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New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1981

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,445
Across
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Lounge about : LOLL
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Tasty : SAPID
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"___ the Drum Slowly" : BANG
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Robert ___ : ELEE
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Satiric twist : IRONY
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Farther from the pin on the green : AWAY
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Stand the gaff : WEATHERTHESTORM
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Start a riot : INSTIGATE
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Shrugger in an Ayn Rand title : ATLAS
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Stows cargo : STEEVES
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Hit review : RAVE
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In medias ___ : RES
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" . . . summer's ___ breath": Juliet : RIPENING
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Mythical monster : OGRE
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Ancient Mariner's surroundings : WATER
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Reggio's locale in Italy : TOE
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Bea Arthur's TV role : MAUDE
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Hurry : HIE
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Actress St. James : SUSAN
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___ on one's face : EGG
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Article of food : VIAND
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"___ That Tune" : NAME
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Something to pay : RESPECTS
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Shriver of tennis : PAM
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Change for a fiver : ONES
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Venezuela's capital : CARACAS
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Lerner's partner : LOEWE
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Semibreve : WHOLENOTE
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Opposite of in the pink : UNDERTHEWEATHER
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Disfigurement : SCAR
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Uncovers : BARES
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Spot for hibernation : LAIR
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They go up and down periodically : HEMS
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Ending's antithesis : START
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Sicilian city : ENNA
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Clark's companion : LEWIS
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Fragrant : OLENT
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Common contract : LEASE
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Erudite : LETTERED
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Events at Troy and Vicksburg : SIEGES
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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A size of paper : POTT
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Came into a legacy : INHERITED
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Hairdresser's purchase : DYE
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Fasten canvas on the hatchway : BATTEN
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M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
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Honshu city : NARA
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Univ. areas : GYMS
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Very busy place : HIVE
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Bank clients : SAVERS
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Do a takeoff : APE
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A season in India, with "the" : RAINS
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Linguistics expert Chomsky : NOAM
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Kelly or Tenace : GENE
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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General of 1775 : GAGE
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Wigs: Slang : RUGS
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True state of things : WHATSWHAT
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Smoothing device : EVENER
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Remove one's cape : UNMANTLE
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Winter driving hazard : ICE
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Stefanie or Mala of movies : POWERS
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Least ruddy : PALEST
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Surveyor's total : AREA
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Cringe : COWER
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Cagney role in 1942 : COHAN
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Dined at home : ATEIN
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Sawlike part : SERRA
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Luxuriant : LUSH
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"___ more unto the breach . . . ": Shak. : ONCE
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Port on the IJsselmeer : EDAM
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Cronus' daughter : HERA
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Recipe abbr. : TBS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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