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New York Times, Tuesday, July 1, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,193

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Across
1
Fraternity letter between phi and kappa : BETA
5
Hit hard : PASTE
10
Broadway turkey : FLOP
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Relative of a twinge : ACHE
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Student of Lee Strasberg : ACTOR
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Bern's river : AARE
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Burnett juvenile classic: 1911 : THESECRETGARDEN
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In addition : TOO
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Related : AKIN
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Acuff and Rogers : ROYS
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Cherished : LOVED
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Sprinkle : STREW
27
Daft : ADDLED
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Greek portico : STOA
30
Doctrine : ISM
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___ Plan, for reparations: 1924 : DAWES
34
Unpleasantly conspicuous : STARY
35
Dir. from Phoenix to Salt Lake City : NNE
36
Mixture : OLIO
37
All in : SPENT
38
Blue-pencil : EDIT
39
Sydney Smith was one: Abbr. : REV
40
Governing body : BOARD
41
___ paper : CREPE
42
Japan or Peking follower : ESE
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Desolate : LORN
44
Mated : PAIRED
45
Leg part : SHANK
47
Capital of Oregon : SALEM
48
Actor Laurel : STAN
49
Persian's associate : MEDE
50
Conceit : EGO
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Two poets whose orthography is unusual : CHAUCERANDBURNS
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___ tax : POLL
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State capital SE of 47 Across : BOISE
59
Thurber's "The ___ in the Bedroom" : SEAL
60
Impresses deeply : AWES
61
Goof : BONER
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Concerning : ASTO
Down
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Layer of felt used in making hats : BATT
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Repeat : ECHO
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Arnold Bennett classic: 1908 : THEOLDWIVESTALE
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Loser to H.C.H.: 1928 : AES
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Like an S.R.O. theater : PACKED
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Biting : ACRID
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English gun : STEN
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One of the small fry : TOT
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Work unit : ERG
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Denmark's ___ Islands : FAROE
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"___ Fan," Wilde classic: 1892 : LADYWINDERMERES
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Mining products : ORES
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Write : PEN
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Building parts : EAVES
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Impressive grouping : ARRAY
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Bread spread : OLEO
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Follower of band, grand or hand : STAND
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Civil wrong: Law : TORT
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Worship : ADORE
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Valleys : DALES
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Famous violinist : STERN
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Bog bird : SNIPE
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Distributed : METED
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Gleam : SPARK
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Promptly : SOON
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Great Lakes port : ERIE
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Mont ___ : BLANC
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Spy for Moses : CALEB
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Garment-factory employee : PADDER
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Burglary takes : HAULS
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Be aware of : SENSE
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Come in third : SHOW
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Water carrier : MAIN
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Insect : GNAT
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King Olav's capital : OSLO
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Auditor, for short : CPA
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Grow weaker : EBB
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Aussie animal : ROO
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Between Mex. and Can. : USA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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