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New York Times, Saturday, November 8, 1980

Author:
Mermelstein
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,323
Across
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Org. for Welby : AMA
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Pound division : CANTO
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One of a loving Latin trio : AMAS
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Nice pronoun : CELA
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Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
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Carter : NICK
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Carters : HODDINGANDBILLY
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Art work : WOODCUT
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Offspring : ISSUE
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Missiles, when dried : PEAS
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Sound of surf : ROTE
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Expedite : HASTEN
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Pinball disaster : TILT
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Queen killer : ASP
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Show name : ABIE
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Club for the trap : WEDGE
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U.S. overseas radio agcy. : VOA
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Carters : HURRICANEANDAMY
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Organ supplier : DONOR
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Word in a Coleridge title : RIME
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Title in D.C. : SEN
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Anatomical canal : ITER
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Creator of Sergius O'Shaugnessy : MAILER
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Decision mechanism : TOSS
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Montenegrin, e.g. : SERB
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Theatrical locale for toys : ATTIC
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Esculent : EATABLE
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Carters : JIMMYANDLILLIAN
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Positional word for seamen : ALEE
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Chaucerian tale-teller : REEVE
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___ est percipi : ESSE
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Sunder : REND
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Patroon's property : MANOR
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Greek goddess : ATE
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Helmut's "Alas!" : ACH
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Catty comment's rejoinder : MEOW
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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High-kicking exhibition : CANCAN
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A lord in "Macbeth" : ANGUS
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Adjective at the bar : NEAT
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Thrash : TAN
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Mil. hardware : ORD
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Liqueur base : ANISE
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Wire measures : MILS
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Rights org. : ACLU
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Scottish island : SKYE
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Textbook selector : ADOPTER
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Left Bank notion : IDEE
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Attacked, as by the love bug : BITTEN
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Jockey : RIDER
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Character in "Three Sisters" : OLGA
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Barriers having trenches or ditches : HAHAS
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Calumniate : ABUSE
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Singer seeking sailors : SIREN
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Drift : TENOR
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Efficacy : AVAIL
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Abbeville's river : SOMME
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Liquidator : PAYER
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Sinks : WANES
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Anoesia : IDIOCY
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Barracks items : COTS
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What certain guards do well : DRIBBLE
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Vocation : METIER
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Sea fed by the Syr Darya : ARAL
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Clocked : TIMED
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Quibbling evasion : SALVO
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Door position : AJAR
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Favus : TILE
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Treasury investigators : TMEN
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Earl of Avon : EDEN
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"David and ___," 1962 film : LISA
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Packy ___ (Hope as a boxer) : EAST
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Estuary : ARM
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Govt. aid to opera, etc. : NEA
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Rosalynn Carter, ___ Smith : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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