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New York Times, Wednesday, July 1, 1981

Author:
Timothy Hoy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Timothy Hoy has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,558
Across
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Push roughly : SHOVE
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Engaged in : UPTO
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Noted Canadian pioneer: 1783–1856 : ROSS
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Driver's invitation : HOPIN
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"___ Lake," Doctorow novel : LOON
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A body on Canada's southern border : ERIE
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Opt for : ELECT
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___ Territories, Canada : NORTHWEST
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Home of the Canadiens : MONTREAL
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Asian region settled by ancient Greeks : AEOLIS
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Louts : OAFS
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Fox or Rabbit : BRER
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Pollster Louis : HARRIS
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Offspring : CHILDREN
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Once more : AGAIN
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Anarchy : CHAOS
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Dir. from Toronto to Ottawa : ENE
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Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
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___ Piao, former Chinese Communist leader : LIN
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Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
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Victimized by a deceitful salesman : STUNG
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Eye with disdain : SNEER
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Canadian province : MANITOBA
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Buck or Roy : ROGERS
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Two of these equal 200 yrs. : CENS
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Trick : FOOL
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Forest once reserved for British royalty : EPPING
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Capital of 42 Across : WINNIPEG
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Canada's third-largest city : VANCOUVER
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Place for étudiants : ECOLE
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Satanic : EVIL
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Facility : EASE
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Peep show : RAREE
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First name for a Québécois : RENE
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Concordes, e.g. : SSTS
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Move stealthily : SNEAK
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Noah's eldest son : SHEM
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Prefix with graph or gram : HOLO
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Accessible : OPEN
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Capital of British Columbia : VICTORIA
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Board a Pullman : ENTRAIN
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Bones between elbows and wrists : ULNAS
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Game for Nick Varner : POOL
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Rock pile on a peak : TOR
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Toronto is its capital : ONTARIO
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State differently : REWORD
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U.S.S.R. grain market : OREL
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Mexican's double affirmative : SISI
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Units for Borg : SETS
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Where to wear spurs : HEELS
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Failing grades : EFS
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Hemp : BHANG
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Moslem gynaeceum : HAREM
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Marketplace : AGORA
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Took a crook to be booked : RANIN
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Audrey Meadows's birthplace : CHINA
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Freeman book about a C.S.A. leader : RELEE
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Script direction : ENTER
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Approaches : NEARS
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Cudgels : CLUBS
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Canadian Episcopalian, e.g. : ANGLICAN
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Transcriber, for short : STENO
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French and English, e.g. : TONGUES
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Tulsa natives : SOONERS
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Common sight in the Yukon : ICICLE
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Guidry or Nessen : RON
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Dismisses : FIRES
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Perpetually : EVER
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Tar a road : PAVE
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Nabokov novel : PNIN
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Direction from Saskatchewan to Alberta : WEST
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Hit the books : PORE
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Italian birthplace of a school of philosophy : ELEA
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Sideshow attraction : GEEK
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Organic duct : VAS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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