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New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1980

Author:
Civen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Civen has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,320
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Gray quadruped in a song : MARE
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Art cult : DADA
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Having a deep color : DARK
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Jot : ATOM
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On the horizon : AFAR
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Nettle : PIQUE
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Supervises : CHAPERONS
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Diver's gear : SCUBA
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Drenches the lawn : HOSES
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Descendant of 17 Down : EDOMITE
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Lost sheep : ESTRAY
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Tip : END
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Possible outcome of a brown study : IDEA
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European blackbird : OUSEL
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Hues : SHOUTS
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"Omnia vincit ___" : AMOR
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Maumee's outlet : ERIE
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Middle-ear bone : INCUS
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Alphabetic trio : NOP
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Did some currying : GROOMED
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White ___ and tails : TIE
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Aquarium fish : GUPPY
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Fragment : SNIP
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One on a D.A.'s staff : ASST
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Green : UNRIPE
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Flash : GLINT
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British carbine : STEN
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Hemingway's "In ___ Time" : OUR
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Squash bug : COREID
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He gets pelf from pelts : SKINNER
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Language that's often colorful : LINGO
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Blues, e.g. : MUSIC
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Oriental cafes : TEAHOUSES
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Compensate : ATONE
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Data : INFO
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Violin attachment : MUTE
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"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
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Utah Beach craft : LSTS
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Bodies often bearing names of colors : SEAS
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Papier-___ : MACHE
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Porthos's pal : ATHOS
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Friars Club activity : ROAST
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Yellow ___, Huang Ti : EMPEROR
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___ es Salaam : DAR
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"___ to the public weal": Shak. : AFOE
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Some salad ingredients : DANDELIONGREENS
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Awful result of a burning desire : ARSON
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Choice of words : DICTION
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Conduits : AQUEDUCTS
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Apply polish : RUB
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Large green parrot : KEA
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Greek letter : PSI
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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A.M.A. members : MDS
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French-Belgian river : YSER
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Cases for small articles : ETUIS
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Color sense, to a decorator : ASSET
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Son of Aphrodite : EROS
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Masked : HID
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Cattle breed : ANGUS
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___ Olive, city in Ill. : MOUNT
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White Russian, to Lenin : OPPRESSOR
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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Con man : GYP
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"Odyssey," for one : EPIC
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Sewing term : PINKING
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Halls or entrance courts : ATRIUMS
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Geological time division : EON
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___ contendere : NOLO
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"Wait ___ Dark," B'way play : UNTIL
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Follow : ENSUE
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"___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
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Portions of potions : DOSES
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Surface for the St. Louis Blues : ICE
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Float : RAFT
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Character in Drayton's "Nymphidia" : MAB
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Preyer on a Pueblo : UTE
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People of NE India : HOS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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