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Judith C. Dalton
Judith C. Dalton

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New York Times, Sunday, December 13, 1981

Author:
Judith C. Dalton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 539 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Judith C. Dalton has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,723
Across
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Whet : HONE
5
Gift for a virtuoso : AMATI
10
Turkish cavalryman : SPAHI
15
Jazz singing : SCAT
19
___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
20
Coarse cotton cloth : DENIM
21
Court dance : PAVIN
22
Young animal : TOTO
23
Southern musician : MISSISSIPPIANIST
26
Tub plant : ALOE
27
Egg-shaped ornaments : OVA
28
Cat's-paw : TOOL
29
Earls, barons et al. : LORDS
30
Bars at the bar : ESTOPS
32
Memorize again : RELEARN
34
Horse blanket : MANTA
35
Gallery at D.C. : FREER
36
Rochet's relative : ALB
37
Craze : MANIA
38
___ jerk (weight-lifting term) : CLEANAND
41
Stale : MOLDY
44
Mining-area examiner : MONTANALYST
46
"Diga Diga ___," 1928 song : DOO
47
Disney's inventive mouse : AMOS
48
Penalty : FINE
49
Painter Mondrian : PIET
50
Helix : COIL
51
Saint Anthony's cross : TAU
52
Austin evaluator : TEXASSESSOR
56
Mud volcano : SALSE
57
Lively : ANIMATED
59
Stake of a sort : ANTE
60
Harangue : SCREED
61
Farmer, often : SOWER
62
"Deutschland über ___" : ALLES
63
Rorschach items : BLOTS
64
Descendants : SCIONS
66
Nourish : REAR
67
Baldness : ALOPECIA
70
Cautious : CHARY
71
Thankless wretch from Cheyenne : WYOMINGRATE
74
O'Neill's monogram : EGO
75
Chevalier's strap : RENE
76
To's antithesis : FROM
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Sponsorship : EGIS
78
Shortly : ANON
79
Period : ERA
80
Dixie dilettante : ALABAMATEUR
84
Metric measure in Manchester : LITRE
85
Eavesdrops, modern style : WIRETAPS
87
Have ___ for news : ANOSE
88
Unite : WED
89
Wooden-soled shoes : CLOGS
90
Well-worn : TRITE
91
Like some doughnuts : SUGARED
95
Musical key : ASHARP
97
"Beau ___" : GESTE
98
Gas: Prefix : AERI
99
Pinna : EAR
100
Reno token : CHIP
101
Sooner official : OKLAHOMAGISTRATE
105
Polanski film : TESS
106
Follower of book or wood : LOUSE
107
"All ___ for Christmas . . . " : IWANT
108
Great Barrier Island : OTEA
109
Loathe : HATE
110
Kefauver : ESTES
111
Largest asteroid : CERES
112
Rhabdos : WAND
Down
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Indulge : HUMOR
2
Oil producer : OLIVE
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Twangy : NASAL
4
Quartet in "No, No, Nanette" : ENS
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Collect liquid in condensed form : ADSORB
6
Nuclear particle : MESON
7
Blue dye : ANIL
8
Baksheesh : TIP
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Grafted part : IMPLANT
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Native of Laconia : SPARTAN
11
Zoo attraction : PANDA
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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"___ Dog": Terhune : HIS
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Personal influence : INTEREST
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New York island : STATEN
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Western teenager : COLORADOLESCENT
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Surmounting : ATOP
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Dactyl and hallux : TOES
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Where Leghorn is : ITALY
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Asia Minor region of yore : IONIA
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Garment part : SEAT
33
Engineer James Buchanan : EADS
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Spirits, to Seneca : MANES
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Pamphlet : FLYER
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Unit : MONAD
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Muse for Thucydides : CLIO
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Cacophony : NOISE
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Gave out sparingly : DOLED
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Conductor Eduardo : MATA
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Middle East land : OMAN
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Bayou revolutionary : LOUISIANARCHIST
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Good party guest : MIXER
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Church parts : APSES
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Galas : FETES
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Bill of fare : CARTE
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Brownish-yellow : TAWNY
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Oregon's capital : SALEM
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Chou ___ : ENLAI
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Unyielding : STERN
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Range : SCOPE
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George or Marianne : MOORE
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Grooves : SLOTS
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Bouquet : AROMA
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D.C. house : BLAIR
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Fastener : SCREW
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Colette novel : CHERI
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Debate : ARGUE
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Borodin's Prince : IGOR
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The best : AONE
71
Envelops : WRAPS
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Soho fellows : YOBS
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Gaggle members : GEESE
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Schoolyard sight : FLAGPOLE
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Verdi opera : AIDA
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Doer: Suffix : ATOR
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Paludous places : MARSHES
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Philippine idol : ANITO
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Like carved emblems : TOTEMIC
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On the up and up : LEGIT
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Slide by : ELAPSE
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Sausages : WURSTS
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Hector : TEASE
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Sight from Pont Neuf : SEINE
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Lariat : REATA
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Ingested : EATEN
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Great fear : DREAD
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Kin of cortisone : ACTH
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Jets' and Mets' home : SHEA
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Nimiety : GLUT
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Kanten : AGAR
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Ring events : KOS
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Reverence : AWE
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Tier : ROW

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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