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New York Times, Thursday, July 9, 1981

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,566
Across
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Library feature : SHELF
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Haydn's "Consummatum ___" : EST
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Ann and May : CAPES
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Where Halicarnassus was : CARIA
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___ annum : PER
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Farm units : ACRES
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Luck of the ___ : IRISH
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"___ Little Spanish Town" : INA
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Cross the plate : SCORE
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Measuring scheme : METRICSYSTEM
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"___ Girls" : LES
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That, to Tomás : ESO
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Half: Prefix : DEMI
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Consumed : SPENT
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Like the Grand Canyon : SCENIC
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Bury treasure : STASH
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"___ row a boat?" (old pun) : CANOE
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Enzyme : ASE
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Succinct : TERSE
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Loan word : OWE
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Noted critic of corporations : NADER
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Writer Levin : IRA
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Map feature : INSET
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Ball-park parts : TIERS
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Neutralize : NEGATE
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Abounding in avifauna : BIRDY
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Craggy hills : TORS
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He came in from the cold : SPY
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Ten-percenter: Abbr. : AGT
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___ weight (measuring scheme) : APOTHECARIES
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Kind of jelly : ASPIC
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What a galley slave wielded : OAR
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A De Mille : AGNES
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Indira ___ Gandhi : NEHRU
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Uno, due, ___ : TRE
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Indian loincloth : DHOTI
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Car named for a tycoon : EDSEL
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Dollar bill : ONE
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Something, in Saarbrücken : ETWAS
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Course in h.s. : SCI
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Injure : HARM
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Buffalo's county : ERIE
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Languid : LISTLESS
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Measuring scale : FAHRENHEIT
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Miltonian opus : EPIC
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Import : SENSE
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Waiters' needs : TRAYS
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Marquee names : CAST
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Consent : ACCEDE
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Strolled on the boardwalk : PROMENADED
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Relative of o'er : EER
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Dir. from Tampa to the Everglades : SSE
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Ending with left or right : IST
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Middling : SOSO
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"___ loves company" : MISERY
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Freezers : ICERS
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Sound system : STEREO
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Parts of chapters : PARAGRAPHS
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Measuring unit : CENTIGRADE
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Small sandpiper : STINT
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Lettuce variety : COS
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Admiration tinged with fear : AWE
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Kind of profit or weight : NET
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Hermetically sealed : AIRTIGHT
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Treetop settlement : NEST
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Reach for the stars : ASPIRE
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Meadow sound : BAA
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Snap : PHOTO
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Pine : YEARN
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Eye: Comb. form : OCUL
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Montana group : CREE
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Enough, old style : ENOW
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___ precedent : SETA
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French fool : ANE
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But, to Caesar : SED
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Fam. member : SIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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