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New York Times, Wednesday, January 30, 1980

4-Down : Promoted

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,040
Across
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Skinned an apple : PARED
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Item once thought indivisible : ATOM
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"___ a Gigolo," 1930 song : JUST
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Soap plant : AMOLE
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"___ Begins at Forty" : LIFE
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Inner: Comb. form : ENTO
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Egg maker : LAYER
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Fortune breaker, possibly : INFLATION
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Carpenter's byproduct : SHAVINGS
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Lamb's specialty : ESSAY
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Filled with cargo : LADEN
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Scotch and ___ : SODA
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Roof support : RAFTER
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"___ Pearl Harbor" : REMEMBER
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Killed time : IDLED
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Briar and corncob : PIPES
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Salt Lake City athlete : UTE
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Sound of a sandbag hitting the ground : THUD
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Sea bird : SOLAN
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Scoria : SLAG
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Aurora's counterpart : EOS
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Bikini, for example : ATOLL
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Mea ___ : CULPA
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Set a date for : SCHEDULE
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Knob on a sword handle : POMMEL
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Trespasses : SINS
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Toscanini's birthplace : PARMA
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He wrote "Phaedo" : PLATO
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Like the "simple" life : PASTORAL
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Fortune breaker, possibly : RECESSION
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Trimming braid : INKLE
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Italian family : ESTE
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Wrongful act, to lawyers : TORT
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Requires : NEEDS
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Where two pieces of fabric meet : SEAM
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"Do ___ others ... " : UNTO
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South Dakota town : ARTAS
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Finn and Sawyer, e.g. : PALS
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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Fortune maker, possibly : ROYALFLUSH
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Promoted : ELEVATED
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Ridiculed : DERIDED
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Straighten : ALIGN
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Containers for food, in Canberra : TINS
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Not on the job : OFF
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Brooks or Ott : MEL
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Flotsam's partner : JETSAM
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Etats-___ : UNIS
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Portico, Greek style : STOA
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Oscar's cousin : TONY
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Mosquito : AEDES
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___ Tamid (Hebrew lamp) : NER
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Plant part : SEPAL
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Straw in the wind : OMEN
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Church services : RITES
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Lunar valley : RILLE
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Fortune maker, possibly : BULLMARKET
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A day's march : ETAPE
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Splendid : REGAL
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Sights in suburbia : POOLS
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Dazzle : STUN
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Spiritualist, sometimes : SUMMONER
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Goodbye, in Granada : ADIOS
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Italian ski resort : CORTINA
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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Pops : PAS
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Prefix with mime or graph : PANTO
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J.E.C.'s title : PRES
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___-majesté : LESE
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Recorded proceedings : ACTA
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Larboard : PORT
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Alan or Robert of films : ALDA
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Not as much : LESS
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Actor Erwin : STU
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Free electron : ION

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

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