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New York Times, Tuesday, October 28, 1980

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { K Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,312

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"___ Lisa," 1949 song : MONA
5
Summit : ACME
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Darjeeling and oolong : TEAS
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Coat part : LAPEL
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Neat : TRIM
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Roguish; sly : ARCH
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Escargot : SNAIL
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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"Rio ___," 1926 song : RITA
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Goodbye song of 1918 : TILLWEMEETAGAIN
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Telepathy, for short : ESP
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Suffix with infant or percent : ILE
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Goodbye song of 1922 : TOOTTOOTTOOTSIE
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Facility : EASE
34
Wagnerian cycle : RING
35
Write a P.S. : ADD
36
Cookbook direction : STIR
37
Ballet exercises : PLIES
39
"It's a Sin to Tell ___," 1936 song : ALIE
40
Starting place, sometimes : TEE
41
Fiddler, e.g. : CRAB
42
Mighty mite : ATOM
43
Goodbye song from "Seven Hills of Rome" : ARRIVEDERCIROMA
48
Prefix with lead or read : MIS
49
Scull : OAR
50
Goodbye song of 1957 : JAMAICAFAREWELL
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"He's ___ Picker," 1914 song : ARAG
60
Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
61
Japanese born and raised in U.S. : NISEI
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Cumulus : PILE
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Radial, for one : TIRE
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Kind of G.I. tag, for short : IDENT
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Diner sign : EATS
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Walked heavily : TROD
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Gael : CELT
Down
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"The ___ Love," 1924 song : MANI
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Iridescent gem : OPAL
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Armstrong or Simon : NEIL
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Kin to "full of baloney" : ALLWET
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Resume regular speed: Mus. dir. : ATEMPO
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Montana Indian : CREE
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Bog : MIRE
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Jealousy and anger : EMOTIONS
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Butt : TARGET
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Assam silkworm : ERIA
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Playbill heading : ACTI
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Thai language : SHAN
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W.W. II landing craft : LST
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Prefix meaning inner : ESO
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Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
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Integument of a seed : TESTA
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Horse opera : OATER
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Willow : OSIER
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Three times, in prescriptions : TER
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Five Nations group : TRIBE
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Ascot : TIE
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Meat-packing city in Uruguay : SALTO
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Dialect : IDIOM
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Swelling : EDEMA
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Patriot who warned the minutemen at Concord : PRESCOTT
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Stripling : LAD
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Swiss river : AAR
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A year in Trajan's reign : CVII
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Mental pictures : IMAGES
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Bellowed : ROARED
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Gondola, e.g. : CAR
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Conciliatory : IRENIC
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Mock : JAPE
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"The Bell Song" is one : ARIA
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Brewer's purchase : MALT
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Afghan bigwig : AMIR
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Gambling game : FARO
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Companion of high and handsome : WIDE
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Dusseldorf donkey : ESEL
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Period of 40 weekdays : LENT
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Illuminated : LIT

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