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Bette Sue Cohen
Bette Sue Cohen

New York Times, Thursday, September 2, 1982

14-Across : Zoological suffix

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,986
Across
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Transported : RAPT
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Form of Hindustani : URDU
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Dreiser subject : TITAN
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Zoological suffix : IDAE
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Answer to many a farmer's prayer : RAIN
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___ Gay, famous plane : ENOLA
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Ignoring : TURNINGADEAFEAR
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Russian-born violinist : ELMAN
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Aspersion : SLUR
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No longer new : USED
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Takes a position : STANDS
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Slaughter once active in St. Louis : ENOS
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Ga., Cal., etc. : TECHS
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Elgar's "___ Variations" : ENIGMA
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State Dept. official : AMB
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"The Wild Swans at ___": Yeats : COOLE
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Wind-borne : EOLIC
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Goes straight ahead : FOLLOWSONESNOSE
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"Do ___ a Waltz?" : IHEAR
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Kind of porch or window : STORM
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Unite : WED
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Aries follower : TAURUS
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Swift descent : SWOOP
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Hit song of 1979 : YMCA
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Apt : SUITED
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Stravinsky ballet : AGON
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Surmounting : ATOP
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___ alba (gypsum) : TERRA
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Speaker's bane : FROGINTHETHROAT
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Used a steel ball : RAZED
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River in England : AIRE
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Set system : ROTE
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Portly : OBESE
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Beat badly : ROUT
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Poetry of a people : EPOS
Down
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Bar and bas mitzvah : RITES
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Past puberty : ADULT
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Toscanini's birthplace : PARMA
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Lessee : TENANT
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Coffee server : URN
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Riches' antitheses : RAGS
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Choose a channel : DIAL
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Excessive : UNDUE
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Iced or spiced item : TEA
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Admixture : INFUSION
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___ the line (obeys) : TOES
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Wings for Mercury : ALAE
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Plant or ointment : NARD
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Bad taste : INDECORUM
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Irish lake : ERNE
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Harbor vessel : SCOW
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" ... silver spoon in ___" : ONESMOUTH
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Nag in a Holmes poem : HOSS
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Reno machines : SLOTS
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Be visibly elated : GLOW
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___ en scène : MISE
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Scored quickly, in tennis : ACED
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Have ___ (be enraged) : AFIT
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Koloa ___, Hawaiian bird : MOHA
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Tricolor color : BLEU
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Enough, poetically : ENOW
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Voice boxes : LARYNGES
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Piccadilly Circus sight : EROS
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What a CAT can do : SCAN
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Capital of S.D. : PIERRE
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Rose essence : ATTAR
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One of Juliette Low's groups : TROOP
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A sister of Melpomene : ERATO
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Bread sweeteners, at times : DATES
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Hairdo : AFRO
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Kind of bag : GRAB
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Soft mud : OOZE
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"Wonderful Town" song : OHIO
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Scene of a Wilder novel : PERU
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Chemical suffix : IDE
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Asian holiday : TET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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