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New York Times, Thursday, July 2, 1981

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,559
Across
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Some Princetonians : COEDS
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Bartlett's relative : BOSC
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Miss Le Gallienne : EVA
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Let in : ADMIT
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Buffalo's kin : ANOA
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Cow, in Castilla : VACA
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American playwright : PAULOSBORN
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Architects' concerns : ELLS
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"Jacta ___ est!" : ALEA
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Squares : EVENSUP
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Composer Mahler : GUSTAV
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Hall of Fame goalie : PLANTE
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Biographer Edwards : ANNE
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Vane direction : ESE
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Ecol. or econ. : SCI
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"Winterset" hero : MIO
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Same old routine : GRIND
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Ansel ___, famed photographer : ADAMS
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Hit play by 17 Across : MORNINGSATSEVEN
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Singer Susan ___ : ANTON
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Place for a bust : NICHE
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Old Tokyo : EDO
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Approves : OKS
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Letter for Churchill : VEE
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Certain cut : CREW
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Plane part : ENGINE
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Ranchers' ropes : REATAS
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Condensed account : EPITOME
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Anagram for tuna : AUNT
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City in Bergen Co., N.J. : LODI
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Legendary giant lumberjack : PAULBUNYAN
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Look : SEEM
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Singer James from L.A. : ETTA
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Like some seasons : RAINY
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Uno e due : TRE
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Greek letters : RHOS
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Character in "Silas Marner" : EPPIE
Down
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Beret or biretta : CAP
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Room for Fatima : ODA
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Rhea's look-alike : EMU
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Expand : DILATE
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Roman garment : STOLA
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Ali ___ : BABA
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"Sail ___ Ship of State!" : ONO
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City in Canada : SOREL
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Feat of Klee : CANVAS
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Vespers time : EVENTIDE
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"___ Mélancolique," Liszt composition : VALSE
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Civil rights org. : ACLU
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Ophidian : ASP
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River into Bristol Channel : SEVERN
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Package : ENCASE
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___ ray : GAMMA
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Part of I.T.U. : UNION
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Stall sound : SNORT
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Derby winner after Count Fleet : PENSIVE
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Kind of language : SIGN
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Ornamental tree of the Orient : GINKGO
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Freshwater fish : DACE
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Ward off : AVERT
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Femme fatale of myths : MEDEA
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Phoebe and C.P. : SNOWS
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When whistles blow : NOONTIME
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" . . . ay, there's ___": Hamlet : THERUB
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Silly, self-conscious smile : SIMPER
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Sleep lightly : CATNAP
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Sea duck : EIDER
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Under, in poesy : NEATH
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Steel : ENURE
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City RR's : ELS
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Pulitzer Prize winner Howard Nemerov, e.g. : POET
54
Word of woe : ALAS
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___-Aztecan : UTO
58
Kennel sound : YIP
59
Witch bird : ANI
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Group of pheasants : NYE

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

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