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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

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Across
1. Design on a document : SEAL
5. Canadian peninsula : GASPE
10. Dyers' purchase : VATS
14. Farm unit : ACRE
15. New York city : OLEAN
16. Discharge : EMIT
17. Respighi work, with "The" : FOUNTAINSOFROME
20. Necessitated : ENTAILED
21. Compare : LIKEN
22. German article : EIN
23. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
25. Stolid : BOVINE
29. Used a wedge : SHIMMED
32. Mil. truant : AWOL
33. Relinquish : WAIVE
34. "Cara ___," 1954 song : MIA
36. Verdi work, with "The" : SICILIANVESPERS
40. Alfonso's queen : ENA
41. Water buffalo : ARNEE
42. Progress : ONGO
43. He takes panes with his work : GLAZIER
45. White's Charlotte, e.g. : SPIDER
47. Booted feline : PUSS
48. Belgian resort : SPA
49. Author of "The Overcoat" : GOGOL
52. Time saver : SHORTCUT
57. Bach work : ITALIANCONCERTO
60. Little ___ of fiction : NELL
61. Old Chinese weight : LIANG
62. Lecherous look : LEER
63. Modern Christiania : OSLO
64. Toot : SPREE
65. For fear that : LEST
Down
1. Ump's call : SAFE
2. A social sci. : ECON
3. In ___ (caught by routine) : ARUT
4. ___ the Hyena, of comics : LENA
5. Boston's Mike Moffat, e.g. : GOALIE
6. Far from familiar : ALIEN
7. Dispatch : SEND
8. Dads : PAS
9. Em followers : ENO
10. Objective art : VERISM
11. Frenzied : AMOK
12. Use a stopwatch : TIME
13. An Anna to whom Goldwyn brought manna : STEN
18. ___ Shan, Asian range : TIEN
19. Sweethearts : FLAMES
23. Onion's kin : CHIVE
24. Busy place : HIVE
25. Low : BASE
26. In arrears : OWING
27. Kind of cords : VOCAL
28. River of China : ILI
29. Less flighty : SANER
30. Fix copy : EMEND
31. Music for mourners : DIRGE
33. Subsides : WANES
35. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
37. Lapiz ___ : LAZULI
38. Author Murdoch : IRIS
39. Oahu fare : POI
44. Space project : APOLLO
45. Freeload : SPONGE
46. Pierre's playground : PARC
48. Excelled : SHONE
49. Name for a bambino : GINO
50. Residents: Suffix : OTES
51. Chafe : GALL
52. Cicatrix : SCAR
53. Archer William : TELL
54. Algonquian : CREE
55. Salt Lake City team : UTES
56. Civil wrong : TORT
58. Kaline and Smith : ALS
59. ___ 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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