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LONG RUNS

New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 1980

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,163
Across
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Religious executive : ABBESS
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Small handbill : FLIER
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Diminished : ABATED
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Kind of sheet or press : COOKIE
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Immediately : PRESTO
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Amplifiers of electromagnetic waves : LASERS
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Semior citizens : ELDERS
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Shames : ABASHES
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Shining : LUCENT
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Utter : SAY
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N.A. Indians : UTES
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Culprits, in Calabria : REI
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Region, to René : CLIMAT
31
Fast long-run carrier : SUPERSONICTRANSPORT
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Living quarters: Abbr. : APTS
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Ingredient of pepper pot : TRIPE
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Cockle : OAST
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Chinese pagoda : TAA
42
One of the Yugoslavs : CROAT
44
Public : OVERT
46
Bullfinch specialty : MYTH
47
Long run on Broadway : HAIR
48
Army missile : ROC
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More competent : ABLER
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Bulgarian weight : OKE
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Bone marrow : MEDULLA
55
An Amerind : ESKIMO
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Assyrian war god : ASUR
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"Spirit of '76" musician : FIFER
60
Vertexes : APICES
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Humane soc. : ASPCA
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Verve : ELAN
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Montemezzi's "L'Amore dei ___ Re" : TRE
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Littler or Wilder : GENE
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Kitchen meas. : TBS
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Famed physicist: 1787–1854 : OHM
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Moon buggy : LEM
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Ark passenger : SHEM
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Part of a joule : ERG
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Ancient mariner : NOAH
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Perfect paradigm : IDEAL
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Hinder : IMPEDE
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Feel : SENSE
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Desolate : LORN
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Seculars : LAYMEN
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Highly agreeable : WELCOME
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Compass pt. : SSW
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Squirrels' nests : DRAYS
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Brit. lexicon : OED
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Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
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Father in Arabia : ABOU
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Nostrils : NARES
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Froth : SPUME
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Contraction : TIC
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Hogarth subject : RAKE
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Nudniks : PESTS
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Sputnik's bpl. : USSR
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Long run in the North : TRANSALASKAPIPELINE
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With great tension : TAUTLY
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A follower : ONE
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Press : IRON
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Unpopular bill : TWO
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"___ of Sundays": Updike : AMONTH
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Radar device : SCANNER
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Worse : POORER
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Horn: Comb. form : CERATO
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Would-be frat member : PLEDGE
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Ultimate conclusion : ENDALL
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King of Morocco : HASSAN
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Dogie catcher : LASSO
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With profundity : DEEPLY
Down
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A good pair : ACES
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Gaucho's weapon : BOLA
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Bad place for a long run : BODYSTOCKING
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Augment, with "out" : EKE
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Pancake topper : SIRUP
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Part of a sonnet : SESTET
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D.C. bank group : FRB
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Cub : LEARNER
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Japanese immigrant : ISSEI
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Moral principle : ETHIC
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Coral of a lobster : ROE
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Long run on TV : ALLINTHEFAMILY
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Authors L. Frank and Vicki : BAUMS
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Tin Pan Alley acronym : ASCAP
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Like the W.C.T.U. : TEETOTAL
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Piscivorous bird : ERN
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Summer time in N.Y.C. : DST
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Unresisting : PASSIVE
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Tern : SCRAY
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Actor Flynn : ERROL
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Hardest part of a long run : LASTMILE
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Dos Passos trilogy : USA
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Teatro San Carlo offerings : OPERAS
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"Mean ___," 1929 song : TOME
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Marsh hen : RAIL
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St. Patrick's headquarters : TARA
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Land area : ACREAGE
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Thrive : PROSPER
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Subdue : TAME
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Result of many a long run : TOUCHDOWN
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Ben-___ : HUR
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Long run in April : BOSTONMARATHON
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Role for Hoffman or Streep : KRAMER
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Unter ___ Linden : DEN
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Sherbet : ICE
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What the victor gets : SPOILS
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Hew a yew : FELL
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Court celebrity : ASHE
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Christie's record-breaking long run : THEMOUSETRAP
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Ransoms : REDEEMS
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Redactor : EMENDER
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In which a long run leads to home : BASEBALL
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Snoop : SPY
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Avant-gardist : NEO
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Gromyko or Vishinsky : ANDREI
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Cumulus : MASS
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School subj. : SCI
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Unit of power : WATT
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Moslem noble : EMIR
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Card-file devices : LOCATORS
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Brings to court : SUES
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Breathe : RESPIRE
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Tanglefoot : ASTER
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Approves : OKAYS
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Adds : APPENDS
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Jeu de mots : PUN
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Like Jay Peak : SLOPED
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Pushers in Hyde Park : NANAS
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Sermon of Buddha : SUTTA
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Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
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Queen ___ lace : ANNES
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Hole-___ : INONE
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Efficiently : WELL
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End of a Parisian's long run : ORLY
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Sigh in Stuttgart : ACH
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___ culpa : MEA
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An N.C.O. : CPL
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Self : EGO
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Genethliacon, e.g. : ODE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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