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AGAINST REGULATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, January 27, 1980

127-Across : Monster: Prefix

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 635 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,037
Across
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Hidden stores : CACHES
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Occult system : CABALA
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Traveller's rider : LEE
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German count : GRAF
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Handy : ADROIT
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Part of Spain : ARAGON
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Mandarin : TANGERINE
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Start of a Berton Braley verse : THEGRAMMARHAS
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Fragrance : REDOLENCE
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Coll. degree : MED
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Border water : ERIE
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Soprano Lucine : AMARA
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Generate : BEGET
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Piece for Price : ARIA
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Coverings at marinas : TARPS
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Unyielding : IRON
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Gangland group : GOONS
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Annoy : NETTLE
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Verse continued : ARULEABSURDWHICH
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U. of Md. athlete : TERP
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Uncloses: Poet. : OPES
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Man, e.g. : BIPED
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Greek music halls : ODEA
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Pitcher Swan : CRAIG
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Evangelist's advice : REPENT
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Dwindles : EBBS
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Interpret : READ
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Actress Crabtree: 1847-1924 : LOTTA
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Tennis name : EVERT
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Prefix with rail or tone : MONO
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Worldwide relief org. : UNRRA
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Verse continued : IWOULDCALLANOUTWORN
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Convened : SAT
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___ off (repel) : FEND
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First ___ : AID
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Leavings : ORTS
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French menu item : POIS
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Milestone for mountain climbers : TREELINE
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Gard's capital : NIMES
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Purim is one : FESTIVAL
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Flesh: Prefix : SARC
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Walden, for one : POND
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Hosp. employees : RNS
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Vidal : GORE
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Plant : SOW
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Verse continued : MYTHAPREPOSITIONISA
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Kind of steamer : TRAMP
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Words of understanding : ISEE
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Expenditure : OUTGO
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Gallery : SALON
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Roast, in Reims : ROTI
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Sapins : FIRS
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Lime's cousin : CITRON
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Tartan wearers : CLANS
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Chemical suffixes : ANES
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Zoo favorite : LLAMA
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Amphora adjunct : ANSA
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A mild cheese : EDAM
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Verse continued : WORDYOUMUSTNTEND
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Obliterated : ERASED
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Standish : MILES
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Switchblade: Slang : SHIV
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Expert : ADEPT
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Historic ship : NINA
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Have ___ (beware) : ACARE
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Monster: Prefix : TERAT
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Snooker sticks : CUES
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More, in Madrid : MAS
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Lawyer's concern : CLIENTELE
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End of verse : ASENTENCEWITH
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Bring together at a focal point : CONCENTER
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Lower : DEMEAN
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Irish city : TRALEE
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Neighbor of Hung. : AUST
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Actor's last line : TAG
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___ de corps : ESPRIT
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Accent : STRESS
Down
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Agile burglar : CATMAN
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Cleave : ADHERE
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Kind of card : CREDIT
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Road ___ : HOG
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Gaels' land : EIRE
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Track employee : STARTER
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Japanese export : CAMERA
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Football first name : ARA
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Tribunal : BAR
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Moslem title : AGHA
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Like the best topsoil : LOAMIEST
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He played Cochise on TV : ANSARA
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New Guinean city : LAE
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Remnant : END
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Kind of trip : EGO
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Newcomer : GREENHORN
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Certain fight fans : RINGSIDERS
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Noun ending : ANCE
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Places for loafers : FEET
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Wayfarers : TRANSIENTS
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Rush-hour weapon : ELBOW
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Farrow : MIA
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Lynda Bird ___ : ROBB
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Ballerinas' poses : ATTITUDES
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Drive : PROPEL
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Tops: Abbr. : SUPERL
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Middleweight champ: 1923-26 : GREB
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Bookie's concern : ODDS
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Juridic : LEGAL
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___ hand (helped) : LENTA
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Stroke on a violin : UPBOW
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Brazilian state : CEARA
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Attacked : HADAT
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Election district : PRECINCT
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Memorable actor : CLIFT
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Seaman in a gig : ROWER
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Agreed : ATONE
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Dodge : EVADE
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Encore plea : MORE
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Inning sextet : OUTS
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Army group : UNIT
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Place selling "Jersey juice" : DAIRY
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___ plume : NOMDE
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Kind of musical note : OPENTONE
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Italian physicist : ROSSI
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Railroad employee : SIGNALMAN
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Light : LAMP
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Slangy negative : NOPE
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Concerning : INRE
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Cold: Prefix : FRIGO
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Parisian's "Eureka!" : VOILA
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Fire inspector's concern : ARSON
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Inclines : LEANS
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Stand the test : PASSMUSTER
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Fodder or bedding : STRAW
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Maine college town : ORONO
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Conduits : WATERMAINS
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King of Tyre : HIRAM
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Aim : POINT
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Open ocean : OUTSEA
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Beach : STRAND
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Levant : OSCAR
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Send the wrong way : MISDIRECT
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Arctic sight : FLOE
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Founder of Troy : ILUS
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Louvre display : CANVASES
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Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
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Spots : DETECTS
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Hydrocarbon type: Suffix : YLENE
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Diatribe : TIRADE
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Seemly : DECENT
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Figure of speech : SIMILE
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Mothers' relatives : ENATES
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Olympic events : DASHES
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Sometimes it's funny : PUN
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Old brocade : ACCA
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Point of chief interest : CLOU
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Weatherman's abbr. : TEMP
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Explosive : TNT
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Greek letter : ETA
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Trousers part : LEG
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Grandfather of Saul : NER
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Pacific porgy : TAI
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Hell, to Sherman : WAR

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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