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New York Times, Saturday, November 7, 1981

Author:
Rabinowitz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Rabinowitz has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,687
Across
1
Doer: Suffix : ATOR
5
Dance in 2/4 time : GALOP
10
Ago : PAST
14
Tempest : GALE
15
Practical : UTILE
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Aid in wrongdoing : ABET
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Lee of golfdom : ELDER
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Pretty and petite : CUTE
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Dali masterpiece, with "The" : LUGUBRIOUSGAME
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Campaign for office : RUN
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Wire measures : MILS
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Spanish ultramodern painter : JOANMIRO
30
South wind : AUSTER
34
Work : OPUS
35
Strobile : CONE
37
Poet Marianne : MOORE
38
Spoof : KID
39
Board for O'Keeffe : PALETTE
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Govt. agency of yore : NRA
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Related on Mom's side : ENATE
44
Frequent predecessor of other : EACH
45
Acronym for a plane : STOL
46
Fortifications : REDANS
48
Tanguy masterpiece : THESTORM
50
Joint : KNEE
52
Feminine pronoun : HER
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Dali masterpiece, with "The" : GREATPARANOIAC
60
Salmagundi : OLIO
61
Claw : TALON
62
Knot in wood : KNAR
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European perch : RUFF
64
Group of eight : OCTAD
65
Saarinen : EERO
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Riffle : REEF
67
Carbines : STENS
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Percolate : SEEP
Down
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"I've got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
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Interdiction : TABU
3
Cassini : OLEG
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Early November news : RETURNS
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Masterpiece by 10 Down : GUERNICA
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King of the Huns : ATLI
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Italian island : LIDO
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Fuming sulfuric acid : OLEUM
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Xerxes' land : PERSIA
10
A founder of Cubism : PICASSO
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Arrowroot : ARUM
12
Cloy : SATE
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Start for Nicklaus : TEE
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Bindlestiff : BUM
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Bract on a spikelet of grass : GLUME
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Wild card : JOKER
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Suppose : OPINE
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Wild sheep : AUDAD
28
Part : ROLE
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___ a time (singly) : ONEAT
31
Radio role of John Todd : TONTO
32
Goof : ERROR
33
Sphere of influence : REALM
36
Do aquatints : ETCH
39
Contour feather : PENNA
40
Delvaux masterpiece : THEHANDS
43
Kennedy event : TAKEOFF
45
Backhand and forehand : STROKES
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Struggles : SETTOS
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Washington V.I.P. : SEN
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Period that unifies calendars : EPACT
53
Fasten : GLUE
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Plentiful : RIFE
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Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
56
Horse color : ROAN
57
Arrow poison : INEE
58
Rhine feeder : AARE
59
Maw : CROP
60
Hockey great : ORR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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