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STRIP TEES

New York Times, Sunday, August 19, 1979

Author:
Ronald Friedman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q T X Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 54
Ronald Friedman has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,876
Across
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Type of post : RADING
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Former Yankee pitcher : LOPA
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African lake or republic : CHAD
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Convenes : SIS
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Yield to gluttony : OVEREA
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Hawaii and Alaska in 1958: Abbr. : ERRS
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Addiction : HABI
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Poetry of a people : EPOS
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David Frost's "TW3" of TV : HAWASHEWEEKHAWAS
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Main artery : AORA
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Kefauver : ESES
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Rouses : SIRS
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Wild and excited : FRENEIC
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Fifty forming one : SAES
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Stumble : RIP
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Doctrines : ENES
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Advances slowly : INCHES
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Turner's agcy. : CIA
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Eye-opener : AENIONGEER
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Serve food for a banquet : CAER
43
Landon : ALF
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Pleaded : URGED
45
Moon's age on Jan. 1 : EPAC
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She-bear, in Granada : OSA
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Basketball targets : HOOPS
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Ragged : AERED
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Debases : PROSIUES
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Turtles : ERRAPINS
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Playground item : EEEROER
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___ Benedict : EGGS
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Pule or mewl : WHINE
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Maris or Williams : ROGER
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City on the Merrimack : NASHUA
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Inoculation or jigger : SHO
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Quote : CIE
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Pigs' kin : BOARS
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Suffix for gang or team : SER
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Pronoun : HEY
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Pagan : HEAHEN
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Reese : DELLA
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Fool's gold : PYRIE
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High schooler's problem : ACNE
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Heckled : NEEDLED
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Musical passages : SOSENUOS
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Enjoyed oneself : HADABALL
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Flow : SREAM
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Greet : SALUE
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Meat dish : SEW
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Writing pad : ABLE
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Small amount : RIFLE
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Floor piece : ILE
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Honolulu is here : OAHU
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Poe tale, with "The" : ELLALEHEAR
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Throw stones at : PEL
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Stop for gas : REFUEL
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New Rochelle college : IONA
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Separate carefully : SIF
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Cash or charm : ASSE
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Obsolete : OUOFDAE
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Slide : SKID
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Deep cut : GASH
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Houston athlete : ASRO
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Bikini adjectives : ISYBISYEENYWEENY
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Decayed : ROEN
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Margarine : OLEO
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Land west of Wales : EIRE
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One who samples oolong : EAASER
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Boy : LAD
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Floating or swimming : NAAN
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Rent payer : ENAN
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Provides funds for : ENDOWS
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Something to pledge : ROH
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Gardner : AVA
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Morning moisture : DEW
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Most wrathful : IRAES
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Nutcrackers' suites : NESS
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One who collects : GAHERER
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Actor Ayres : LEW
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Pulled apart : ORE
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Gift : PRESEN
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Soliciting : ASKING
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Dance step : CHASSE
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Melt : HAW
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To the stern : ABAF
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Perry's adversaries : DISRICAORNEYS
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Spiritualists' meeting : SEANCE
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Tim's tune : IPOEHROUGHHEULIPS
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Sally : SORIE
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Black Hawk's tribe : SACS
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Trying : ESING
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Number of Bears or Pigs : HREE
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Makes into law : ENACS
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Criticize severely : SCAHE
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He tries to suit the customer : AILOR
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Popular refrain : EAFORWOANDWOFOREA
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Michelangelo works : PIEAS
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Omen : AUSPICE
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Keats work : ODE
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Announce formally : REPOR
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Prefix for fix : PRE
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Musician's transition : SEGUE
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Analyze ore : ASSAY
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Track : PAH
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Shoots dice anew : REROLLS
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Nondrinker : EEOALER
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Lower in rank : DEGRADE
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Dead heats : IES
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Ringing of bells : ININNABULAION
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Remainder : RES
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Policeman, at times : ARRESER
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Former Iranian rulers : SHAHS
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Six-armed Greek goddess : HECAE
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Board's partner : BED
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Detect : SPO
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Degree of warmth : HEA
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Cross out : DELEE
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Actress Louise : INA
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Swiss hero : ELL
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Metalworkers : SMIHS
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Electrical needs : OULES
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Addison's colleague : SEELE
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Used the tub : BAHED
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Biblical weed : ARE
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Pretend : FEIGN
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Continental army volunteer : LAFAYEE
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Basically, in Nice : AUFOND
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Site of the Teatro São Carlos : LISBON
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Norse god of mischief : LOKI
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Sweet liqueur : ANISEE
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___-waiting : LADYIN
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Crowd sound : ROAR
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Antiseptic : EUSOL
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Leading : AHEAD
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American inventor : ESLA
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Cygnet : SWAN
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Affirmative vote : YEA
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERA
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Harold of comics : EEN
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This, in Valencia : ESO
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Salamander : NEW
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Time periods: Abbr. : YRS

Answer summary: 49 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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