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TUTTI-FRUTTI

New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 1981

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Stanley Glass has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,387
Across
1
Layers of paint : COATS
6
Rain checks : DAMS
10
Set upon : AGGRESS
17
Redskin chief : PARDEE
18
Turkish inn : IMARET
20
Apprentice : TRAINEE
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Missing links : APEMEN
22
Names, to Nero : NOMINA
23
Less patient : HASTIER
24
Payola, D.C. style : POLITICALPLUM
26
Desert shrub : EPHEDRA
27
Early gridiron great : THORPE
28
Dixie dish : PONE
30
"Londonderry ___" : AIR
33
O'Neill's ___ Smith : ERIE
34
Diet spoilers : BANANASPLITS
42
Radar image : BLIP
44
Wee bit bigger than wee : SMA
45
Ghostley presence : ALICE
46
Imitation pearl : OLIVET
47
Exceedingly : AMAIN
49
Introduces at court : PRESENTS
51
Stealthy : FELINE
52
A Finger Lake : SENECA
54
What bindweeds do : TWINE
55
Dr. J., e.g. : FWD
56
Dir. letters : ESE
57
Catch : ENTRAP
58
Tenor Kollo : RENE
59
Pilsen product : BIER
61
Capital of Southern Yemen : ADEN
62
Shills : CAPPERS
64
Subject of Swindell's "Screwball" : LOMBARD
66
Tight squeezer : VISE
69
Iago's forte : LIES
70
Hutch : COOP
71
Emulated Galway : TOOTED
75
"___ on parle français" : ICI
76
Whammy : HEX
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French toast : SANTE
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Tragedy by Corneille : HORACE
79
Jerry-builds : RIGSUP
81
Eyes fixedly : STARESAT
84
Incubus, e.g. : DEMON
85
Broadway play: 1977 : GEMINI
86
Mirador : ORIEL
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Fidel's disciple : CHE
89
Pastrami spot, for short : DELI
90
Area in eight states : ORANGECOUNTY
92
Blood: Prefix : HEMA
94
J.E.C. or E.M.K. : DEM
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Caen's river : ORNE
96
City on the Somme : AMIENS
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Henry of ___ : NAVARRE
103
Song popularized by Fats Domino : BLUEBERRYHILL
110
Thin silk fabric : ALAMODE
111
Boat for three rowers : RANDAN
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Evening bash : SOIREE
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"Dearly ___" : BELOVED
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Beneficiary via primogeniture : ELDEST
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Nonet : ENNEAD
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Zetetics : SEEKERS
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River in a Burns poem : DOON
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Cooper role : DEEDS
Down
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Millay's "Aria da ___" : CAPO
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Word on a ticket : ADMIT
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Cut cuspids : TEETHE
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Campus group : SENIORS
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Coal-mine gas : DAMP
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Integument : ARIL
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Gourmand's interest : MENU
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Anathema to Sam Adams : STAMPACT
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Statue by Phidias : ATHENA
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"Battle Hymn . . . " phrase : GRAPESOFWRATH
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Cut : GASH
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Ceremony : RITE
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Actress Markey : ENID
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Clairvoyant : SEER
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Infection suppressants : SERA
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Hack writer's output : PAP
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Phrase in a carol : INAPEARTREE
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Weak-eyed tunneler : MOLE
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Inhibit : CRIMP
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Aces : ONES
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Lower : ABASE
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Lake near Novgorod : ILMEN
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Laughing : RIANT
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Landlocked harbors : BASINS
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Lowest pinochle card : NINE
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Beseeched : PLED
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Like Harvard Yard : IVIED
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Keyed up : TENSE
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Dutch genre painter: 17th century : STEEN
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Huey ___ Long : PIERCE
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Sports org. : NCAA
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Certain crockery : EWERS
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Perfect arrangement : APPLEPIEORDER
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Winter mo. : FEB
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Kipling subject : BOOTS
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Johnson's ordeal: 1868 : IMPEACHMENT
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Paid honor to : ADORED
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Flicks : PIX
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"___ Street," 1956 song : LONELY
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Constantine's vision : ROOD
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Sept. 1 baby, e.g. : VIRGO
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Less friendly : ICIER
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Summation symbol : SIGMA
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Galley mark : CARET
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Subdued : TAMED
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French school : ECOLE
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Z-twist fabric : DENIM
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Placed in the Louvre : HUNG
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World Series pitcher: 1948 : SAIN
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Original ___ : SIN
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Shortly : SOON
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Adjective for a Lippizaner : TRUEBRED
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His and her : THEIR
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Rising from water : EMERSED
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Beliefs : CREEDS
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"Tennis ___?" : ANYONE
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French mob's "Down with!" : ABAS
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Effulge : SHINE
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Apprehends : NABS
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Away from the wind : ALEE
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Frost's "In a ___" : VALE
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Berserk : AMOK
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Peregrinate : ROVE
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"Fiesque" composer : LALO
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Ruin : UNDO
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First place : EDEN
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Enraged : IRED
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Meadows : LEAS
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Shepherded : LED

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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