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ALL-YEAR HIT PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, January 13, 1980

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 676 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,023
Across
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Irreligious : PAGAN
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Note, to Key : ASHARP
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Serape : SHAWL
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Largest natural lake in Wales : BALA
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In harmony : ATONE
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Trilling or Hampton : LIONEL
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Brokaw's show : TODAY
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Tiant : LUIS
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January 1 beauty queen's plea : DONTRAINONMYPARADE
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Octave of a feast : UTAS
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Docket : AGENDA
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Take a flier : RISK
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Show up for the 25th : REUNE
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Code word : ALFA
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Dirs. : ENES
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Material for 36 keys : EBONY
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Item near a tub : BATHMAT
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One with pressing duties : IRONER
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Jolo's archipelago : SULU
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Aug. 4, 1892, crime name : BORDEN
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Lack : ABSENCE
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June gardener's Elvis-style lament : IGOTSTUNG
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Former Met diva : ALDA
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Impious : UNHOLY
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Word with cork or thumb : SCREW
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Part of R.W.E. : WALDO
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Purdah prop : VEIL
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Quotidian : DAILY
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Yule-tree hanger : ICICLE
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Diplomat Silas : DEANE
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Bonn article : EINE
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Stone landmark : CAIRN
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Spiffily togged out : NATTY
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Curving out : CONVEX
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Deadlocked : HUNG
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Potpourri: Abbr. : MISC
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Tetra minus one : TRI
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
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Travel hazard : FOG
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April sound for bird watchers : SINGININTHERAIN
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Help call : SOS
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Spare rib, once : EVE
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Mouths : ORA
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Gift of gab : LINE
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Establishes : SETSUP
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Kind of bulb : FLASH
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Fall quencher : CIDER
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Sibilant aside : PSST
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Sing lustily : TROLL
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"Micah ___," Doyle novel : CLARKE
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Listless : LOGY
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Speed: Comb. form : TACHO
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Together, at the Met : ADUE
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Feudal V.I.P. : THANE
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"I ___ the Songs" : WRITE
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Master of love ballads : MATHIS
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Viaud's pen name : LOTI
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July farm-journal entry : HOWDRYIAM
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K and C : RATIONS
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Wolves, often : OGLERS
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In the past : ONCE
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Ranch animal : MERINO
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Extempore : OFFHAND
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Vulgar : CRUDE
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Anjou's cousin : BOSC
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Additionally : ALSO
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Take a second shot at : RETRY
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Rank : OLID
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Gordon or Irish : SETTER
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Result of many a "lost weekend" : DTS
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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December dorm notice : HOMEFORTHEHOLIDAYS
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Prurient : LEWD
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"Paper Moon" name : ONEAL
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Usurer, for one : LOANER
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"The Friends of Eddie ___" : COYLE
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Toiler of yore : ESNE
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Art category : GENRE
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Domain : SPHERE
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Assault : ONSET
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"Kiss Me, Kate" locale : PADUA
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Coral reef : ATOLL
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Closed-shop sign in May : GONEFISHIN
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Colony denizen : ANT
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Tiber tributary : NERA
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Property receiver : ALIENEE
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"Born again" candidate : SINNER
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Street toughs : HOODS
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Soprano Moffo : ANNA
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Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM
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Wield : PLY
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Coloring agent : STAIN
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Oversized : HORSY
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Aleutian isle : ADAK
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Bundle : WAD
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Caustic : LYE
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October victory for Yale : BLUEHEAVEN
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November headache : AUTUMNLEAVES
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Tropical vine : LIANA
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Desirable thing : ASSET
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Means : AGENCY
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English musician: 1835–1909 : PROUT
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Sent back: Abbr. : RTD
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Tiny space : AREOLE
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"Bravo," Greek style : EUGE
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March shopper's woe : BLOWININTHEWIND
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Parisian's plug : BONDE
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Ex-constellation : ARGO
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"___ a Rose" : ONLY
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Squad-car item : SIREN
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Domineer : BULLY
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Carcassonne's river : AUDE
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Kind of hitter : SWITCH
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Savoir-faire : TACT
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Moola : DINERO
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Actress Smith : ALEXIS
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Cast : SLING
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Welsh-bred dog : CORGI
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Health spa feature : SAUNA
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Class distinction : CASTE
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Rub out : DOIN
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Nest noise : CHIRP
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Muezzin : CRIER
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Byelorussian city : MINSK
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Judge for Dred Scott : TANEY
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Like a gala : FESTAL
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Cook too long : OVERDO
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Weatherman's August warning : GETOUTOFTOWN
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"Body and ___" : SOUL
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Start of a hymn : NEARER
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Nobelist in Literature: 1948 : ELIOT
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Spine : RIDGE
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Jingly February outing : SLEIGHRIDE
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Defects : FLAWS
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Camera genius Edwin : LAND
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Region, to Keats : CLIME
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Color change on old silver : PATINA
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They resume in September : SCHOOLDAYS
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Kind of plaster : SHIN
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Flip : TOSS
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Combo on the keys : CHORD
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Film maker Jacques : TATI
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In that case : THEN
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Hambletonian, e.g. : RACE
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Grateau's wave : MARCEL
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"___ Something to Me" : YOUDO
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Put back in shape : RESTORE
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Minstrel's song : LAY
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Machree of songdom : MOTHER
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Fanon : ORALE
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Celebrations : FETES
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Net, in business : CLEAR
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Jaeger's weapon : RIFLE
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Fashion's Geoffrey : BEENE
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Panache : STYLE
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Central Caucasian : OSSET
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Augury : OMEN
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___ Jahan : SHAH
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Petrocelli of baseball : RICO
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Duroc : HOG
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Romberg's "___ Alone" : ONE
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Porter's "You're the ___" : TOP
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Giovanni or José : DON

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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