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New York Times, Friday, January 30, 1981

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B Q }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,406

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Across
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Disreputable person : RAFF
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Goose genus : ANSER
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Purl's partner : KNIT
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On the Ligurian : ASEA
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First name of the author of "My Life" : GOLDA
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Word with other : EACH
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Bolus : PILL
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Sovereignty : REIGN
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Fleuret's relative : EPEE
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Fallacies in thinking : IDOLA
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Architect's detailed description, for short : SPEC
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Mère's counterpart : PERE
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Garb for work or play : DENIMS
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First part : PRIMO
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Dewy-eyed : NAIVE
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Slander : DEFAME
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Hood : GANGSTER
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"Flow gently, sweet ___ . . . ": Burns : AFTON
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Box elder genus : ACER
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Panache : STYLE
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Tree with white flowers : TITI
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Ratoon : SHOOT
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Kind of average or value : WEIGHTED
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Sketch : PENCIL
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King Haakon made her a knight : HENIE
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Jack : KNAVE
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Hire : ENGAGE
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Rock's predecessor : JAZZ
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Señor's child : NINO
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Hundred-eyed monster : ARGUS
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___ strut (plane part) : OLEO
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Treeless uplands : DOWNS
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Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
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Getz or Kenton : STAN
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Chosen : ELECT
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Gulf of Salerno feeder : SELE
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Kind of card : HOLE
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Old hat : DATED
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Charon's post : STYX
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Speedy : RAPID
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Dramatic ploy : ASIDE
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Criminal : FELON
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Parkway warning sign : FALLINGROCKZONE
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D.C. Cabinet post : AGR
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Denials : NOES
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Parkway warning sign : SLIPPERYWHENWET
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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Spoiled : RANCID
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Parkway warning sign : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
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Nucha or nuque : NAPE
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Baker's aide : ICER
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Biblical pronoun : THEE
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You love: Lat. : AMAS
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Holds a session : SITS
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___ culpa : MEA
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Fido's dr. : VET
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Keep ___ (persevere) : ATIT
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Particle : MOTE
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City in Okla. : ENID
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Pant : GASP
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Yearn : ACHE
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Ramsay-Travers find: 1898 : NEON
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Shubert or De Forest : LEE
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
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Stannum : TIN
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Lollobrigida : GINA
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Alit : LANDED
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Duke Orsino's bride : VIOLA
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Ornamental stud : AGLET
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Arroyo : GULLY
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Reo contemporary : ESSEX
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Tease : JOSH
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Enthusiasm : ZEAL
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Former : ONCE
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Norm: Abbr. : STD

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

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