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New York Times, Sunday, July 6, 1980

54-Across : Ribald

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,198
Across
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Experienced afresh : RELIVED
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City in the news: Nov. 1979 : TEHERAN
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Ending for law or saw : YER
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Turkey portion : ANATOLIA
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Pizza seasoner : OREGANO
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Key letter : BETA
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Have effect, pro or con : MILITATE
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Part of western Texas : REAGANCOUNTY
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One gored by a boar : ADONIS
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Like sachet : SCENTED
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Ph.D. applicant : TESTEE
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___'acte : ENTR
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Taro or skunk cabbage : AROID
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Heroine's word to a villain : UNHAND
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Sweet lady of song : GEORGIABROWN
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Pope John Paul II at baptism : KAROL
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"Summer and Smoke" heroine : ALMA
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A hermit is one : CRAB
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Spaceman-Senator : GLENN
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St. Louis bridge : EADS
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Gaucho's milieu : LLANO
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Foe's light vessel, British style : EBOAT
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Ending for a cardinal point : ERN
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Buffalo hockey player : SABRE
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Ribald : EARTHY
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Silly : ANSERINE
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One more time : AGAIN
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Hebrew letter : MEM
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Words of enlightenment : ISEE
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Nome necessities : EARMUFFS
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Radar sweep : SCAN
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Foreign Relations Committee chairman: 1941 : TOMCONNALLY
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Kitchen finisher : ETTE
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Moisten : HUMIDIFY
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Strip of shoe leather : RAND
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Episcopacy : SEE
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TV waitress : ALICE
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Mukluks and loafers : FOOTGEAR
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Rather plain plain : STEPPE
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Violin parts : NECKS
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Spring mo. : APR
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Ambassador Howard et al. : ESMES
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Prospero was one : EXILE
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Office V.I.P. : EXEC
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Conn : STEER
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Mosel tributary : SAAR
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Nicklaus has won it four times : OPEN
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Store up : AMASS
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Choleric movie comic : EDGARKENNEDY
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Arcane : SECRET
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Handle, in Hannover : STIEL
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Singer Adams : EDIE
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Athenian comic poet : CRATES
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Flatterer's forte : BLARNEY
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Will Rogers prop : LARIAT
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Hall of Fame name : HOMERUNBAKER
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Without rancor : AMICABLY
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Large dam in Germany : EDER
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Kind of cat or cross : MALTESE
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Provide weapons : MUNITION
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N.J. neighbor : DEL
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Concurs : ASSENTS
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Lake Ontario feeder : GENESEE
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Name of seven Siamese kings : RAMA
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Camelot lady : ENID
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Composer of "Le Roi d'Ys" : LALO
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Circuit judge, e.g. : ITINERANT
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November activity : VOTING
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Resilient : ELASTIC
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Morse-code word : DIT
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Corrida headliner : TORERO
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"Blood hath been shed ___": Macbeth : ERENOW
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___ pad : HEATING
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Incited, with "on" : EGGED
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Boer assembly : RAAD
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Gloucester's cape : ANN
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Office of matins division : NOCTURN
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Gossipy woman : YENTA
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Dutch town : ETTEN
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Illuminated : RAYED
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Loser to H.C.H.: 1928 : AES
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Mediocre : BUSHLEAGUE
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
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___ acid (H2CO3) : CARBONIC
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Word for Ben Jonson : RARE
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Beaufort scale word : GALE
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Singer Logan : ELLA
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Moreno of the Pirates : OMAR
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___ au rhum : BABA
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Core : KERNEL
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Toughens : ANNEALS
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Welcome symbol : LEI
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Sternward : ABAFT
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Pollster's interest : DRIFT
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Import : SENSE
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German physicist: 1787-1854 : OHM
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Classify : ASSORT
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Of adolescents : TEENAGE
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Ervin : SAM
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Annapurna denizen : YETI
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French cathedral city : RENNES
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Family in Eleanor Estes books : MOFFATS
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Gypsy gentlemen : RYES
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Met soprano : SHANE
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Mosquito genus : CULEX
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Liturgical vestment : AMICE
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Paperback detective : NICKCARTER
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Nearsighted people : MYOPES
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Water : ADAMSALE
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Plaines or Moines : DES
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It starts in juin : ETE
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Shipment to Kokomo : ORE
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Tower : REAR
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Absolve : EXONERATE
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Calumet, for one : PIPE
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Obtested : PLED
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Start of a count-out : EENY
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"Art for art's ___" : SAKE
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Hard-glazed Japanese pottery : SATSUMA
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Like the Philippines in W.W. II : RETAKEN
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Ground a jet : REDLINE
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Sea, in Saxony : MEER
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Most dismal : DIREST
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Op art and pop art : GENRES
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Pellagra victim's need : NIACIN
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RR giveaway : SCHED
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Undermine : ERODE
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Tylopod : CAMEL
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The nominees : SLATE
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Oil units: Abbr. : BBLS
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Dixie favorite : YAM
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Egret's relative : IBIS
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___ hemp : ALOE
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Newcastle's river : TYNE
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Initials at Pensacola : NAS
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Assault or overact : MUG

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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