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New York Times, Monday, January 14, 1980

5-Down : Literary quality evoking pity

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,024
Across
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Sharp rebuke : SLAP
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Agreements : PACTS
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Kind of moss : PEAT
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Hawaiian seaport : HILO
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Apportion : ALLOT
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Home of the Bruins : UCLA
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Consumes : EATS
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Coronet : TIARA
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Snare : TRAP
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Prefix meaning "upward" : ANO
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In ___ (out of favor) : THEDOGHOUSE
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Mode : FASHION
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Mil. officer : GEN
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Antonym of downs : UPS
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Certain bills : TWENTIES
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Wrong : AMISS
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Equitable portion : FAIRSHARE
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Thin strip of wood : LATH
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Broad smiles : GRINS
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Sicilian summer resort : ENNA
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Getting ready : PREPARING
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One of the Fords : EDSEL
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Feign : SIMULATE
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Also : TOO
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Kind of seed : PIP
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Mixed : MINGLED
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"Cry 'Havoc!' and let ___ of war": Shak. : SLIPTHEDOGS
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Astral Altar : ARA
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"___ soit ... " : HONI
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Pointless : INANE
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Aroma : ODOR
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Fairy-tale beginning : ONCE
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Mosaicist : TILER
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Relax : REST
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Vegetables : PEAS
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Blue-pencils : EDITS
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Numerals : ONES
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Bundle of grain stalks : SHEAF
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Vine of the tropics : LIANA
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Choir members : ALTOS
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Neg. antonym : POS
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Literary quality evoking pity : PATHOS
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Foreign : ALIEN
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Clothed : CLAD
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Corrida attraction : TORO
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Totters : STAGGERS
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Make a pretentious display : PUTONTHEDOG
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Off-white : ECRU
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Word of woe : ALAS
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Record, in a way : TAPE
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Tilts : TIPS
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Coop group : HENS
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Fried corn cakes : HUSHPUPPIES
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French historian : TAINE
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Ala : WING
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Smith and Fleming : IANS
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Lake in Ireland : ERNE
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Close securely : SEAL
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European mountains : ALPS
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Component of a list : ITEM
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Ceramic glaze material : FRIT
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Black lead : GRAPHITE
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Came to rest : ALIT
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Ages : EONS
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Felines of Asia : TIGERS
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Painter of "Cape Martin" : MONET
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Burdened : LADEN
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Uneven : EROSE
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Pub game : DARTS
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Cremerie, e.g. : SHOP
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Solitary : LONE
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Ancient Peruvian : INCA
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Camelot character : ENID
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Spanish Surrealist : DALI
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Mountain: Prefix : ORO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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