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IT'S A WOMAN'S WORLD!

New York Times, Sunday, October 26, 1980

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,310
Across
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Auricular : OTIC
5
Expeditious : RAPID
10
Reduce in rank : ABASE
15
Competitive setting : OVAL
19
Togetherness for leftovers : HASH
20
Be devious : EVADE
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Part of U.S.N.R. : NAVAL
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___ cloth : PINA
23
Carmen in Herrera's country : MIRANDAVENEZUELA
26
Lady of Limerick land : ERIN
27
Kind of activity : RADIO
28
Demesne : SPHERE
29
Practice halieutics : ANGLE
30
Implement for Hawkeye : SCALPEL
33
Company lover : MISERY
34
Doll babies : CUTIES
35
Start of a speech : LADIES
36
Ulan ___ : BATOR
37
A discovery of Gene Kelly : CARON
38
Arrow poison : INEE
39
Ellen of Big Sky country : TERRYMONTANA
43
Doxy : ISM
46
Flappers, e.g. : GALS
47
Resinous substance : LAC
48
Heraldic wreath : ORLE
49
Fierce Hawaiian shark : MANO
50
Biographer Winslow : OLA
51
Tennyson lass in a hit musical : ENIDOKLAHOMA
56
The Tentmaker : OMAR
57
Culvert entry : INLET
59
Like some rules : RIGID
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Ball-gown fabric : MOIRE
61
Fashion fashioner : MODISTE
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Gemstone surface : FACET
64
Honeyed phrases : BLARNEY
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Sharp spur : ARETE
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Fey : ELFIN
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Up and about : RISEN
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Stone maiden of the Nile : ROSETTAEGYPT
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Rheine's river : EMS
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Profligate : ROUE
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Boundaries: Lat. : ORAE
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Hunters' org. : NRA
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Waterlogged : ASOP
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Officeholders : INS
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Georgia girl in pine country : AUGUSTAMAINE
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"___ creature was . . . " : NOTA
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Cantankerous : TESTY
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Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Used the aerie : NESTED
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Actress Fisher : CARRIE
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Desultory : RANDOM
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Like a corduroy fabric : PINWALE
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George Eliot's real name : EVANS
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Precursor of the feminist movement : SANGER
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Stockholm's Hasso : SIGNE
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Apologue, e.g. : TALE
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English queen in Ahmadou Ahidjo's land : VICTORIACAMEROON
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Les Etats-___ : UNIS
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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An Alexander : SHANA
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Smooth sailing : EASE
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E.R.A. is one : STAT
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Stuck in the mud : MIRED
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Pueblo Indians : HANOS
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Take in tow : DRAW
Down
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Electrical unit : OHM
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Asian language : TAI
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Rep. bordering Lebanon : ISR
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"___ Angels" : CHARLIES
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Most rubicund : REDDEST
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Profit : AVAIL
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Peacock constellation : PAVO
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Orfe : IDE
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Dullness : DENSITY
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___-Sudzhensk, U.S.S.R. city : ANZHERO
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Hank ___, ex-Yankee : BAUER
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___ Fisher Hall, N.Y.C. : AVERY
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Kind of closeout : SALE
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Guidonian note : ELA
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"___ the public" : OPENTO
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One of the Mayos in the Land of Lakes : VIRGINIAMINNESOTA
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Rural rights of way : LANES
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Place for a clasp : NAPE
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___ Downs : EPSOM
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Distinctive air : AURA
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Irish port : SLIGO
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Sight from Buzzards Bay : CANAL
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A leading lady Down Under : ADELAIDEAUSTRALIA
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Polo : MARCO
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Crete's capital : CANEA
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Nail variety : BRAD
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Storm's predecessor : CALM
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Flower of the flock : ELITE
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Like very few baseball games : NOHIT
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Walked on : TROD
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Dragnet : SNARE
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Amsterdam : MOREY
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Poet Marianne : MOORE
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It precedes where : ELSE
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It precedes work : NET
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Tough wrapping paper : KRAFT
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Aboveboard : LICIT
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Saltpeter in Soho : NITRE
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Food for hogs : MAST
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Soprano Kiri Te Kanawa is one : MAORI
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Bean raised in Vermont : ORSON
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Turns tail : FLEES
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Three-time also-ran : BRYAN
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Outer edge : LIP
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Genesis brother : ESAU
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A way to go : ROUTE
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Caligula specialty : ORGY
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Equip for the fray : ENARM
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Like ashes in Amiens : GRIS
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Touring stop : MOTEL
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One of a top suit : SPADE
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Honored an R.S.V.P. : ANSWERED
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Take-it-or-leave-it phrase : ASIS
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Performed, as the Castles : TANGOED
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Cabinetwork wood : ALDER
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Like Saracens' architecture : MOORISH
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Hard nuts to crack : ENIGMAS
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Wilde hero : ERNEST
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Nine: Comb. form : ENNE
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Equatorial constellation : CETUS
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___-garde : AVANT
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Bonneville contestant : RACER
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Cavern, poetically : ANTRE
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Emil Gilels plays it : PIANO
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Porkfish : SISI
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Give the once-over : SCAN
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Ginger : VIM
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Cry of triumph : AHA
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Rower : OAR
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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Unessayed : NEW

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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