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LITERAL TRANSLATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, August 2, 1981

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,590
Across
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Grant from Bristol : CARY
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Twenty quires : REAM
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Slide calculators : ABACI
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Seaport in Honshu : OSAKA
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Cruising : ASEA
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Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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God of festive joy : COMUS
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Sub detector : SONAR
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Swatow supermarket workers : CHINESECHECKERS
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Good will : AMITY
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Sound of wind chimes : TINKLE
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Jack of silent westerns : HOLT
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Radio time signal : BEEP
31
Author Kazan : ELIA
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"___ Thee Every Hour": Lowry : INEED
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"Te ___," ancient hymn : DEUM
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Vert : PARISGREEN
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Prior to, to Prior : ERE
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Like the cosmos : VAST
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October quaffs : ALES
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Parts of a cen. : YRS
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Faucet problem : DRIP
42
End-of-summer event : SALE
44
Quaker grays : ACIERS
47
Did a blacksmith's job : SHOED
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Fandango and tango : SPANISHSTEPS
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"I never hope to ___": Burgess : SEEONE
54
Second follower : ARY
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Fitzgerald song word : TISKET
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Lair for Leo : DEN
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Textile machine : CARDER
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"Symphonie Espagnole" composer : LALO
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Pop's companion : MOM
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Painting on dry plaster : SECCO
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One-sixth drachma : OBOL
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Madras masseur : INDIARUBBER
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Prefix meaning south : NOTO
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Scoring plays, in rugby : TRIES
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Mid-April letters : IRS
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Neighbor of Ark. : OKLA
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Pad for Odin : ASGARD
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She was also called Aurora : EOS
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Makes out : ESPIES
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Air: Comb. form : AER
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Logician's boo-boo : SALTUS
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Candelae : ROMANCANDLES
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Light refractor : PRISM
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Gene and Grace : KELLYS
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Olympic hawk : ARES
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Foster and Griffey : REDS
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Former Riga coin : LAT
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River in Russia : MSTA
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Perpetually : EVER
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Presidential monogram : HST
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Harry Lauder recording : SCOTCHTAPE
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Blackleg in Bristol : SCAB
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Marine hazard : SHOAL
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High-school subj. : MATH
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Soprano Berger : ERNA
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Rotated : SPUN
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Old Asia Minor region : AEOLIA
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Whence a phoenix arises : ASHES
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Perth traffic jam : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Small role : CAMEO
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Sports org. : NCAA
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"___ mud in your eye!" : HERES
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"___ Dream," Wagner aria : ELSAS
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Display behind a bar : RYES
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City of the Huguenots : SENS
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Mojave flora : CACTI
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Glittering : ASHINE
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Fritz or Rob : REINER
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Sketch by Sam Adams : YANKEEDOODLE
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A Kennedy : ROSE
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___ out (supplement) : EKE
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Curves : ARCHES
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Elephant drivers : MAHOUTS
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Bank holding: Abbr. : ACCT
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Florida's ___ Singing Tower : BOK
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One-celled animals : AMEBAE
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Preservers : CURERS
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Japanese immigrant to U.S. : ISSEI
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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Author Maugham : SOMERSET
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Porter's "___ Went to Haiti" : KATIE
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Indo-European : ARYAN
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Antiquity, to Poe : ELD
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Ulmaceous tree : ELM
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Soul or self : PSYCHE
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Dip bait lightly : DAP
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Kilt feature : PLEAT
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Grains for grinding : GRISTS
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"Esse Quam ___," N.C. motto : VIDERI
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Zugspitze, e.g. : ALP
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Descartes : RENE
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Places of refuge : ASYLA
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"___ no questions ... " : ASKME
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Washington's foes : REDCOATS
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Entire extent : SPECTRUM
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Controversial nuclear site in N.H. : SEABROOK
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Bravery, in Bayeux : HEROISME
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What Jack has to be : NIMBLE
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Line on a weather map : ISOBAR
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Hair securers : SNOODS
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Sea duck : SCOTER
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Moon man No. 2 : ALDRIN
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Reached by radio : RAISED
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Pelf for Pizarro : ORO
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Attachments on Rolls-Royces : ENGLISHHORNS
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Palm trees : NIPAS
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Fiat : UKASE
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File : RASPER
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1066 battle site : SENLAC
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Cagliari native : SARD
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Implement for Father Time : SCYTHE
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The nominees : SLATE
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Rational : ALLTHERE
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Historic period : ERA
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Lay : SECULAR
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Johnny ___ : REB
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Kind of training : MANUAL
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Bursts of energy : SPASMS
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"Behold, all is ___": Eccles. 1:14 : VANITY
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Comfort : SOLACE
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Its flag is red, white and blue : TAIWAN
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Tennis stroke : SMASH
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Varna, for one : CASTE
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Colette's "The ___ One" : OTHER
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Part of a harness : TRACE
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Saratoga is one : SPA
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Like Chablis : SEC
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Refrain notes for Figaro : LALAS
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Angels' favorite signs : SROS
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Library treasures : ANAS
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French possessive : SES
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Historic Boston jetsam : TEA
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Goddess of infatuation : ATE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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