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MILITARY REVIEW

New York Times, Sunday, August 9, 1981

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 104, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 604 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,597
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Get together : MERGE
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Branchling : TWIG
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Implore : PRAY
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Arabian sultanate : OMAN
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Like Lerner's "Day" : CLEAR
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Devilfish : SEABAT
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"Oh, give me ___ . . . ": Higley : AHOME
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Biblical trio : MAGI
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Kipling classic : CAPTAINSCOURAGEOUS
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Siege of Troy hero : AJAX
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___ burner : OIL
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Contemporary pact : NATO
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Claims : DEMANDS
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Herd : DROVE
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"Three Men ___ Horse" : ONA
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Thus : SIC
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Marquand sleuth : MOTO
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Albuquerque–Springfield dir. : ENE
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The ___ Baron : RED
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Dixie notable : KENTUCKYCOLONEL
43
Indian title of respect : SAHIB
45
Mesabi Range product : ORE
46
Ray ___, noted manager of boxers : ARCEL
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Gauchos' gear : BOLAS
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Custer's last ___ : STAND
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Sweet rocket, e.g. : BLOSSOM
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Small amount or degree : TAD
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Lyon laughs : RIRES
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Fare for Dust Commander : OATS
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___ the dogs : GOTO
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Qum native : IRANIAN
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"None ___ the brave . . . " : BUT
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State official : LIEUTENANTGOVERNOR
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Heavenly Altar : ARA
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William ___ Benét : ROSE
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Sweep : OAR
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Shearer et al. : MOIRAS
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Kind of doll : RAG
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Battologize : REPEAT
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Excite pleasantly : TITILLATE
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Use sonar : LOCATE
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Attention : EAR
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Singer from Brooklyn : DAMONE
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___-leaf cluster : OAK
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Federal officials : POSTMASTERSGENERAL
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Gun a motor : REV
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Agon : CONTEST
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Graceful tree : ITEA
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"Counter-Attack" star: 1945 : MUNI
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Allay, as thirst : SLAKE
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Title Drake held : SIR
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Metal urn : SAMOVAR
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Righteous : MORAL
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___ a march on : STEAL
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Consumers' champion : NADER
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Witticism : PUN
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Facilitates : EASES
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They help hizzoner keep order : SERGEANTSATARMS
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Actor Ferrer : MEL
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"Cap'n ___" : ERI
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Baseball family name : ALOU
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Statute : ACT
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Billing time: Abbr. : EOM
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Like campus buildings : IVIED
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Servants : MENIALS
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Be downcast : MOPE
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Clock-dial number : VII
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Source of obsidian : LAVA
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Application of the hickory stick : CORPORALPUNISHMENT
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Picnic treats : ADES
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Member of an Eastern church : UNIAT
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Complained bitterly : RAILED
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Agra attire : SAREE
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Love ___ : NEST
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Soy or Roy : BEAN
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Equal : PEER
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Lock : TRESS
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Nebraska city : MCCOOK
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Arthurian lady : ELAINE
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Go back to the drawing board : REPLAN
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Roscoe : GAT
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Caesarean or Alexandrian : ERA
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The Army's alpha was one : TEST
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Home of the Baylor Bears : WACO
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Nigerian native : IBO
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Trinket : GAUD
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Carbolic-acid source : PHENOL
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Diverts : AMUSES
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Sycophant's response : YES
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A famous Bradley : OMAR
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G.B.S. play : MAJORBARBARA
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Desert plant : AGAVE
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Put the kibosh on : NIXED
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Not quite a mess : SNACK
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Violinist's vibration : TREMOLO
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Quartz variety : AGATE
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Pack ___ (refrigerate) : INICE
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Egyptian god : AMON
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Do a ranch job : DEHORN
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Irrational number : SURD
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Collar : NAB
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Haircut for a fra : TONSURE
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Conference site: Feb. 1945 : YALTA
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Sing like young Bing : CROON
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Where would-be offs. are trained : OCS
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Bandleader Brown : LES
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Lake Balkhash feeder : ILI
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French Pointillist : SEURAT
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Scale note : SOL
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Bangkok dweller : TAI
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Was corrosive : ATE
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Radius or scapula : BONE
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When Henry II invaded Italy : MIV
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Playing card of a sort : TAROT
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"Gun" girl : ANNIE
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Fashion name : DIOR
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Put on : STAGE
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Relative of Gay-Pay-Oo : GESTAPO
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Transform : REMAKE
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Asian salt lake : ARALSEA
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Agua or bufo : TOAD
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Tribal emblems : TOTEMS
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Merry, on the Marne : GAI
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Flat plinths : ORLOS
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Before long : SOON
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Puts up : REARS
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Atelier equipment : EASELS
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Noel Coward play : PRIVATELIVES
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"Good-bye" composer : TOSTI
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Prefix with line and section : INTER
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Map line: Abbr. : LAT
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Stradivari's hometown : CREMONA
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Belgian city : MONS
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Antiquing device : AGER
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U.S. satellite : ATS
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Split : RIVEN
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Show surprise : START
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Capek classic : RUR
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Collection : ANA
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Desisted : CEASED
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New Zealand parrot : KEA
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Gaunt : ANGULAR
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Clarke or Murray : MAE
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Harem room : ODA
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Hershfield's Homeless Hector : MUTT
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Gaelic sea god : LER
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Linear units : PACES
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Writer de Beauvoir : SIMONE
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Oriental boat: Var. : SANPAN
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Prufrock's creator : ELIOT
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Cannon sound : ROAR
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Flavorful : SAPID
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Patriot of '75 : REVERE
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French friars : MOINES
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Strikes : SMITES
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Fine straw hat : MILAN
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Sidestep : EVADE
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"___ Lynne" : EAST
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Assam silkworm : ERIA
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Direct insult : SLAP
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U.S.M.A. mascot : MULE
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Unique thing : ONER
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___ Scout : CUB
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Quiche Lorraine, e.g. : PIE
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He defeated T.E.D. : HST
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Damage : MAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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