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New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 1980

45-Down : Fuel for aerosols

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Carol Dutting has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,326
Across
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Is delirious : RAVES
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Ivan or Peter : TSAR
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Dennis, e.g. : BRAT
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Fuse : UNITE
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James Wong ___ of camera fame : HOWE
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Reckless : RASH
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Lifeless : INERT
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Troubles : ILLS
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Hip : ONTO
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Like Martin or Durocher vs. an umpire : NOSETONOSE
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Give good service : WEAR
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Kay-en connection : ELEM
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Austrian composer: 1883-1945 : WEBERN
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Washed : BATHED
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Small amount : OUNCE
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Creator of Mrs. Sarah Battle : ELIA
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Ages that boggle the mind : EONS
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"___ loaf ..." : HALFA
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Set aside for a special purpose : EARMARK
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Hams : EMOTERS
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Swarms : TEEMS
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___ facto : IPSO
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Greek letters : ETAS
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River duck : EIDER
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Came to an end : RANOUT
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Thin : SPARSE
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Kiln : OAST
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Leftovers : HASH
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Insincere homage : LIPSERVICE
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
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Down with, in Lyon : ABAS
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Slackened : EASED
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One of seven : ASIA
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Cardinal number : NINE
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David's weapon : SLING
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Care for : TEND
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Keats products : ODES
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Irritable : TESTY
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Bankruptcy : RUIN
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Takes part in a race : VIES
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Being, in Boulogne : ETRE
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Kind of bed or sail : SETTEE
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"Give every man ___ ear ... ": Shak. : THINE
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A Monday-born Grundy : SOLOMON
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Leatherworking tools : AWLS
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Mended again : RESEWN
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Intimidated : BROWBEATEN
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Indian princess : RANEE
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"___ Is Born" : ASTAR
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Spinosity : THORN
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More experienced : OLDER
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Resound : ECHO
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Sugar source : BEET
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Wings : ALAE
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Spare, e.g. : TIRE
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Shark or bat : HAMMERHEAD
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Exploits : USES
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Western migrant worker : OKIE
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Mother of Apollo : LETO
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Herr's wife : FRAU
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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The way it stands : ASIS
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Code man : MORSE
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Fuel for aerosols : PROPANE
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Hyde Park name : DELANO
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Relaxing : ATREST
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Piglet : SHOAT
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Out of fashion : PASSE
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John or Patty : ASTIN
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Stupid ones : ASSES
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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Farewell, to Caesar : VALE
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Goddess of fertility : ISIS
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Small coin : CENT
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Tense : EDGY

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