser : ADAMSRIB
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Last : OMEGA
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Petty officer : YEOMAN
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Lemon : DUD
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Sight on Oxford Street : KERB
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Did roadwork : PAVED
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Expunge : ERASE
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Beastly place : ZOO
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Pintail duck : SMEE
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Rhonchus : SNORE
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Roman date : NONES
Down
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What inspired Watt : STEAM
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Dance band : COMBO
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Sphere : ORBIT
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Farfetched : TALL
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Cool cat : THELIONINWINTER
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Ornament : BEAD
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Sight at Como : ALPI
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City in the Ukraine : LVOV
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Lamour's apparel : SARONG
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Starry : ASTRAL
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From memory : BYHEART
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Gad : ROAM
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Correspond : AGREE
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Colossus : GIANT
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Yak : GAS
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Ma that says "maa" : EWE
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Began : LED
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Anchor : MOOR
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Hordeolum : STY
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Conclusion : FINIS
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Mao associate : CHOU
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Havana casualty: 1898 : MAINE
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She had a Hobby : OVETA
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Lowest point : NADIR
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Change significantly : MUTATE
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Part of a palindrome : ISAW
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Org. established in 1949 : NATO
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Forbidding : GRIM
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"Crazy Jane" poet : YEATS
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Forbidden : TABOO
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Straws in the wind : OMENS
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Brings down the house : RAZES
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Antony's flame : THEAFRICANQUEEN
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Bolger : RAY
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Joplin creation : RAG
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Seth's son : ENOS
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Dress style : SHEATH
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More fashionable : TONIER
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Polo Grounds hero : OTT
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Sulla, to Marius : FOE
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Type of room, for short : REC
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Acapulco gold : ORO
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Almost : NIGH
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Narrated anew : RETOLD
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Estranged : APART
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Windfall : MANNA
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Witch of ___ : ENDOR
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José or Buddy : GRECO
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Vigoda : ABE
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Blathered : RAVED
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Oil source : OLIVE
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Earthenware jars : OLLAS
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Haggard's Ayesha : SHE
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Worn : USED
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Cleave : RIVE
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Eight bells : NOON
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Type of magazine : DEPOT
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Raid site: 1976 : ENTEBBE
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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Lowest decks : ORLOPS
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Secular : LAYMAN
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Examination: Comb. form : OPSY
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Doctrine : ISM
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Cods' kin : CUSKS
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Relevantly : ADREM
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Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
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Hire : LEASE
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Pelagic predators : ERNES
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Extreme : DIRE
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Counterclockwise : LEVO
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Dyer's device : AGER
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Radio's "Vic and ___" : SADE
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Subject of Katz's "Days of Wrath" : MORO
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Cutting tool : ADZ
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Pair : DUO
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Stir : ADO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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