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New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,014
Across
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Shopper's consideration : COST
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T. B. Aldrich's "The Story of ___ Boy" : ABAD
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Whale : CETE
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Nanking nana : AMAH
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"The Man ___," 1924 song : ILOVE
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A.F.B. on Cape Cod : OTIS
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Make allowance for : TAKEINTOACCOUNT
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France's flag : TRICOLOR
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Bon ton : ELITE
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Actress Merkel et al. : UNAS
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Make an incised mark : RASE
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Large, fish-eating bird : OSPREY
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Arrant coward : POLTROON
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He wrote "One Fat Englishman" : AMIS
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Cloys : SATES
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Omaha Beach boat : LCI
34
Classic of 1859, with "A" : TALEOFTWOCITIES
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Pitching stat : ERA
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Less plentiful : RARER
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Le Gallienne and Tanguay : EVAS
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More vigorous : STURDIER
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Bon ___ (tea rose) : SILENE
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"10-33!" in CB lingo : HELP
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Corolla petals, to a botanist : ALAE
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Where R.L.S. is buried : SAMOA
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Arranges alternately : STAGGERS
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Jeremiads : HARDLUCKSTORIES
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Old language : ERSE
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Emulates Nosey Parker : PRIES
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"Like ___ without a tail": "Macbeth" : ARAT
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Play-gun ammo : PEAS
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Mixer : SODA
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Tillis and Torme : MELS
Down
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Famed suffragette : CATT
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Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
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H. H. Munro : SAKI
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Southey's "___ of Kehama" : THECURSE
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Choir section : ALTOS
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Party spoiler : BOOR
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Hawaiian beverage : AVA
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Nov. follower : DEC
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Calaboose : COOLER
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Case for trivia : ETUI
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Add color : TINT
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Borgia in-law : ESTE
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Mosaic, e.g. : INLAY
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Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
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"___ Bon," Eartha Kitt hit : CESTSI
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Part of a dynamo : ROTOR
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Pianist Templeton : ALEC
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Actor Warren : OATES
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Chichi : SMART
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Rice dish : PILAU
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His caress causes distress : PAWER
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Smorgasbord tidbit : OLIVE
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" . . . the gem of the ___" : OCEAN
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Stockholm gnome : NISSE
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___ throat : STREP
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The worst kind of test : ORDEAL
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Get an F on an exam : FAIL
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"No mon, no fun, your son" could be one : TELEGRAM
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Kind of scholar : RHODES
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Abbie's partner in comics : SLATS
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He made the poor Moor sure his wife wasn't pure : IAGO
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Flummoxed : ATSEA
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Fields of "Rippling Rhythm" fame : SHEP
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Bern's river : AARE
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R. Aldrich's "Gertrude Lawrence as ___" : MRSA
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Airplane runner : SKID
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Ireland's erstwhile name : EIRE
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Williams's "Camino ___" : REAL
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Tupolev-144, etc. : SSTS
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Bullish periods : UPS
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___-Magnon man : CRO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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