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Elio Desiderio
Elio Desiderio

New York Times, Monday, April 6, 1981

Author:
Elio Desiderio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Elio Desiderio has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,472
Across
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Sail support : MAST
5
Like a deluxe suite : POSH
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Quickly : APACE
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Ontario feeder : ERIE
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Mariner's term : ALEE
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Old Italian ruling house : SAVOY
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Brazilian river or territory : ACRE
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Have on : WEAR
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Start of an Austen title : PRIDE
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Hemingway novel : THESUNALSORISES
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Writer Deighton : LEN
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Lambs' mothers : EWES
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Tied : BOUND
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Mover's truck : VAN
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Blackmore heroine : LORNA
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Curare, e.g. : INEE
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Marceau is one : MIME
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Hansberry title : ARAISININTHESUN
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Comic-strip name : KETT
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Siouan : OTOE
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Got up : AROSE
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Summer quaff : ADE
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Nater of the N.B.A. : SWEN
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Jacques's title : FRERE
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Armadillo : APAR
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Inst. near Harvard : MIT
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Simon title : THESUNSHINEBOYS
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Dynamo part : ROTOR
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One, to Helmut : EINE
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Supermarket offering : OLEO
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___-garde : AVANT
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Shank : CRUS
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Norman of TV fame : LEAR
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Doles out : METES
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Student's worry : TEST
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Risk : DARE
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Hamburger, e.g. : MEAT
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Prefix for fiend or angel : ARCH
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Father : SIRE
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Links gadgets : TEES
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Impignorated : PAWNED
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City in N.Y. : OLEAN
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Signet : SEAL
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___ Highness (Princess Grace) : HERSERENE
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On ___ (reveling) : ASPREE
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Helen's kidnapper : PARIS
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This may be rara : AVIS
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Morse or zip : CODE
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Ogles : EYES
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Arm bones : ULNAS
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Little hooter : OWLET
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Suffering from ennui : BORED
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Speak publicly : ORATE
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Single entity : UNIT
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"The ___ Field," Wambaugh novel : ONION
29
Helmet part : VISOR
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Divert : AMUSE
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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"Mighty ___ Rose" : LAKA
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Cross : INTERSECT
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Only : MERE
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Johnny Carson, by birth : IOWAN
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Bret ___ : HARTE
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Sudden gushes : SPURTS
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The best : FINEST
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Together : ASONE
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Key on a calculator : MINUS
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Colliery vehicle : TRAM
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Resort near Brighton : HOVE
48
French state : ETAT
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Rent : HIRE
50
Courageous : BOLD
51
Olive genus : OLEA
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Lunar or leap ___ : YEAR
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Tender : SORE

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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