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New York Times, Saturday, September 18, 1982

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F G K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,002
Across
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___ Mahal : TAJ
4
Texas farmer's acres : ARADO
9
Discomfit : ABASH
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Of weight, in physics : BARIC
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Spots for speakers : PODIA
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Firing-squad order : AIM
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"Medical Center" actor : CHADEVERETT
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Malay chief : RAJA
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Bill Blass's concern : STYLE
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Shavetail inst. : OCS
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"___ Rob," poet Burns : OOR
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Desinence : END
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Revolutionary general : ISRAELPUTNAM
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The common stag : REDDEER
35
Mechlin ___ : LACE
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"___ thy countrymen . . . !": Shak. : STAINTO
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Liquids used as solvents : ACETALS
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Med. school subject : ANAT
43
One on a slate : NOMINEE
44
Film writer-producer-director : NORMANPANAMA
48
Nickname for an apple : MAC
51
Corrode : EAT
52
Composer Rorem : NED
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Mine, in Màcon : AMOI
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As before : DITTO
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Apiece : EACH
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U.S. Navy submarine builder : JOHNHOLLAND
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Powell's partner : LOY
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Speechify : ORATE
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Caught morays : EELED
67
Antiquity, poetically : ELD
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Nevada city and Italian river : RENOS
69
Singer Della : REESE
70
Compass pt. : ESE
Down
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Fyodor I, e.g. : TSAR
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"Non mi dir," e.g. : ARIA
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Fibber McGee : JIMJORDAN
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Network initials : ABC
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Bowl sounds : RAHS
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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"___ Ever See a Dream Walking?" : DIDYOU
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Bobcat's cousin : OCELOT
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Gibbon, for one : APE
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Arthurian knight : BORS
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Operatic maid : ADELE
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Suppress : SITON
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Felt odium : HATED
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Pitcher Ruhle : VERN
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Evangeline was one : ACADIAN
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Taken care of : SEENTO
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Apr. nemesis : IRS
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___ precedent : SETA
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Permit : LET
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In favor of : PRO
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Former Mexican president : ALEMAN
33
Realto bargain : MATINEE
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He portrayed Othello : CANADALEE
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Kind of sch. : ELEM
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Gloucester's cape : ANN
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Narc. for one : COP
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Red or Ross : SEA
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Adjust the décor : REDO
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He wrote "The Fight" : MAILER
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A Churchill successor : ATTLEE
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Gold oak-leafer : MAJOR
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Tosca's emotion : AMORE
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"Little Nellie Kelly" playwright : COHAN
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Absorbed with : INTO
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Fabrication : TALE
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Change for a five : ONES
59
Passes for Hillary : COLS
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Park abutting the Marble Arch : HYDE
62
"For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
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He topped A.E.S. twice : DDE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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