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New York Times, Wednesday, April 23, 1980

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,124

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Across
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Poet Ogden : NASH
5
Bar orders : SOURS
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Semitic deity of yore : BAAL
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Prefix with plasm : ECTO
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Sieved food : PUREE
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Nazimova : ALLA
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Rattigan play, with "The" : BROWNINGVERSION
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Trust : RELIANCE
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Parlor piece : SETTEE
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Tupelo or tulip : TREE
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Loblolly : PINE
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United States of ___ : BRAZIL
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Candidate for a body shop : DENT
28
Gibraltar primate : APE
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Iron, in Essen : EISEN
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Hot or love follower : SEAT
33
Crocus, for one : IRID
34
Poet Elizabeth : BARRETTBROWNING
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Nice seasons : ETES
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U.S.S.R. river : URAL
39
Like-minded : ATONE
40
Housman's "A Shropshire ___" : LAD
41
Mean moppet : BRAT
42
Match sites : ARENAS
43
Type of tail : PONY
44
Turkish title : EMIR
45
Nunnery V.I.P. : ABBESS
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Adjective for some cooks and maids : SLEEPOUT
52
"Vulgar Errors" author : SIRTHOMASBROWNE
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Faure or Wiesel : ELIE
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Roman holiday : FERIA
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Jacket feature : SLIT
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English country festivals : ALES
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Western bees : FLIES
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Commune in Padova : ESTE
Down
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Broken Bow is here: Abbr. : NEBR
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Parcel for a peasant to plow : ACRE
3
Acronym for a type of aircraft : STOL
4
Artillery weapons : HOWITZERS
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Ruby ___ (gem) : SPINEL
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Snow leopard : OUNCE
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Exhort : URGE
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Bible bk. : REV
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Investigates : SEESINTO
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Sew loosely : BASTE
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Came to rest : ALIT
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Succulent plant : ALOE
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Abbe or Lois : LANE
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Of the nostrils : NARINE
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Lessee's payment : RENT
23
Bailey or White : PEARL
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A founder of Germany's Social Democratic Party : BEBEL
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Rancher's lariat : RIATA
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___ as a beet : ASRED
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Dispute, in Paris : DEBAT
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Greek poet who rode on a dolphin : ARION
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External ear : PINNA
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Selvages : EDGES
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Maverick : STRAY
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Mediate : INTERPOSE
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Takes a highway exit : TURNSOFF
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More cautious : WARIER
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Tommyrot : BOSH
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Protozoa : AMEBAS
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Reiser and Rozelle : PETES
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Longfellow heroine : ELSIE
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" . . . ___ of troubles": Hamlet : ASEA
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Invoice : BILL
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Creamy cheese : BRIE
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Delhi dress : SARI
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Wise ones, proverbially : OWLS
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Group of troops : UNIT
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Item above a cou : TETE
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Singer Tillis : MEL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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