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Ed Stein
Ed Stein

New York Times, Monday, July 28, 1980

Author:
Ed Stein
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Ed Stein has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,220
Across
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Rice dish : PILAF
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Terra ___ : FIRMA
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Sharp criticism : RAP
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Roman official : EDILE
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Sills solos : ARIAS
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Choler : IRE
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Puddings : NESSELRODES
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Average grade : CEE
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Pastry : NAPOLEON
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Lose vitality : WITHER
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Coty : RENE
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Caulk again : RESEAL
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Incentive of sorts : REWARD
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One observing Lent : FASTER
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What soothsayers see : OMENS
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Camping gear : TENTS
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Pres.of the 50's : DDE
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Wire units : MILS
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Rockies' features : CRAGS
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Precinct : AREA
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Three Musketeers' word : ALL
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Effect producer : CAUSE
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Greek porticoes : STOAS
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Turkish inn : IMARET
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Copyright's cousin : PATENT
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Caught with a noose : SNARED
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Turner : LANA
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Turbine, e.g. : ENGINE
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"Wish you were here" medium : POSTCARD
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Morse-code unit : DIT
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Pass : ANNIEOAKLEY
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Marriage vow : IDO
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Scandinavians of yore : GEATS
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Pretend : FEIGN
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Decade number : TEN
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Ferber and Millay : EDNAS
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Delete : ERASE
Down
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"City of Brotherly Love" founder : PENN
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Brainchild : IDEA
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Speech defect : LISP
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Losers : ALSORANS
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Antennae : FEELERS
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Denmark's ___ Islands : FAROE
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Ferrum : IRON
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Free of : RID
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Life jackets : MAEWESTS
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Hockey statistics : ASSISTS
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Cousin of John Doe : RICHARDROE
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Spinning : AREEL
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Duke or baron : PEER
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Give, but not for keeps : LEND
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A mulligan is sometimes given here : TEE
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Target-practice place : RANGE
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Italia's capital : ROMA
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Author Ludwig : EMIL
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Boot : WELLINGTON
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Hemingway's was moveable : FEAST
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Aligned : TRUED
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Hollywood idol of the 50's : DEAN
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New York river : EAST
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Heeled over : CAREENED
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Assailant : ATTACKER
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Wanton slaughter : CARNAGE
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Gov. Bruce King works here : SANTAFE
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Avril follower : MAI
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El ___, Texas : PASO
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Downright derogatory : SNIDE
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Loamy deposit formed by winds : LOESS
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Cut and splice film : EDIT
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Fiber used for cordage : PITA
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Late queen of Jordan : ALIA
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Terrs. : REGS
49
Unit of force : DYNE
52
Masefield's "The Tragedy of ___" : NAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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