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New York Times, Tuesday, September 28, 1982

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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Fuel from vegetable tissue : PEAT
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Sin city : SODOM
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Make a ___ (flub or succeed) : GOOF
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Monster : OGRE
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Oleoresin : ELEMI
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Fountain treats : HOTFUDGESUNDAES
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Saturate : STEEP
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"___ well!" : ALLS
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O.R. personnel : RNS
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Scorch : CHAR
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Sermon coda : AMEN
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Clammer's delight : LOWTIDE
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Make a god of : DEIFY
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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"The Apartment" star : LEMMON
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Fountain treat : VANILLAICECREAM
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Supplements, with "out" : EKES
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Occupy : ENGAGE
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Never, in Bonn : NIE
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Traffic-control device : RADAR
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Dormer window : LUTHERN
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Baste : TACK
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Cruising : ASEA
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C.P.A.'s record : ACC
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City in Belgium : MONS
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Lariat : RIATA
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Fountain treat : CHOCOLATEMALTED
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Anklebone : TALUS
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Hollow out : CAVE
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European volcano : ETNA
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Delusion's partner : SNARE
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Comprehended : KNEW
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Dip, as a doughnut : DUNK
Down
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Cries of disgust : UGHS
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Swag : LOOT
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Fix in the mind : NOTE
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Feign : AFFECT
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Small herd of whales : POD
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Humpty Dumpty, e.g. : EGG
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Region : AREA
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Designer of Niagara power system : TESLA
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Became aware of : SENSED
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Outworn : OLD
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Precious : DEAR
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Portent : OMEN
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Overlook : MISS
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Laborious : UPHILL
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Einstein's birthplace : ULM
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An Astaire : ADELE
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Send fresh troops : REMAN
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___-do-well : NEER
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Novelist Samuel ___ : LOVER
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Japan's greatest port : OSAKA
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Decreased in strength : WANED
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Goddess of peace : IRENE
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Aptitude : FLAIR
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Saudis' divided neighbor : YEMEN
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Russian plane : MIG
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Florida resort : OCALA
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Sweet, hot drink : NEGUS
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"But every woman ___ heart a rake": Pope : ISAT
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Et ___ : CETERA
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Having branches : RAMOSE
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Saluted : HAILED
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High pass : COL
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Talent : KNACK
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Book of the Bible : ACTS
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Fictional sleuth : CHAN
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Fountain treat : COLA
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Musial : STAN
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Westernmost Aleutian island : ATTU
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Vols' state : TENN
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Neighbor of 61 Down : ADAK
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Candidate for a pound : CUR
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Three-faced woman : EVE
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Common gull : MEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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