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New York Times, Tuesday, July 29, 1980

Author:
Madura
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,221

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Across
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"B.C." cartoonist : HART
5
Nobelist with Begin: 1978 : SADAT
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___ Success, N.Y. : LAKE
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Maple genus : ACER
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Diving bird : GREBE
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Islands, in France : ILES
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School bus, in CB parlance : BRAINTRAIN
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Garage, in CB parlance : BARN
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Fra ___ Lippi : LIPPO
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Picture in words : DESCRIBE
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What charcoal does to gases : ADSORBS
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Dry : SERE
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Challenged : DARED
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Hinders : DETERS
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Dep. : STA
36
Domesday Book money : ORAS
38
Courts or halls, to Caesar : ATRIA
39
Police radar unit, in CB parlance : KOJAKWITHAKODAK
43
Khomeini is one : IRANI
44
Palpate : FEEL
45
Follower of Japan or Siam : ESE
46
Dam, to a lamb : PARENT
48
Adjust the alarm : RESET
51
Piddling : MERE
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Patrolled the highway : POLICED
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Adorn : DECORATE
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Skipper's "Stop!" : BELAY
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Eastern saint's portrait : ICON
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Vehicle with antenna on roof, to CBers : CHROMEDOME
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Potholes, to CBers : ACNE
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Ebbed and flowed : TIDED
68
With 67 Across, provided money or supplies : OVER
69
Dregs : LEES
70
Cicatrices : SCARS
71
Suffix with fond or blond : NESS
Down
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"___ usted español?" : HABLA
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Pungent : ACRID
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Harvests : REAPS
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Stand for a photographer : TRIPOD
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N.C.O. : SGT
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Word with beat or heat : DEAD
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"___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
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Showed nervous strain : TENSED
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Romani's contribution to "Norma" : LIBRETTO
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Border on Threadneedle Street : KERB
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Serf of puzzle fame : ESNE
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Hammett heroine : NORA
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Bone sound at 90 : CREAK
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Forehead : BROW
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Sans-___, printing type : SERIF
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Librarian's device : DATER
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Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
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Inlets : RIAS
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Rice drink on the Ginza : SAKE
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Hopscotch maneuver : SKIP
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Pearl Harbor code word : TORA
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Open a bit : AJAR
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Jaywalkers, to cabbies : SHEEP
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Plants of the buttercup family : ANEMONES
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Baseball great : KINER
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___-ran : ALSO
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Paine's products : TRACTS
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River to the North Sea : ELBE
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Attached : TIEDON
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Body of moral principles : ETHIC
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Spice for baked ham : CLOVE
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Soprano Emma : EAMES
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Textile workers : DYERS
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Kind of tone : DIAL
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___ homo : ECCE
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Double dipper : CONE
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Contralto role in "Siegfried" : ERDA
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"___ the land of the free . . . " : OER
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A.M.A. members : MDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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