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New York Times, Wednesday, August 13, 1980

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,236

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Across
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Fish seen in tanks a lot : GUPPY
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Asian title of respect : KHAN
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Sea ___ (motorboat) : SLED
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Harden : INURE
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The Supreme Court, e.g. : NINE
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He had many a kick coming : PELE
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English town : STRATFORDONAVON
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Rent : TORN
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Top-notch : ACE
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Clumsy : INEPT
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Uncomfortably moist : DANK
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Preserves in brine : PICKLES
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About to be a has-been : FADING
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Chummy, in Cheltenham : MATEY
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Great expanse : OCEAN
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Adjutant : AIDE
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Tit for ___ : TAT
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French city : CHALONSSURMARNE
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Coop dweller : HEN
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Nick Charles's dog : ASTA
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Make amends : ATONE
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Boniface, Benedict et al. : POPES
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Without kernels : PITTED
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Neckwear : SCARVES
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Birthmark : MOLE
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Craze : MANIA
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Dads : PAS
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Unless, to lawyers : NISI
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New York town : ARDSLEYONHUDSON
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Nothing : ZERO
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Virile : MALE
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Kind of criminal : FELON
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She wrote "The Salamanca Drum": 1977 : EDEN
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Card game : SKAT
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"Night Music" playwright : ODETS
Down
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Main point : GIST
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"Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
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Contented cat's comment : PURR
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Regarding dinner : PRANDIAL
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Still : YET
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Bad-mouth : KNOCK
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Charter : HIRE
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Plus : AND
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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"Our Gang" member : SPANKY
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Tell it like it is : LEVEL
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Run away together : ELOPE
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Jalopy features : DENTS
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Jack London's "White ___" : FANG
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Pleasing : NICE
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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City west of Venice : PADUA
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Aqueduct of Sylvius : ITER
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World War I marshal : FOCH
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Dull pain : ACHE
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Doyen : DEAN
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Vapors : MISTS
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Silly people : ASSES
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Jog : TROT
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One of Henry VIII's wives : ANNE
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___ off (began) : TEED
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Neck part : NAPE
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Post : MAIL
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Was there : ATTENDED
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Possible residence of 62 Across : PRISON
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Ellipsoidal : OVAL
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Fashionable : POSH
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Form of air pollution : SMAZE
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Was concerned : CARED
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Novelist Malraux : ANDRE
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Impressionist Edouard : MANET
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Actress Negri : POLA
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Lake Superior's ___ Royale : ISLE
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Fuliginous substance : SOOT
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Hospices : INNS
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Typesetting measures : EMS
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"Mirthquake" : YAK
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Strange sky sight : UFO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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