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New York Times, Thursday, October 9, 1980

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,293
Across
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Bang the keyboard : TYPE
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Word with wet or white : WASH
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Winter sound : SLOSH
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Twenty quires : REAM
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"To work ___ pray" : ISTO
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South American prairie : PAMPA
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Famed lawman : EARP
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Held : MAINTAINED
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Chinatown attraction : SHRIMPFRIEDRICE
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Something to obey : RULE
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___ salmon (sockeye) : RED
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Narrow passage : DEFILE
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Pub purchase : ALE
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Sprat's no-no : FAT
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Quickly : APACE
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Where to see "La Maja Desnuda" : PRADO
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___ du Diable : ILE
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Chinatown attraction : LOBSTERCHOWMEIN
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Top painter of birds : EDE
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Moslem prince : AMEER
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Norway, to a Norwegian : NORGE
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Suffix with law or saw : YER
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Popeye's Olive : OYL
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Obliquely : ASLANT
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Meet, as judges : SIT
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Sleuth's need : CLUE
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Chinatown attraction : CHICKENCHOPSUEY
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Nobelist in Literature: 1934 : PIRANDELLO
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Tracy's bride : TESS
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Word with said or thought : AFORE
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Courts : WOOS
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"Or ___!" : ELSE
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Strengthen : SINEW
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Natty Bumppo's quarry : DEER
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Uno, dos, ___ : TRES
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Relative of yep : YEAH
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Young salmon : PARR
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Persons relying on experience vis-à-vis theory : EMPIRICS
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What some nuns will have none of : WIMPLE
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"___ and Sane Fourth": Masson : ASAFE
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Tend the pot : STIR
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"___ soit . . . " : HONI
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Spud : SPADE
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One of the Scottish gentry : LAIRD
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Arena in Atlanta : OMNI
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Risk venture, for short : SPEC
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Rock-fault angle : HADE
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Shipworm : TEREDO
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Matador's cloth on a stick : MULETA
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Mayor who died in 1976 : DALEY
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Type of lyric poem : EPODE
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Luther foe ("Hammer of Heretics") : FABER
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Ray ___, famous manager of boxers : ARCEL
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Comedian Bert: 1895–1967 : LAHR
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Fair, in Ferrara : FIERA
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Set in a row : ALIGN
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Principle : TENET
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Frog, to a skunk : PREY
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Confesses : OWNSUP
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Hammed it up : EMOTED
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Disturbed; annoyed : MOLESTED
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"He fumbles up into ___ adieu": Shak. : ALOOSE
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Word with head or crow : SCARE
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"___ him when . . . " : IKNEW
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Shepherdess of poetry : CHLOE
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Accts. : CPAS
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Stereo feature : HIFI
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Niblick, e.g. : IRON
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Seven o'clock event in N.Y.C. : NEWS
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Street sound, once : CLOP
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Ubangi feeder : UELE
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Being : ESSE
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River of France and Belgium : YSER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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