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New York Times, Wednesday, August 8, 1979

Author:
R. W. Greenleaf
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 241 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,865
Across
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Iridescent : OPALINE
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Inflamed : STIRRED
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Andiron : FIREDOG
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Place for making leather : TANNERY
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Lenten act : FASTING
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Moving, as leaves : ARUSTLE
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Missile bins : SILOS
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"___ Alte" (Adenauer) : DER
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Actor Glass in "Barney Miller" : RON
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They work out before playing : ATHLETES
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___ Garson : GREER
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Ultimate : LAST
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Carbohydrate: Suffix : OSE
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Family mems. : RELS
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Magic manufactured in Hollywood : GLAMOR
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Launce : SANDEEL
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Pie order : ALAMODE
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Gentlemen's companions : LADIES
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Right away : ANON
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Met in council : SAT
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Thereabouts : ORSO
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Large amount : FLOOD
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Restores wasteland : RECLAIMS
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Cheer : RAH
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Pismire : ANT
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Wedding-gown feature : TRAIN
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___ Alto : PALO
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What everybody talks about : WEATHER
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Quisling : TRAITOR
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Art devotee : ESTHETE
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Nine-to-five people : EARNERS
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Held the helm : STEERED
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Repentant regret : REMORSE
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Present : OFFER
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Opposite of forte : PIANO
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A felony : ARSON
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Court cries : LETS
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Ides, in Italy : IDI
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Sine qua ___ : NON
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Wall color : EGGSHELL
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Less fresh : STALER
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Fortune card : TAROT
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Occupied : INUSE
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M.D.'s right hands : RNS
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Like many a sr. citizen : RETD
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Gardner : ERLE
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Author of "Pulling Your Own Strings" : DYER
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Saint-Louis and de France : ILES
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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Locusts and Indian beans : TREES
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Bang : SLAM
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Andy's partner : AMOS
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Ash or pop predecessor : SODA
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Waste allowance : TRET
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One place to spend kroner : OSLO
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German coal basin : SAAR
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Goals : ENDS
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Dimness : GLOOM
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"In ___ beyond the sea": Wordsworth : LANDS
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Memorable couturier : DIOR
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Priest's role during Extreme Unction : ANOINTER
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U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
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Spread gradually outward, as a skirt : FLARED
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Anesthetic : ETHER
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Minos' island : CRETE
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Estimator : RATER
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"Well?" in Caen : ALORS
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Roan or sorrel : HORSE
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Causes fear mixed with reverence : AWES
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Aerie : NEST
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London gallery : TATE
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Spanish evergreen : PINO
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Article : THE
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Actress Charlotte : RAE
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A firth is one : ARM

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

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