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New York Times, Monday, January 21, 1980

Author:
Brumbauch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,031
Across
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Relative of a rhinoceros : TAPIR
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Nap : DOZE
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Thick slice : SLAB
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Sharp ridge : ARETE
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Godfrey Cambridge TV role : AMIN
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Jot : IOTA
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Gathered autumnal debris : RAKED
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Camping item : TENT
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London's "Martin ___" : EDEN
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Sash for a Puccini heroine : OBI
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These go with burgers : FRENCHFRIES
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Water nymph : NAIAD
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Capek classic : RUR
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___ on (urging) : EGGING
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Beetles : SCARABS
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Alan, Cheryl and Diane : LADDS
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Incarcerates : JAILS
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Rodent : RAT
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Measures of heat, for short : BTUS
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"Boléro" composer : RAVEL
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Roman statesman : CATO
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Nuclear energy agcy. : AEC
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Yellow-fever carrier : AEDES
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Philippine island : LUZON
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Economized : SKIMPED
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Short walk outdoors : AIRING
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Ovine sound : BAA
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Soviet cooperative : ARTEL
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Java, not from Java : IRISHCOFFEE
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Ensnare : NET
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Palm fruit : DATE
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Fasten closely and firmly : KNIT
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Cosmetic : ROUGE
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Level : EVEN
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She, in Paris : ELLE
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Pianist-composer Rubinstein : ANTON
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Objectives : AIMS
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Tinter : DYER
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Etymological relative of lace : LASSO
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Edible root : TARO
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Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
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Fowl from China : PEKINGDUCK
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Suffix with favor or labor : ITE
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Shiners : REDFINS
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Old-fashioned : DATED
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Augury : OMEN
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Bluish-white metallic element : ZINC
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Captivate : ENTHRALL
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___ Leone : SIERRA
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Northern Italian town : LODI
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To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
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Prohibits : BANS
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Tatter : RAG
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Ermine and sable : FURS
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Abets : AIDS
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Scene of Napoleon's first exile : ELBA
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General under Washington : GATES
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Rescued : SAVED
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Fr. companies : CIES
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São Paulo exports : BRAZILNUTS
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" . . . ___ a tuffet" : SATON
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Greenish stone : JADE
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Chinese secret society : TONG
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Stowed again : REPACKED
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Remedy : CURE
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Chinese nurse : AMAH
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Not figurative : LITERAL
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Norwegian dramatist and family : IBSENS
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Exist : ARE
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Subsequent : AFTER
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Notion : IDEA
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___ Shankar : RAVI
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Article : ITEM
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Solely : ONLY
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Fingernail tool : FILE
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Selves : EGOS
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"___'clock scholar" : TENO
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"Cat ___ Hot Tin Roof" : ONA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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