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New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1980

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,018

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Common name in Svendborg : OLAF
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By mouth : ORAL
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Run off : ELOPE
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With 3 Down, Western city : PALO
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How some like their steak : RARE
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Classified : TYPED
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Famous last words : ETTU
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"Region of the rising sun" : ASIA
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Desist : CEASE
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Swindle : SHORTCHANGE
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Chaney : LON
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___ la (part song) : FAL
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He lived 912 years : SETH
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Surgeons' needs : SCALPELS
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Large numbers : SCORES
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The ___ (European city) : HAGUE
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Bribes: Slang : OILS
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Get one's dander up : RILE
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You were, in ancient Roma : ERAS
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Musical instrument of a sort : KAZOO
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Reputation : NAME
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Does: Poet. : DOTH
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Drinks : ADES
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___ Dal, Swedish river : OSTER
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Ready for bed : SLEEPY
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Sci-fi flick : STARWARS
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Stroll far and wide : ROAM
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"Winterset" hero : MIO
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Browne of belt fame : SAM
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Flimflam : SKULDUGGERY
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Carpentry, for one : CRAFT
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Site of a Western art colony : TAOS
65
Bearded antelopes : GNUS
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Orphan on B'way : ANNIE
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To exist, in Dieppe : ETRE
68
Ear part : LOBE
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Chinese rebellion: 1900 : BOXER
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Offspring : SEED
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Jug : EWER
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Uncovers: Poet. : OPES
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Wood strip supporting plaster : LATH
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See 14 Across : ALTO
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Faker : FOURFLUSHER
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Source of revelations : ORACLE
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Too quick : RASH
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Solo : ARIA
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Tends : LEANS
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Words of Anna's king, for short : ETCETC
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Soap ingredient : LYE
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Translucent gem : OPAL
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Monetary unit : PESO
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State of bliss : EDEN
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Scotch ___ : TAPE
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Plaster of paris : GESSO
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Bamboozle : HORNSWOGGLE
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Diffuses; radiates : SHEDS
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Warble : CAROL
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Child's marble : AGATE
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Gun charge : LOAD
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Estimates, with "up" : SIZES
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Lasso : RIATA
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Playwright Rice : ELMER
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Clairvoyants : SEERS
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Was beaten : LOST
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Sealskin-covered canoe : KAYAK
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First: Abbr. : ORIG
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Toulouse-Lautrec specialty : POSTER
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"We are not ___": Queen Victoria : AMUSED
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Tones down : MUTES
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Strikebreaker : SCAB
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Memorable cartoonist : ARNO
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Tailless cat : MANX
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Off schedule : LATE
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French illustrator-painter : DORE
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"Oh, Wilderness were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
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Hayseed : RUBE
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Belgian canal : YSER
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For shame! : FIE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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