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New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1981

Author:
Dowdall
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Dowdall has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,533

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Make the copy right : EDIT
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"What, fifty of my fellows at ___!": King Lear : ACLAP
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Bid-closing word : SOLD
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Daughter of Clytemnestra : LEDA
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Do a seamstress's job : SHIRR
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Freshwater mussel : UNIO
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Bunyan's bog : SLOUGHOFDESPOND
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"___ the Way," 1957 song : ALL
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Hi-fi relative : STEREO
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Bern's river : AAR
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Former TV host : PAAR
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Dwarfish boy in Scott's "Kenilworth" : FLIBBERTIGIBBET
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___ Tages (one day): Ger. : EINES
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Edmonton hockey player : OILER
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Wonderment : AWE
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Claudius, for one : DANE
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Marcius Porcius and family : CATOS
38
A gun for Tommy Atkins : STEN
39
Balzac's "___ Fille d'Eve" : UNE
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States of nonexistence : NADAS
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Uses a parachute, with "out" : BAILS
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Smollett hero : PEREGRINEPICKLE
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Dundee turndowns : NAES
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Atramentous fluid : INK
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French port on Strait of Dover : CALAIS
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Casey's spot, once : SHEA
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Grappler's milieu : MAT
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Legendary English outlaw : CLYMOFTHECLOUGH
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Mackerel's relative : CERO
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Fanon : ORALE
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Words of ken : ISEE
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Swerve : VEER
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Thruway exits : RAMPS
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County in Fla. : DADE
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Joy Adamson heroine : ELSA
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Dingle : DELL
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Valentino or Gable, once : IDOL
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Kind of cross : TAU
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Landward : ASHORE
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___ En-lai : CHOU
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"That's ___," Sinatra hit : LIFE
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Suffix with cow or drunk : ARD
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Warns, as a clairvoyant : PRESAGES
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Adjective in a rave : SUPERB
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___ about : ONOR
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Masher's spiel : LINE
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Bygone bird : DODO
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Up for ___ : GRABS
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Where to find a riser : STAIR
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Busy as ___ : ABEE
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Furry or hairy : PILOSE
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Disgusted : FEDUP
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Jungle climber : LIANE
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Word with circle or tube : INNER
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"The ___ smooth . . . ": Hesiod : ROADIS
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Giant : TITAN
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Dyeing process : BATIK
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Tom ___, "Seven Year Itch" co-star : EWELL
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Past or future, e.g. : TENSE
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Likes or loves : CARESFOR
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Mauldin's "Sad" one : SACK
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Mystery writer Marsh : NGAIO
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Twofold : BINAL
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Charm : ENAMOR
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Flinders : PIECES
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Half of DCX : CCCV
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Shipboard direction : ALEE
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Erato's prop : LYRE
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Hoax : SHAM
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Hired hands : HELP
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"The Forty Days of ___ Dagh": Werfel : MUSA
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Like Enos : AGED
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"How do I love ___ . . . " : THEE
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Resembling: Suffix : OID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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