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New York Times, Sunday, March 22, 1981

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,457
Across
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Derby drink : JULEP
6
University in N.Z. : OTAGO
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Beene creation : GOWN
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Part of a chair back : SPLAT
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Theater signs : EXITS
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Showed a video tape again : RERAN
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One of the "Amazin' Mets" : AGEE
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Whence to view Cotopaxi : QUITO
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One who snores : NOISYSLEEPER
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Butcher : MEATCUTTER
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Late shipping tycoon : ARI
30
Opportunity : CHANCE
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Grate sight : EMBER
33
Repetitive recital : LITANY
34
Old trade association : HANSA
35
Tracks : OVALS
36
Huguenots' city : SENS
37
Science ctr. : LAB
40
Fate : END
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Of wrens, hens, etc. : AVINE
42
Go after flies : SWAT
43
Grid ballcarriers : FBS
46
Chamber: Comb. form : ATRI
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Strong bar orders : DOUBLESIDECARS
52
Kind of grass : OAT
53
Particular : CHOOSY
55
Bête ___ : NOIRE
56
Microscope part : LENS
57
Knife resembling a machete : BOLO
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Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
59
Town on the Vire : STLO
60
Of hogs and peccaries : SUINE
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Dissuade : DETER
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German seaport : EMDEN
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Container for mandarins : ORANGECRATE
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"Lolita" playwright : ALBEE
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Evergreen : YEW
69
Becloud : BLUR
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Ornithologist's adjective : RARA
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Opposite of maritime : INLAND
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Apex : APOGEE
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Synod site: 15th century : BASEL
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Involve : ENTAIL
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English whodunit writer : SAYERS
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Singer Coolidge : RITA
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Jib guy : STAY
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Gangster's getaway : LAM
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Ruhr industrial center : ESSEN
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Tobacco addict : CHAINSMOKER
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Russian villa : DACHA
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Texas player : ASTRO
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Tin Man of the movies : HALEY
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Market : VEND
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Shade of green : ALOES
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Grazing areas : LEAS
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Chalcedony : SARD
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___ potatoes : FRIED
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Pipes : BRIARS
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Our lang. : ENG
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Ear part : EUSTACHIANTUBE
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Adolescent's problem : ACNE
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Rd. : RTE
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Tiny item : MITE
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As a consequence : HENCE
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Priest's garment : ALB
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Grainger's "Shepherd's ___" : HEY
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Stand : RISE
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Looey's aide : SARGE
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Kringle : SANTA
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Rawboned animals : SCRAGS
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___ cum laude : SUMMA
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New York island : STATEN
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Hades : DIS
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"___ the Hesperus" : THEWRECKOF
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Ho-hum writer : LITERARYHACK
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Ballerina Jeanmaire : RENEE
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Rickey ingredient : LIME
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Poison : VENOM
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Evangelist's name : AIMEE
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Pledged solemnly : SWORE
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Vizier's superior : EMIR
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Certain collars : ETONS
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Penurious : NEEDY
Down
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Napoleonic victory site : JENA
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Calpurnia, to Caesar : UXOR
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Half of CVI : LIII
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French conjunctions : ETS
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She loved Cupid : PSYCHE
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Rosalind's swain : ORLANDO
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Awakening period : TEENS
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Source of betel nuts : ARECA
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Yawn : GAPE
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Popular bill : ONE
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Tried the slots : GAMBLED
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Moldings : OGEES
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Follower of soft or hard : WEAR
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Proceeds : NET
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Is strabismic : SQUINTS
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Par allows two per green : PUTTS
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Chaplin's second wife : LITA
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Egyptian symbol : ATEN
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Churchill was one : TORY
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Sterne's "Tristram ___" : SHANDY
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Improve, usually : REVISE
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Exonerates : CLEARS
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"The ___ Love" : MANI
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Wireless word : OVER
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Gershwin tune: 1919 : SWANEE
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Servile follower : LACKEY
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Comfortable : ATHOME
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Drama center : BROADWAYSTAGE
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"___ is in the streets": Proverbs : ALION
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Bloodhound's forte : SCENT
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Noll or Bryant : FOOTBALLCOACH
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Whalebone : BALEEN
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Put away : STORED
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Hercules' captive : IOLE
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False : UNTRUE
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Clayey : BOLAR
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Essayist : ELIA
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___ Quentin : SAN
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Noted lawyer : BELLI
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Thenar : SOLE
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Protest vigorously : SCREAM
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Orsk's stream : URAL
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Actor Andrews : DANA
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Like certain wallpaper : GRAINY
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Orients : EASTS
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Army V.I.P.'s : BGS
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Suffix with acid or vapid : ITY
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Equals : PEERS
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Yes ___ : ORNO
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Canapé spread : BRIE
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Extensive, in Etampes : ETENDU
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Ointment : NARD
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Wood finisher's need : SEALER
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Agreement : ASSENT
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Shooting sport : SKEET
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Actor Brian : AHERNE
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Famed impersonator of Lincoln : MASSEY
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Unsullied : CHASTE
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Twain collaborator : HARTE
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Robert or Alan : ALDA
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Woolly and dumb : OVINE
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Patriotic org. : DAR
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Switzerland, to Pierre : SUISSE
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Oscar ___ O'Flahertie Wills Wilde : FINGAL
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Derby : RACE
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Type of chair : BELTER
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A displaced person : EMIGREE
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Bevel : CHAMFER
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Statue in the form of a square pillar : HERM
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Small fowl : BANTAMS
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Widespread Indian tree : BANYAN
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Less experienced : RAWER
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Finland, to Finns : SUOMI
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Gregg girl : STENO
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Elvis ___ Presley : AARON
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Orch. sections : STRS
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Quid : CHEW
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Lake's Crossing, today : RENO
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Read on the run : SKIM
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Dele's antithesis : STET
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Christie was one : DAME
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Glacé : ICED
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Bar on an ox yoke : SKEY
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___ Elum, city in Wash. : CLE
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"___ Got Sixpence" : IVE
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Skedaddle : HIE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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