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Jeanette K. Brill
Jeanette K. Brill

New York Times, Tuesday, July 8, 1980

15-Down : Sparkle

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 239 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 2 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,200
Across
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Retired netman : ASHE
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Gladden : CHEER
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Tucker's partner : BIB
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Word with buck or sling : SHOT
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Main artery : AORTA
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Offspring; race: Comb. form : GENO
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Petty bettors : TINHORNGAMBLERS
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Wambaugh's "The ___ Field" : ONION
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Put into financial difficulties : STRAITEN
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___ souci (carefree) : SANS
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Kind : SORT
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"___ folly to be wise": Gray : TIS
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Thickens : GELS
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Particular : DETAIL
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Outside: Prefix : ECT
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Cowboy's gear : RIATA
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Moving pictures : THESILVERSCREEN
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Go far and wide : ROVE
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Avid : EAGER
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
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Entertainment places : ARENAS
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Author of "Utopia" : MORE
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Where Daniel dared : DEN
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" ... and bear ___ ... ": Isa. 7:14 : ASON
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Freshwater duck : TEAL
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Colonnades : PORTICOS
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Laconic : TERSE
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Ill-adapted; unsuited : OUTOFITSELEMENT
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Junkie : USER
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Houston athlete : ASTRO
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Draft classification : ONEA
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In medias ___ : RES
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Comes out last : LOSES
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Yuletide : NOEL
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Anent : ASTO
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Tibia : SHIN
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"___ soit qui ... " : HONI
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Character of a culture : ETHOS
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Word with hop or barn : CAR
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Shortened term of endearment : HON
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Units of work : ERGS
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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Strict disciplinarian : RAMROD
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Shade of red : BEET
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Dictator's phrase : INRE
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Capt.'s deck aide : BOSN
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Sparkle : GLITTER
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Wild asses : ONAGRI
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"With a ___ bodkin?": Hamlet : BARE
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Armstrong or Simon : NEIL
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Kind of bracelet : SLAVE
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Tropical aquarium fish : TETRA
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Venus's venous fluid : ICHOR
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Lawrence or Martin : STEVE
29
What saunas feature : STEAM
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"Man is but ___ ... ": Pascal : AREED
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Department in SE France : ISERE
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Soviet leader: 1917-24 : LENIN
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Idiomatic talk : ARGOT
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Church or Stone : SENATOR
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Arid : SERE
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Invent : CREATE
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Quasi : ASIF
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Amiable : SOCIAL
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Untrue : NOTSO
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Dud : LEMON
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Preside at tea : POUR
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Yorkshire river : OUSE
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1 and 80, for short : RTES
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Fast fliers : SSTS
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Where Johnson beat Jeffries: 1910 : RENO
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Snicker trailer : SNEE
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Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Rather than, poetically : ERE
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___ Alamos : LOS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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