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MIX AND MATCH

New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 1980

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 603 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,247
Across
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Amiens's river : SOMME
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Donner or Khyber : PASS
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Chrysalis : PUPA
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Southwestern art center : TAOS
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Nautical term : ABEAM
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Krubi's kin : CALLA
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Pyromaniac's act : ARSON
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Reef : LEDGE
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Importunate? : PERMUTATION
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Enumeration? : MOUNTAINEER
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Tay feeder : ISLA
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Common verbal contraction : ARENT
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Arizona flattops : MESAS
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Schools in Sedan : ECOLES
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Ruby that sparkles onstage : DEE
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Middle of a well-known Kipling trio : ABONE
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Welland is one : CANAL
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Groups of three : TRINES
34
Dutch cheeses : EDAMS
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Maestro Georg : SOLTI
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Indian ranges : GHATS
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Falsifies, as evidence : DOCTORS
40
Iridescent? : INDISCREET
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Links teacher : PRO
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"All ___!" : ABOARD
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Kind of artery or vein : ILIAC
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As to : INRE
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Uncompromising : GRIM
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Novelette : CONTE
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"Awake and Sing!" playwright : ODETS
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Springe : SNARE
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Female sandpiper : REEVE
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Myra or Rudolf : HESS
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Blockhead : CLOD
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Article in Aachen : EINE
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"Laura" lyricist : MERCER
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Legislator? : ALLEGORIST
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Antenna connectors : LEADINS
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TV hit show : DALLAS
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Emanate : ARISE
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Sacking : BURLAP
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L.A. eleven : THERAMS
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Emendation? : DENOMINATE
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Call ___ day : ITA
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K.P. utensils : PARERS
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Cumulus : PILE
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Nones follower : IDES
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Expectant : ATIP
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He played Chan 16 times : OLAND
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Consecrate : BLESS
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Duties : TAXES
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Saw : ADAGE
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"I ___ Song Go . . . " : LETA
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Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
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Lawmaker : SOLON
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London critic : SLATER
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Nabokov's "The ___" : EYE
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Coordinate? : DECORATION
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Holy Land pilgrims : PALMERS
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Like Bryce Canyon : EROSE
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Roman games official : EDILE
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Quest of running mates : VOTES
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Lacking : ABSENT
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Word with time or room : SPARE
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Suspicious : LEERY
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Vichy is one : SPA
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Flower or locust tree : ACACIA
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Parts of tents : FLAPS
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Trunk line, in a way : AORTA
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Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
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Oscillation? : COLONIALIST
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Procreation? : INCORPORATE
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Prompters : CUERS
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Coppers : CENTS
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Abstracted : MOONY
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Mickey Mouse, in Mexico : RATON
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Wrongful act : TORT
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Aglets : TAGS
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Raisin for Reynaldo : PASA
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Mingle : BLEND
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Flavorsome : SAPID
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Like Falstaff : OBESE
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Oberon from Tasmania : MERLE
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Pistol-packer of songdom : MAMA
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Cassowary's cousin : EMU
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Plates for the Host : PATENS
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Adjective for a flared skirt : ALINE
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Letter drop : SLOT
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___ Bernardino : SAN
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Dull : PROSAIC
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Prevalent : USUAL
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Lily from France : PONS
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Pismire : ANT
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Joining pegs : TENONS
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An Astaire : ADELE
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Pointed arches : OGEES
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Sun. discourses : SERS
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Ricochets : CAROMS
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Catkins : AMENTS
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Aboveboard : LICIT
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Geraint's tunic : TABARD
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Oxygenize : AERATE
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Derived from apples : MALIC
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Idolize : ADORE
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Musical denouements : CODAS
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"___ is a tide . . . " : THERE
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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Pet : SNIT
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Art of Bruegel or Vermeer : GENRE
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Muscovite's villa : DACHA
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Shawm's descendants : OBOES
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Desecration? : CONSIDERATE
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___ la Cité : ILEDE
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Merry : RIANT
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Peripatetic? : PRECIPITATE
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Split : RIVEN
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Measures in Judea : OMERS
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Teraphim : IDOLS
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Frey's wife : GERDA
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Sevillian stewpots : OLLAS
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Earthquake : SEISM
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Nipponese born in Napa : NISEI
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Kind of estate : REAL
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Kon-Tiki's troubles : CALMS
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Ponds, in poesy : MERES
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Celts : GAELS
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Battle scene: Feb. 24, 1916 : ORNES
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Corcovado's city : RIO
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Mandolins' kin : LUTES
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Detroit's Joe Louis ___ : ARENA
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Daube : LARD
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Black Forest site : BADEN
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Letter-shaped wagon tongue : TPOLE
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"Roots" author : HALEY
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Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
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One of the Lakers : NIXON
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Subject of a Blake poem : TIGER
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Copyists : APERS
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"Big A" bet : PLACE
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Inedible apple : ADAMS
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Finistère port : BREST
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___ de Jouy (fabric) : TOILE
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Tub plant : ALOE
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Part of a tennis court : ALLEY
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Lord or God, in Hebrew : ADONAI
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Stimulates : STIRS
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Henchman : SATRAP
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Victuals : REPASTS
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Modifies : ADAPTS
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Berryman's bequest : POETRY
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Convoy : ESCORT
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Saddlers' products : REINS
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Home of Valentine and Proteus : VERONA
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Hearing: Comb. form : ACOUO
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He packs cotton : BALER
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First-aid contrivance : SLING
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Western weeds, for short : LOCOS
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What the Rangers do : SKATE
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Climber's spike : PITON
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Improve : AMEND
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I.R.S. employee : ACCT
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Kind of market : FLEA
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Buffalo's cousin : ANOA
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Inland sea : ARAL
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Emulate Arnold Moss : ACT
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Ketcham's Dennis, e.g. : IMP
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Any planet : ORB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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