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New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 1980

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,197
Across
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Calling : CAREER
7
Muddle : CHAOS
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In danger of : OPENTO
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U.S. college member : ELECTOR
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Incessantly, in a way : MONTHINMONTHOUT
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Renaissance family : ESTE
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Saturn's wife : OPS
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___ limit (draws the line) : SETSA
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Dep. : STA
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Circular : FLIER
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Prescribed custom : RITE
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Miller's "___ My Sons" : ALL
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Western ranges : SIERRAS
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Architectural wing : ELL
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Legal precedent procedure : TESTCASE
31
Headgear for Anglican bishops : MITRES
33
Rainbow forms : ARCS
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Dumas ___: 1802–70 : PERE
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Share the lead : COSTAR
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Unsupported : BASELESS
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Rudiments : ABC
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___ out (failed) : PETERED
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N.L. player : MET
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Absolute : REAL
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Marsh birds : SORAS
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Cote cry : BAA
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Historic village near Verdun : ORNES
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T-man or G-man : FED
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Butter portions : PATS
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Incessantly, in a way : MONTHAFTERMONTH
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Gives the lie to : NEGATES
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Sound of little bells : TINKLE
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Motherless calf : DOGIE
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Argued with impudence : SASSED
Down
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Assaults : COMESAT
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Peter or James : APOSTLE
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Certain ad offerings : RENTALS
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Being, in Barcelona : ENTE
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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Monarch, in Marseille : ROI
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More compact : CLOSER
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Female lobster : HEN
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N.T. book : ACTS
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Word with wise : OTHER
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More fuliginous : SOOTIER
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Conqueror's goal : EMPIRE
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Steal the steer : RUSTLE
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Exactly as stated : NOLESS
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Asian units of weight : TAELS
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Hackney coaches : FIACRES
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Kingly name in Egypt : RAMESES
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___ iron : SCRAP
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Engendered : SIRED
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Use a hand shuttle : TAT
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Arab word for hill : TEL
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Victory celebration : PARADE
35
Pool ploy : CAROM
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Titania's spouse : OBERON
37
Analyzed poetry : SCANNED
38
Left Bank headwear : BERETS
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Builds levees : EMBANKS
40
Puget Sound seaport : SEATTLE
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Kept in a cache : STASHED
44
Chewy confection : TOFFEE
47
Released : LETGO
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Tobacco variety : SHAG
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Lily of operatic fame : PONS
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Panay group : ATI
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Grid linemen : RTS
57
Farrow : MIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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