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New York Times, Thursday, June 19, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,181
Across
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Octopodan octet : ARMS
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Herculean accomplishment : FEAT
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Flame seeker : MOTH
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Beep's cousin : TOOT
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Give to each : ALLOT
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Product of cerebration : IDEA
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Bobby Vinton hit : BLUEONBLUE
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Maxi's antithesis : MINI
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Worrying : AFRET
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People engaged in a row : OARS
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Stander-outer : ONER
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Court garb : TENNISWHITES
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Beard's org. : BSA
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Prize for Jones in 1779 : SERAPIS
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Bonkers : LOCO
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Nervous Nellie's laugh : TITTER
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Worker on a hill : ANT
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As lean as ___ : ARAKE
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___ generis (unique) : SUI
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"God shall ___ thee": Acts 23:3 : SMITE
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Part of "T.G.I.F." : ITS
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A.E.F. excavation : TRENCH
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De ___ (superfluous): Fr. : TROP
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Cigar with square ends : CHEROOT
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Coat for a Berber : ABA
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In secret or in private : UNDERTHEROSE
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Angler's hook or spear : GAFF
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Sock follower in B'way ads : EROO
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X follower in B'way ads : RATED
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"King ___," Elgar cantata : OLAF
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In putting position : ONTHEGREEN
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"Double, double ___ and trouble" : TOIL
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Squelched : SATON
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"Un bel di" is one : ARIA
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"Our Love Is ___ to Stay" : HERE
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Song, to Schubert : LIED
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Small fry : TOTS
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Facing Seaver, e.g. : ATBAT
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Husband of Pocahontas : ROLFE
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Keen, in Killarney : MOURN
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African antelope : STEENBOK
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Geisha's cooler : FAN
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Kind of bending in bars : ELBOW
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Imam's deity : ALLAH
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Typical of sightseers : TOURISTIC
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Member of the legume family : MIMOSA
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Host at Valhalla : ODIN
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Shoe size : TENE
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Pelage : HAIR
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Ph.D. applicant, e.g. : TESTEE
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Skinner of stage fame : OTIS
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Held a séance : SAT
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Miscues : ERRS
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Two who woo : PAIR
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O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey ___ Night" : INTO
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Process unit : STEP
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Not of the cloister : LAIC
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Straight: Comb. form : ORTH
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"Trent's Last ___": Bentley : CASE
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"Love ___": Stone : ISETERNAL
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Cask : TUN
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School Eden attended : ETON
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Highest spot in Turkey : MTARARAT
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Attractions in the West : RODEOS
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Cry of surprise : HAH
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Disturb : RUFFLE
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"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
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Island SW of Timor : ROTTI
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Hard row ___ : TOHOE
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Alamogordo's county : OTERO
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Murrow's memorable "___ Now" : SEEIT
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Ferber and Millay : EDNAS
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Barbarian : GOTH
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Source of a bitter drug : ALOE
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What the brave deserve : FAIR
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Where this word belongs : END

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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