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New York Times, Friday, July 25, 1980

Author:
Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F H J K Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jones has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,217
Across
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Showy outburst : BLAZE
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Pencils that have seen better days : STUBS
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Like lights in a blackout : DOUSED
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Principles : TENETS
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Like a lemon : CITRINE
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Bulldog, for one : EDITION
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Make modifications : ALTER
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Shelter, food, etc. : NEEDS
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Rope strand : PLY
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Chums : PALS
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Work by O'Hara or O. Henry : STORY
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Actor John from Joplin : BEAL
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Hot time in Le Havre : ETE
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Franks' accompaniment : BEANS
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Baccarat player's plunge : BANCO
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What polite people pay : RESPECTS
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Enrage : MADDEN
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Relative degree : RATE
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Outdistance : LOSE
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Kin of the rhinoceros : TAPIRS
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"Sunrise ___," Glenn Miller hit : SERENADE
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Northern constellation : ARIES
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High-spirited horse : STEED
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Solidify : GEL
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Foldable beds : COTS
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___-loo, children's game : LOOBY
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Leslie Caron role: 1953 : LILI
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"___ rambling wreck . . . " : IMA
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Allegro or andante : TEMPO
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Plate for John Paul II : PATEN
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Bar : TAPROOM
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Make Mickey move : ANIMATE
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River or lake in Tex. and La. : SABINE
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Interact realistically : RELATE
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Construction worker : TILER
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Blacksmith-inventor: 1804–86 : DEERE
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Lineup in a liquor store : BOTTLES
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Comes on like Circe : LURES
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Part of Saudi Arabia : ASIR
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Introspective group : ZEN
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Armadillo or anteater : EDENTATE
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Does some conning : STEERS
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Tot's glassy-eyed bedmate : TEDDY
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Etats follower : UNIS
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Parlay, e.g. : BET
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Pension, e.g. : STIPEND
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Expand : DILATE
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Comfort : SOLACE
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Sauce flavoring : CAPER
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Synthetic fiber : NYLON
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Extremely long time : EONS
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Dissenting bodies : SECTS
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Lord ___-Powell : BADEN
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Pessimists on Wall Street : BEARS
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Founded : BASED
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Snoops : PRIES
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Comedian Amsterdam : MOREY
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Navigational aid on a sailboat : LEEBOARD
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Unspoken : TACIT
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Rose-garden emanations : AROMAS
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How the bride's heart beats : PITAPAT
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Word with back or short : STOP
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Shake up : AGITATE
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Erase : DELETE
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Couperus's "___ Vere": 1889 : ELINE
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Actress Elke : SOMMER
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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President of Texas: 1838–41 : LAMAR
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Labor : TOIL
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Battery : PILE
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Sports page abbr. : RBI
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Rosalynn Carter, ___ Smith : NEE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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