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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Friday, September 24, 1982

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,008
Across
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Design on a document : SEAL
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Canadian peninsula : GASPE
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Dyers' purchase : VATS
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Farm unit : ACRE
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New York city : OLEAN
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Discharge : EMIT
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Respighi work, with "The" : FOUNTAINSOFROME
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Necessitated : ENTAILED
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Compare : LIKEN
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German article : EIN
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Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
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Stolid : BOVINE
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Used a wedge : SHIMMED
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Mil. truant : AWOL
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Relinquish : WAIVE
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"Cara ___," 1954 song : MIA
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Verdi work, with "The" : SICILIANVESPERS
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Alfonso's queen : ENA
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Water buffalo : ARNEE
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Progress : ONGO
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He takes panes with his work : GLAZIER
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White's Charlotte, e.g. : SPIDER
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Booted feline : PUSS
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Belgian resort : SPA
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Author of "The Overcoat" : GOGOL
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Time saver : SHORTCUT
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Bach work : ITALIANCONCERTO
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Little ___ of fiction : NELL
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Old Chinese weight : LIANG
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Lecherous look : LEER
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Modern Christiania : OSLO
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Toot : SPREE
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For fear that : LEST
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Ump's call : SAFE
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A social sci. : ECON
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In ___ (caught by routine) : ARUT
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___ the Hyena, of comics : LENA
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Boston's Mike Moffat, e.g. : GOALIE
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Far from familiar : ALIEN
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Dispatch : SEND
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Dads : PAS
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Em followers : ENO
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Objective art : VERISM
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Frenzied : AMOK
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Use a stopwatch : TIME
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An Anna to whom Goldwyn brought manna : STEN
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___ Shan, Asian range : TIEN
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Sweethearts : FLAMES
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Onion's kin : CHIVE
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Busy place : HIVE
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Low : BASE
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In arrears : OWING
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Kind of cords : VOCAL
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River of China : ILI
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Less flighty : SANER
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Fix copy : EMEND
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Music for mourners : DIRGE
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Subsides : WANES
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Lapiz ___ : LAZULI
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Author Murdoch : IRIS
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Oahu fare : POI
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Space project : APOLLO
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Freeload : SPONGE
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Pierre's playground : PARC
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Excelled : SHONE
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Name for a bambino : GINO
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Residents: Suffix : OTES
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Chafe : GALL
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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Archer William : TELL
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Algonquian : CREE
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Salt Lake City team : UTES
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Kaline and Smith : ALS
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___ in the bud (stop) : NIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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