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New York Times, Tuesday, October 13, 1981

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,662

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Across
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" . . . with the greatest of ___" : EASE
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Newscaster Lindstrom : PIA
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Resounded : RANG
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Novel by Durrell : CLEA
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Ankara citizens : TURKS
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Birthstone for 19 Across : OPAL
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G.B.S. play : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
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Indian summer mo. : OCT
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Sharp rebukes : RAPS
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Beat at Belmont : OUTRAN
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Chorine : GIRL
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Analyze sentences : PARSE
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"Upon my soul!" is one : PHRASE
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Antediluvian : OLD
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"For ___ a jolly good fellow . . . " : HES
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Highlander's shoulder covering : PLAID
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Guinea or Rock Cornish : HEN
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Emitted, with "forth" : SENT
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Shoemakers' gear : LASTS
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Finis : END
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Ladder rung : STAVE
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Construction workers, of a sort : ANTS
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Ripen : AGE
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Kind of card : TAROT
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Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
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Berliner's article : DER
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Snow in Miami : RARITY
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Visit often : HAUNT
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Tinted : HUED
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Complied with : OBEYED
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Stiff bristle : SETA
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Lillie or Arthur : BEA
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Joseph Conrad story : HEARTOFDARKNESS
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Weed in a grain field : TARE
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Fatigued : WEARY
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Word of regret : ALAS
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Wee leftovers : ORTS
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Where mdse. is sold : MKT
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Oversupply : GLUT
Down
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She doted on Narcissus : ECHO
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Guinness : ALEC
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Pew, for one : SEAT
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Spike of corn : EAR
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Medal : PURPLEHEART
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Angers : IRES
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Alias : AKA
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Haley opus : ROOTS
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" . . . clean hands, and ___": Psalm 24 : APUREHEART
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Space Age acronym : NASA
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Narrow valley : GLEN
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Transports for skiers : TBARS
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Alpine toast : SKOAL
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Three-toned chords : TRIADS
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Aptly named painter of ranch scenes : HURD
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Charleston breakfast dish : GRITS
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Welty novel, with "The" : PONDERHEART
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Carpenter's tool : PLANE
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John Patrick play, with "The" : HASTYHEART
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Agent on a mission : ENVOY
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Bit of marginalia : STET
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City map : PLAT
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U.K. division : ENG
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Solemn : STAID
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Lightning bolt : STREAK
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Work for piano and violin : DUET
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Provide with income : ENDOW
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"The Singing Cowboy" : AUTRY
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Film actor Lew : AYRES
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"___ be in England . . . ": Browning : OHTO
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Tolerate : BEAR
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Neighbor of Wyo. : SDAK
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Nautical time signal : BELL
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Rebekah's hirsute son : ESAU
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Kind of prof. : ASST
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Not masc. or neut. : FEM
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Racing has-been : NAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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