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New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,291
Across
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Footwear inside a boot : PAC
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Agra attire : SARIS
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Bridge thrill : SLAM
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O.T. book : AMOS
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Isolated : ALONE
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Dixie food item : PONE
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Western tourist magnet : CARLSBADCAVERNS
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Broadway tourist magnets : THEATERS
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Mighty mountains of S.A. : ANDES
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Standard : NORM
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Welshman, for one : CELT
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Motoring thrills : VISTAS
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"Physician, ___ thyself" : HEAL
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Strike out : FAN
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Hollywood director of silents : INCE
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Therefore : HENCE
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Flowering plant : RUE
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Western scenic gem : GARDENOFTHEGODS
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Go ___ spree : ONA
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Classifies : SORTS
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Discharge : EMIT
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Twilled fabric : REP
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Chichi : TONY
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Louvre display : MONETS
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Dissolute man : RAKE
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Be sulky : POUT
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Interweave : PLAIT
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Most impudent : SAUCIEST
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Scenic Western peaks : LASSENANDSHASTA
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Yearn : ACHE
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Worship : ADORE
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Do carpentry work : NAIL
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High schooler : TEEN
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Leafy shelter : BOWER
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Tell's canton : URI
Down
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Covenant : PACT
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Nanking nurse : AMAH
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Scrap left at Eden : CORE
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Weapons for Custer and Reno : SABERS
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Cry wolf : ALARM
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Linear units : RODS
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Business abbr. : INC
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Vast amount : SEA
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Exhausted : SPENT
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"___ Jim," Conrad novel : LORD
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English queen : ANNE
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Military meal : MESS
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Like biased reports : SLANTED
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Greek portico : STOA
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Pre-Crosby crooner : VALLEE
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Lucre for Junior, once : CENTS
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Apiece : EACH
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Sine qua non for an athlete : VIGOR
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Empty : INANE
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Fracas : SCRAP
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Describing guards and tackles : HEFTY
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Wharton hero : FROME
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C.P.A.'s project : AUDIT
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What blue jays often invade : NESTS
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Met star : HORNE
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Possessions : ESTATE
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Hidden spot : NOOK
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"To the Fringed ___": Bryant : GENTIAN
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Cat, owl or skunk : MOUSER
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Anguished cry : OUCH
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Gone toward the firmament : RISEN
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"Sky pilot" : PADRE
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Municipal map : PLAT
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Thrash : LACE
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Tennis great : ASHE
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Buffalo's brumal bane : SNOW
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One of Rebekah's boys : ESAU
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Be active : STIR
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Anklebones : TALI
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Collar : NAB
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Excitement : ADO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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