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New York Times, Wednesday, April 9, 1980

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,110
Across
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"Grand" batting feat : SLAM
5
"La Douce" : IRMA
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Record-breaker Hank : AARON
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Entire: Comb. form : HOLO
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Average : MEAN
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Lane in London : DRURY
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Civil liberties org. : ACLU
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Type of hairdo : AFRO
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Miss by ___ : AMILE
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Announcer's report on a home run : GOINGGOINGGONE
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Active one : DOER
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"___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
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Heartsease : PANSY
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Record-breaker Roger : MARIS
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Ott of Polo Grounds fame : MEL
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Atmospheres : AROMAS
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Scored more runs : WON
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Renown : FAME
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Fine fielding feat : SHOESTRINGCATCH
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East Indian hemp : SUNN
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Shutout spoiler : RUN
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"Third Reich" author : SHIRER
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D.C.-from-Chi. direction : ESE
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City on the Red River : FARGO
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Iroquois members : ERIES
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___ Deco : ART
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Biting remark : BARB
51
Mets, Reds et al. : NATIONALLEAGUE
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Arms and wings : LIMBS
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Medit. language : ITAL
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Peer : LORD
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Of the hipbone : ILIAC
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Phillies' Rose : PETE
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Dip : LADE
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Slow, to Solti : LENTO
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Observed : SEEN
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Hit with a bean ball : STUN
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Chase fly balls : SHAG
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Nuts : LOCO
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" . . . monarch of ___ survey" : ALLI
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Hurlers : MOUNDSMEN
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Candidate's concern : IMAGE
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What K. M. Landis instituted : REFORM
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Spouse, in Savoie : MARI
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Shortly : ANON
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Saws : ADAGES
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Lancelot's gear : ARMOR
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Decaying state : RUIN
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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U.S. humorist: 1850–96 : NYE
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"Naked Maja," etc. : GOYAS
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___-on (activities) : GOINGS
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In no way mod : PASSE
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Danish port : ARHUS
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Nary a soul : NOONE
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"On ___ and a prayer" : AWING
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Yankees' Guidry : RON
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Mother: Comb. form : MATRI
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Mike person : EMCEE
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Glassmakers' ovens : LEHRS
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Prefix with sphere : STRATO
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Umpires' calls : FAIRBALLS
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Capek play : RUR
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___ amie : CHERE
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Giants' burg : FRISCO
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Like a flattened ball : OBLATE
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Awaiting the pitch : ATBAT
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Announcer Mel (see 20 Across) : ALLEN
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Egypt's lifeline : NILE
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Idi : AMIN
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Beats by a run : NIPS
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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Player who loses the game : GOAT
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Pakistani tongue : URDU
57
Garden spot : EDEN
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___ Abner : LIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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