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William Canine
William Canine

New York Times, Tuesday, September 14, 1982

15-Across : Uris and Trotsky

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,998
Across
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Noah's eldest : SHEM
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Confused : ATSEA
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In medias ___ : RES
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Architectural style : IONIC
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Uris and Trotsky : LEONS
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Tiny colonizer : ANT
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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National emblem : BALDEAGLE
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Arctic and royal birds : TERNS
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Fed. group : CIA
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Image on an oscilloscope : BLIP
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Ball, Kaye et al. : REDHEADS
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Mario Bertolino, for one : BASS
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Island favorite : POI
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Egg centers : YOLKS
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"Indian-head" item : CENT
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Ewer's cousin : URN
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O. Henry offering : TALE
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Francis or Starr : KAY
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Parliamentary device : GAGRULE
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Jack and Johnny : CARSONS
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Conditions : IFS
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Author Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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Ottoman governor : BEY
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Marshal Dillon : MATT
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First emperor of Brazil : PEDRO
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Periods upon periods : EON
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Theater group : CAST
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Having a crest : PILEATED
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Poker stake : ANTE
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Metric unit : ARE
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Mug : STEIN
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U.S. Open champ: 1976 : JERRYPATE
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Swiss commune : URI
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Ranked high : RATED
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Piebald or skewbald : PINTO
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Dreamland : NOD
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Luges : SLEDS
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Thames town : ETON
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Thus : SIC
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Forest sound : HOOT
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Incoming : ENTERING
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Symbol of dignity at Canterbury : MITRE
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Priest's robe : ALB
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Four o'clock dainty : TEACAKE
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Substances sans liquid or gas : SOLIDS
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Willingham's "___ a Man" : ENDAS
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Mother of Peer : ASE
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Crimean War commander : RAGLAN
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Volunteer : ENLIST
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"In His ___," Sheldon book : STEPS
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Garden plant : CANDYTUFT
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Certain cloisters : ABBEYS
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Sand bars : SHOALS
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Un pronom : ELLE
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Snub-nosed dog : PUG
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"A feast ___ famine" : ORA
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Ball or Kaye : CARROTTOP
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Lion turned actor : KARRAS
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Tex or John : RITTER
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Yield : CEDE
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Not recalcitrant : OBEDIENT
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___ Darwinism : NEO
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Together: Prefix : SYN
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Cut out : DELETED
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U.S. Open champ Tony: 1936 : MANERO
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Soprano Varnay : ASTRID
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Preyer of the deep : PIRATE
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Bayou dweller : CAJUN
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___ States: 755-1870 : PAPAL
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Very odd indeed : EERIE
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Org. formed in 1949 : NATO
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A number of mos. : YRS
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Sneed and Sullivan : EDS
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Actor Murray : DON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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