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New York Times, Monday, May 18, 1981

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,514

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Did in : SLEW
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Kiddy or box follower : CAR
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Big ___, pop singer : MAMA
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End: Comb. form : TELO
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"There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
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Likeness : IMAGE
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Peregrinate : ROAM
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Palm of Australasia : NIPA
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Items in Turkish banks : LIRAS
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Imaginary boundary for the South Frigid Zone : ANTARCTICCIRCLE
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Teenie follower : WEENIE
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V.I.P. in the Senate : DOLE
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Jungfrau, e.g. : ALP
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___-Prussian War: 1866 : AUSTRO
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Spar for a sail : SPRIT
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Bani-Sadr's land : IRAN
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Lew of tennis fame : HOAD
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Nelson Column site : TRAFALGARSQUARE
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Fleming and Hunter : IANS
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Prin.'s aide : ASST
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Beneath : UNDER
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Regaled with an old tale : RETOLD
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Prefix for plane or sol : AERO
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Brews : STEEPS
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Fearsome Atlantic area : BERMUDATRIANGLE
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Wild calla, for one : AROID
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"Five Card ___," Dean Martin film : STUD
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African port : ORAN
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Sleep distracter : SNORE
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Soccer great : PELE
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Apollo's mother : LETO
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Large German dam : EDER
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___ gestae : RES
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Suffix with liquid or invalid : ATOR
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Mulching material : STRAW
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Uplift : ELATE
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Wilde's "A ___ of No Importance" : WOMAN
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Annul : CANCEL
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Landed : ALIT
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___ City, S.D. : RAPID
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Setting : MILIEU
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Kabul bigwig : AMIR
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Painter Chagall : MARC
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"I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
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City on the Brazos : WACO
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Compass pt. : ESE
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Lariat for catching a dogie : RIATA
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Septs : CLANS
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Young swine weighing less than 120 lbs. : PIGS
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Avoid : SHUN
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Prince in disguise : TOAD
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Infrequent : RARE
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Stettin's river : ODER
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Pokey : STIR
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Before: Prefix : PRAE
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Carry on : RANT
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"___ be that we suffer . . . ": Rom. 8:17 : IFSO
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Abyssinian prince : RAS
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Music and sculpture, e.g. : ARTS
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Dipped : LADED
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Share : QUOTA
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"Roamin' in the Gloamin'" composer : LAUDER
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Stage lines : ASIDES
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Grate : RASP
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Aquatic mammal : OTTER
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First name of a famous plane : ENOLA
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Heron : EGRET
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Academy founder at Athens : PLATO
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Title in Taxco : SENOR
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___-relief : BAS
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Bog : MIRE
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Govern : RULE

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