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New York Times, Wednesday, October 8, 1980

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Carol Dutting has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,292
Across
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Circle around the moon : HALO
5
Defeat : BEST
9
Hoard : AMASS
14
On the Red or Black : ASEA
15
Pierre's girlfriend : AMIE
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Upper ___, African republic : VOLTA
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Pay attention, poetically : LIST
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Sub ___ (secretly) : ROSA
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Rose essence : ATTAR
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Figure with a scythe : FATHERTIME
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Moss or Lorenz : HART
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Prevaricate : LIE
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Portuguese seaport : AVEIRO
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Prate : BABBLE
31
Alpine peak : EIGER
33
Unique things : ONERS
34
More adamant : STEELIER
38
Aware of : ONTO
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Tough query : POSER
41
Wreath for Lancelot : ORLE
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Indicate a later time, as on a check : POSTDATE
44
Own : ADMIT
45
Umbrette's relative : HERON
46
Musical or movie : GREASE
47
Feel indignation : RESENT
50
Carte or mode predecessor : ALA
51
"___ There" : OVER
52
Queen Mary to Queen Elizabeth : SISTERSHIP
59
Pomme de ___ (potato) : TERRE
61
One of the Leeward Islands : SABA
62
Size of type : PICA
63
Marshal : ARRAY
64
Govt. agent : TMAN
65
King or Arkin : ALAN
66
Muskie's Department : STATE
67
Chooses : OPTS
68
Go oystering : TONG
Down
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Game unit : HALF
2
Land mass : ASIA
3
For fear that : LEST
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Pledge : OATH
5
Pan's creator : BARRIE
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Overact : EMOTE
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"In Spain they say ___" : SISI
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Eagles or Falcons : TEAM
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Main vein : MOTHERLODE
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Mountainous source of the Ob : ALTAI
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Bart ___, Packers' coach : STARR
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Painter Andrea del ___ : SARTO
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House extensions : ELLS
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Kind of beaver : EAGER
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Neckline word : VEE
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Betty ___, cartoon flapper : BOOP
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Wagers : BETS
30
Reagan vehicle in 1938 : BROTHERRAT
31
City on the Ruhr : ESSEN
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Suffix with bleacher : ITE
35
"Friend" in a 1949 film : IRMA
36
Greek site of first Olympics : ELIS
37
Network in the body : RETE
39
Roles : PARTS
40
Indian of Nebraska : OTO
43
Unter ___ Linden, in Berlin : DEN
44
Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Culls : GLEANS
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Sports lists : ROTAS
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Turn outward : EVERT
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Spanish missionary Junipero : SERRA
50
Facing the mound : ATBAT
53
Ratio words : ISTO
54
Coarsely ground corn : SAMP
55
Gaiter : SPAT
56
Hawaiian port : HILO
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"___ Dream, Can't I?": 1938 song : ICAN
58
Hunger spasm : PANG
60
Buttonhole : EYE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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