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New York Times, Thursday, March 27, 1980

Author:
Robert
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Robert has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,097
Across
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Seven ___ : SEAS
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Trojan War king : PRIAM
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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Diplomat's forte : TACT
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Theater passage : AISLE
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Units of conductance : MHOS
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Repeat : ECHO
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Fast craft : SPEEDBOATS
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Aquarius : THEWATERCARRIER
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Wine: Comb. form : ENO
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Nonclerical : LAY
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Disney dwarf : DOC
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Fido's warning : GRR
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Spanish hero, El ___ : CID
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Feature of baize : NAP
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Wash or wear away : ERODE
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Expression of grief : ALAS
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Stupid one : DODO
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The irrecoverable past : WATEROVERTHEDAM
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Suffix with mignon : ETTE
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"___ My Heart" : PEGO
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Lexicographer's interest : USAGE
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Anagram for aye : YEA
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Word with cow or bull : PEN
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End of the 19th century : MCM
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___ Cayes, city in Haiti : LES
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This could be mortal : SIN
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Definitely all right : AOK
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Brando Oscar-winner: 1954 : ONTHEWATERFRONT
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Certain warning sounds : FIRESIRENS
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Source of gelose : AGAR
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Kind of market : FLEA
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Donna Summer's forte : DISCO
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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Clairvoyant : SEER
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Devoured : EATEN
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Harnessed draft animals : TEAM
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Printer's "Let it stand" : STET
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Apiece : EACH
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Head or heart follower : ACHE
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She wrote "Dred" : STOWE
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Leader of a flock : PASTOR
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Fully grown : RIPE
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Czech river, to a German : ISER
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Pianist Templeton : ALEC
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Award recipient : MEDALIST
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Cleveland from Mass. : AMORY
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Southeast Asian : THAI
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Carry by hand : TOTE
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Gymnast Korbut's homeland : USSR
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Thin nail : BRAD
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"Brief madness," to Petrarch : ANGER
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U.S. admiral: 1837–1917 : DEWEY
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Declaim : ORATE
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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Poe's one-word bird : RAVEN
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Billiard ploy : CAROM
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Knotty : NODAL
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Saying : ADAGE
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Fleshy fruits : POMES
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Fourth-rate grade : DEE
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Part of a trek : LEG
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Ecole ___ Beaux Arts : DES
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Command from a D.D.S. : OPENWIDE
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"And the busy ___ men": Milton : HUMOF
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Flans : PIES
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He plays Floyd R. Turbo : CARSON
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Use clippers : SHEAR
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Dresden dish : KRAUT
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Ons' opposites : OFFS
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Where a queen was barged : NILE
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Horseradish of E. Indies : TREE
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Operatic tune : ARIA
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Litmus paper's use : TEST
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Suffix for correspond : ENCE
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Glance amorously : OGLE
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Nursemaid : NANA
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British vehicle : TRAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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