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New York Times, Thursday, August 14, 1980

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,237
Across
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Burn : SCORCH
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Secular : LAIC
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Jaunty headgear : TAM
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Planetarium apparatus : ORRERY
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Word form with Chinese or European : INDO
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Collection of anecdotes : ANA
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Duck that sailed with Thor Heyerdahl : SINBAD
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Expression : MIEN
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"___ Magic," 1948 song : ITS
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Very filthy or corrupt : AUGEAN
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Wildcat : OCELOT
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These could form a convoy : SEMIS
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Composer Rorem : NED
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Black jackets : ETONS
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Explorer Tasman : ABEL
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" . . . god of my ___" (Juliet re Romeo) : IDOLATRY
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Advice columnist : LANDERS
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Where the shoebill flies : NILE
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Material for a dobie man : TNT
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Dolley Madison, ___ Payne : NEE
38
"Queen ___," Joan Crawford film : BEE
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Baksheesh : TIP
42
Gyro follower : STAT
43
Endure : UNDERGO
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Not domestic : IMPORTED
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Gaseous element : NEON
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Balzac book: 1832 : ADIEU
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A Siamese twin : ENG
51
Lenin's predecessors : TSARS
52
Group in "The Corn is Green" : MINERS
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Crease again : REFOLD
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Day of the wk. : MON
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Verdi opera : AIDA
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Style of type : ITALIC
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___, amas, amat : AMO
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Diluted rum : GROG
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Yellow and scarlet : FEVERS
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Golfer David Graham's bpl. : NSW
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"To be," to Cicero : ESSE
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Forsyth's "The ___ File" : ODESSA
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Andrea Doria signal : SOS
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___ de coeur (passionate protest) : CRI
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Bangle : ORNAMENT
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Construct after destruction : REBUILD
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Rugged cliffs : CRAGS
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R.L.S. criminal : HYDE
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Drew : LIMNED
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American cuckoo : ANI
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Concept: Comb. form : IDEO
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Behind a blind : CONCEALED
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Bushelman : TAILOR
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Burton role : ANTONY
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Junk parts : MASTS
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Espresso additive : ANISETTE
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Suffix meaning "little one" : ETTE
24
Quinine is one : SALT
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Abba ___ : EBAN
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Tennis star in the 30's : DONBUDGE
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Claim of a sort : LIEN
33
Train : ENTOURAGE
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Hitchcock's "___ Window" : REAR
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Levers on potters' wheels : TREADLES
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Sikorsky : IGOR
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Her Met debut came in 1931 : PONS
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Subjugate : ENSLAVE
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Dialects : IDIOMS
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Fish used as bait : MINNOW
47
Anger : ENRAGE
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Jordanian capital : AMMAN
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Lugged : TOTED
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Part of a salutation : SIRS
55
Inventory abbr. : FIFO
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Kin of British bashes : DOS
60
Revenue org. : IRS
61
R. E. Lee's cause : CSA

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

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