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New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1981

Author:
Albert L. Misenko
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Albert L. Misenko has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,620
Across
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Defense force : ARMY
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December song : CAROL
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Belgrade native : SLAV
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Admirer : BEAU
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Dote on : ADORE
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Window part : PANE
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National Park in N.M. : CARLSBADCAVERNS
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Underground worker : SPY
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Bad actors : HAMS
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Boat on a regular route : PACKET
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Resources : MEANS
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Region of SW Morocco : IFNI
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Jane Wyatt's "Star Trek" role : AMANDA
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Effective; vigorous : FORCEFUL
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Resembling a shortening : LARDY
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Pleasure boat : CANOE
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Ethan Allen's brother : IRA
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On the ___ (estranged) : OUTS
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Fail to follow suit: Var. : RENIG
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These come by the dozen : EGGS
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Black cuckoo : ANI
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Biblical prophet : HOSEA
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Satchmo specialty : BLUES
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Visionaries : FANTASTS
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Bob or pageboy : HAIRDO
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One of the Maxwells : ELSA
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French cup : TASSE
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Menu item in Mexico : TAMALE
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Lots of time : EONS
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Chop : HEW
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Mack Sennett offering : SLAPSTICKCOMEDY
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___ Alto : PALO
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Laughing sound : TEHEE
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What Vachon guards : CAGE
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Minute rock particles in water : SILT
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Golf clubs : IRONS
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Roman calendar date : IDES
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Rudiments : ABCS
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Cut grain : REAP
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Larry Hagman's mother : MARYMARTIN
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Actor Brynner : YUL
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Beach house : CABANA
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Leader of a "Party" in 1773 : ADAMS
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Measures of length : RODS
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Sea mammal : ORC
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Child's game : LEAPFROG
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Coined money : SPECIE
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Merry adventure : LARK
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Prince Charles' sister : ANNE
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Feature of many a suit : VEST
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Like a garden spot : SHADY
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Cyrus or Philo : VANCE
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Aims : ENDS
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Ancient district in Asia Minor : IONIA
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"Half ___ is better . . . " : ALOAF
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___ Loa : MAUNA
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Temples, to Tennyson : FANES
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Sailing-ship décor : FIGUREHEAD
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Solicited earnestly : URGED
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Roundup gear : LASSO
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Wicker basket used in pelota : CESTA
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Poet who wrote "The Blessed Damozel" : ROSSETTI
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"Boola, Boola" singers : ELIS
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" . . . ___ of Montezuma" : HALLS
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Jerome Hines is one : BASSO
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Proverbial site of a tempest : TEAPOT
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Small arches : HANCES
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Passenger fare : TOKEN
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Recipe amts. : TSPS
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Late queen of Jordan : ALAI
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Street for shoppers only : MALL
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This may follow a stimulus : ECHO
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On ___ (impatient) : EDGE
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Followers of exes : WYES
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Suffix with bombard : IER
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Start of the 12th century : MCI

Answer summary: 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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