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ADDLED ACTIVISTS

New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 1980

95-Across : Top grade

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Louis Baron has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,051
Across
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Paint on Sundays : DAUB
5
Santa Anna won here : ALAMO
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Keys' kin : ISLES
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Peeler's target : RIND
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Fire: Prefix : IGNI
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"___ is an island" : NOMAN
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'Tisn't's vulgar cousin : TAINT
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Freshwater mussel : UNIO
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Stage-door loser : JOHNNYCOMELATELY
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Caen's neighbor : STLO
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Domesday Book money : ORA
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What Anne Hathaway hath : AWAY
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Alone, on the boards : SOLUS
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Bacon slice : RASHER
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Dicer's lucky throw : NATURAL
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"Peanuts," e.g. : STRIP
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"Duino Elegies" author : RILKE
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He could build castles in Spain : REY
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Gotlander : SWEDE
38
Woodshed sessions : BEATINGS
41
Goya duo, for short : MAJAS
44
Horne in the hurdles : LEAPINGLENA
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Virgilian wrath : IRA
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Alike, in Arles : EGAL
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Kind of flakes or snow : CORN
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Flag maker's name : ROSS
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Leg: Prefix : SCEL
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Fox's relative : SAC
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Rainier's daily activity : SAVINGGRACE
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"___ alive!" : SAKES
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Magazine Mountain man : ARKANSAN
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Mouthward : ORAD
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Marmalade tree : SAPOTE
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Corbeled window : ORIEL
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Spot in Sherwood Forest : GLADE
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" ... to come to the ___ the party" : AIDOF
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Two points for any eleven : SAFETY
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Punjab princess : RANI
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Marine mollusks : ASTARTES
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First First Family of the 49th : EGANS
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Straphanger Boone : STANDINGPAT
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Gilbertian peeress : IDA
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Slavonic sprite : VILA
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Companion of spick : SPAN
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"Rome of Hungary" : EGER
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Some Feds : GMEN
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Wing that can't fly : ELL
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Eve's poor job : RAISINGCAIN
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Hellhound : FIEND
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Chains heard from coast to coast : NETWORKS
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Cause euphoria : ELATE
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Juan or Salvador : SAN
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Hogback : RIDGE
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Dentist's advice : BRUSH
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Retire : GOTOBED
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Top grade : CLASSA
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Leinsdorf or Korngold : ERICH
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Feels blah : AILS
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Outside: Prefix : EXO
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It tans sans sun : HIDE
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Greenhouse calamity : SHRINKINGVIOLETS
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Big Daddy portrayer : IVES
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What "syne" means : SINCE
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Auriculate : EARED
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Musette : OBOE
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Nudnik : PEST
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Plains Amerinds : OTOES
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"___ Daughter," 1970 movie : RYANS
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One Tuesday : WELD
Down
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City on the Ouche : DIJON
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Where to buy an amphora : AGORA
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Tip the derby : UNHAT
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Storage place : BIN
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Haphazardly : ANYWAY
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Kind of color : LOCAL
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Seaport in southeast China : AMOY
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Mayan language : MAM
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Ballroom oldie : ONESTEP
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Tchaikovsky's "Capriccio ___" : ITALIEN
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Took notice : SATUP
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Pure (or impure) fiction : LIES
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Photog's offering : ENL
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People of Graz : STYRIANS
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U.S.S.R. cape : RUSSKI
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Carter-cliffhanger phrase : INTHENICKOFTIME
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El Bahr : NILE
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Saloon swinger : DOOR
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Breathers' needs : NARES
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"___ believe": Mark 9:24 : LORDI
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Calgary's prov. : ALTA
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Orsk's river : URAL
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He had a way with Proust : SWANN
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Della from Detroit : REESE
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Finch : SERIN
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Certain birds of a feather : BLOC
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Say "Shalom" : GREET
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Mudslinging fumarole : SALSE
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Flattop on land : MESA
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Kanten : AGAR
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Busy unionizer : JACKOFALLTRADES
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Far from faithless : LOVAL
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A, B, C, D or F : GRADE
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Mudville fans' fanner : CASEY
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Flavor : SAPOR
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Peaks of pique : SNITS
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___ Heights : GOLAN
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Ten C-notes : GRAND
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Spokes : RADII
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He made a beginning with Begin : SADAT
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Washington's ___ Theater : ARENA
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Shankar plays it : SITAR
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Sigurd's steed : GRANI
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Atremble : ASPEN
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See 32 Across : SEVEN
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Like a tabby : AGILE
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Immie's mate : AGGIE
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First place : EDEN
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Hourglass filler : SAND
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Heel stepped on by women : SPIKE
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Red news feeder : TASS
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O'er's antithesis : NEATH
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Sea in an ocean : SARGASSO
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Marchetti of pro football : GINO
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What a hobo rides : RODS
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Guernsey lilies : NERINES
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"Alceste" composer : GLUCK
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Receiver of checkout checks : CASHIER
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Borgnine role : FATSO
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Solomonic to the nth degree : WISEST
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Cubes and pyramids : SOLIDS
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"Funny Girl" girl : BRICE
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Specified : GIVEN
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Bathysphere man : BEEBE
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Eulogize : EXTOL
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Apportioned portions : DOSED
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Drop in the Vegas bucket : CHIP
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In the flesh : LIVE
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Pianist Balogh : ERNO
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Monument site in India : AGRA
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Skeet feat : HIT
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Capitol Hill turndown : NAY
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It's heard from a herd : LOW

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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