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New York Times, Thursday, October 30, 1980

Author:
Benson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Benson has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,314
Across
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Cries of discovery : AHAS
5
"Tree ___ Window," Frost poem : ATMY
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"___ Day's Night," Beatles film : AHARD
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Soda jerk's creation : MALT
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Kojak : THEO
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Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
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Anent : ASTO
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___ bien : TRES
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Pain: Comb form : ALGIA
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She led over 300 slaves to freedom : HARRIETTUBMAN
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Timid ones : MICE
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End of a Hemingway title : RISES
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Type of room, for short : REC
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Of the stomach : GASTRIC
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"___ to be born . . . " : ATIME
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Greek letter : ETA
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West Pt. : USMA
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Journalist who integrated the U. of Ga.: 1961 : CHARLAYNEHUNTER
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Cabell of baseball : ENOS
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Caspian, e.g. : SEA
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Not anybody : NOONE
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Mail room worker : STAMPER
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Political org. : ADA
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Like a teetotaler : SOBER
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"The jig ___!" : ISUP
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Mary ___, famous educator: 1875–1955 : MCLEODBETHUNE
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Indian symbol : TOTEM
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Traditional kind of learning : ROTE
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Not so much : LESS
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Force a turnover at the Omni : STEAL
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Winglike : ALAR
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Glut : SATE
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Niggling : PETTY
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"The ___," Diana Ross hit : BOSS
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School founded in 1440 : ETON
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Group including G.P.'s : AMA
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Potpourri : HASH
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Canadian prov. : ALTA
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Upheaval : STORM
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Region the Athenians dominated : ATTICA
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"___ Company," TV hit : THREES
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Proper : MEET
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Fielding (Hurry Up) ___, of football coaching fame : YOST
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Type of numeral : ARABIC
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Former C.I.A. head : HELMS
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Plants containing chlorophyll : ALGAE
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Kin of martingales : REINS
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Venus, to Virgil : DEA
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Star in Orion : RIGEL
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Heep : URIAH
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Feature of a field day : RACE
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Cultural group: Comb. form : ETHN
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Greeting for Gina : CIAO
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Museum opening hour, commonly : TENAM
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Hwy. : RTE
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Robinson, e.g. : MRS
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Número ___ : UNO
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Promenade in 5 Down : STOA
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Darn that sock : MEND
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Kind of code : AREA
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Houston player : ASTRO
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"___, though I walk . . . " : YEA
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Reagan's opponent in 1970 : UNRUH
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Correct : SEEMLY
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Popular subjects in Renaissance art : PIETAS
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Organic compounds : ESTERS
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Struck, à la David : SMOTE
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Musical group : OCTET
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Pasture sound : BLEAT
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Beat : PULSE
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Dull : DRAB
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Machete : BOLO
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Free from admixture : NEAT
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Start of the Gem State's motto : ESTO
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Recipe abbr. : TSP
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Brooke of Mass. was one : SEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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