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New York Times, Monday, October 13, 1980

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,297
Across
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N.T. book : ACTS
5
Garber or Bartlett : PEAR
9
Confess : AVOW
13
Zeus's mother : RHEA
14
Tag : LABEL
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"___ Straits," rock group : DIRE
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Bill of fare : MENU
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Sharp : ACUTE
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Well-known office : OVAL
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Protein for a Stockholmer : SWEDISHMEATBALL
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Job : STINT
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Compete : VIE
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Argued : DEBATED
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Hit sign : SRO
32
Tennis name : ASHE
36
Avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
37
Not native : ALIEN
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Relative of a Western : SPANISHOMELETTE
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Captured : TAKEN
43
___ bien : TRES
44
Hardy girl : TESS
45
Vein item : ORE
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Get one's just ___ : DESERTS
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No-no : SIN
50
Indian or orange : OSAGE
54
Seeing Eye dogs : GERMANSHEPHERDS
61
Tub plant : ALOE
62
Furnish : EQUIP
63
Dotty : GAGA
64
Sutherland or Scotto : DIVA
65
Hot : AFIRE
66
Roman road : ITER
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Swami : SEER
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Prepared to drive a golf ball : TEED
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Infection suppressants : SERA
Down
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Munitions : ARMS
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___ the fat (gabs) : CHEWS
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Doctrine : TENET
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___ Arabia : SAUDI
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Wallops : PLASTERS
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Apiece : EACH
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"Hallelujah, I'm ___!" : ABUM
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Network : RETE
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Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
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"___ Zapata!" : VIVA
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Exam : ORAL
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Jack Benny word : WELL
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Furlough : LEAVE
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N.Y. subway : IND
22
___ wave : TIDAL
26
Thai coins : BAHTS
27
Love, Italian style : AMORE
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More docile : TAMER
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Locale : SITE
30
Soaks : RETS
31
Change for a five : ONES
32
In re : ASTO
33
Coast Guard woman : SPAR
34
Cod's cousin : HAKE
35
Chemical suffix : ENE
38
Rent : LET
40
Where Shillong is : INDIA
41
Barred at the bar : ESTOPPED
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Nine: Comb. form : ENNEA
48
Hush! : SSH
49
Nasty campaign tactic : SMEAR
51
Shield : AEGIS
52
Rasp : GRATE
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Garden tool : EDGER
54
Flits : GADS
55
Wiesel or Abel : ELIE
56
Wander : ROVE
57
Meas. : SQFT
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Creator of Mamie Stover : HUIE
59
Former name of a republic : EIRE
60
Author Davidson ("Loose Change") : SARA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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