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New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Clark or Marsh : MAE
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Azan's mother : ERATO
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Box cautiously : SPAR
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Philosopher proscribed by the Vatican : KANT
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Holy Grail, e.g. : RELIC
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___ Alto : PALO
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Hard, lustrous coal : ANTHRACITE
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Mars, to Menelaus : ARES
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Wild grapevine : LIANA
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"Gil ___" : BLAS
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Chopper : AXE
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Medical school offerings : BASICSCIENCES
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Wainscot : CEIL
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Delight in cruelty : SADISM
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One of the Pennines : ALP
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Winnow : SIFT
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What 29 Down is : RATIO
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Where the price is light : BARGAINBASEMENT
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Running wild : ARIOT
43
Reproachful remark : GIBE
44
Court unit : SET
45
River in S.C. : SANTEE
47
Corn product : OLEO
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Embarrassed, as a runner on the diamond : CAUGHTOFFBASE
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Enjoy Jay Peak, Vt. : SKI
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Indonesian boat : PROA
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Stewpots : OLLAS
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Kind of measure : TAPE
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Retinues : ENTOURAGES
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Vivacity : ELAN
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Joins with stitches : SEAMS
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Part of a harrow : TINE
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Tuesday out of N.Y.C. : WELD
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Its capital is Damascus : SYRIA
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Ames and Asner : EDS
Down
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Craze : MANIA
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Certain piers : ANTAS
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Of a culture group : ETHNIC
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Cycle : ERA
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___ room (play area) : REC
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Court excuse : ALIBI
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Championship : TITLE
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Immense expanses : OCEANS
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Colorado Springs, e.g. : SPA
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Hangers-on : PARASITES
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Comfort or Karras : ALEX
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Compass card : ROSE
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Commentator Marvin : KALB
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Caucasian, for one : RACE
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Cause goose pimples : SCARE
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Cuban's "Certainly!" : SISI
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What some vines do : CLING
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Cheese from abroad : EDAM
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Trig term : SINE
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Cluster of trees, in the West : MOTT
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Robes made from goat's hair : ABAS
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Composer of "Granada": 1932 : LARA
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Chief : PRINCIPAL
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Crime-fighting agcy. : FBI
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Conventional prohibition : TABOO
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"I've ___ Gal in Kalamazoo": 1942 : GOTA
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Consumed greedily : ATEUP
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Core of solipsism : SELF
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Way out : EGRESS
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___ effort : EFOR
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Child dedicated to religious life : OBLATE
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Cutie pie : HONEY
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Crimean dweller : TATAR
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Cold : ALGID
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Composer Saint-___ : SAENS
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Cicero's "to be" : ESSE
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Chili con carne : STEW
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Colewort : KALE
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Conclude : END
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Japanese lake : OMI
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Columbia: Abbr. : USA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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