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COLLEGIATE COLLECTION

New York Times, Sunday, December 28, 1980

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 677 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,373
Across
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Palmer or Wilkinson : BUD
4
___ as a ghost : ASPALE
10
Chaplet : ANADEM
16
Underworld figure : SATAN
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River to the Channel : EXE
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Purloined : STOLEN
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Double-cross : BETRAY
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Vaquero's milieu : LLANO
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Remote-control bomb : ROC
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RICE : PUTTHROUGHASTRAINER
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Avian diver : GREBE
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Tree yielding boxwood : SERON
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" . . . their tongues ___ speak against us!": Shak. : ROTTHAT
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Buchwald : ART
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Northern constellation : LYRA
36
Closefitting denims : LEVIS
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Golconda : MINE
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Blobby substance : GOO
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DRAKE : GREENISHBLUE
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Actuality : FACT
46
"___ Kampf" : MEIN
47
Capek play : RUR
48
Kind of oil : LUBE
49
Adjective for pale bluish-gray furs : PLATINA
52
Pack of camels : HERD
53
Honshu seaport : OSAKA
56
Grassy tracts : LEAS
58
Rugby's river : AVON
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Memorable Viennese conductor : LERT
61
Join the group : SITIN
62
CORNELL : KATHARINE
64
Sheep or snipe : BLEATER
68
Taken care of : SEENTO
70
Talk-show name : MERV
71
Craft : VESSEL
73
Lemur called bashful Billy : LORI
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Hence, in Harfleur : DONC
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Royale and Rivoli : RUES
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Native of Rayong : THAI
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Ululate : WAIL
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Marie of movies: 1923–65 : MCDONALD
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Comprehend : GRASP
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Liliaceous plant : ASPHODEL
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St. ___ College Choir : OLAF
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Forage legume : GUAR
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Lumpish mass : GLOB
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Peter or Paul : TSAR
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Whale groups : PODS
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Lightweight champ after Canzoneri: 1936 : AMBERS
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Side petals, in botany : ALAE
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Davis & ___ College, W. Va. : ELKINS
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Source of self-satisfaction : EGOTRIP
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DUKE : JOHNWAYNE
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Touch-___ (jewelweed) : MENOT
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Ash receptacles : URNS
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Melville's 1847 opus : OMOO
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Bombay bigwig : RANA
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Prefix with type or spore : ARCHE
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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Like some addictives : OPIATIC
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Gordon or Roman : RUTH
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Sarcle : HOE
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Liquidate a dragon : SLAY
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Rembrandt's "Lady with ___" : AFAN
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AUBURN : REDDISHBROWN
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Asner and Figueroa : EDS
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Grad. of R.P.I. : ENGR
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Mezzo-soprano Obraztova : ELENA
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Japanese general in W.W. II : HATA
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Stat for Seaver : ERA
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Glacial deposit : MORAINE
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Termagant : SCOLD
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Yawl's cousin : KETCH
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WILLIAM & MARY : HOLDENANDTYLERMOORE
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Paramilitary org. : IRA
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Canadian medical notable : OSLER
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Luck, in León : SUERTE
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Henry, e.g. : ORATOR
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Dye holder : VAT
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Very small : WEENY
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Checked : STAYED
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Rose Kennedy's age : NINETY
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Merino's dam : EWE
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Growler : BERG
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Calpurnia was one : UXOR
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Slow down : DECELERATE
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Napoleonic battle: 1809 : ASPERN
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A Udall nickname : STU
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Pipkins : POTS
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Elder, in Essen : ALTE
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Glassmaker's oven : LEHR
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Sign up : ENROLL
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___ Kemal, town in Syria : ABU
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Vamp of the silents : NEGRI
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Comrade of D'Artagnan : ATHOS
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Mild oath : DRAT
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He wrote "Lot's Wife" : EASTMAN
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YALE : MYTHICALBEAST
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Convention decision : SLATE
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"The Greatest" : ALI
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Scarlet ___ (red robin) : TANAGER
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Kind of barometer : ANEROID
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Carney role : NORTON
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Score in match golf : ONEUP
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Rodomontade : RANT
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Scoring play in cricket : BYE
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Be under the weather : AIL
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Of the soft palate : VELAR
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Egregious : GROSS
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Hall of Fame pitcher Amos : RUSIE
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Nurse a grievance : SULK
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Structural unit : HBEAM
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Tiger-hunt aide : BEATER
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"Their ___ Hour": Chuchill : FINEST
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SMITH : METALWORKER
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Sol is one : TONE
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Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
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BROWN : KINDOFSTUDY
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Composer Bruckner : ANTON
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___ off (minimize) : SHRUG
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Geometric figure : ELLIPSE
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State for the record : AVER
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Bufo or agua : TOAD
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One of five bodies : ERIE
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Brooklet : RILL
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Rescheduled : ONAGAIN
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TV's "___ Na Na" : SHA
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TUFTS : CLUMPSOFGRASS
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Droop : SAG
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Brood : MOPE
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Kind of dance : CLOG
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Part of a pedestal : DADO
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Small amount : DAB
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Side dish : SLAW
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___ bear : POLAR
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Board game : HALMA
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End a separation : REJOIN
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Legendary horse : BAYARD
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City on the Tevere : ROMA
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Photo : SHOT
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Weltschmerz : ENNUI
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Of the beginning : INCHOATIVE
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Not at all : NOHOW
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Dutch genre painter : STEEN
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B.&O. and B.&M.L. : RRS
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Black, in Blois : NOIRE
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Beanery sign : EATS
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Grayish red : OLDROSE
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Inst. at Philadelphia : LASALLE
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Cashew's kin : PARANUT
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Thurify : CENSE
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Loser to R.M.N. : HHH
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"___ they run" : SEEHOW
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Pretty soon : ANON
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Suit material : DACRON
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Pieman's headquarters : BAKERY
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Hwy. : RTE
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Abrasive : EMERY
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Stulm or adit : ENTRY
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Where Tacloban is : LEYTE
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Fancy; inkling : IDEA
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Father of Ahab : OMRI
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Kind of shark : LOAN
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Adore to excess : DOTE
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Bird's crop : CRAW
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Love's antithesis : HATE
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Retreat : DEN
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Conducted : LED
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Decay : ROT

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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