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New York Times, Monday, October 22, 1979

Author:
Brumbauch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,940
Across
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Kind of engine or iron : STEAM
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Means of detection : RADAR
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___ Jima : IWO
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Priest, in Toledo : PADRE
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Zola : EMILE
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Pasture : LEA
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Ireland : EMERALDISLE
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Court call : LET
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Finished : DONE
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Poems : ODES
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Taters : SPUDS
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Concorde : SST
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Construction item : IBEAM
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Stale or trite : MUSTY
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Moslem judge : CADI
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Strand : WISP
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Gravelly glacial ridge : ESKER
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"Billy Budd" is one : OPERA
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Monogram of a former V.P. : NAR
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Delaware : THEDIAMONDSTATE
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Barber or Buttons : RED
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Medieval helmet : ARMET
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Heads, in Paris : TETES
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Spoken : ORAL
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Items for glyptographers : GEMS
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Marsh plants : REEDS
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Friend of Pythias : DAMON
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Angry : HOT
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"She ___ many children . . . " : HADSO
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Russian news service : TASS
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Comfort : EASE
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Moray : EEL
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Hawaiian port : PEARLHARBOR
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Exist : ARE
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Strange : EERIE
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Alabama city : SELMA
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John ___ Passos : DOS
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Wood nymph : DRYAD
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Notions : IDEAS
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Hurried : SPED
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"___ Shanter" : TAMO
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Garden in Genesis : EDEN
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Stopped : ARRESTED
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___ culpa : MEA
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Foxx : REDD
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French girlfriend : AMIE
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Those opposed : DISSIDENTS
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Everything : ALL
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Peewee : REESE
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Make bright with light : ILLUMINATE
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Black nightshade, e.g. : WEED
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"Mares eat ___ . . . " : OATS
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Abraham's nephew : LOT
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Huge hand : PAW
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Damascus is its capital : SYRIA
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Jay or martin : BIRD
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European subway : METRO
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His forte is to escort : USHER
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Scrams : SKEDADDLES
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Explanatory essay : COMMENTARY
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" . . . ___ lovely as a tree" : APOEM
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"Up to here" : SATED
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Journalism : PRESS
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Houston player : ASTRO
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Wobbled : TEETERED
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___ Palmas : LAS
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Motorized bike : MOPED
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Royal initials : HSH
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Word with band or land : HEAD
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Prefix with dynamics or sol : AERO
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Song for Sutherland : ARIA
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Winter vehicle : SLED
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Competent : ABLE
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Body of an organism : SOMA
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Periods of time : ERAS
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Poetic word : EER
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"___ was going to St. Ives . . . " : ASI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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