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New York Times, Tuesday, October 14, 1980

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F G H J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,298

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Across
1
Actor Ray from Pa. : ALDO
5
African language : BANTU
10
English inns : PUBS
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Pope in 903 : LEOV
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Man of Iran, e.g. : ASIAN
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Concerning : INRE
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Emphasized : UNDERLINED
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Blue-pencil : EDIT
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Secured : MOORED
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Ins : ELECTEES
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Hied : SPED
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Crowd sound : ROAR
26
Entourage : COTERIE
29
Embarrassment for Mosconi : MISCUE
32
"Daphnis et Chloé" composer : RAVEL
33
Of Earth's bisecting line : AXIAL
35
Intake at Bethlehem : ORE
36
Kind of school : PREP
37
Lily's cousin : ONION
38
Ellipse : OVAL
39
Blemish : MAR
40
Nautical call : AVAST
41
Partner of odds : EVENS
42
Spared no effort : STROVE
44
Vintner's staff members : TASTERS
46
Bakery worker : ICER
47
Give impetus to : SPUR
48
Swimmer's hazard : UNDERTOW
52
Certain standards : IDEALS
56
Drink component : SODA
57
Bounded across or ignored : OVERLEAPED
59
Tommy's Tommy gun : STEN
60
Growing in snow : NIVAL
61
"___ consummation . . . ": Hamlet : TISA
62
Mix and Jaworski of football fame : RONS
63
Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
64
Search for : SEEK
Down
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Astringent : ALUM
2
Fine lawn : LENO
3
Extinct bird : DODO
4
Go too far : OVERSTEP
5
Norse god slain by a twig of mistletoe : BALDER
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"___ live and breathe!" : ASI
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Spot card : NINE
8
Asian unit of weight : TAEL
9
Strong member of an acrobatic team : UNDERMAN
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Post-Crucifixion representations : PIETAS
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Like a spy : UNDERCOVER
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French cheese : BRIE
13
Bridge defeats : SETS
18
Turn back : REPEL
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Spring : COIL
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Moon goddess : DIANA
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Gem weight : CARAT
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Voted down : OVERRIDDEN
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Are : EXIST
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Monitor lizards : URANS
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Lampreys' cousins : EELS
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Letters denoting motor speed : RPMS
34
Bits : IOTAS
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Nuance : OVERTONE
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Gormandizes : OVEREATS
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State : AVER
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Musical study : ETUDE
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Atlantic and Pacific : OCEANS
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Table accidents : SPILLS
48
Red letters : USSR
49
The back: Comb. form : NOTO
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Roman poet : OVID
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"___ Been Chums . . . ": 1905 song : WEVE
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" . . . baked in ___" : APIE
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___-majesté : LESE
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State bordering on Neb. : SDAK
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Hurried : RAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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