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New York Times, Thursday, October 16, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,300
Across
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Striker at strikers : SCAB
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This has teeth but can't eat : COMB
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Chapeau for Corot : BERET
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Adjective for Dave Cowens : TALL
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Place for a race : OVAL
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Smorgasbord tidbit : OLIVE
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Famed family name in baseball : ALOU
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The mark of sorrow : ZERO
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Actor who wrote "The Moon's a Balloon" : NIVEN
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Mazursky film starring George Segal: 1973 : BLUMEINLOVE
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Exemplar for a sluggard : ANT
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Hugo's wife and Astaire's sister : ADELES
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Prefix with match or fire : MIS
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"Libera ___ a malo" : NOS
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Flat : TENEMENT
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B'way star LuPone : PATTI
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Form handled well by Handel : ORATORIO
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Oriental baby sitter : AMAH
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Like many a teen-ager's room : MESSY
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Printer's machine, for short : LINO
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Where an imam will meet a houri : PARADISE
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Dickens's "___ House" : BLEAK
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Loser of the "golden apples" race : ATALANTA
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Tommie ___, noted trumpeter : LOY
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Wahine's gift to a tourist : LEI
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One of Pavarotti's assets : TIMBRE
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Gentle splashing sound : LAP
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Benny theme song : LOVEINBLOOM
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Instrument for Stern : AMATI
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Hamlet's phrase re hidden Polonius : ARAT
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River that sounds muddy : OUSE
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Calf that got a bum steer : DOGIE
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Noxious weed of the Bible : TARE
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Cornelia ___ Skinner : OTIS
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Angst : DREAD
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Abbr. after a list of people : ETAL
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City in western Arkansas : MENA
Down
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Pink : STAB
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Showy plant : CALLA
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Not sotto voce : ALOUD
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Queen Victoria's famous pianist : BLUMENTHAL
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Padded coverings for teapots : COZIES
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Ceramists' requisites : OVENS
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Clayey soil : MARL
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Gerald Ford's in-laws : BLOOMERS
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Plant used in folk medicine : BONESET
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Double this for a Hebrew hymn : ELI
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___ Ridge, great race horse : RIVA
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Trim symmetrically : EVEN
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Carnival structure : TENT
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French saint (Dec. 1) : ELOI
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Ramón ___, celebrated tenor : VINAY
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Where Bobby Shaftoe went : TOSEA
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Leopold's wife in "Ulysses" : MOLLYBLOOM
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City near Chautauqua Lake : ERIE
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"Strange Interlude" heroine : NINA
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Appropriated : TOOK
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Haydn or Hemingway : PAPA
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She loves, to Ovid : AMAT
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Place in a Mitchell book : TARA
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Actor from N.Y.C.: 1939–76 : MINEO
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Spend the summer : ESTIVATE
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Loved them and left them : DALLIED
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Bradshaw-to-Swann thriller : BOMB
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Part of a window or doorway : LINTEL
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Dressy headdress : TIARA
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Navigator's concern : ROUTE
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Red dye used in cosmetics : EOSIN
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He was a lad in 1920 : LADD
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Tender passion patron : AMOR
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Young aide in D.C. : PAGE
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Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
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Flattop of the Southwest : MESA
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Aunt, in Avila : TIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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