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New York Times, Thursday, April 2, 1981

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, 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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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,468
Across
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Sligo and Brest: Abbr. : SPTS
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Boston ___ Orchestra : POPS
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Fish or prefix : TETRA
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Yesterday, in Roma : IERI
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"Rubáiyát" rhyme for "thou" : ENOW
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Old-hat TV offering : RERUN
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Ornamental fastening : FROG
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Tenor Kollo : RENE
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Impala's cousin : ELAND
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Triplets : TRINES
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The Royals, e.g. : TEAM
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He wrote "The Wall Street Gang" : NEY
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Certain planes : SYCAMORETREES
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Br. floor covering : LINO
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Dartmouth locale : HANOVER
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English landscapist: 1776–1837 : CONSTABLE
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Gin : SNARE
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Latin I verb : AMO
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Juridic : LEGAL
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Santa follower : ANA
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Split : RIVED
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Weeding hoe : STRADDLER
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Amass : STOREUP
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"Jolly ___," Hals painting : TRIO
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Officials like Bowie Kuhn : COMMISSIONERS
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Marmara is one : SEA
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Links event : OPEN
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Saracens' milieu : ARABIA
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Live : EXIST
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Let : RENT
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Kind of call : TOLL
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New Delhi notable : RANEE
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Martha from Montana : RAYE
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O'Neill's mother : ELLA
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Revise, as a bill : AMEND
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Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
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"She should have ___ hereafter": Macbeth : DIED
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Examines carefully : SIFTS
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Antoinette of the Tony awards : PERRY
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Of Priam's realm : TROIC
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High-low ploys in bridge : SIGNALS
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Item in an agony column : PERSONAL
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Ferber's "___ Basket" : ONE
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___ Vecchio (Old Bridge) : PONTE
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Victor Herbert operetta: 1913 : SWEETHEARTS
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Part of D.T.'s : TREMENS
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Snipefish : EEL
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Pretoria is its capital : TRANSVAAL
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Mystical mark : RUNE
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Rooney of TV : ANDY
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An anagram for time : EMIT
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Bird or tree : ARA
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He was called "The Incorruptible" : ROBESPIERRE
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Many, many eras : EON
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Frank ___ of boxing fame : ERNE
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What some G.I.'s bring up : REAR
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G.W. Bridge crossers : CARS
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Fail to include : OMIT
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Numbing agent : NOVOCAINE
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Illuminant: Abbr. : LGT
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Roped at a rodeo : LARIATED
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Leandro's girl : ERO
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Taken down a peg : DEMOTED
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A memorable Christian : DIOR
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Was eleemosynary : DONATED
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Doug Harvey is one : UMP
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Sly guy : SNEAK
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Neighbor of Salerno : EBOLI
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One of Luna's depressions : RILLE
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Something to toss : SALAD
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Anti-infection agents : SERA
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Hurdle at C.C.N.Y. : EXAM
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Cong. member : SEN
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Humorist who wrote "Baled Hay" : NYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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