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New York Times, Monday, May 12, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,143
Across
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Thicken : GEL
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Stamping device : DATER
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Anent : ASTO
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Idol of sorts : LION
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Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
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Diving bird : LOON
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Brief calm : LULL
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Brings into dishonor : DEGRADES
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Boastful : WINDY
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Belgian port : OSTEND
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Hit hard : BASHED
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Single : UNAL
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Educational org. : PTA
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"Bridge at ___": Van Gogh : ARLES
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Massage : KNEAD
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Necktie fabric : REP
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Familiar : NEAR
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Lovely lass : MODEL
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Fictional sleuth : MOTO
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New England cape : ANN
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Craze : FUROR
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Greater : MAJOR
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"A Shropshire ___" : LAD
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Hebrew letter : ALEF
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Hidden : LATENT
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Extremely funny thing : SCREAM
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Actor Clunes : ALEC
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Bride's purchase : BROOM
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Swimming hazard : UNDERTOW
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Boor : LOUT
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Mountain mint : BASIL
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Small amount : IOTA
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Relative : AUNT
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Describing most twins : ALIKE
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Unfruitful : ARID
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George Eliot's Adam : BEDE
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Gambled with cubes : DICED
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Dir. from Frankfurt to Stuttgart : SSE
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Flower, for short : GLAD
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Former name for Ireland : EIRE
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Waters adjacent to Connecticut : LONGISLANDSOUND
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Bauble : DOODAD
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Israeli port : ACRE
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Julie Andrews movie : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
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Levenson's "In One ___ . . . " : ERA
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Kremlinism adherent : RED
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Exhausted : ALLIN
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Movie equipment : SOUNDPROJECTORS
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Recounted : TOLD
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"___ a Rose" : ONLY
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Wild wind : NORTHER
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"___ Death": Grieg : ASES
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Unite closely : WELD
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Show scorn : SNEER
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Afrikaans : TAAL
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Commonplace : BANAL
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Sports locale : ARENA
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Wyoming's ___ Range : TETON
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On the left, at sea : APORT
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Asian land : KOREA
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Farm animal : MULE
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___ medica (physician's treatise) : MATERIA
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Orwell's "Animal ___" : FARM
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"The ___ Animal," 1940 play : MALE
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Dipped out : LADLED
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Tight-fitting garment : COTTE
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Talk too much : BLAB
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Dissolute man : ROUE
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Louvre attraction : NIKE
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Patriot of '76 : OTIS
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Have beach fun : WADE
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Defective : BAD
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MacGraw : ALI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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