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Bette Sue Cohen
Bette Sue Cohen

New York Times, Wednesday, May 14, 1980

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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. 11,145

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Across
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That filly : SHE
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Outlaw or king : JAMES
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Singer Coolidge : RITA
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Albert ___, London : HALL
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Practical : UTILE
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Elbe feeder : ISER
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"The More ___ of You" : ISEE
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Decorated anew : REDID
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Tiny stinger : GNAT
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Sautéed : PANFRIED
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" ... ___ kissing cherries": Shak. : THOSE
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Prestige : STATUS
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Utmost position : LIMIT
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Blue-ribbon prize : IST
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Bewitched : ENAMORED
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Outspoken : FRANK
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Percussion instrument : GONG
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Org. for defense : NATO
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Great name in theater : LUNT
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Spots on the Left Bank : CAFES
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Latin student's secret aid : TROT
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Restless yen : ITCH
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Fine ___ : ARTS
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Western film classic : SHANE
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Inheritance of "the meek" : THEEARTH
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West of Hollywood : MAE
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Flexible : LITHE
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Confined one : INMATE
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Antitoxin : SERUM
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Loosed : RELEASED
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Poet of the East : OMAR
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Tangled : AFOUL
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For boxers, it's square : RING
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Flat, circular object : DISC
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Distress signal : FLARE
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Welles role : KANE
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River in a Coleridge poem : ALPH
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American choreographer : TUDOR
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"Little Men" character : NED
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Corvettes : SHIPS
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Attacks : HASAT
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Former queen of Italy : ELENA
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Expert in law : JURIST
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Moderate's position : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
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Yalie : ELI
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But: Lat. : SED
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"Bull's-eye!" : RIGHTONTHEMARK
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"There ___ peace ... ": Isa. 48:22 : ISNO
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British meals : TEAS
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Actor-comedian Johnson : ARTE
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Abandoned : LEFTINTHELURCH
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Cabinet member: 1961–69 : RUSK
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Dickens boy : TIM
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U.S. landscape painter: 1825–94 : INNES
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Slicks or pulps : MAGS
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___ avis : RARA
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Collar or college : ETON
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Bestow excessive affection : DOTE
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Zip around : FLIT
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O.T. book : RUTH
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Suffix with suffer : ANCE
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Dam for catching fish : GARTH
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It's behind the horse : CART
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In sound condition : SANE
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Position a gun : AIM
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Author of "A View from the Bridge" : MILLER
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One from the East : ASIAN
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Shade of orange : TENNE
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Trimmed the rim : EDGED
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Pop : SODA
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Jannings : EMIL
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Grating sound : RASP
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Combining form for a continent : EURO
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Position on a ship : AFT
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Swine ___ : FLU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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