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HEBDOMADNESS

New York Times, Sunday, February 24, 1980

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 653 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 18, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,065
Across
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Roman in charge of games : EDILE
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Aristophanes' "The ___" : WASPS
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Word with fettle : FINE
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Masticate : CHEW
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Churchill's "enigma" : RUSSIA
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Dido : ANTIC
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"___ Do This Sum" : ICANT
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Vatican tribunal : ROTA
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Travolta hit : SATURDAYNIGHTFEVER
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Slayer of Castor : IDAS
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Nigerian native : EDO
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Salt maker of sorts : EARNER
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Common Latin phrase : IDEST
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One of the Stooges : MOE
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Canonical hour : NONES
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Rarae ___ : AVES
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Power tool : BANDSAW
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Volcano on Martinique : PELEE
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One-eyed god : ODIN
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N.Y.S.E. item : STK
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Von Weber opera : OBERON
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Sandy Dennis stage vehicle : ANYWEDNESDAY
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Pallid : WAN
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Pundit : SAVANT
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Meted out : DOLED
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Drudgery : MOIL
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___-majesté : LESE
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Burgoo and matelote : STEWS
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Winsor heroine : AMBER
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Posts : MAILS
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Duomo statue in Firenze : PIETA
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Followers of cannon and musket : EERS
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Sand, to Chopin : AMIE
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Tureen accessory : LADLE
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Jousted : TILTED
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U.K. award : DSO
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Female assistant : GIRLFRIDAY
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Notables : GREATS
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" . . . ditties of ___": Keats : NOTONE
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Word with Costa or Puerto : RICAN
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Graft, as a plant : INARCH
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Classify : ASSORT
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Dodger outfielder : RICKMONDAY
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Ossuary : URN
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Scale : SQUAMA
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___ Square : TIMES
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Affected manner : AIRS
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Scottish hillside : BRAE
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Sudden thrust : LUNGE
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Vacuous : SILLY
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Fusses : TODOS
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Olivia's clown : FESTE
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"Candy striper" : AIDE
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Fleuret's relative : EPEE
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Memento : RELIC
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Gross : SORDID
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Labor org. : ILA
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"___ This Must Be Belgium" : IFITSTUESDAY
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Teach, for one : PIRATE
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Aye neutralizer : NAY
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Hair style : AFRO
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Sword handles : HILTS
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Calmed : ALLAYED
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Melville opus : OMOO
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First king of Egypt : MENES
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Bacheller hero : DRI
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"King Olaf" composer : ELGAR
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Episperm : TESTA
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Medium's state : TRANCE
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Saturn's consort : OPS
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Cupid, in art : AMOR
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With 18 Down, erstwhile TV show : THATWASTHEWEEKTHAT
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Hookah : PIPE
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Caravansary : SERAI
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Wear away : ERODE
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Rap session of sorts : SEANCE
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Ilmenite and uraninite : ORES
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Jupati : PALM
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Eclipse cycle : SAROS
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"I ___ of Jeanie . . . " : DREAM
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Pair : DUAD
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Ratio words : ISTO
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Baton Rouge inst. : LSU
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Sometime name for Ireland : EIRE
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Singer Newton : WAYNE
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British princess : ANNE
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The slammer : STIR
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Poke occupant : PIG
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Taught : SCHOOLED
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XV : FIFTEEN
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Champagne buckets : ICERS
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Hub : NAVE
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Compass dir. : ENE
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"___ and Whispers" : CRIES
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Masons' burdens : HODS
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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See 116 Across : WAS
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Inflexible : ADAMANT
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Minuscule : TRIVIAL
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Lined up : AROW
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Brought into harmony : TUNED
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Disavow : DENY
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More recent : NEWER
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___ Ababa : ADDIS
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Ordered around : BOSSED
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Subsides : ABATES
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Melina Mercouri movie : NEVERONSUNDAY
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Delineates : DRAWS
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"___ and Lovers" : SONS
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W.W. II journalist : PYLE
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"___ mio" : OSOLE
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Steinbeck novel : SWEETTHURSDAY
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Preferences : TASTES
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Work with the hands : KNEAD
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Esteem highly : ADMIRE
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Swedish philanthropist : NOBEL
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Poet Dickinson : EMILY
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Fragrant shrub : LILAC
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Make ___ (get rich) : AMINT
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"Call Me ___" : MADAM
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Joppolo's post : ADANO
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Kind of glass or table : PIER
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Where oboli were spent : AGORA
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Laps up : LICKS
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Salvers : TRAYS
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"Firefly" composer : FRIML
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Resembling a cereal grain : RICEY
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Growls : GNARS
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Siouan people : OSAGE
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Reference book : TOME
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Oligophrenia : IDIOCY
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Celestial Eagle : AQUILA
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Gets one's goat : RILES
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Comaneci : NADIA
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Ostrich or emu : RATITE
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Requisite : NEEDED
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Done in : SLAIN
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Attach : TIETO
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Yogi of the Yankees : BERRA
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"Dum ___, spero" : SPIRO
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Rorschach, etc. : TESTS
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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Discomfit : FOIL
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Struggles : EFFORTS
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Quitclaims : RELEASES
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Joins : SPLICES
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"___ Camera" : IAMA
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In ___ (socially active) : THESWIM
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Range in Utah : UINTA
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"Judith" composer : ARNE
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Scarebabes : OGRES
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Bismuth, e.g. : METAL
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V.P.: 1925–29 : DAWES
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Kuwaiti chieftain : EMIR
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Gait like a canter : LOPE
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Fictional mansion : TARA
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Air Force missile : THOR
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Change the décor : REDO
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Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
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Without, in Weimer : OHNE
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S.A. rodent : PACA
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Watch part : STEM
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G.I.'s overseas address : APO
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Onto : HEP
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Salt : TAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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