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New York Times, Thursday, January 15, 1981

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,391
Across
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Pine marten : SABLE
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Comedian from Montreal : SAHL
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Saroyan hero : ARAM
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Actor Ryan : ONEAL
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The British call it marge : OLEO
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Hyena in Capp's comics : LENA
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Silly : INANE
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Dolley, e.g. : FIRSTLADY
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Seat formed by interlocked hands and wrists : LADYCHAIR
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Garden flower, for short : HELIO
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Suffix with liquid : ATOR
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Memorable U.N. name : DAG
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Pied-___ : ATERRE
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Pullman : CHAIRCAR
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Elissa of old films : LANDI
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English prison : GAOL
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"___ be in England . . . ": Browning : OHTO
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___ Vogler, German composer : ABT
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Kin of demijohns : CARBOYS
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Call ___ day : ITA
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Italian finger game : MORA
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"Honi ___ . . . " : SOIT
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Palindromic title : MADAM
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Village near Omaha : BOYSTOWN
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Lloyd and Paul of baseball's Hall of Fame : WANERS
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José or Juan : SAN
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Trial : TEST
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Cry of the Ancient Mariner : ASAIL
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Type of dwelling : TOWNHOUSE
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Small container for sewing articles : HOUSEWIFE
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Computer data : INPUT
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First name of 6 Across : MORT
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Sight from Cleveland : ERIE
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African republic : NIGER
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Greek vowels : ETAS
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Zona Gale's "Miss Lulu ___" : BETT
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Anserine bird : GOOSE
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Loam : SOIL
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Mrs. Leonowens : ANNA
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Gun's front sight : BEAD
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Nautical rope : LANYARD
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Thrilling : ELECTRIC
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Until now : SOFAR
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Et ___ : ALII
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Title in Thuringia : HERR
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Blake's "The Book of ___" : LOS
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Brisk, in music : ALLEGRO
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Not fictitious : REAL
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Bacheller's "D'ri ___" : ANDI
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Clinic name : MAYO
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Bangkok native : THAI
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Gardening tool : HOE
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He moderated "What's My Line?" : DALY
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Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
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Banned : TABOO
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Ingress : ENTRY
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Kind of cruiser : CABIN
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Derisive sound : HOOT
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Reprove : CHIDE
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Perfume base : ATTAR
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Ranges : ROAMS
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Increase : GROW
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" . . . unto us ___ is given" : ASON
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Very impressive : SMASHING
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Baseball plays : ASSISTS
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Duke in "The Tempest" : ANTONIO
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Yarn : TALE
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Benign bump on the skin : WEN
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Bird sound : TWEET
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Alas! : AHME
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Pollutant : SOOT
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Atmosphere : AURA
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Kind of iron : TIRE
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"Heaven make thee free ___!": Hamlet : OFIT
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Ascent : UPGO
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Petitions : SUES
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Common French verb : ETRE
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Arachnoid's "parlor" : WEB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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