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New York Times, Wednesday, October 29, 1980

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,313

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Across
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Morse or zip : CODE
5
Obligations : DEBTS
10
Presently : ANON
14
"___ go bragh" : ERIN
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As thin as ___ : ARAIL
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Tiny opening : PORE
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Roster : LIST
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Please, in Bonn : BITTE
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"The ___ and Future King": White : ONCE
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Clear : LUCID
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"Cunning hunter" in Genesis : ESAU
23
A great deal : SCAD
24
Fable's end : MORAL
26
Altogether : INTOTO
28
Mode's companion : MEDIAN
30
Positions of control : HELMS
32
Wane : EBB
34
Neglects : OMITS
36
Compensate : REPAY
38
Picasso's "Blue ___" : ROOM
40
Different : OTHER
42
Several : SOME
43
Word with stamp or record : ALBUM
45
Stroke on a letter : SERIF
47
Gel : SET
48
Garb in Balanchine productions : TUTUS
50
Scene of wild confusion : BEDLAM
52
Bind, in surgery : LIGATE
54
Like many a pitcher : EARED
56
Ancient Semitic fertility god : BAAL
58
Guy's sidekick : DOLL
60
I.Q. test originator : BINET
62
Cultural org. : ANTA
63
Deduce : INFER
65
The sun, e.g. : STAR
66
Let it stand : STET
67
Twilled fabric : SERGE
68
Late European leader : TITO
69
Secrete : HIDE
70
Assignation : TRYST
71
Very pale : ASHY
Down
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Organizational unit : CELL
2
Suffix for audit or script : ORIUM
3
Confused : DISCOMBOBULATED
4
Total : ENTIRE
5
Small amount : DAB
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Extinct Indian group : ERIE
7
What kooks have : BATSINTHEBELFRY
8
Giant : TITAN
9
Nero or Ellery : SLEUTH
10
Gethsemane group : APOSTLES
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Not of sound mind : NONCOMPOSMENTIS
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Whale in a 1977 film : ORCA
13
Want : NEED
21
Slotted groove : DADO
25
Big car, familiarly : LIMO
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Poetic contraction : OER
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Small islands : AITS
31
Identical : SAME
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Age : ERA
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Nut's companion : BOLT
35
Very dry : SERE
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Still : YET
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Grangerize (a book) : MUTILATE
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Tease : RIDE
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Shaver's vessel : MUG
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Potbelly's problem : FLAB
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To smite is his delight : SADIST
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Bristlelike structure : ARISTA
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Photography worker : TONER
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___ and taxes : DEATH
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Southampton shindig : BASH
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Prefix for toxin : ANTI
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Diamond of the 20's : LEGS
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Where Paris placed Helen : TROY
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Macerate : RET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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