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New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,153
Across
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Mislaid : LOST
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Bear Bryant's boys : BAMA
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Adrien ___, beauty culturist : ARPEL
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Where to see pagodas : ASIA
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Buck heroine : OLAN
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___ la Paix : RUEDE
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Greedy insect : CORMORANT
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Exeunt ___ (script direction) : OMNES
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Mammoth insect : ELEPHANT
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Appearances : MIENS
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Red-cased cheese : EDAM
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Insect that will take it all back : RECANT
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Emulate Wrong-Way Corrigan : AVIATE
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Brother of Eris : ARES
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Foofaraw : ADO
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One of the Magi : GASPAR
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Part of St. Peter's : NAVE
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Stimulate : REFRESH
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Drexel, to J. P. Morgan : PARTNER
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___ society : CAFE
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Cylindrical : TERETE
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Do some pruning : SNIP
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Cleared a tape : ERASED
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Shipment from Bordeaux : CLARET
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Inside info : DOPE
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"___ Jimmy Valentine" : ALIAS
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Forbearing insect : TOLERANT
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Dwellers south of Bombay : GOANS
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Invigorating insects : ROBORANTS
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Shoshonean : UINTA
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Carol : NOEL
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One-time Irish capital : TARA
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Describing this puzzle : ANTSY
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Author Seton : ANYA
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Witness : EYER
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Cluny product : LACE
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"___ mio" : OSOLE
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Begat : SIRED
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Cigar-making center in Fla. : TAMPA
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Dry, cold wind : BORA
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Actor Arkin : ALAN
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Trespasser's bête noire : MANTRAP
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Insect going after combat : ANT
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Kitchen emanation : AROMA
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Meditative insect : RUMINANT
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Sharp, acute insect : PENETRANT
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Genesis setting : EDEN
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Not so much : LESS
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Resistance of a conductor : OHMAGE
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Storehouses or marches : ETAPES
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Unctuous medication : CERATE
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More enormous : VASTER
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"Beauty still ___": Byron : ISHERE
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Ad infinitum : EVER
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Immunological items : SERA
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Rainbows : ARCS
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Dizzy or Daffy : DEAN
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Insect in charge of a ceremony : OFFICIANT
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Sows again, insect style : REPLANTS
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More embarrassed : REDDER
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Shoot from a root: Var. : RATTOON
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Analyze ore : ASSAY
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Declaim : ORATE
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One of the Philippines : PANAY
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Type of toad : AGUA
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Cut of beef : LOIN
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Do as told : OBEY
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Entertainer Falana : LOLA
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Despot : TSAR
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Vital component of cells, for short : RNA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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