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New York Times, Tuesday, August 26, 1980

Author:
Joan Whitman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joan Whitman has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,249
Across
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Nuisance : PEST
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Basso Tajo of the Met : ITALO
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Angelico's colleagues : FRAS
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Place famed for a sparkling wine : ASTI
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Consumerist : NADER
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Declaim : RANT
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Lunch in Linares? : SPANISHOMELETTE
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With: Prefix : SYN
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Negro and Grande : RIOS
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Beginning : ONSET
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Commanded : BADE
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Reptile, for short : CROC
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Epicure's pride : PALATE
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Pants peddler : CLOTHIER
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Similar : ALIKE
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Sharpener : WHETSTONE
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Dover ___ : SOLE
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Rooms, in Toledo : SALAS
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A brother of Er : ONAN
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Custom : TRADITION
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Chief Justice: 1874–88 : WAITE
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Salad green : ESCAROLE
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Neighbor of Aquarius : PISCES
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Hollow places : LAPS
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"Candid Camera" man : FUNT
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Milieu of some greyhounds : OCEAN
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Interlaken waterway : AARE
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"The Lip" : LEO
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Sauce in Siberia? : RUSSIANDRESSING
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Lectern : DESK
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Free from frost : DEICE
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Depraved : EVIL
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Concert halls : ODEA
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Out of style : DATED
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Surrender : CEDE
Down
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Lateral, e.g. : PASS
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See : ESPY
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Smith of tennis : STAN
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Can : TIN
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Kind of track or job : INSIDE
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Western border lake : TAHOE
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Stirs : ADOS
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Space-vehicle unit : LEM
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Bergen coin : ORE
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Breakfast in Bordeaux? : FRENCHTOAST
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Exclamation of disgust : RATS
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Stake : ANTE
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MS. mark : STET
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Provoked : IRATE
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Sacks : LOOTS
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Final course in Fairbanks? : BAKEDALASKA
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Pure : CLEAN
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Deteriorates : ROTS
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Jellylike candy : PASTE
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Then, in Dijon : ALORS
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New Hampshire's state flower : LILAC
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Song heroine: 1927 : CHLOE
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Type style : IONIC
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Relative on the mother's side : ENATE
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Descartes and Clair : RENES
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Mourns : WAILS
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Cork : STOP
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Bani-Sadr, e.g. : IRANI
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California products : WINES
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Prepared vegetables for soup : PUREED
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"Charley's Aunt" is one : FARCE
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Signaled a thespian : CUED
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Being : ESSE
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Passage for a U.M.W. man : ADIT
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Kind of performance : LIVE
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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Flirt, in a way : OGLE
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Form a sum : ADD
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Teachers' org : NEA
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Govt. agency : SEC

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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