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Jim Page
Jim Page

BURIED CITIES

New York Times, Sunday, October 19, 1980

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,303
Across
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Org. for Berlin and Rome : ASCAP
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___ bien : TRES
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Kind of stores : NAVAL
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Lady Hamilton : EMMA
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Headliner in April 1909 : PEARY
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"___ soit . . . " : HONI
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Pal, in Palermo : AMICO
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Where cows browse : LEAS
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Pa. city is involved in unforgettable event : EXPERIENCE
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City taken in by sackers : DESTROYERS
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Surgical instruments : XYSTERS
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Quiverleaf : ASPEN
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Rain repellent : OILSKIN
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Being : ESSE
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Deneb or Procyon : STAR
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Her mate is a ruff : REE
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Mercatorial items : MAPS
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Hindmost : AREAR
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Alaskan city gets into some bad name-calling : MISNOMERS
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Habitat: Comb. form : ECO
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Order to Gridley : FIRE
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Domestic : MAID
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Ugandan pest : TSETSE
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French city features decorative strips : CORNICES
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Like the Charleston today : PASSE
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Except : SAVE
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Bring about : CREATE
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"___ sea is calm . . . ": Arnold : THE
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E.R.A. for one : STAT
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River in Kan. and Neb. : SAPPA
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Capp of comics : ANDY
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More supercilious : SNOOTIER
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Yellow flags : IRISES
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German city comes across with top grades : QUINTESSENCES
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Endure patiently : ACCEPT
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Most loutish : CRASSEST
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Bugs is his bane : FUDD
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Incubator newcomers : BROOD
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Williams team : EPHS
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Opp. of WNW : ESE
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F.B.I. man, at times : RAIDER
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Wylie's "Jennifer ___" : LORN
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Peaches : ONERS
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Indian city has a hot-rod event : DRAGRACE
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Zed's Greek cousins : OMEGAS
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Swan's mythical mate : LEDA
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___ Palmas : LAS
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Italian city takes on a forecaster : BAROMETER
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City that finishes a Holy City : SALEM
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"___ well . . . " : ALLS
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Chemical ending : INE
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Beaujolais, e.g. : WINE
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Former British colony : ADEN
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Movie producer-director : FREDCOE
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"Our ___ Havana" : MANIN
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Peregrinations : ROVINGS
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Swiss city visited by a tourist : RUBBERNECK
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Ecuadorean city has lots of stingers : MOSQUITOES
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Matinee ___ : IDOL
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Bridal path : AISLE
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Noted Japanese admiral: 1854–1937 : URIU
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Gemstone weight : CARAT
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Sawbucks : TENS
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Commence, as winter : SETIN
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Withered : SERE
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Autocrats : TSARS
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Summit : APEX
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Erotic : SEXY
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Balaclavas : CAPS
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High ridges : ARETES
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Combustible heaps : PYRES
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"___ the times that try . . . " : THESEARE
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Actor Glass : RON
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Crate : ENCASE
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Postlunch snooze : SIESTA
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Ralph or George : NADER
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Orison finis : AMEN
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Force : VIS
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Cotten and Woolley : ACTORS
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Important French port : LORIENT
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Culbertson et al. : ELYS
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Provincial heirs : MEEK
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Spouse, in Savoie : MARI
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Y.M.C.A. or N.A.A.C.P. : ASSN
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Apl. collectors : IRS
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Spreads not for beds : OLEOS
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Type of violet : PARMA
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Place attracting crowds : MECCA
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Kind of squash : ACORN
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Lucubrated : PORED
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Famed columnist : RESTON
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Marvell's was coy : MISTRESS
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Impression : IDEA
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Kin of lomas : MESAS
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Storehouse : ETAPE
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Letters on invitations : RSVPS
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"___ pin . . . " : SEEA
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Transient mood : FIT
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Calls for defrosting : ICESUP
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Levies a fine : ASSESSES
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Legislative vote : NAY
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Noted German philosopher-educator : PETERSEN
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"King of the Hill" author : HOTCHNER
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Obsessions : TICS
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Sonny's sibling : SIS
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"Rock On" author : NITE
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"Life ___ jest": Gay : ISA
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Backward : RETRAD
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Euclidean abbr. : QED
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Tease : NEEDLE
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Spicy odor : AROMA
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Brown Betty preparer : CORER
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Brazzaville location : CONGO
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Evergreen : FIR
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Morris or Stewart : UDALL
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Transfer of a kind : DECAL
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Cure, as skins : DRESS
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Splotch of color : BLOB
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Corncake : PONE
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Begum's mate : AGA
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Plastics ingredient : RESIN
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"Spark of Life" author : REMARQUE
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Vestment : AMICE
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Mesdames, in Cádiz : SENORAS
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___-weenie : TEENIE
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Feeling of hatred : ANIMUS
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Burger ballad: 1774 : LENORE
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Bryant and Gillette : ANITAS
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What some clocks do : WAKEN
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Dutch painter: 1613–75 : DOU
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Oust : EVICT
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Glassmaker's mixture : FRIT
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Makeshift : RUDE
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Black : EBON
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Mixed matches: Abbr. : DBLS
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Year in Louis VII's reign : MCLI
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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Duffel-bag contents : GEAR
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Some jets : SSTS
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Superlative ending : EST
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Letter opener : SIR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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