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New York Times, Monday, September 20, 1982

Author:
Lazer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,004

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Across
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Like Savalas : BALD
5
Long and thin : REEDY
10
Underground growth : ROOT
14
Mélange : OLIO
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Joe Miller joke : OLDIE
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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Thine, in Tours : ATOI
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Orwellian relative : BIGBROTHER
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Jolson relative : SONNYBOY
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Kind of offering : PEACE
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Parts of a fathom : FEET
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Mineral springs : SPAS
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Din : UPROAR
29
___ Marie : SAULTSTE
33
Draw material into gathers : SHIRR
34
Mixes : STIRS
35
Author Deighton : LEN
36
Position of control : HELM
37
Skirt style : ALINE
38
Carry on : RANT
39
Chemical ending : ENE
40
Official decree : EDICT
41
Sir, in Barcelona : SENOR
42
Dhu or Hudson of fiction : RODERICK
44
Like Sumatra's climate : SULTRY
45
Thames gallery : TATE
46
Actress Storm : GALE
47
Guinness et al. : ALECS
50
Give up, relatively speaking : SAYUNCLE
54
Relative prominent on New Year's Eve : FATHERTIME
57
"Sure thing" exponent : TOUT
58
Prefix for cede : ANTE
59
More logical : SANER
60
Mystery writer Gardner : ERLE
61
___ up, as a horse : REAR
62
Lock of hair : TRESS
63
___ ex machina : DEUS
Down
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Anaconda and python : BOAS
2
Palo ___ : ALTO
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Simba : LION
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"How all occasions ___ against me": Hamlet : DOINFORM
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Sutton was one : ROBBER
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"Romola" author : ELIOT
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Nervous : EDGY
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Dip bait lightly : DIB
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Suffix with law or saw : YER
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Teacher's second checkup : RETEST
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Fed. agency : OSHA
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Oil cartel : OPEC
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Ancient Phoenician capital : TYRE
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October gemstores : OPALS
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Twelve months : YEAR
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Holy person : SAINT
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Unadulterated : PURE
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Wedding attendant : USHER
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Prefix with barbital : PHENO
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Het up : RILED
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What T.R. toted : STICK
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Lie on an incline : SLANT
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Pavarotti, e.g. : TENOR
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Vestibule : ENTRY
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___ of life : SLICE
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Softened : RELENTED
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Sea of the Philippines : SULU
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Dürer was one : ETCHER
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Mystery writer Dorothy : SAYERS
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Events at Shea : GAMES
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Not near : AFAR
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Highway division : LANE
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Kett of comics : ETTA
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Trig function : SINE
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Center : CORE
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Lollapalooza : LULU
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Savoie summers : ETES
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UVW predecessors : RST
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___ and feather : TAR

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

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