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New York Times, Saturday, January 19, 1980

Author:
Vincent L. Osborne
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Vincent L. Osborne has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,029
Across
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Han Solo's element : SPACE
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___ Liberty : MISS
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Pass over : OMIT
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Highway maneuver : UTURN
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Hawkeye's state : IOWA
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___ mecum (handbook) : VADE
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Brought to light : BARED
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Spoke like Porky Pig : STAMMERED
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Father of Hannibal : HAMILCARBARCA
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St. Agnes's or St. John's : EVE
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Bell and Kettle : MAS
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Container for a roll of film : CASSETTE
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Formality : STARCH
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Emulate Socrates : ASK
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Samovars : URNS
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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Father of Alexander the Great : PHILIPOFMACEDON
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Grant absolution : REMIT
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Ngo Dinh ___ : DIEM
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Mister, in Madrid : DON
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Haberdashery measurement : INSEAM
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State embracing part of the Bad Lands : NEBRASKA
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Hayfield : LEA
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Scull : OAR
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Father of Charlemagne : PEPINTHESHORT
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Zealous : DEDICATED
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Remorseful ones : RUERS
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Bookie's concern : ODDS
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Moll's milieu : GANG
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N.Y.C. hotel of yesteryear : ASTOR
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Painter of "The Duchess of Alba" : GOYA
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Highlands vernacular : ERSE
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Preliminaries at a track meet : HEATS
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Stand-in : SUB
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Egyptian deity : PTAH
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Nimbus : AURA
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Thickish liqueurs : CREMES
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Salad plant : ENDIVE
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Catchall wd. : MISC
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Tittle : IOTA
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Horde from the hive : SWARM
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Brazilian dances : SAMBAS
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Between mind and matter : OVER
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Wine-press residue : MARC
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Product of reflection : IDEA
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Do a haymaker's job : TED
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Adhesive material : MASTIC
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Surcease : LETUP
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Site of the Blue Grotto : CAPRI
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Blanched : ASHEN
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Hydroplanes : SKIMS
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Crushed; oppressed : TROD
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In conclusion: Fr. : ENFIN
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Spawning grounds for trout or salmon : REDDS
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Bo-peep's staff : CROOK
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Lucy Ricardo's rinse : HENNA
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Hook's sidekick : SMEE
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Twisted tale : LIE
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Slanting type : ITALIC
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Early lecterns : AMBOS
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Household : MENAGE
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Ardently collegiate : RAHRAH
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Play the firebrand : AROUSE
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Rose oil, e.g. : ATTAR
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Word form with meter or motor : PEDO
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Swirl : EDDY
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City NNE of Corsica : PISA
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Certain brooders : HENS
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Rim : EDGE
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Actress Shaw of B'way fame : RETA
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Student's pony : TROT
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Kind of leg or ear : DOG
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Group in h.s. : SRS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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