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New York Times, Monday, June 16, 1980

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,178
Across
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Barbecue item : SPIT
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Israeli port : ELATH
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Transactions : ACTA
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S.A. capital : LIMA
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Sarnoff's medium : RADIO
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Crack : CHAP
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Learning periods : APPRENTICESHIPS
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___ diem : PER
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Japanese parliament : DIET
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Shelter made of skins on poles : TEPEE
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Textbook section : INDEX
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Sins : ERRS
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Darlings : HONEYS
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Spread : OLEO
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Current unit, for short : AMP
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Dressed : CLAD
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"L'état c'est ___" : MOI
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Camel : SHIPOFTHEDESERT
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Word with pins or cents : TEN
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Den : LAIR
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Division word : INTO
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Work unit : ERG
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Beast of ___ : BURDEN
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Priestley's "Johnson ___ Jordan" : OVER
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Cave ___ (Roman warning) : CANEM
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Clear up : SOLVE
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Bridge position : EAST
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Gabor or Saint : EVA
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Pioneer family's conveyance : PRAIRIESCHOONER
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Merit : EARN
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Forgetfulness : LETHE
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Start : STEM
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Sommer : ELKE
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Some modern Swiss art : KLEES
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Spot : ESPY
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Rebuff : SLAP
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Plumber's installation : PIPE
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Fixing indelibly, as on the memory : IMPRINTING
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Sailor : TAR
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Pyle and Kovacs : ERNIES
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Kind of paint : LATEX
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Twitching : TIC
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Tool in a Markham poem : HOE
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Yearns : ACHES
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One of the Carters : CHIP
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Record : TAPE
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Building projection : APSE
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Christian Science founder : EDDY
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Walked triumphantly : STRODE
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A tide : NEAP
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French magazine : ELLE
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Peruse : READ
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Waste maker : HASTE
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Additional : OTHER
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Earthy pigment : OCHRE
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Changes : AMENDMENTS
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Malory's "___ d'Arthur" : MORTE
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Climber's spike : PITON
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Cromwell or Twist : OLIVER
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Pale : FADE
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Opera-house feature : TIER
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Beget : SIRE
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British parties : BASHES
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"Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Hide : CACHE
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German count : SPEE
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Kind of test : ORAL
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Prank : LARK
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Ferrara house : ESTE
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Nickname for Barkley : VEEP
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Host : ARMY
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Kind : ILK
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Moray or conger : EEL
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Suffix meaning "full of" : OSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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