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New York Times, Wednesday, October 14, 1981

Author:
Kay Sullivan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,663
Across
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Fine violin : AMATI
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"And every ___ a queen": Kingsley : LASS
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Supplicate : PRAY
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Discharge a Tommy : DEMOB
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Skewed : ALOP
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Trick : RUSE
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Scotland, to a poet : CALEDONIA
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Odds and ends : SUNDRIES
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Whirlybird : COPTER
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Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
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Afflict : AIL
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Caballeros' partners : DAMAS
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Asia Minor, once : ANATOLIA
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___ Alto : PALO
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Tear : REND
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Salad ingredient : CRESS
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Carnegie of influence : DALE
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Antiaircraft missiles : SAMS
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Smooth : EVEN
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Ireland, to Livy : HIBERNIA
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Showy heron : EGRET
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Balaam's rebuker : ASS
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Tar's milieu : SEA
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Obvious : PATENT
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Harangues : DECLAIMS
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Julius Caesar's conquest of 56 B.C. : AQUITANIA
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Permissible : LICIT
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"The ___ of the Screw": James : TURN
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Average : NORM
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Spenser's name for Ireland : IRENA
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Relative of a cod : HAKE
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The others : THEY
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Plus : ASSET
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Huxtable and Rehan : ADAS
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Carte : MENU
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Cole Porter's "I ___ Love" : AMIN
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Related : TOLD
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Ancient Hispania : IBERIA
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Spiked the punch : LACED
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Last of a Stein line : ALAS
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Musical tone : SOL
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Shopper stoppers : SPECIALS
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Telephone onstage : PROP
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Dwarfish animal or plant : RUNT
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Orient, to Napoleon : ASIE
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Circle of the seasons : YEAR
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Dummkopf : DOLT
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Elected ones : INS
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Fragrant seed : ANISE
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Lama leader : DALAI
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Out on ___ : ALIMB
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Largest of the deer family : MOOSE
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Sphere of struggle : ARENA
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Ham and cheese on rye, e.g. : ORDER
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Permission : LEAVE
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Ria : INLET
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Arabian trading port in Roman times : ADEN
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Like Buckingham Palace : POSH
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Molding edge : ARRIS
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M. Kennedy's "The ___ Nymph" : CONSTANT
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Yawp : RANT
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Common Market: Abbr. : EEC
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It was divided "in partes tres" : GALLIA
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Sordid : SEAMY
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Orbit : PATH
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___ fortis (nitric acid) : AQUA
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Young ___ (radical) : TURK
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
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Word with need or consequences : DIRE
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Publicizes : AIRS
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Frozen desserts : ICES
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Part of U.M.W. : MINE
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E.r.a. or r.b.i. : STAT
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Classic Japanese drama : NOH

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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