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New York Times, Monday, April 7, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,108

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Across
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Valiant Virginian : LEE
4
Very rich man : NABOB
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Part of Jr.'s homework : MATH
13
Jardinieres : URNS
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Where Mt. Borah is : IDAHO
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Neutral color : ECRU
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Assembled hastily : KNOCKEDTOGETHER
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Purchases at perfumeries : ESSENCES
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One reason for man's inhumanity to man : GREED
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Penury : NEED
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Challenge : GAGE
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Hits hard : PASTES
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City on the Rhine : BONN
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Grunt indicating horror : UGH
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Rose lover : ABIE
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Pact that was sacked : SEATO
34
Modernist : NEO
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Illuminating : SHEDDINGLIGHTON
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Seth, to Adam : SON
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Zodiac sign : ARIES
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Vice principal : AIDE
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Geological period : ERA
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Lost in delight : RAPT
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Bailiwick of a ship's cook : GALLEY
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Chromosome part : GENE
47
Brewer's supply : MALT
48
Show scorn : SNEER
51
Least lucid : BATTIEST
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Sets to work at : TURNSONESHANDTO
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African bigwig : AMIR
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Stupid : DENSE
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Reading ___ : GAOL
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Harmful thing : BANE
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Hinder : DETER
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Wildly gay : MAD
Down
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Biblical book : LUKE
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Kin of our national bird : ERNS
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Biblical oldster : ENOS
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Some of the younger generation : NIECES
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Wrote a P.S. : ADDED
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Night fliers : BATS
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Cousin of aha : OHO
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Fenny tract : BOG
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English poet's concern : METRE
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Subject of a patient's plaint : ACHE
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What Daphne became : TREE
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Noted painter of ranch hands : HURD
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Like 20 Across : SCENTED
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Kind of hole or cap : KNEE
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Jan. 1 drink : EGGNOG
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Scores for Gordie Howe : GOALS
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Opposer : ANTI
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No longer in vogue : PASSE
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Hate : ABHOR
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Tuscan city : SIENA
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Cause to be : BEGET
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"Wait ___ Dark": 1967 film : UNTIL
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Crystalline rock : GEODE
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Darling : HONEY
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Game bird : SNIPE
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Defiant ones : DARERS
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Khomeini's land : IRAN
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Uncertain : HALTING
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Deduce : GATHER
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Ski resort in the West : ALTA
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Sort : GENRE
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Billiard shot : MASSE
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Effort : STAB
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Lion in the Tarzan books : NUMA
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Where Tralee is : ERIN
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Inclination : BENT
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Cheese variety : EDAM
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Greek portico : STOA
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Narrated : TOLD
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Extra : ODD
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Born : NEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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