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New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1980

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,267
Across
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Oriental park : PARADISE
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Floors in a maison : ETAGES
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Gastropod mollusks : ABALONES
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Noted soprano : KANAWA
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___ Mountains (Calif. range) : PANAMINT
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Begrudged : ENVIED
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Chi.-to-D.C. direction : ESE
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"On Your ___" : TOES
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Cotton machines : GINS
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Reduces a sail : REEFS
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Adapts machinery for new uses : RETOOLS
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French-Belgian river : LYS
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Fits of angry temper : MADS
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Sighting : AIM
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"Haste ___" : MAKESWASTE
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Auld lang ___ : SYNE
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Relative of the turkey trot : ONESTEP
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Soften; disarm : UNSTEEL
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Cecropia : MOTH
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Outlets for low-priced items : DIMESTORES
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Myrmecologist's interest : ANT
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Ten: Comb. form : DECA
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Slippery critter : EEL
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Egress : EMANATE
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Union general : MEADE
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Baccalaureate deg. : LITB
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Yugoslav city : NIS
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Vivacity : SPIRIT
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Gleams faintly : SHIMMERS
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Block : HINDER
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Underground activity : SABOTAGE
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Rotary ___ : ENGINE
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Bags : ENSNARES
Down
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Kind of tiger or wasp : PAPER
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Humiliate : ABASE
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Indian noblewoman : RANEE
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In the manner of : ALA
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Comic actor DeLuise : DOM
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Parts of some sigs. : INIT
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Head of la casa : SENOR
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Respects : ESTEEMS
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___ out (supplement) : EKE
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"La Cumparsita" and "Blue" : TANGOS
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"___ Chorus" : ANVIL
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One who denies : GAINSAYER
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Lambs' mas : EWES
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Elegiac : SAD
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Phidian creation : STATUE
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"___ and Fantasy," 1943 film : FLESH
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Solar or circulatory follower: Abbr. : SYST
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Danish city : ODENSE
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Sverige : SWEDEN
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Tormé and Brooks : MELS
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N.Y.C. gallery : MOMA
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Most prolific auth. : ANON
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Medical college in Ohio : KETTERING
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Of the summit : APICAL
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Mink item : STOLE
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Check : STEM
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Contemporary of Mondrian : MATISSE
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Noted missionary on Molokai : DAMIEN
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Tuesday, in Paris : MARDI
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Zeena's spouse in a Wharton book : ETHAN
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Close by: Poetic : ANEAR
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Threnody : DIRGE
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Curves : ESSES
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" . . . hear ___ drop" : APIN
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Lobster-meal items : BIBS
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Pronoun for a ship : SHE
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Three, in Milano : TRE
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"___ Oncle," Tati film : MON
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N.Y.C. transit agency : MTA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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