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Elio Desiderio
Elio Desiderio

New York Times, Monday, November 17, 1980

Author:
Elio Desiderio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Elio Desiderio has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,332
Across
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Fratricide victim : ABEL
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___ Ababa : ADDIS
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Anthracite : COAL
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Kind of bird or apple : LOVE
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"___ said is soonest mended" : LEAST
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Cinders or Raines : ELLA
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Author Haley : ALEX
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Aged beer : LAGER
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Tidy : NEAT
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Rozovsky play, based on a Tolstoy story : STRIDER
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Put back a deposed monarch : RESTORE
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Dressed to the ___ : NINES
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Title for Guinness : SIR
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Puts on, as a play : STAGES
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One with a will : TESTATOR
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Shopping places : MARTS
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First name in mystery lore : ERLE
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Actor Edmund : LOWE
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Regarding : ASTO
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Some OPEC currency : RIALS
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Window unit : PANE
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Daze : STUN
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Plinths : BASES
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Foretold : HERALDED
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Existentialist writer : SARTRE
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Contend : VIE
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"Jaws" star : SHARK
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Toughened : STEELED
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Gawky : AWKWARD
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"___ the Mood . . . " : IMIN
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Emulate Romeo and Juliet : MARRY
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Edomites' ancestor : ESAU
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Restaurant list : MENU
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Gladden : ELATE
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Place : SITE
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Snick and ___ : SNEE
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Discourage : DETER
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Weight in 55 Down : TAEL
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Mournful word : ALAS
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Part from the party : BOLT
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Always : EVER
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New York City thoroughfare : LEXINGTONAVENUE
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Steve and Marty : ALLENS
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
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Hammarskjöld : DAG
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European river : ISER
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Underlines : STRESSES
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New York City thoroughfare : CENTRALPARKWEST
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Butter substitute : OLEO
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Winglike : ALAR
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Adjective for a Marquand hero : LATE
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___ non (judge's holiday) : DIES
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Pose for a portrait : SIT
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Leaves high and dry : STRANDS
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Broadway hit : SMASH
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Sip : TASTE
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A Rubinstein : ARTUR
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Haggard title, in France : ELLE
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Anyone greatly acclaimed : TOAST
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Possessor : OWNER
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Della of songdom : REESE
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Gaelic name for Ireland : EIRE
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Converted, as stocks, into cash : REDEEMED
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Kennel sound : BARK
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West role : LIL
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He makes cords and boards : SAWYER
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Creator of Truthful James : HARTE
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Jazz artist Zoot : SIMS
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Counterfeiter catchers : TMEN
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German article : EINE
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Hill's follower : DALE
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Largest continent : ASIA
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Grade : RATE
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Affair of honor : DUEL
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Squealer : RAT

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