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New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1980

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F H J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,232
Across
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Savory jelly : ASPIC
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Knight's backup : PIPS
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Attend Choate or Andover : PREP
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City ESE of Bombay : POONA
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Site of the Pearl Mosque : AGRA
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Iranian coin : RIAL
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Exercise an option : ELECT
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Word with tide or time : NOON
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"Three Sisters" character : OLGA
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With exuberance : DEMONSTRATIVELY
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River nymph : NAIS
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Stands : ABIDES
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Fastens : CLASPS
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Kind of trust : BRAIN
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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Lunar terrain : MOONSCAPE
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"That Certain Feeling" author : AMIS
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Heart line : AORTA
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Cross or Duke : IRON
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Pleistocene mammals : MASTODONS
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Section of a long poem : CANTO
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Mug : EMOTE
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Civilian cousins of batmen : VALETS
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Decalogue defier : SINNER
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Skirt of the 60's : MINI
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Scarlett's form of escapism : PROCRASTINATION
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Shankar : RAVI
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Grin broadly : BEAM
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Burn the ends : SINGE
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Curare : INEE
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Flow along : LAVE
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Part of Aquinas's credo : TENET
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East Indian herbs : TILS
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Actress Markey : ENID
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Pompous ones : ASSES
Down
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Copied : APED
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Matchless : SOLE
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Rondel, e.g. : POEM
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Self-contradictions : INCONSISTENCIES
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Dozes lightly : CATNAPS
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Locale of Sam's lengthy error : PANTS
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Pet bat in "The Munsters" : IGOR
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Pacific sailing vessel : PROA
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Hot, dry wind of southern Calif. : SANTAANA
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Unsophisticated, narrow-minded traits : PROVINCIALITIES
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All het up : RILED
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U.S. $10 coin, until 1933 : EAGLE
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Pinter products : PLAYS
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Sonny's sibling : SIS
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Okefenokee denizen : IBIS
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Goeduck or gweduc : CLAM
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User of a prayer wheel : LAMA
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Sacred bull : APIS
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Carried : BORNE
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Molders : ROTS
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Purely academic : MOOT
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Princess changed into a magpie : ARNE
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Printing-paper size : POTT
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Father of Cainan : ENOS
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Charming : ADORABLE
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Period starting on the second day of Passover : OMER
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Variation of rummy : CANASTA
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___ blanc : VIN
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Diagonal support for a sail : SPRIT
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Dweller in Qum : IRANI
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Drabble offering : NOVEL
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Emulated Marceau : MIMED
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O'Casey : SEAN
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Rikki-tikki-___ : TAVI
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London's ___ of Court : INNS
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Gula : OGEE
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Clears : NETS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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