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New York Times, Wednesday, March 12, 1980

Author:
Hassinger
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,082
Across
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Nightingale's symbol : LAMP
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Dog or mess : CHOW
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Sheik, for one : ARAB
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Addict : USER
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Indian nobleman : RANA
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Mascagni product : OPERA
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Notary : SCRIVENER
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Law of a church : CANON
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Ochlophobist's dread : THEMADDINGCROWD
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Ballerina's knee bend : PLIE
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Islet : AIT
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Ham's click : DIT
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Airline abbr. : ETD
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High place : ALP
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God, in Genova : DIO
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One of a well-known quintet : ERIE
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Cleansing : ABLUTION
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Why scholars need more dollars : COLLEGETUITIONS
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Counteractive agent : ANTIDOTE
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___-dieu, kneeling bench : PRIE
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Ghent stream : LYS
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Actress Scala : GIA
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Scout or reporter : CUB
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Made a lap : SAT
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Place for flour : BIN
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Wallet fillers : ONES
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Campaign topic : RISINGINFLATION
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"___ My Souvenirs" : AMONG
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Library department : REFERENCE
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Book of the Bible : KINGS
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Oscar winner, 1958 : IVES
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Berliners' exclamations : ACHS
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St. Paul's dean : INGE
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Gets the point : SEES
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Kind of head : MAST
Down
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Concupiscence : LUST
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Author of "Moses" : ASCH
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Pure and simple : MERE
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Dress up fussily : PRIMP
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___ card : CREDIT
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Follower of single or open : HANDED
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"The ___ Love" : ONEI
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Alert : WARN
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Separate : APART
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Vegas competitor : RENO
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Lined up : AROW
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Kind of stand or leader : BAND
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Back of the head : OCCIPUT
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___ of tears : VALE
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Caesar's foes : GALLI
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Transfer picture : DECAL
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Literary device : IRONY
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Canopies : TILTS
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___-Bakr, Mohammed's father-in-law : ABU
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Certain dress designs : DIORS
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City in Michigan : IONIA
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Assault : ONSET
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Ransom ___ Olds : ELI
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Lunched : ATE
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Perquisite : TIP
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Borders : EDGINGS
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Auction word : GOING
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Seventh Greek letter : ETA
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Contents of a biggin : COFFEE
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Except : UNLESS
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Kodiak, e.g. : BEAR
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Carousal : BINGE
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Feature of a sauna : STEAM
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Turkish liqueur : RAKI
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"___ the Mood for Love" : IMIN
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Carol : SONG
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Rainbow : IRIS
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Granular snow : NEVE
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Peruvian : INCA
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Baron in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
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Residence robbed by a squirrel : NEST

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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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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