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New York Times, Saturday, August 15, 1981

37-Across : Roman palace, now a museum

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,603
Across
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Thalia, Aglaia and Euphrosyne : GRACES
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Believer in God : THEIST
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Home of violinmaker Guarneri : CREMONA
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Rodent-catching canine : RATTER
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Boxing Day in England, for one : HOLIDAY
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Meantime : INTERIM
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Dodges : EVADES
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Native of Bornholm : DANE
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Kind of jacket : PEA
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Camus work : LETE
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Undulating dance : HULA
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Better than better : BEST
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Item stored in a buttery : ALE
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Japanese currency : YEN
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Symphony by Liszt : DANTE
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Made a stab at : ESSAYED
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This could bog down a jogger : BLISTER
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What a hobo hits : ROAD
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Grammatical no-no : AINT
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Los Angeles boulevard : VENTURA
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Roman palace, now a museum : LATERAN
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"Take ___ of sparkling eyes": W. S. Gilbert : APAIR
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Couturier's line : HEM
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Three-faced one : EVE
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Maman's man : PERE
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Courted a ticket : SPED
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Rosary beads : AVES
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"The voice that breath'd ___ Eden": Keble : OER
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Organ adjunct : STOP
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Delitescent : LATENT
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Places for acting and transacting : RIALTOS
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Branch off : DIVERGE
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Original publisher of The Tatler : STEELE
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Applied a bandage : DRESSED
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Less relaxed : TENSER
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More acidulous : TARTER
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Acts like a toady : GROVELS
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Has some connection : RELATES
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Chemical compound : AMIDE
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Body of national laws : CODE
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Namesakes of a Spanish queen : ENAS
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Follower of hear : SAY
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Something to be endured : TRIAL
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Politician Marcus Alonzo: 1837-1904 : HANNA
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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Ending meaning "native of" : ITE
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Ranger in Paradise : SERPENT
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Gulf of the Adriatic : TRIESTE
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Crab's claws : CHELAE
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Harrow student's parent : MATER
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Push for payment : DUN
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Hopper of Hollywood : HEDDA
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Deal with a roast : BASTE
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Twelve moons : YEAR
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Effort : DINT
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Lana's first husband : ARTIE
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"This Is ___ Life" : YOUR
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Did a harvest job : BALED
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William, in Dublin : LIAM
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Steam : VAPOR
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Dueler of a sort : EPEEIST
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Spin a yarn : NARRATE
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Opposite : REVERSE
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Erinys, for one : AVENGER
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Settled down snugly : NESTED
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Drill sergeant's call : HEP
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Clergyman's scarf : STOLE
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Challenging puzzle : POSER
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Event at Alamogordo: 1945 : ATEST
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Canonized women of Fr. : STES
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Coin of Ankara : LIRA
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Declare decisively : AVER
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Dawson of football fame : LEN
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Banned insecticide : DDT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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