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New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { B J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,034
Across
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Relative of HUD : FHA
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Adjective for nonagenarians : AGED
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Homophone for packed : PACT
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Fat from Durocs : LARD
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Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
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Tub plant : ALOE
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Type of dovetail : TENON
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Hoopla : STIR
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Projecting gun platform on a warship : SPONSON
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Back door or gate : POSTERN
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With 49 Across, tourist's query in N.Y.C. : HOWCANIGETTO
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Neural network : RETE
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Flap on a cap : EARLAP
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Angel's favorite letters : SRO
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Drudgery : GRIND
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Poker ploy : RAISE
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Loom threads : WARP
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Become prevalent : SETIN
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Lupine look : LEER
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Soprano Lucine : AMARA
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Neil or Paul : SIMON
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First name of a Styron hero : NAT
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Spanish wine or seaport : MALAGA
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Behind schedule : LATE
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See 23 Across : CARNEGIEHALL
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Where to spend schillings : AUSTRIA
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Farmer's cultivator : GODEVIL
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Sandwich shop, for short : DELI
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Color, as glass or wood : STAIN
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Dante's terza ___ : RIMA
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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Mythical man of brass : TALOS
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In a while : ANON
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Ancient Asian : MEDE
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Ach! : ALAS
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Wine: Comb. form : ENO
Down
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One of the Gordons : FLASH
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A brother of Groucho : HARPO
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Author of "The Dollmaker" : ARNOW
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What boors don't observe : AMENITIES
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Piece of ordnance : GUN
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Slip away : ELOPE
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Signify : DENOTE
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Poem on country life : PASTORAL
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"Der ___" (Adenauer) : ALTE
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Coconut fiber : COIR
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Forster's ___ (sea bird) : TERN
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Therefore, in Tours : DONC
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Ex-sinners; expiators : ATONERS
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Puppeteer Tony : SARG
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Mira or Rigel : STAR
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Non-Mormon, to a Mormon : GENTILE
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Mortgage, e.g. : LIEN
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Voyaging : ASEA
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Like a minx : PERT
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Did the butterfly : SWAM
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Siamese king : RAMA
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Opposite of written : ORAL
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Joe and Dom of diamond fame : DIMAGGIOS
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Wiseacre's reply to 23-49 Across : PRACTICE
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Sign on a five-and-ten counter : NOTIONS
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Gelling agent : AGAR
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Indigence : NEED
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Beardlike part of grain : ARISTA
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Of birth : NATAL
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Wife and sister of Zeus : HERA
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Of wrens, hens, etc. : AVINE
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José ___, memorable dancer : LIMON
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Venezuelan plain : LLANO
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First to take a ribbing : ADAM
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River in central Africa : UELE
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Monoski or pung : SLED
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Chicken ___ king : ALA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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