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New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 1981

Author:
Marie West
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,397
Across
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Associate of Manet : DEGAS
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Viziers' superiors : AGAS
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Ancient Semitic deity : BAAL
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Prevent : AVERT
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Arrearage : DEBT
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Where Vulcan forged : ETNA
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Title for a caballero : SENOR
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Like a human dynamo : ENERGETIC
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Pitch : RESIN
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List-ending abbr. : ETAL
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Cry in a frontón : OLE
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Fix : REPAIR
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Scored between birdie and bogey : PARRED
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Saratoga, e.g. : SPA
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Alone onstage, as a diva : SOLA
31
Oxford fellow : DON
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Soapstone : TALC
34
Shed : MOLT
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" . . . care's an ___ to life": Shak. : ENEMY
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"Lohengrin," to Wagner : OPER
40
Arabian Sea feeder : INDUS
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Fuchsin and eosin : DYES
43
Part of a sunflower : PALEA
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Of aircraft : AERO
46
Monster : OGRE
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Poetic time : EEN
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Personage : LION
50
Suffix with sonnet : EER
51
St. Thomas à ___ : BECKET
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Detain, as an alien : INTERN
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Informer : RAT
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Con's knife : SHIV
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Bullock : STEER
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Athenian statesman called "the Just" : ARISTIDES
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Region in Austria and Italy : TIROL
66
___-eyed : SLOE
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Agrippina's son : NERO
68
Growing out : ENATE
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Film editor's concern, for short : SYNC
70
What Aussies call a stonker : KAYO
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Valleys : DALES
Down
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Sudermann's "___ hohe Lied" : DAS
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___ and anon : EVER
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November event : GENERALELECTION
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Originated : AROSE
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What an ecdysiast does : STRIPS
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Drink : ADE
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Post office department : GENERALDELIVERY
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Help an arsonist : ABET
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Item wielded in a woodshed : STRAP
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Drone, for one : BEE
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Chief law officer : ATTORNEYGENERAL
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Infirm : ANILE
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Added cognac : LACED
19
Open space in a woods : GLADE
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Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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Musical composition : RONDO
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Cease : STOP
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One of the Goldbergs : PAPA
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Inlet : CREEK
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"The Detroit of Italy" : TURIN
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Apt rhyme for sheer : MERE
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Battle site: 1914–18 : YSER
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"It ___ me!" (chimney sweep's cry) : SOOTS
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"___ of robins . . . ": Kilmer : ANEST
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Caught : NETTED
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Gall : BRASS
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Primitive : EARLY
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Cogitate : THINK
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Sophia is one : REINA
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Concept : IDEA
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Learning method : ROTE
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Dry, as wine : SEC
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Canals in U.S. and Canada : SOO
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"___ Misérables": Hugo : LES

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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