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MEMORABLE MOTHERS

New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 1980

Author:
Vincent L. Osborne
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 103, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Vincent L. Osborne has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,142
Across
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Cascades peak : SHASTA
7
In a dudgeon : IRATE
12
Jazz artist Zoot : SIMS
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As ___ kite : HIGHASA
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Ruark's "Poor ___" : NOMORE
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Portray : ENACT
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Tear gas, e.g. : IRRITANT
24
Mother of Orestes : CLYTEMNESTRA
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Diamond of song : NEIL
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Astral phenomena : NOVAE
29
Repeater requisite : AMMO
30
Thummim's biblical companion : URIM
31
Sops : PLACEBOS
34
Smith or Jones, at times : ALIAS
35
Uvula : LOBE
36
Egyptian killer : ASP
38
Cause of a suit : LIBEL
39
Condign : JUST
40
Ross and Macduff : THANES
42
Site of Marina City : CHICAGO
44
Touch on : ABUT
46
Everglades denizen : EGRET
48
Drift : TENOR
49
City on the Rio Grande : LAREDO
51
Conspicuous : SALIENT
55
Mawkishness : SMARM
56
Grinding powder : EMERY
57
Aggregate : SUM
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Where Saul saw a witch : ENDOR
60
Black or red follower : EYE
61
Incite : EGGON
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Source of mohair : ANGORA
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These: Fr. : CES
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Mother of Louis XIV : ANNEOFAUSTRIA
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Mercator item : MAP
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___ razor (philosophic rule) : OCCAMS
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Assay again : RETRY
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Unit of resistance : OHM
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Man from Shiraz : IRANI
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Ukr. or Lith. : SSR
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Tureen's companion : LADLE
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Toil : LABOR
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Enesco's homeland : RUMANIA
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Where Frontenac governed : CANADA
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Tilled land : ARADA
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Catches : LANDS
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___ even keel : ONAN
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City on the Volga : SARATOV
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Predicament : PLIGHT
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Cowboy's sidekick : PARD
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Chiang ___, Mao's widow : CHING
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Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
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Wrapper : ROBE
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As free as ___ : ABIRD
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Pacific pinnipeds : SEALIONS
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Puts in reserve : ICES
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Miracle site : CANA
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Single pers. : INDIV
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Hindu caste : AHIR
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Mother of Marie Antoinette : MARIATHERESA
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Flotation device : LIFEBELT
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Linda Lavin role : ALICE
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"___ 17" : STALAG
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U.S. research rocket : AEROBEE
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Cummerbund : SASH
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Comes alive : STIRS
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Dickeys for clergymen : RABATS
Down
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Tibia's locale : SHIN
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Engage : HIRE
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Mother of Nero : AGRIPPINA
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Grifter's accomplice : SHILL
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Work on a doily : TAT
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Third king of Judah : ASA
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Machu Picchu residents : INCAS
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Lead, perhaps : ROLE
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Chip's sister : AMY
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Bottom lines : TOTALS
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Hermit : EREMITE
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Diocese : SEE
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Setting apart : INSULATING
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A Mother's Day honoree : MATRON
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Skilled penman : SCRIBE
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Mother of Elizabeth I : ANNEBOLEYN
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Subdues a shrew : TAMES
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"___ or not ... " : TOBE
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Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
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Hit song of 1958 : VOLARE
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Cry wolf : ALARM
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Short smoke: Slang : CIG
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Hudson or DeSoto : AUTO
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Treads the boards : ACTS
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Man on the Ark : SHEM
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Mother of Liza Minnelli : JUDYGARLAND
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Mother of Constantine the Great : HELENA
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Heart : COR
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Deprived : BEREFT
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Loser to R.M.N. in 1972 : GSM
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Desert potentates : AMEERS
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Neighbor of old Palestine : EDOM
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Nick Charles's wife : NORA
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Springe, e.g. : TRAP
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Plea at sea : SOS
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Immeasurable : UNTOLD
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Metaphysical being : ENS
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S.A. country : GUYANA
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Scope : AIM
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Cordage fiber : COIR
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Color of raw silk : ECRU
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Con game : SCAM
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Mother of Mohammed : AMINAH
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"___ the ramparts ... " : OER
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Mother of Romulus and Remus : RHEASILVIA
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Aspirin, e.g. : ANALGESICS
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Blue : SAD
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Emulated Ted Shawn : DANCED
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Handel opus : LARGO
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Parseghian : ARA
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Mother of Solomon : BATHSHEBA
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Scent : ODOR
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Laudatory review : RAVE
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Whole : INTACT
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Lanyard : CORD
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Small harpsichords : SPINETS
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Cuckoo : ANI
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___ facie : PRIMA
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Certain trains : LOCALS
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Where the Tagus flows : IBERIA
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Reputed terminal peak : ARARAT
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Ave! : HAIL
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Debunkers' words : BAHS
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Navigation hazards : SNAGS
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Mogul : NABOB
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Munich's river : ISAR
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"___ a Song Go ... " : ILET
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Mailmen's tours: Abbr. : RTES
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"Shropshire Lad" monogram : AEH
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Wallach : ELI
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Chemin de ___ : FER
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Pitcher's stat : ERA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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