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New York Times, Tuesday, March 24, 1981

Author:
Margetts
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,459
Across
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Horned goddess : ISIS
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A Rocky Mountain state : IDAHO
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W.W. I fighter plane : SPAD
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Plunge : DIVE
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Kind of bridge suit : MINOR
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Large mackerel : CERO
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Abbr. after a list of names : ETAL
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Samoan seaport (sometimes spelled sans n's) : PANGOPANGO
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"___, tekel . . . " : MENEMENE
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Zeal : ARDOR
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Give up : CEDE
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___ avis : RARA
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African fly : TSETSE
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Disease caused by lack of thiamine : BERIBERI
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Other folk, in Caracas : OTROS
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Track and field contests : MEETS
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Deadpan Sparks : NED
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Carson's predecessor : PAAR
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Soup server : LADLE
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French actor Jacques : TATI
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Ending for violin or clarinet : IST
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Places giving welcome relief : OASES
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Prefix for scope or meter : MICRO
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Chopped pickles in mustard sauce : CHOWCHOW
44
African drum : TOMTOM
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Gain from effort : EARN
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River to the North Sea : TYNE
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Kind of change or potatoes : SMALL
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South American hawk : CARACARA
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City in SE Washington : WALLAWALLA
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Son of Hera : ARES
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Girlfriend, in Grasse : AMIE
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Negatively charged atom : ANION
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Monthly budget item : RENT
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Wrestlers' equipment : MATS
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Place to rule : ROOST
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Baby's second word? : DADA
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Relative of ditto : IDEM
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Lot or spot : SITE
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Terrible one : IVAN
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Part of a radio set : SELECTOR
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Obstruct : IMPEDE
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Keaton or Cilento : DIANE
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First queen of Great Britain : ANNE
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Word with tie or wash : HOG
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Mountain: Comb. form : ORO
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Large beetle : SCARAB
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Hang fire : PEND
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Jason's barque : ARGO
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O'Keeffe's "Farmhouse Window and ___" : DOOR
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Helen's kidnapper : PARIS
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Jumble : MESS
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Scottish dances : REELS
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Comic Johnson : ARTE
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Subject matter : TOPIC
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Bury the loot : STASH
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Muse of poetry : ERATO
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Dampen : BEDEW
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Play charades : ENACT
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Backward: Comb. form : RETRO
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Language style : IDIOM
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Bricklayer : MASON
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Hollywood's Cowardly Lion : LAHR
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Item to be punched : TIMECARD
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City between Jacksonville and Tampa : OCALA
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"___ Lisa" : MONA
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Sumner or Orson : WELLES
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Despot : TYRANT
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Man of brass : TALOS
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Emulated Spitz : SWAM
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Baby's first word? : MAMA
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Settled on terra firma : ALIT
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Muse of history : CLIO
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Sphere's surface, e.g. : AREA
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Tear : REND
53
Fox terrier of film fame : ASTA
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Hell, to Sherman : WAR
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Twelve months, in Murcia : ANO

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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