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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1981

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,675
Across
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Memorable anthropologist : MEAD
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Tire part : TREAD
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Goya, for one : PAINTER
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She wrote "Mansfield Park" : AUSTEN
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"View of Toledo" artist : ELGRECO
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Yankees' third baseman : NETTLES
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Actress Leslie : CARON
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Like Leroy Brown : BAD
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Corroded : EATEN
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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Harvest goddess : CERES
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Was transported : RODE
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Basketball tourn. : NIT
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"Montcalm and Wolfe" author : PARKMAN
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Martinique, e.g. : ILE
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Unites : CEMENTS
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He wrote "The Skin of Our Teeth" : WILDER
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Choir singer : ALTO
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Force unit : DYNE
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Antlered animal : WAPITI
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Robin's perch : TREETOP
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Spanish river : RIO
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Nocturnal nuisances : SNORERS
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Women's ___ : LIB
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Synge's abode : ERIN
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Blegen specialties : ARIAS
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Roofing material : TILE
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Author Ernest Thompson ___ : SETON
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Show agreement : NOD
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English county : DEVON
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Compliment : TRIBUTE
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Babylonian's neighbor : ELAMITE
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Tradesman : SELLER
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Least dry : DAMPEST
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Send by stages : RELAY
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Equal : PEER
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Birds do it; whales do it : MIGRATE
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Register : ENROL
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Solar disk : ATEN
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Last mo. : DEC
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Big bicycle : TANDEM
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Woody herb : RUE
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Beatrice d'___ : ESTE
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Rose product : ATTAR
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Triangular : DELTOID
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___ pie : PECAN
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Visigothic king : ALARIC
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Rossellini : ROBERTO
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Kind of work or point : NEEDLE
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Be disagreeable : SNEER
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River boats : ARKS
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Southwestern saloon : CANTINA
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They make cords and boards : SAWYERS
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Trapping trophies : PELTS
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Diamond performers : NINES
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Soissons period : MAI
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"To ___" (Galsworthy novel) : LET
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Awesome : DREADED
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Snatch a purse, e.g. : WREST
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Drying frames : AIRERS
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He played Mister Tibbs : POITIER
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Concert number : TRIO
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One of England's lords : OLIVIER
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Post, Tibbets et al. : PILOTS
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Mean, as a varmint : ORNERY
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"John Brown's Body" poet : BENET
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Bandleader Ray : NOBLE
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Home of Arizona's Sun Devils : TEMPE
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Not binding : NULL
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Title Christie held : DAME
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Hyson is one : TEA
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Race section : LAP

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