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New York Times, Saturday, April 12, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,113

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Across
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Bivouac : CAMP
5
Hackney : NAG
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Pony : TROT
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Medicinal lily : ALOE
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Certain squabs : SOFAS
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Hick : RUBE
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La. Purchase acres : TERR
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" . . . man is a mere insect, ___": F. P. Church : ANANT
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Presently : ANON
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Assumes : TAKESFORGRANTED
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Transients from Canada : GEESE
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Hinny's relative : ASS
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J. F. Cooper heroine : CORA
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"Fragile: Handle ___" : WITHCARE
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Duchesse, e.g. : SATIN
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Lima is its capital : PERU
33
Macedonian and Mohammedan : ERAS
34
Cause light to pass through : TRANSILLUMINATE
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Chief resource in scholardom : LORE
38
Palm fibers : TALS
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More fantastic : ODDER
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Suburb of Scranton : OLYPHANT
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Kind of beer or miss : NEAR
43
Legal principle : IUS
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"___ the stilly night . . . ": T. Moore : OFTIN
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Harlequin, Pantaloon et al. : STOCKCHARACTERS
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Pay close attention : HARK
55
Enveloping glows : AURAS
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"Un bel di" is one : ARIA
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Cacholong : OPAL
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Writer William Gilmore ___: 1806–70 : SIMMS
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Actress Virna : LISI
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Strike out : DELE
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Suffix with Bengal or Tyrol : ESE
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Kind of oyster or pearl : SEED
Down
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Famed suffragette : CATT
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Temple of Athena ___, at Tegea : ALEA
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Mindy's TV friend : MORK
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Smollett hero : PEREGRINEPICKLE
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Words bleeped by TV censors : NONOS
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Vehicle for Gary Cooper: 1932 : AFAREWELLTOARMS
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Toughs having a turf : GANG
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Abstract doctrines : TRANSCENDENTALS
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Peewee : RUNT
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___ d'amore : OBOE
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Conduce : TEND
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Diamond decision : SAFE
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Layer : STRATUM
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Johns, in Ireland : SEANS
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Volcanic debris : ASH
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Burnett or Channing : CAROL
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Eared seal : OTARY
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Beggar in the "Odyssey" : IRUS
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Plowed land : ARADA
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Assessor : RATER
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Danish weights : ESER
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Battle site: 1944 : STLO
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Marshall ___ : PLAN
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Lake, county and state park in Minn. : ITASCAS
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Column style : IONIC
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Philippine guerrilla in W.W. II : HUK
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Kegler's "inning" : FRAME
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U.S.S.R. press agency : TASS
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Booted : SHOD
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Cassette : TAPE
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Opposite of written : ORAL
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Creator of Mamie Stover : HUIE
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Part of HOMES : ERIE
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Piece of high ground : RISE
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Reputed to be : SAID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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