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New York Times, Monday, April 28, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,129

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Across
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English essayist : LAMB
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Small drum : TABOR
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Coarse tobacco : SHAG
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Confused : ASEA
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Think : OPINE
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Western wolf : LOBO
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Old Dominion city : CHARLOTTESVILLE
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Qualify : ENTITLE
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Crawly creature : ADDER
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Wriggling : EELY
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Strong spice : MACE
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The Doral is one : COURSE
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Chef's concern : MENU
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Bakery item : PIE
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Where Rio Branco is : ACRE
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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Popular street name : ELM
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Capital of the Virgin Islands : CHARLOTTEAMALIE
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Music maker : OBOE
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Tampico toiler : PEON
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Govt. agency : IRS
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In the ___ (imminent) : WIND
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Add to : APPEND
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Party : FETE
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Breslau's river : ODER
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Pittsburgh product : STEEL
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Items to be tickled : IVORIES
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Creamy desserts : CHARLOTTERUSSES
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___ Minor : URSA
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English county : SHIRE
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Common abbr. : ETAL
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Event in many a Flynn film : DUEL
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Finals on campus : TESTS
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Disown : DENY
Down
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Varnish ingredient : LAC
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Court star : ASHE
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Selfish : MEAN
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Goods-for-goods person : BARTERER
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Play the piccolo : TOOTLE
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In a suitable way : APTLY
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Chomp : BITE
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Homophone for won : ONE
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Thing, to an LL.B. : RES
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___ rule : SLIDE
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Ship section : HOLD
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Competent : ABLE
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Active person : GOER
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Is situated : LIES
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What Nature abhors : VACUUM
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Distribute : METE
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Pier, to Frank Lloyd Wright : ANTA
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Queens of the night : CACTI
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Palette pigment : OCHER
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U.S.S.R. range : URALS
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Defeated at chess : MATED
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Vicious volcano in Martinique : PELEE
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Ancient Troy : ILION
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Correct : EMEND
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J. R. or Amy : LOWELL
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Newspaper notice : OBIT
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Sol is one : TONE
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Informed : APPRISED
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Admires greatly : ADORES
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Andean land : PERU
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Untamed : FERAL
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Public : OVERT
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Move swiftly : SCUD
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Kind of way in N.Y. : THRU
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Lessen tension : EASE
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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Italian family : ESTE
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Actor Connery : SEAN
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East: Ger. : OST
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"___ Robe": L. C. Douglas : THE
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Tricky : SLY

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