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New York Times, Monday, August 17, 1981

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,605
Across
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Route : PATH
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Buffet dish : SALAD
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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___ code : AREA
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Encomium : ELOGE
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Verrett specialty : ARIA
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Beautiful birds : SCARLETTANAGERS
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Meddle : TAMPER
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Far from fresh : TIRED
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Greek theater : ODEON
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French dairy product : CREME
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Corrode : EAT
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Word with wing or wood : RED
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Bird call : COO
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Formerly : ONCE
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Private eye : SHAMUS
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Walked with a certain gait : PACED
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Prynne's stigma : SCARLETLETTER
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Plymouth prisons : GAOLS
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Headdresses : TIARAS
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Be flirtatious : OGLE
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Dir. from Albuquerque to Denver : NNE
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Invalid's food : PAP
45
Dijon dance : BAL
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Proofreading mark : CARET
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Had origin : AROSE
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Armadillo : APARA
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Modifies : ADAPTS
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Sherlock Holmes story : ASTUDYINSCARLET
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Fishing need : REEL
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Necktie : ASCOT
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Feudal bigwig : EARL
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Hand over : CEDE
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Urban illumination : NEONS
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Gaelic : ERSE
Down
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Parish head : PASTOR
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Arched passageway : ARCADE
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Joined : TEAMED
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Memorable mime : HARPO
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Melampus was one : SEER
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High in pitch : ALT
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Batch : LOT
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Quartz variety : AGATE
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Cotton cloth : DENIM
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Big brain : SAGE
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Belief : CREDENCE
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Make known : AIR
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Ethiopian title : RAS
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Author Deighton : LEN
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Exist : ARE
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Sky traveler : COMET
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Ordinary : ROUTINE
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Maple-tree genus : ACER
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Lewis or Nugent : TED
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Nickname in "East of Eden" : CAL
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Stable fare : OATS
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White ___ : SALE
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A wk. has 168 of these : HRS
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Point of view : SLANT
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Sch. auxiliary : PTA
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Tale of the Forsytes : SAGA
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Put together, as parts of a book : COLLATED
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Sooner than, to Shakespeare : ERE
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Tar : GOB
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Tulip tree : POPLAR
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Garden blooms : ASTERS
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Crushing tool : PESTLE
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Obnoxious fellow : CAD
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Indo-European : ARYAN
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Work incentive : RAISE
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Oklahoma city : ADA
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Peep show : RAREE
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Whimper : PULE
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Biblical book : ACTS
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Spark stream : ARC
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___ out (finish) : SEE
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Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
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Absalom, to David : SON

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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