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New York Times, Monday, November 23, 1981

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,703

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Across
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Leigh or Gaynor : JANET
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Sedans or coupes : CARS
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"___ aft a-gley" : GANG
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Debs's advice to workers : UNITE
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"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
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Seaweed derivative : AGAR
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Mortise's partner : TENON
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Place to get separated from one's spouse or money : RENO
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___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
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Welsh port : SWANSEA
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Folded page-corners : DOGEARS
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Imp : ELF
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Ballroom dance : ONESTEP
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"The World According to ___": Irving : GARP
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Fabulous aquatic creatures : MERMEN
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Alaskan natives : ALEUTS
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Urban legislator : ALDERMAN
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City in upstate N.Y. : UTICA
40
___ Baker Priest, ex-Treasurer : IVY
41
Choice morsel : VIAND
42
"Be good and you will be ___": Twain : LONESOME
44
Sign of graceful aging : PATINA
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"Valse ___": Sibelius : TRISTE
47
Murderously frenzied : AMOK
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Scrutinize : INSPECT
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Bracelets, at times : IDS
54
Wisconsin port : KENOSHA
55
Wobbles : TOTTERS
60
Pitcher : EWER
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"The Seven Year ___" : ITCH
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One field for hams : RADIO
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William ___ Howells : DEAN
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"Oh that I had wings like a ___!" : DOVE
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Heavenly hunter : ORION
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Gucci or Ray : ALDO
68
Indian titles : SRIS
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Blake and Wordsworth : POETS
Down
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Projects : JUTS
2
"___ nation, conceived in liberty . . . " : ANEW
3
Pinta's companion : NINA
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Harrow's rival : ETON
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Jittery : TENSE
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Beverage container : CARAFE
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Beverage : ALE
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Not by design : RANDOMLY
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Bobby-soxers often did this : SWOONED
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Kaplan and Pressman : GABES
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Have ___ (try) : AGOAT
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Understand : GRASP
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"Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
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Home of John Calvin : GENEVA
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A scene of Caesar's conquests : GAUL
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Voice below soprano : ALTO
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Harness part : REIN
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Dark red : PUCE
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Enthusiastic reviews : RAVES
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Samples : TASTES
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Moreno or Coolidge : RITA
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Disfigure : MAIM
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Bismarck is its cap. : NDAK
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Aper : IMITATOR
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High praise : ORCHIDS
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Child: Comb. form : PEDO
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Church taxes : TITHES
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Japanese Prime Minister: 1960–64 : IKEDA
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Staircase post : NEWEL
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Slammin' Sammy : SNEAD
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Smut, for short : PORNO
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Sharpen a razor : STROP
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Edible paste : TARO
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Actress Adams : EDIE
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Tumult : RIOT
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"___ and Lovers": Lawrence : SONS
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II x LIII : CVI

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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