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New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1981

Author:
Janke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { C Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,487
Across
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What boxer Marciano never suffered as a pro : LOSS
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Prefix with section : INTER
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Hebrew letter : ALEF
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One not in favor : ANTI
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Sen. Kennedy's middle name : MOORE
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Lot or locale : SITE
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Article : ITEM
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A ___ a poke : PIGIN
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Satiate : SATE
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Twin sons of Mars : ROMULUSANDREMUS
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Recent : LATE
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Fruiting spike : EAR
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Football's Green Wave : TULANE
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Kind of job, for some : PARTTIME
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Growing out : ENATE
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Worn-out horses : JADES
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Strike violently : RAM
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Cutting tool : ADZE
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Abhorred : HATED
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Disconcert : FAZE
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Behold : SEE
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Dickens villain : SIKES
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Shankar plays it : SITAR
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Substitutes for natural products : ERSATZES
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Company lover : MISERY
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Peace, in Peru : PAZ
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Fluff : LINT
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Protection for Augustus : PRAETORIANGUARD
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Come into sight : LOOM
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Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
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Iago was one : LIAR
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Bone below the humerus : ULNA
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Observed : SEEN
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Kin of pieces of eight : REALS
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Bar orders : RYES
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Beast's bed : LAIR
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Aware of : ONTO
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Forward part of the Pinta : STEM
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Assume : SIMULATE
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Ascribe : IMPUTE
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Clamor : NOISE
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Garment for Burger : TOGA
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The Emerald Isle : ERIN
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Melted down, as fat : RENDERED
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Aver : ASSERT
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Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Words to Brutus : ETTU
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Fixed charges : FEES
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Route : LANE
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Betrayers : RATS
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Vex : TEASE
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Dylan Thomas's "___ Milk Wood" : UNDER
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Idles : LAZES
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Pies for Pierre : PATES
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Fruit punches : ADES
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Choleric : IRATE
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Major province in Afghanistan : MAZAR
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Abrasive substance : EMERY
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Satisfactory, in slanguage : JAKE
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Sobriquet for La Guardia : HIZZONER
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Hollow, as a pipe or reed : FISTULAR
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Gyro follower : STAT
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Appear at La Scala : SING
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Missing link : APEMAN
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They use adits : MINERS
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Sticker : LABEL
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In addition : PLUS
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Function : ROLE
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Tops : AONE
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Spring : RISE
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Jot : IOTA
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Vivacious : AIRY
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Estimate : RATE
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W.C.T.U. backers : DRYS

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