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New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q W }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, 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. 11,138
Across
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Fad : CRAZE
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Part of a baseball : SEAM
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Melville captain : AHAB
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With ___ hand (obeisant) : HATIN
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Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
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Item sent to a deejay : DEMO
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Catkin or moron : AMENT
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Throve : PROSPERED
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Golfer's comment after whiffing several times : TOUGHCOURSE
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Hole-in-___ : ONE
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Having less avoirdupois : SPARER
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"When I was ___ . . . ": W. S. Gilbert : ALAD
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Charles of music : RAY
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Slow, easy gaits : DOGTROTS
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Praise highly : EXTOL
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Jupiter : JOVE
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Where Zeno taught : STOA
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Altar on high : ARA
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Venezuelan plainsman : LLANERO
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Samovar : URN
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F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
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Middle East land : OMAN
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Outlook : VISTA
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Constantly given the same kind of role : TYPECAST
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Moor or marsh : FEN
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As quick as ___ : ACAT
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Bit : MORSEL
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Down Under bird : EMU
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Scene of the comment at 20 Across : THEFIRSTTEE
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Triangular : DELTOIDAL
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Shabby, to a Londoner : TATTY
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Sistrunk of the N.F.L. : OTIS
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"Our ___," Gershwin musical : NELL
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Floor or story, in Lyon : ETAGE
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Simba's pride : MANE
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Mardi ___ : GRAS
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Pieces of eight : PESOS
Down
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Powwow : CHAT
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___ fizz, gin drink : RAMOS
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Devoured eagerly : ATEUP
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Genovese gypsy : ZINGARO
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Captivate : ENTHRALL
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Toothsome quality : SAPOR
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Grayish yellow : ECRU
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Agent: Suffix : ATOR
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Physiotherapist : MASSAGER
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Fruit punch : ADE
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Great Greek historian : HERODOTUS
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___ corner : AMEN
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Portend : BODE
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Throw stones at : PELT
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Ron of the Dodgers : CEY
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Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
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He played Mr. Chips : DONAT
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Ceramist's requisite : OVEN
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Civil-suit basis : TORT
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"Mens ___ . . . " : SANA
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N.Y.C. river : EAST
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Diagnostician's aid : XRAY
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Waterproof material : TARPAULIN
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Rush-hour problems : JAMS
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Abhorrence : LOATHING
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Transgress : OVERSTEP
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Former nuclear energy org. : AEC
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Put on the throne, e.g. : INSTATE
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Roman censor : CATO
48
Pro : FOR
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Certain plants : MILLS
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Singer James et al. : ETTAS
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Released : LETGO
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Land of Herod Agrippa II : EDOM
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"I ___ man with . . . " : META
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River entering the Fulda : EDER
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Former White House denizen : FALA
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"Windows of the soul" : EYES
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Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE

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

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