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New York Times, Friday, June 26, 1981

46-Across : Water surface, to a poet

Author:
Julian Ochrymowych
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Julian Ochrymowych has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,553
Across
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Source of a fountain drink : COLANUT
8
Layers : STRATA
14
Region of Turkey : ANATOLIA
16
Etnean cavity : CRATER
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Prokofiev work : PETERANDTHEWOLF
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Spaces : AREAS
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Football forces : TEAMS
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Moms : MAS
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Ancient people of Gaul : REMI
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Deprivation : LOSS
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Egyptian cobra : ASP
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Concerning : INRE
31
Lhasa ___, Tibetan breed of dog : APSO
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Type of type : ITALIC
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Surrounds with an aura : ENHALOES
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Vaughan Williams work : SERENADETOMUSIC
43
African body of water : LAKECHAD
44
Eye part : RETINA
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Tower in Gen. 35:21 : EDAR
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Water surface, to a poet : RYME
48
___ Borch, Dutch painter : TER
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Went like the Titanic : SANK
52
Wanes : EBBS
55
Family member, for short : SIS
58
Perch : ROOST
60
Facilitated : EASED
64
Menotti work, with "The" : TRIALOFTHEGYPSY
67
Icons, e.g. : IMAGES
68
Insecticide substance : ROTENONE
69
Having branches : RAMOSE
70
Makes a sergeant into a corporal : DEMOTES
Down
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___-pie (from head to foot) : CAPA
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Unique person : ONER
3
Tardy : LATE
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Go on ___ (carouse) : ATEAR
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Of Oslo origin : NORSE
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Diminutive suffix : ULA
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Rin ___ : TINTIN
8
Fool, Yiddish style : SCHMO
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Bit on a scalp : TRESS
10
Uncooked : RAW
11
Part of a molecule : ATOM
12
Seaport in Honduras : TELA
13
Sounds from Sandy : ARFS
15
Summer cooler : ADE
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Natural ability : TALENT
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Bible book : MICAH
25
Port du ___, yellowish cheese : SALUT
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Bridal path : AISLE
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Follower of home or bed : STEAD
28
Winter wear : PARKA
30
Frail; slender : REEDY
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Assume to be factual : POSIT
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River of Paris : SEINE
34
Role in "The Odd Couple" : OSCAR
36
Sly looks : LEERS
37
Relative of co. and ltd. : INC
39
Mount Sinai's alias : HOREB
40
Soul, in 50 Down : AME
42
"___ the Moon," B'way play : DARKOF
47
Way of doing something : METHOD
50
City on the Rhone : ARLES
51
Loop and running knot : NOOSE
53
Add jewels to : BEGEM
54
"I Cain't ___," 1943 song : SAYNO
55
Cooking instruction : STIR
56
"___ La Douce" : IRMA
57
Anna's place abroad : SIAM
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Gibraltar is one: Abbr. : STR
61
Espy : SPOT
62
Slave on Anglo-Saxon estates : ESNE
63
Coloring agents : DYES
65
Give it ___ (try) : AGO
66
Season after printemps : ETE

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

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