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John M. Samson
John M. Samson

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New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1980

Author:
John M. Samson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
John M. Samson has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,338
Across
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Sins : ERRS
5
What jabberers do : PRATE
10
Pod : GAM
13
Mix : MINGLE
19
Debauchee : ROUE
20
Irritated : RILED
21
Instead of: Abbr. : ILO
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Reveres : ADORES
23
Musical starring Billy Graham? : AINTMISBEHAVIN
26
Abhor : DETEST
27
Big books : TOMES
28
Libel : DEFAME
30
Container : CASE
31
Crazy ___ : ASALOON
34
Movie starring Tatum O'Neal? : RYANSDAUGHTER
37
Diversions : GAMES
38
Star at a French film festival? : CAAN
39
Belgian resort town : SPA
40
Entity : ENS
41
Movie starring a Venus? : AFAREWELLTOARMS
47
Kind of office : BOX
49
Minerva's mind : MENS
50
Zola : EMILE
51
Defeated Spassky : MATED
53
Church part : APSE
56
Sound from Sandy : ARF
57
Affected : CAMPY
58
Musical starring Ann Sothern? : DAMNYANKEES
60
Rossini works : OPERAS
62
Mex. misses : SRTAS
63
Fire god : VULCAN
64
Hourly : HORAL
66
Item for transplanting : SHOOT
67
Davis or Midler : BETTE
68
Divine revelation : ORACLE
70
Kind of photo : STILL
71
Cantaloupe's cousin : PAPAYA
74
Movie starring Wilt Chamberlain? : WALKINGTALL
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Prides of lions : MANES
77
Chinese pagoda : TAA
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She, in Savoie : ELLE
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Cape Cod resort : TRURO
82
Seed coating : TESTA
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Hair treatment : TINT
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B'way sign : SRO
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Film starring Dinah Shore? : ONTHEWATERFRONT
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New Guinea port : LAE
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Excavators' org. : UMW
93
Bank (on) : RELY
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First prime minister of the U.S.S.R. : LENIN
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Play starring Margaret Mead? : ATASTEOFHONEY
100
Favorable factors : PLUSSES
102
"___ darn shame!" : ITSA
103
Needlefish : SNOOKS
104
Swoon : FAINT
105
Electron tubes : DIODES
107
Movie starring Evel Knievel? : WHATPRICEGLORY
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Flowery : ORNATE
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Actress from Montana : LOY
115
Joshua's friend : CALEB
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Lamb : ELIA
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Settled down : NESTED
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Obj. of protest : SSS
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Yonder : THERE
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Baseball part : SEAM
Down
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Stage in history : ERA
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"Vive le ___!" : ROI
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Retreat : RUN
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Roanoke Island group : SETTLERS
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In the first place : PRIMO
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Gone skyward : RISEN
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Reverends' robes : ALBS
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Palmer's peg : TEE
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O. E. letter : EDH
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Fixed : GIVEN
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Arabic A's : ALIFS
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Zoospore : MONAD
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Fictitious : MADEUP
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Orfe : IDE
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Indent : NOTCH
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Movie starring Bob Hope? : GREATEXPECTATIONS
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Belittle : LESSEN
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Glycerides : ESTERS
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Bull ___ : MOOSE
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Major Joppolo's post : ADANO
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Star who draws a crowd? : MASSEY
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Small lizard : AGAMA
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Less dangerous "60 Minutes" star? : SAFER
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Vehicle starring Zsa Zsa Gabor? : AMANFORALLSEASONS
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Assemble : RALLY
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Eucalyptus : YATE
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Chatter : GAB
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Curtails : CLIPS
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Withstand : WEAR
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Soprano Eames : EMMA
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TNT explosive : AMATOL
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___ Gan, city in Israel : RAMAT
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High spots: Abbr. : MTNS
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Famed sharpshooter : OAKLEY
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Org. for certain ex-G.I.'s : DAV
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Capital : SEAT
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Serf : ESNE
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Certain strings : CELLI
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Waggish : DROLL
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Sudanese tribe : NUBAS
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An N.F.L. player : PACKER
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Battle site: 1862 : SHILOH
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Elias or Sir William : HOWE
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Spoken : ORAL
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Square one : START
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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Flabbergast : STUN
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Pallid : PASTY
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Stake : ANTE
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Anjou or Tyson : PEAR
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Gain in one's affection : GROWON
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Farinaceous : MEALY
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Play starring 48 Down? : ANNIE
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Mil. commands : ATTNS
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Shrill note : TWEE
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Bridge supports : TRESTLES
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Ump's call : OUT
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Max ___, German painter : ERNST
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Hurled : FLUNG
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What Macduff did : LAIDON
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Array : ATTIRE
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Disarranged : MESSED
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He wrote "In Search of Identity" : SADAT
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Gallinaceans : FOWLS
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Santa's sunny sounds : HOHOS
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Gives the nod to : OKAYS
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Standardbred : PACER
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Love, to Luther : LIEBE
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Quannet, e.g. : FILE
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Après printemps : ETE
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%: Abbr. : PCT
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Booster's call : RAH
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Kin of 109 Down : OLE
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Creek : RIA
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Camote : YAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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