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New York Times, Thursday, March 20, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,090

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Across
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R.P.I. room : LAB
4
Play or pass : ENACT
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Pot money : ANTE
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Fodder plant : TARE
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Eastern peninsula : KOREA
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Come down in buckets : POUR
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Expression heard on March 20 : SPRINGHASSPRUNG
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Friendly fellows from Fajardo : AMIGOS
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Queues in the news in 1979 : GASLINES
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Button on an alley : RESET
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Relative of a hornpipe : REEL
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Shipment from Ga. : TALC
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Person at the bar : LAWYER
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The British Government : WHITEHALL
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Fulcrum on a dory : THOLE
37
Court a potential frat member : RUSH
38
Author Nin : ANAIS
40
Clinton's canal : ERIE
41
Tramontane : ALIEN
43
"Call to ___": A. E. Stevenson : GREATNESS
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Adjudicate : PASSON
47
"___ star to steeer her by": Masefield : ANDA
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Fall with a flat sound : PLAP
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Tosca's tragic lover : MARIO
55
Affronted : OUTRAGED
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Took a leap : SPRANG
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Sporting dog : SPRINGERSPANIEL
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Have ___ for (hold a grudge) : ITIN
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City near Lisbon : EVORA
64
Dictator's phrase : INRE
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Mendelssohn's "Spring ___" : SONG
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Busman's destination : DEPOT
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Erhard's therapy : EST
Down
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"___ in soft Lydian airs": Milton : LAPME
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V-shaped roof gutter : ARRIS
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Neutral color : BEIGE
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Clues for cardiologists : EKGS
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Ezra Pound book : NOH
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Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
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Composer Franck : CESAR
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Mortarboard attachment : TASSEL
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"Men are ___ they woo": Shak. : APRILWHEN
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Spring, sometimes : NOUN
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"April Love" is one : TUNE
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Units in the cgs system : ERGS
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Weill's "The ___ Has His Photograph Taken" : TSAR
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Night, in Napoli : NOTTE
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Accordion item : PLEAT
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"Eureka!" : AHA
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Director Fritz : LANG
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___ Maass, nurse on a 13¢ stamp : CLARA
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Ye olde days : YORE
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Ivy League team : ELIS
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Female sandpipers : REES
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Stole : WRAP
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Mimetic dance : HULA
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Goddess wearing cow's horns : ISIS
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"The year's at ___": Browning : THESPRING
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Mortgage : LIEN
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Elegiac : SAD
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Jeanette or Lloyd : NOLAN
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Cigar-making center in Fla. : TAMPA
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Acted like Xanthippe : NAGGED
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Irritate : PEEVE
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Contemporary of Slammin' Sam : ARNIE
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Aids for the darling buds : RAINS
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Exanimate : INERT
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Watch the girls go by : OGLE
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Medical suffix : OSIS
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Incumbent on : UPTO
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One of triplets : TRIN
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Minute part of 52 Down : DROP
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Tiff : SPAT
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Sign that makes angels glow : SRO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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