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New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 1982

Author:
Marie West
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,991
Across
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Alcott girl : BETH
5
Campus orgs. : FRATS
10
Auction signals : NODS
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Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
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Transplant in a nursery : REPOT
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Monad : UNIT
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Orison finale : AMEN
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Follow : ENSUE
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Salad fish : TUNA
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Sayers's sleuth : LORDPETERWIMSEY
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Glen Gray's Casa ___ Band : LOMA
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Compass point : SSE
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Mechanic's garb : COVERALLS
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Western resort lake : TAHOE
34
Battery terminals : ANODES
35
Old French coin : ECU
37
Glaswegian headgear : TAMS
38
Alphabet trio : RST
39
Spheres of influence : DOMAINS
42
Ex-G.I. : VET
43
Legal equal : PEER
45
Directory info : NOS
46
Comedian's foil : STOOGE
48
Tonsorial device : STROP
50
"Desire" of literature : STREETCAR
52
One-liner : GAG
54
Coup d'___ : ETAT
55
N.Y.C. sleuth in a TV series : LIEUTENANTKOJAK
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Flat : LEVEL
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Bog : MIRE
66
Crowd response : ROAR
67
Reflection : IMAGE
68
Qualified : ABLE
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"Showboat" skipper : ANDY
70
Meted out : DOLED
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Garish light : NEON
Down
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Ancient Semitic deity : BAAL
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Sailor's saint : ELMO
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Layer : TIER
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Manipulated : HANDLED
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Member of a secret order : FREEMASON
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Fee set by a landlord : RENTAL
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Church recess : APSE
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Period of duty : TOUR
9
Simmers : STEWS
10
Edible kernel : NUTMEAT
11
Burden : ONUS
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Sup : DINE
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Meet the raise : STAY
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Burned midnight oil : PORED
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Adherent: Suffix : IST
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Cavils : CARPS
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Beginning : ONSET
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Ballot marker : VOTER
28
Minimum : LEAST
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Econ. or ecol. : SCI
31
Devastation : HAVOC
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Last in a series : OMEGA
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Ethyl acetate, e.g. : ESTER
36
Up in the air : UNSETTLED
40
Jan. and Feb. : MOS
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T-bone : STEAK
44
Playful mischief : ROGUERY
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Footstool : OTTOMAN
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A way to stand : PAT
51
Go back on one's word : RENEGE
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Frozen : GELID
55
Money in Milan : LIRA
56
Taking part : INON
57
Minced oath : EGAD
58
Verne's captain : NEMO
59
Grandparental : AVAL
60
Agree : JIBE
61
Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
62
Sharp : KEEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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