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New York Times, Wednesday, December 3, 1980

Author:
Pollard
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,348

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Across
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Cordage fiber : JUTE
5
What brats do : ACTUP
10
Smear : DAUB
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Monogram: Abbr. : INIT
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Tableware : CHINA
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Shiftless; slothful : IDLE
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Wallace of TV : MIKE
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Ships' launcher : HELEN
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Ennead : NINE
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Cooking direction : STIRWELL
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Card game featuring sevens : FANTAN
24
One of a 15th-century trio : NINA
25
"Judith" composer : ARNE
26
Cooking plan : RECIPE
29
Oscar Wilde forte : EPIGRAMS
33
Weld : UNITE
34
"A billboard lovely as ___": Nash : ATREE
35
Pastry often filled with fruit : PIE
36
None, in Dogpatch : NARY
37
Pomologist's bane : APHID
38
Her fans protected her to a degree : RAND
39
And other things: Abbr. : ETC
40
Drive forward : IMPEL
41
Forcemeat : FARCE
42
Container for a fish canapé : SEASHELL
44
Less fresh : TRITER
45
Gnawing mammal : HARE
46
Cézanne or Gauguin : PAUL
47
Washday in Milano : LUNEDI
50
Sinker : DOUGHNUT
54
Acidity after gluttony : ACOR
55
Part of an indictment : COUNT
57
Freedom from the rat race : EASE
58
Pebble-in-pond sound : PLOP
59
Swiftly : APACE
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"Hardly ___ is now alive ... ": Longfellow : AMAN
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Actor Andrews : DANA
62
Consumers' amicus curiae : NADER
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Adroit : DEFT
Down
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Bowie and Backus : JIMS
2
Constituent of a whole : UNIT
3
"Kon-___," Heyerdahl book : TIKI
4
"The sea," according to Rimbaud : ETERNITY
5
Fruit of a buttercup : ACHENE
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Lobster's claw : CHELA
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Cash register : TILL
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One, in Auvergne : UNE
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Sautéed : PANFRIED
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"A ___ lubricates business": Boswell : DINNER
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Approach to a mine : ADIT
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Bone from elbow to wrist : ULNA
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"It might have ___" : BEEN
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Dry the dishes : WIPE
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Spirit in Notre Dame : ANGE
25
Showers time : APRIL
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Finnish poems : RUNES
27
Growing outward : ENATE
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About : CIRCA
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Lucy's TV friend : ETHEL
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Separated : APART
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Filling for 35 Across : MINCE
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Ritual feast : SEDER
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Kind of turnover : APPLE
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___ plan, including meals : AMERICAN
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Military supply point : RAILHEAD
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"___ a little pony" : IHAD
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Dance of the 60's : FRUG
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Everest guide : SHERPA
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Less loose : TAUTER
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City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
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Columbo's hangout : LAPD
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West Coast inst. : UCLA
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Hour of sext : NOON
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Pair : DUAD
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Reputation : NAME
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Dept. of Defense arm : USAF
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Spot for a Mongol's meals : TENT
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___-Locka, Fla. : OPA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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