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New York Times, Saturday, April 18, 1981

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,484
Across
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Units of angular measurement : RADIANS
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Sites of some venditions : YARDS
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Tale told by an oldster : ANECDOTE
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Prepares for action : ALERTS
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Tale of woe : JEREMIAD
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Battologize : REPEAT
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Nice friend : AMI
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Kind of door or scale : SLIDING
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Japanese woman diver : AMA
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Edna Best's hometown : HOVE
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Monkey wrench : SNAG
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Take ___ view of : ADIM
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Weasel : SNEAK
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Epithet used by H.S.T. : SOB
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Part of the handwriting on the wall : MENE
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Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
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Islamic month : RAMADAN
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Press : IRON
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Port on the Firth of Lorne : OBAN
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Type of butterfly : EMPEROR
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Certain bulbs : TULIPS
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Golf scores : PARS
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___ de plume : NOM
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Siouan Indians : OTOES
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Part of a monogram: Abbr. : INIT
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A Scandinavian : LAPP
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Chief : ARCH
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Trippet : CAM
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Shoots from stems of plants : TILLERS
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Marbles : AGATES
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Made to order : TAILORED
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Devastating : LETHAL
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Tailless : ACAUDATE
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Inventor of farm machines : DEERE
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Surrounded : EMBAYED
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Indian rulers : RAJAHS
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Windflower : ANEMONE
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Infers : DERIVES
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Ferber's "___ Palace" : ICE
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U.S.N. officers : ADMS
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Fibers combed from wool : NOILS
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Blot : STAIN
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Weaver's purchase : YARN
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Shake ___ (hie) : ALEG
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Corded fabric : REP
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Feared : DREADED
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Miler's sine qua non : STAMINA
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Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
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Long part of a spider plant : STAMEN
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Luzon native : IGOROT
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" . . . those move ___ who have learn'd to dance": Pope : EASIEST
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Deadly fungus : AMANITA
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Dramatist or drama critic : KERR
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Hindu gentleman : BABU
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High point : NOON
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Place on a list : ENROLL
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Saint-___, French port : MALO
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Heroic : EPICAL
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Emulated Ralph Houk : MANAGED
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Archbishop : PRIMATE
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Depict : PORTRAY
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Conceal : SECRETE
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Mediterranean island : MALTA
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Like Unter den Linden : SHADED
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What "shalom" means : PEACE
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Father of Troilus : PRIAM
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Something to shed : TEAR
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Cay : ISLE
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Slightly twisted wool : SLUB
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Brew in Brest : THE
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Harem room : ODA

Answer summary: 4 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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