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New York Times, Friday, March 13, 1981

Author:
Kay Sullivan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Kay Sullivan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,448

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Across
1
Word in "The Trolley Song" : CLANG
6
Shavian monogram : GBS
9
Festive : GALA
13
Tree of Lebanon : CEDAR
14
Kind of rug : AREA
15
Arab notable : EMIR
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City at the Ohio-Mississippi junction : CAIRO
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Nod, e.g. : SIGN
18
Pre-Easter period : LENT
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Difficulties : STRAITS
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Polo Grounds team of yore : GIANTS
23
Kind of suit : ANTITRUST
25
Takes out : DATES
27
Like the slickest city slicker : OILIEST
31
Successful hitchhiker : RIDER
32
Flora's partner : FAUNA
34
Sacra or Dolorosa : VIA
35
Wife of Osiris : ISIS
36
Kind of type : ELITE
37
Fat from hogs : LARD
38
Expert : ACE
39
Habituate : ENURE
40
Respighi's "The ___ of Rome" : PINES
41
Warhol motif : SOUPCAN
43
He wrote "North of Boston" : FROST
44
Bugbear or bugaboo : HOBGOBLIN
47
For some, this is a total experience : RECALL
50
Cliché : BROMIDE
53
Cupid's other name : AMOR
54
Fancy : IDEA
56
"Ring'd with the ___ world . . . ": Tennyson : AZURE
58
Tenor Martini : NINO
59
Meddlesome : NOSY
60
Taut : TENSE
61
Kinds of kinds : ILKS
62
Turn to the right : GEE
63
Glacial ridge : ESKER
Down
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F.D.R. youth program : CCC
2
Where herds laze and graze : LEAS
3
Mine feature : ADIT
4
Spins yarns : NARRATES
5
Crosby epithet : GROANER
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Opera star Reri ___ : GRIST
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Panhandle : BEG
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Ruddy or confident : SANGUINE
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Italian desserts : GELATI
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Church corner : AMEN
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Cloth ravelings : LINT
12
Martial ___ : ARTS
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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Anagram for 'tis : ITS
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Puerto Rico is one : ISLA
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Itinerary : ROUTE
25
Night spot, for short : DISCO
26
Balzac book: 1832 : ADIEU
28
Edith or Maurice of stage fame : EVANS
29
River rising in the Carpathians : SIRET
30
Moppets : TADS
31
U.S. radio station in Berlin : RIAS
32
Far follower : FLUNG
33
Mixture containing argon, neon, etc. : AIR
36
Kind of act or resolution : ENABLING
37
Treats royally : LIONIZES
39
E.P.A.'s concern : ECOL
40
Archbishop, e.g. : PRIMATE
42
Lighthouse : PHAROS
43
First name of B'way fame : FLO
45
Corpulent : OBESE
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Madeline ___, in "Nicholas Nickleby" : BRAY
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Wife of a rajah : RANI
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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___ out (stall) : CONK
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Immerse briefly : DUNK
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Irish Gaelic : ERSE
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John or Jane : DOE
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Always, to a poet : EER

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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