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New York Times, Thursday, July 10, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,202

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Across
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Equine's ankle : HOCK
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Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
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Occident : WEST
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Will-___-wisp : OTHE
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Macadamize : PAVE
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Highest voice part, in music : CANTO
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Protestant group in Northern Ireland : ORANGEMEN
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Self-evident truth : AXIOM
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They were seldom left at post : PONYEXPRESS
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Flounder's relative : DAB
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Whalers' social visit : GAM
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Give ___ whirl : ITA
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"Queen of the Adriatic": Abbr. : VEN
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Native of city in which Aristotle died : CHALCIDIAN
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Have aches and pains : AIL
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Brazilian parrot : ARARA
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Lunar valley : RILLE
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Dry cleaner's concern : PRESSINGPROBLEM
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Not mounted, as a diamond : UNSET
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"___ is an island" : NOMAN
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Número ___ : UNO
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Compositions with rural themes : PASTORALES
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Suffix with malt : OSE
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Library treasures : ANA
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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N.R.A. proponent : FDR
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The first ones last : IMPRESSIONS
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Great northern divers : LOONS
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Like a prefabricated house : SECTIONAL
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Garden of ___ : ALLAH
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Fodder plant : TARE
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One of Clark's co-stars : LANA
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Donjon : KEEP
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Place needing urban renewal : SLUM
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Jack ___, film heavy : ELAM
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Larry Bird's target : HOOP
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Other, in Toledo : OTRO
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Constant : CHANGELESS
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Native of Nairobi : KENYAN
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Top : APEX
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Word with bridge or street : LAMP
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Finished : OVER
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Wilder : GENE
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Polish : WAX
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Author Bagnold : ENID
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It has pillars and a wall : STOA
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Sepulcher : TOMB
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Rigid; strong : CASTIRON
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Columbia, in a song : GEM
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Start of Virginia's motto : SIC
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Star in Draco : ADIB
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Lisi : VIRNA
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Dernier ___ (latest fashion) : CRI
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McKinley adviser : HANNA
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Crude tartar : ARGOL
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"___ in soft Lydian airs" : LAPME
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Deceptive; misleading : ILLUSIONAL
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Nobody, to Nero : NEMO
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"Since Hector was ___" : APUP
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Fill with sudden wonder : ASTONISH
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Bristle : SETA
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Headland : RAS
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Butter at Fordham : RAM
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Batter at Baltimore : ORIOLE
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Faulkner's "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
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Bane of bombers : FLAK
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Also-ran in 1976 and early in 1980 : DOLE
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Histrion's quest : ROLE
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Sounds seeking silence : PSTS
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Opposite of 30 Down : REAL
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Light tan : ECRU
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Make headway against : STEM
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Dog in "Peter Pan" : NANA
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Review given to a turkey : SLAM
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Downy surface : NAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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