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New York Times, Friday, April 10, 1981

23-Down : "Neither can you crack ___": Emerson

Author:
Kay Sullivan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Kay Sullivan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,476
Across
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Unruly child : BRAT
5
Greek letters : BETAS
10
Humdinger : LULU
14
Where Diamond Head is : OAHU
15
"The Sheik of ___," 1921 song : ARABY
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Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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"All ___," Albee play : OVER
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Plot : CABAL
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Part of a church : NAVE
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Town in Mali, near the Niger : TIMBUKTU
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Shaping machine : LATHE
24
Northern Italian lake : ISEO
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Dwindle : WANE
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Gold digger, e.g. : MINER
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Condense; summarize : TABULATE
32
Money in Prague : HALER
33
Bed cover of a sort : QUILT
34
Word with transit : SIC
35
Robin's-___ blue : EGG
36
Rigoletto's concern : CURSE
37
Three-time Burmese prime minister : UNU
38
Brawl : ROW
39
One of the Dionnes : QUINT
40
Redacts : EDITS
42
"Bathers," "Clowns" and other paintings : ROUAULTS
44
Lures : BAITS
45
Spin : RIDE
46
Middling : SOSO
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Cite : QUOTE
49
Sign carried by a picket : ONSTRIKE
53
Teacher, especially in India : GURU
54
Marner : SILAS
56
Art school subj. : ANAT
57
Buys at auction : BIDS
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"___ for the Tsar," Glinka opera : ALIFE
59
Lemon balm, for one : MINT
60
Eject : SPUE
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Obscure : CLOUD
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U.S. island near U.S.S.R. : ATTU
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A Wellington or Napoleon : BOOT
2
Shankar, the musician : RAVI
3
Throat sound : AHEM
4
Rotary engine : TURBINE
5
Angel : BACKER
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Muse or dryad : ERATO
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Forbidden : TABU
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Arabian garment : ABA
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Word part : SYLLABLE
10
Door beam : LINTEL
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A Mountain State : UTAH
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Bathe : LAVE
13
Rubber tree : ULE
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Consumer : USER
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"Neither can you crack ___": Emerson : ANUT
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Place for a girdle : WAIST
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Myopic cartoon character : MAGOO
27
Clothing makers' org. : ILGWU
28
Rolls over : TURNS
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" ... for I'll have ___ of sables": Hamlet : ASUIT
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Shades : TINTS
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Old French coins : ECUS
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Gentleman of Bonn : HERR
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Altogether : QUITE
36
Dead end : CULDESAC
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Give up : QUIT
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Orient : EAST
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Miniature scene : DIORAMA
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Wake : AROUSE
44
Ruled the roost : BOSSED
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Mixed up, G.I. style : SNAFU
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Gibe or jest : QUIP
48
A language of India : URDU
49
Miscellany : OLIO
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Immanuel ___: 1724-1804 : KANT
52
Famous last words : ETTU
53
Literary monogram : GBS
55
"___ Be Seeing You," 1938 song : ILL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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