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New York Times, Saturday, October 4, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J V W }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,288
Across
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Bistro : CAFE
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Emperor after Nero : GALBA
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Soprano Moser of the Met : EDDA
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Leaf-stem angle : AXIL
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___ a time : ONEAT
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Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
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Capp's ___ the Hyena : LENA
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Rock bottom : NADIR
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"Render therefore ___ Caesar . . . " : UNTO
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Beasts with taking ways : KLEPTOMANIYAKS
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Roosted or rested : SAT
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Surety bond : BAIL
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He spied with Igal et al. : CALEB
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In favor of : FOR
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Hairy : PILAR
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Room for Scheherazade : ODA
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Extremely minute : ATOMIC
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" . . . ___clock scholar" : TENO
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Beasts with imagined ailments : HYPOCHONDRIYAKS
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Auditory; auricular : OTIC
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Writ involving debts : ELEGIT
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Monogram of Tusitala : RLS
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Nick-name : SANTA
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Dir. from Boston to Brockton : SSE
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Blends : TONES
50
Actor Clunes : ALEC
52
Concha or pinna : EAR
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Beasts with delusions of grandeur : MEGALOMANIYAKS
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Neighbor of Malta : GOZO
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Secretary of Defense: 1969–73 : LAIRD
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Decem et tres : XIII
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Make salt, in a way : EARN
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Give ___ (try) : ITAGO
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Best of films : EDNA
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Honshu pariahs : ETAS
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Flight: Fr. : ESSOR
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Appear : SEEM
Down
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Part of a horseshoe : CALK
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Babilonia feat : AXEL
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Dandy's partner : FINE
4
Pass, as time : ELAPSE
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" . . . ___ forth": Matt. 24:26 : GONOT
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Resinous Philippine tree : ANAM
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"___ and the Swan," Yeats poem : LEDA
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Commander of the Constitution (War of 1812) : BAINBRIDGE
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Heart chambers : ATRIA
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Feminists' quest : EQUALITY
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Abdul-Jabbar's ___ shot : DUNK
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Polka followers : DOTS
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Foofaraw : ADO
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Parisian's smoke : TABAC
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Kennel sound : YIP
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Silver salmon : COHOS
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Private chambers : ADYTA
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Rabbit fur : LAPIN
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Goldfinches : FOOLSCOATS
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Exeunt ___ : OMNES
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Discover : LEARN
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Locale of the talus : ANKLE
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Word before goose, gull or seal : ROSSS
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Article written every day : THE
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Stop signs : OCTAGONS
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One of David's generals : ITTAI
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Home of Sen. Heflin : ALA
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Kin of kudus : ORYXES
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___ May, in "Tobacco Road" : ELLIE
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Where Saul saw a seeress : ENDOR
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Castle defense : MOAT
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Actor Stone, who played Henry Aldrich : EZRA
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Farrow and Slavenska : MIAS
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Ship on which Hercules sailed : ARGO
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Ike, to Mac in the 30's : AIDE
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Pastoral group, in poesy : KINE
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Land overrun by Burmese: 15th–16th centuries : SIAM
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Double this for a nag : GEE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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