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New York Times, Saturday, November 14, 1981

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,694
Across
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Clogs worn on the Ginza : GETA
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On : ATOP
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Gamble taken by the Yankees in 1979 : OSCAR
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The gamut : ATOZ
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Col. Sherman Potter's post : MASH
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Noise maker in 1975 : STROMBOLI
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Important name in Cremona : AMATI
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Youngest son of William the Conqueror : HENRYI
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Language of early Roman inscriptions : OLDLATIN
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Henri attachment : ETTA
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Surrounder of Notre Dame : SEINE
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Aspires : AIMSHIGH
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Access : ENTREE
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Fast flier : SST
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Something unique : ONER
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Gulf of Aqaba city : EILAT
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Consecrated bread : HOST
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A title Selassie held : NEGUS
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Blank-verse tragedy by Addison : CATO
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Extremist : ULTRA
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Half denoter : SEMI
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Fitzgeralds, to E.M.K. : KIN
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Employ again : REHIRE
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Jockey Johnny and family : LONGDENS
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Related, in a way : ENATE
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Tenor Kolio : RENE
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One of Jakob Grimm's interests : FOLKLORE
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Sturgeons supply it : CAVIAR
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Notions in Nancy : IDEES
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Eruption spot in Indonesia: 1969 : AMBUROMBU
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Annual income for Pierre : RENTE
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Row : TIER
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New Mexico art colony : TAOS
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Subject of a Foster song in 1852 : MASSA
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Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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Ostriches' relatives : EMUS
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Cut : GASH
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Major follower : ETTE
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Ripped : TORN
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Islands west of Portugal : AZORES
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Caesar's flaw, according to Brutus : AMBITION
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Yellow River feeder : TAO
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Formerly Christiania : OSLO
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Donahue and Harris : PHILS
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Translucent variety of glass : OPALINE
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Pertaining to meaning in language : SEMANTIC
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National park in Oregon : CRATERLAKE
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Famous wine city : ASTI
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Restrain : REIN
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Theseus and the Minotaur, e.g. : MYTH
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Ruby shining onstage : DEE
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Moorehead or Repplier : AGNES
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Chief Assyrian god : ASHUR
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___ Egadi (islands off Sicilia) : ISOLE
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Lava producer in 1980 : MTSTHELENS
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German philosopher: 1770–1831 : HEGEL
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Sup at home : EATIN
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Jackets and collars : ETONS
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Hearsay : RUMOR
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Gewgaws : TRINKETS
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Plum for a ward heeler : SINECURE
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Fourth-largest inland body of water : ARALSEA
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Ike's command : ETO
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Growl : GNAR
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Apply oneself (to) : DEVOTE
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One of Calliope's sisters : ERATO
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Company : FIRM
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Theaters in ancient Greece : ODEA
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Middle East title : EMIR
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Khomeini is one : IMAM
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Arabian father : ABOU
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Columbo : RUSS
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Vereen : BEN

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

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