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New York Times, Thursday, February 14, 1980

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,055

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Across
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Painter of "Young Married Couple" : HALS
5
Presidential pooch : FALA
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___ of bliss : STATE
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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U.S. radio station in Berlin : RIAS
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"Early ___ . . . " : TOBED
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Soaring honeymooners? : LOVEBIRDS
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Chou ___ : ENLAI
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" . . . love Mary, the Rose of ___" : TRALEE
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Stern, to a matelot : DERRIERE
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Two make a "Jackson" : TENS
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Signaled, in a way : RANG
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British swain's delight? : ABIRDINTHEHAND
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Site of W.W. II air battle : LAE
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Fine line : STRIA
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Gift for a 10th wedding anniversary : TIN
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Acrobat : GYMNAST
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Four-star off. : GEN
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Cross as ___ : ABEAR
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Short verbal admonition : TUT
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Fabled friar : TUCK
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Eve, to Alfie? : BIRDOFPARADISE
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Outer brain cover : DURA
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Sen. Cranston of Calif. : ALAN
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Dear and deer, e.g. : HOMONYMS
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Composes a billet-doux : WRITES
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Revise : AMEND
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They don't build love nests : PARAKEETS
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French income : RENTE
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Word with lasting or loving : EVER
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Pigeonhole : SLOT
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Village southeast of Nazareth : ENDOR
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Coffee break : REST
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Gets sun-bronzed : TANS
Down
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Sentry's first command : HALT
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Cupid : AMOR
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"___, Come Back to Me" (Etna's song?) : LAVA
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A.K.C. member : SHELTIE
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Warm : FRIENDLY
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"Love in Bloom" is one : AIR
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Alan or Cheryl : LADD
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Say : ASSERT
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Most forbidding : STERNEST
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"___ We Love," 1941 song : TONIGHT
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Ready, willing and ___ : ABLE
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Hurry or scurry : TEAR
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Widow of Ernie K. : EDIE
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Bock or root : BEER
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Olé, in Omaha : RAH
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Where a teacher charmed a king : SIAM
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Excuse : ALIBI
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Faux pas : BONER
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African cattle disease : NENTA
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Hundred-eyed giant : ARGUS
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Nephew's sib : NIECE
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Humid : DANK
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Use a dirk : STAB
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Batter's infield bouncer : GROUNDER
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Nimbus : AURA
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Robust : STALWART
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Append : ADDONTO
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Least large : TINIEST
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Small ___ (children) : FRY
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Coddle : PAMPER
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"Dancing in the ___" : DARK
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Hound's quarry : HARE
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Augury : OMEN
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Heal : MEND
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Except : SAVE
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Tissue layer : TELA
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English public school : ETON
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Fast fliers : SSTS
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Followers of dos : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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