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New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 1980

Author:
Rubin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,025
Across
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Second-year coll. students : SOPHS
6
Long : ACHE
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English prison : GAOL
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Repose : QUIET
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Vilipend : SLUR
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Bombeck : ERMA
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Sam or Tom : UNCLE
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Volga tributary : KAMA
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Indicate, as a thermometer : READ
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Admittance : ACCESS
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Her baby was a little devil : ROSEMARY
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Kind of ball or bag : BEAN
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Spanish saint and mystic : THERESA
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White-sale items : SHEETS
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___ basin : TIDAL
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Diagram : MAP
36
Gardner et al. : AVAS
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Declining : SENILE
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Gave power or authority : ENABLED
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"___ Aïda" : CELESTE
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Invalidates : ANNULS
42
Yuletide : NOEL
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Opposite of vert. : HOR
44
Game having numbers : LOTTO
45
Word with sob or weak : SISTER
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Shakespeare's "___ Night" : TWELFTH
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Simple : EASY
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Certain card : FOURSPOT
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One of the Kennedys : EUNICE
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Frank : ANNE
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"M*A*S*H" actress : SWIT
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Flop : LEMON
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"___ to laugh": Pinero : ITIS
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Bread spread : OLEO
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Broker : AGENT
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Spoils : ROTS
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Breckinridge : MYRA
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Girl of the Golden Fleece : MEDEA
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Unfledged pigeon : SQUAB
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Small quantity : OUNCE
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Pike, in Pisa : PICCA
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Keller and Hayes : HELENS
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Fem. holy ones, in France : STES
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Answer's antonym : ASK
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Wines : CLARETS
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Indulges : HUMORS
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Remove : ERASE
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Author Greer : GERMAINE
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Type of rug : AREA
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Khayyám : OMAR
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Finishing-school product : LADY
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Allen and Canyon : STEVES
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Actress Winwood : ESTELLE
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Top : HEAD
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Venerates : HALLOWS
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Dinner need : DISH
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Kind of horn : ALTO
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Sly look : LEER
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Corn or oat follower : MEAL
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Gasp : PANT
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Boil : SEETHE
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Support : BUTTRESS
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Outlay : COST
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Finer : NIFTIER
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"Make haste ___" : SLOWLY
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Break a promise : RENEGE
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Salts or Downs : EPSOM
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Pointed : AIMED
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Cake : SCONE
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Gossipy woman : YENTA
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County event : FAIR
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Upon : ONTO
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One is one : UNIT
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Author of "The Unfinished Revolution": 1979 : ULAM
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"___ Skylark": Shelley : TOA

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

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