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New York Times, Friday, July 17, 1981

Author:
Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Caroline G. Fitzgerald has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,574
Across
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Incipient admiral, perhaps : PLEBE
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Avast! : STOP
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Persian religious leader ___ Ullah : BAHA
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Extend a subscription : RENEW
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Whet : HONE
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Friend of the Kingfish : AMOS
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Best film of 1954 : ONTHEWATERFRONT
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Cold wind of the Adriatic : BORA
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Forte or Harris of football : IKE
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Roscoe of tennis : TANNER
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___ Islands, off Galway Bay : ARAN
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Zee, in Suffolk : ZED
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Taiwan Strait island : MATSU
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Bill picturing U.S. Treasury : TEN
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Existed : WAS
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German patriot-philosopher: 1762-1814 : FICHTE
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Common Latin verb : EST
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Port of entry in N Spain : IRUN
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Be or end follower : ALL
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McKenna novel, with "The" : SANDPEBBLES
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Balsam or alpine : FIR
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An Old Glory color : BLUE
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Agent: Suffix : URE
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Close : STUFFY
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Pacino and Smith : ALS
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Beaked warship : RAM
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The Raffaello, for one : LINER
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Chem., e.g. : SCI
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Blood condition: Suffix : EMIA
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___ Doria : ANDREA
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Approvals : OKS
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Describe : LIMN
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Rachel Carson's tidal-zone report : THEEDGEOFTHESEA
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Merit : EARN
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Of the opposition : ANTI
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About : ANENT
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Photocopy : STAT
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Bridle part, in Braemar : REYN
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Sticky mixture : PASTE
Down
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Kind of court : PROBATE
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Poe's "radiant maiden" et al. : LENORES
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Contestants : ENTRANTS
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"Borstal Boy" author : BEHAN
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Nanny goat's relative : EWE
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Shocks : SHAKESUP
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Hauled : TOTED
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Before "blast off" : ONE
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Forward : PERT
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Piggyback rider on a whale : BARNACLE
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Turgenev's "___ in the Country" : AMONTH
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Upright : HONEST
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" ... my man's ___ as steel": Shak. : ASTRUE
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Magic : WIZARDRY
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Bourbons et Bonapartes : FAMILLES
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Poet Letts : WINIFRED
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Aesop, for one : FABULIST
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Neighbor of S.D. : NEB
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Conveying impulses to a nerve center : AFFERENT
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Snapper or whitefish : BLACKFIN
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Guesses : SURMISES
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Attire : RAIMENT
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Come forth : EMANATE
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Chalk tablets : SLATES
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W.W. I helmet : TINHAT
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___ cloud (suspected) : UNDERA
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Soiled, in a way : SOOTY
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"Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
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Product of red seaweeds : AGAR
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Wind dir. : ENE
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Luck : HAP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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