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New York Times, Friday, July 11, 1980

Author:
R. W. Greenleaf
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Across
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Prince, in Punjab : RAJA
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Prince of music : IGOR
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Type of mackerel : ATKA
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___ about (time phrase) : ONOR
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Not at all : NEVER
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Tangled mass of hair : SHAG
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Be sore : ACHE
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Poor golf shot : SLICE
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Tony winner Patti Lu___ : PONE
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Curdler : RENNET
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Relative of a xylophone : DULCIMER
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Persian Gulf state : QATAR
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Triple crown for Pope John Paul II : TIARA
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Something of small value : SOU
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Rubber trees : ULES
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J. R. Lowell's "The Present ___" : CRISIS
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Penultimate Greek letter : PSI
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___ ease (uncomfortable) : ILLAT
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Whence the Plantagenets came : ANJOU
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Número uno, in Nürnberg : EINS
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Entertainer from N. C. : SALES
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Writer Fowler : GENE
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Straits : NECKS
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Nobelist in Literature: 1923 : YEATS
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Transient mood : FIT
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Refrigerant : DRYICE
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Lay out a town : PLAT
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Morgan le ___ : FAY
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Footless creatures : APODA
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Wash away : ERODE
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Activity of Andrew Carnegie : ENDOWING
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Small-estate owners, in Scotland : LAIRDS
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Wheel's partner : DEAL
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Vine of the tropics : LIANE
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___ Minor : ASIA
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___ blanche, chivalry weapon : ARME
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English writer who changed attitudes re sex : ELLIS
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"Share the wealth" advocate: 1893–1935 : LONG
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Shade of green : MOSS
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Drains one's energy : SAPS
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Stud starter : ANTE
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Veldt sound : ROAR
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Noun suffix : ANCE
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"Old Man Eloquent" : JOHNQUINCYADAMS
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Boston Garden, e.g. : ARENA
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Puts in office : INSTALLS
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Colloid : GEL
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"Amores" author : OVID
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Diluted some more : RECUT
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Hopeful : ASPIRING
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"Pen of the Revolution" : THOMASJEFFERSON
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Orson Welles role : KANE
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Aid to maturing : AGER
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Religious treasure : RELIC
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Small case : ETUI
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Felicia's face : CARA
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Send on : RELAY
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Decrease the bankroll : SPEND
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Basketry rod : OSIER
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Tapiocalike food : SALEP
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Where Ephesus flourished : IONIA
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Sebaceous : SUETY
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Naturalist Edwin Way ___ : TEALE
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Slopes gear : SKIPOLES
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" . . . ___ and bible-black": Dylan Thomas : STARLESS
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Barge : SCOW
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Promenade for Pericles : STOA
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Circus Maximus emcee : EDILE
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Dyes : ANILS
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___-Prayer : DIALA
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Gouda's cousin : EDAM
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Fiddling boss in a holocaust : NERO
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Sportive or showy : GALA
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Impression or force : DINT
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"Riders of the Purple ___": Grey : SAGE
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Cheese quality : NIP

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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