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New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 1980

60-Down : Org. for Cowboys, Giants et al.

Author:
Frank Geary
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Frank Geary has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,183
Across
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Wearing brogans : SHOD
5
"Eye in the sky" : SAMOS
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Niacin, e.g. : ACID
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Twining plant : TARE
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City in Utah : PROVO
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Poem by Victor Hugo : LANE
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Latvian city : RIGA
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Leporidae : HARES
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"How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
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Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
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___ effort : EFOR
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Grimalkin : CRONE
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Solstices : WINTERANDSUMMER
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Rent : LET
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Word with fish or lock : OAR
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Deloul or hageen : CAMEL
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Liqueur : ANISETTE
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End of a Stein line re pigeons : ALAS
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Simulated : ACTED
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Sheepskin used in bookbinding : ROAN
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Bodily : PERSONAL
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"I intended ___": Dobson : ANODE
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Month: Abbr. : NOV
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Writers' changes: Abbr. : AAS
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Equinox times : AUTUMNANDSPRING
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Having a long, narrow muzzle : SNIPY
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Pas-de-Calais town : LOOS
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Antithesis of apteral : ALAR
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Affront : SLAP
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Chile-to-England shipment : NITRE
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Precise : NICE
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Former name of a European republic : EIRE
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Brakes : FERNS
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___ du Nord, Parisian depot : GARE
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Aldebaran is one : STAR
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Plant of the mustard family : CRESS
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Priestley's "___ End" : EDEN
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Broadcast : STREW
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Part of Hispaniola : HAITI
3
Wind instrument : ORGAN
4
Distributed : DEALT
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Globe : SPHERE
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P.L.O. leader : ARAFAT
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Andalusian city : MORON
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Charred, as chateaubriand : OVERDONE
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Sparks's plea : SOS
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Startle : ALARM
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Mosconi ploy : CAROM
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Vacant : INANE
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Arrest : DETER
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Some are in pounds : CURS
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House extension : ELL
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Reputed to be : SAID
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Coif : CAP
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Welsh rabbit ingredient, often : ALE
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Disserve : MAR
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Lisper's nemesis : ESS
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Expanse east of N.A. : ATL
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Relative of a fulmar : ERN
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Also : TOO
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Pulitzer Prize playwright Mosel : TAD
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Direction letters : ENE
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Prolific author, for short : ANON
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Supercilious : CAVALIER
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"Gentle ___ Mind," 1967 hit : ONMY
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Deadly creature : ASP
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Purfles : ADORNS
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Evaluate : ASSESS
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Kiangs : ASSES
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Like a region during an outage : UNLIT
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Diadem of a sort : TIARA
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Shoe part : UPPER
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Scope : RANGE
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Homeric work : ILIAD
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Immature : GREEN
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Org. for Cowboys, Giants et al. : NFC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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