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New York Times, Thursday, July 17, 1980

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Carol Dutting has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,209
Across
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Aide to a prin. : ASST
5
Comic-strip character : POGO
9
Other than : ELSE
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Heidi's friend : CLARA
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Back up : ABET
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Othello, e.g. : MOOR
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Hummingbird variety : RUBYTHROAT
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Rebound vocally : ECHO
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Entry for an airline sched. : ETA
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One who carries : TOTER
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Certain witches and musketeers : TRIOS
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Spanish painter : DALI
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F.D.R.'s mater : SARA
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Have a goal : ASPIRETO
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Tray : SALVER
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Scarlett's original love : TARA
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Goddess of the chase : DIANA
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Kansan who yielded to Reagan early in 1980 : DOLE
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Wander : ROAM
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Siouan Indian : OTO
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" . . . to hastening ___ a prey": Goldsmith : ILLS
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Ambler's "Journey ___ Fear" : INTO
42
In re : ANENT
44
Printer's direction : STET
45
Flattened with the head of a hammer : PEENED
47
Author of "I, the Jury" : SPILLANE
49
Wainscot : DADO
51
" . . . baked in ___" : APIE
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Alcott's "___ Cousins" : EIGHT
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Common winter complaint : VIRUS
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U.S.S.R. river : KET
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Field mouse : VOLE
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Popular greenery from South Africa : JADEPLANTS
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Flowering shrub : ITEA
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Hun head : ATLI
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Helen, in Napoli : ELENA
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Illinois, "___ of Lincoln" : LAND
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Fishing accessory : REEL
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Tragic king : LEAR
Down
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Brazilian state : ACRE
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Slattern : SLUT
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One of the Leewards : SABA
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Examine judicially : TRY
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Divider : PARTITION
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"Ill wind that no one blows good" : OBOE
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Cogwheels : GEARS
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Coogan's Bluff hero : OTT
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Erin : EMERALDISLE
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Sites : LOCI
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London district : SOHO
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God of love : EROS
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Essence : ATTAR
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Perforated : HOLED
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Song syllable : TRA
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Oahu landmark : DIAMONDHEAD
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Biblical king : ASA
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Aweigh : ATRIP
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River to the Rhone : SAONE
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Babble : PRATE
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Joyce Carol : OATES
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Upper ___, African republic : VOLTA
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Terry or Drew : ELLEN
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Remainder, in Reims : RESTE
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Peerless : NONPAREIL
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Total : ADD
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Type of table : TIPUP
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Have a hero : EAT
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Hose material : LISLE
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Egg-shaped : OVATE
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What the love of money begets : EVIL
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Minute amount : IOTA
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Certain plaid : GLEN
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Recumbent : IDLE
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Place for Jolson's Sonny Boy : KNEE
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Sicilian menace : ETNA
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Nicholas or Peter : TSAR
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Shake up : JAR
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Warren's "___ the King's Men" : ALL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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