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New York Times, Friday, July 4, 1980

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { G Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,196
Across
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Shoemaker's tool : AWL
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Health resort : SPA
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Brace : PROP
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Small spring : SEEP
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Verve : ELAN
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Strident noise : BLARE
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Yard, e.g. : SPAR
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Idle : VAIN
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Opposite of dine out : EATIN
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With 47 Across, challenge to George III : THEDECLARATION
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Freshens, with "up" : PERKS
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Caesar's defender : ANTONY
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Bargains : DEALS
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Sum, ___, fui . . . : ESSE
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With 37 Across, the date of the challenge : JULYFOURTH
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Squeal : RAT
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Jefferson or Paine : DEIST
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Prescribe : SET
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Small opening : STOMA
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Union in D.C. : STA
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See 26 Across : SEVENTYSIX
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Pelage : HAIR
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Word with dog or lop : EARED
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Scholar : SAVANT
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Mary-in-mourning sculpture : PIETA
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See 18 Across : OFINDEPENDENCE
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Electron tube : DIODE
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Baal, e.g. : IDOL
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Drift of events : TIDE
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Where Van Gogh painted a bridge : ARLES
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Lucid : SANE
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Paella : STEW
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Pinniped : SEAL
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Stout : ALE
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Direction from Lódz to Warsaw : ENE
Down
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Hinny's relative : ASS
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" . . . the phoebes ___": Frost : WEPT
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Daughter of Laban : LEAH
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Lax : SLACK
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Pipkins' cousins : PAILS
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Donizetti's "___ Bolena" : ANNA
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Missouri River tributary : PLATTE
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Proportion : RATIO
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Mark Twain's brother : ORION
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Word with wise or ante : PENNY
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Advances money for : PREPAYS
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"Be it ___ humble . . . " : EVERSO
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Calabar and urd : BEANS
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An earthenware : DELFT
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Reckless : RASH
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Siegmund-Sieglinde number : DUET
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Lamb : ELIA
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Suffix for kitchen : ETTE
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Young criminals, in police parlance : JDS
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Inventor's eventual target : USER
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Race the engine : REV
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Floribunda : ROSE
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Mixed with : AMID
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Stamp ___ : TAX
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Aver : STATE
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British officials, to the colonists : TYRANTS
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Position of a monument : SITE
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Bodkin : NEEDLE
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"Water Music" composer : HANDEL
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Site of Aconcagua : ANDES
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Club and cherry : SODAS
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Like Chicago in 1871 : AFIRE
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Shakespearean heroine : VIOLA
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Treadle : PEDAL
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Hole-___ : INONE
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Galileo's birthplace : PISA
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Make reference to : CITE
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London's "Martin ___" : EDEN
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Lamb's mother : EWE

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

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