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New York Times, Monday, February 4, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,045

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Across
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Food fish : BASS
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Actress Paget : DEBRA
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Biblical brother : ABEL
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Prefix with date or nave : ANTE
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Auriculate : EARED
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"Adam ___," Eliot novel : BEDE
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Greek portico : STOA
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Plant part : OVULE
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Soviet city : OREL
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Gives in : ACCEDES
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"___ Girl" : FUNNY
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Tropical nut : KOLA
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Acrobatic feats : SPLITS
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Fabric from Angora goats : MOHAIR
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Spirit : ELAN
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Boutique item : WIG
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At ___ (mystified) : ALOSS
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Come in second at Belmont : PLACE
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Wedding words : IDO
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Trapping trophy : PELT
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Robust : LUSTY
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Normandy town : STLO
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Thrash : LAM
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"Camille" actress : GARBO
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Demolished : RAZED
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Units of measure, in printing : ENS
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Sweetbrier : ROSE
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Very thin : PAPERY
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Be evasive : WEASEL
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Eastern V.I.P. : AMIR
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Very critical : ACERB
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N.T. books : GOSPELS
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Fashion : MODE
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Corrupt : TAINT
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Is off guard : NAPS
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Contemporary pact : OPEC
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Bring out : EDUCE
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Danish king of England: 1017–35 : CNUT
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Thrown : SENT
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Arab's hageen : CAMEL
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MacDonald's erstwhile partner : EDDY
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___-relief : BAS
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Rectangular pier : ANTA
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Capital city : STOCKHOLMSWEDEN
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Littoral area : SEACOAST
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Himalayan cedar : DEODAR
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Building part : EAVE
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Capital city : BRUSSELSBELGIUM
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Electrical unit : REL
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Picnic drink : ADE
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Stirring : ABOUT
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Capital city : BERNSWITZERLAND
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Delightful spot : EDEN
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Dutch painter: 1618–80 : LELY
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Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
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Punish pecuniarily : FINE
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"Dialogues" man : PLATO
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Like certain trimming : LACY
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Bird's-eye ___ : MAPLE
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City in New York : OLEAN
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Do-nothing : IDLER
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Exclamation of pleasure : GOODY
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Trash, to Iago : PURSE
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Neighbor of Cambodia : LAOS
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Wisdom : SAPIENCE
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Type of bag : GRAB
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Sloping way : RAMP
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Soft shade : PASTEL
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Establish : ERECT
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Biblical book : AMOS
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Preistly cloak : COPE
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Formerly : ONCE
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___ Chandler, ex-Yankee pitcher : SPUD
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Gumshoe : TEC
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Palindromic feminine name : ADA
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Porker's pad : STY

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