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MIND YOUR P'S AND Q'S

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 593 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,268
Across
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Mournful : SAD
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Man of Manche : HOMME
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Trevi tidbit : LIRA
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Star in Pegasus : ENIF
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Entomb : INURN
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Epic translated by Pope : ILIAD
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Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
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Dowitcher : QUAILSNIPE
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Lampoon : PASQUINADE
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Comes down, like Hillary : UNSCALES
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Mercatorial device : MAP
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Follows : SUCCEEDS
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Foulard : TIE
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Trees or monkeys : TITIS
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Suffixes with Jersey and Wisconsin : ITES
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Meas. of area : SQIN
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Basketball teams : QUINTETS
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Form of croquet : ROQUE
43
Perkin's purple : MAUVE
44
Writer Sinclair : UPTON
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Mont Buet is one : ALP
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Famous Spartans' coach : MUNN
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Seaman's word : ALEE
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Miasma : VAPOR
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Long leg : STILT
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Packy ___ (Bob Hope) : EAST
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Hwy. : RTE
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Movie shots : TAKES
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Himalayan cedars : DEODARS
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Weight in Calcutta : SER
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Solaced : CONSOLED
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Required beforehand : PREREQUISITE
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Project; plan : SETUP
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Hitler's father : ALOIS
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Expend or exhaust : USEUP
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Japanese varnish tree : LACQUERPLANT
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Demolish : DESTRUCT
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Emulate Lot's wife : ERR
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Apportion : PRORATE
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D.S.C. receiver : CITEE
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Lingerie item : BRA
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Furniture style : ADAM
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Fuliginous : SOOTY
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Mails a letter : POSTS
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Sit down heavily : PLOP
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Squash, e.g. : PEPO
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Sum, esse, ___ . . . : FUI
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Ethan of fiction : FROME
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Actor in "Get Carter": 1971 : CAINE
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Bergen puppet : SNERD
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Where hounds go round and round : DOGRACES
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Head of a tale : ONCE
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Sounds in rounds : TRAS
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Below, to Blake : NEATH
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Under: Prefix : HYP
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Having a wide range : FARGOING
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Peak in Nepal : API
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Most sentimental : SOUPIEST
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Water-skier's next of kin : AQUAPLANER
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Redoubles : QUADRUPLES
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Buck's Wang ___ : LUNG
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Use artgum : ERASE
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Ruined : UNDID
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Cheat on a check : KITE
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Wet : DEWED
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First place : EDEN
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Haggard's title : SIR
Down
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Logician's abbr. : SEQU
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"Requiem for ___" : ANUN
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"Buenos ___!" : DIAS
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Author Tyler : ANNE
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Firpo : LUIS
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French Dadaist : ARP
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Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 ___ : INEMINOR
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Hobohemian's cousin : HIPPIE
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Biographer Winslow : OLA
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"Little ___ Marker" : MISS
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Chilean evergreen shrub : MAQUI
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Inference : EDUCT
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Adjective for Gobel : LONESOME
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Comedian Foxx : REDD
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English country festivals : ALES
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Imaginary : FICTIVE
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Man, for one : ISLE
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Label on a French garment : LAINE
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Champagne bucket : ICER
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Envelope abbr. : ATTN
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Singers Schipa and Gobbi : TITOS
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Parts of turbines : STATORS
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City in Uruguay : SALTO
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Myrtle used for timber : QUEENSCRAPE
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Like some buildings in S.F. : QUAKEPROOF
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Raised the bet : UPPED
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Kind of rule : SLIDE
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Like railroads, gas companies, etc. : QUASIPUBLIC
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Loose, as a diamond : UNSET
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Chagall : MARC
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Small decorations on books : PLAQUETTES
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British appraisers : VALUERS
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Murrow's "___ Now" : SEEIT
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Ties : TRUSSES
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Add : TOTUP
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Idler : DRONE
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Seis plus uno : SIETE
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Continuation of a bk. : SEQ
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Tropical aquarium fish : PLATY
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Châlons-___-Marne : SUR
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State of having wings : ALATION
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Bounds' partner : LEAPS
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Locale for Rosalind : ARDEN
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Tarquin the ___ : PROUD
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Dime of 1792 : DISME
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Beldam : CRONE
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Sprinter's goal : TAPE
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Kin of the belly dance : COOCH
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Pledge : MORTGAGE
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Postquarantine permission to use a port : PRATIQUE
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Mouth organ : PANPIPE
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Tighten, as drum cords : FRAP
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S.A. rodent : COYPU
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Tackle : DROP
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Equipped : GEARED
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Had the flu : AILED
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Springe : SNARE
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Famed painter of ranch hands : HURD
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Columbo : FALK
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Here, in Honduras : AQUI
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Litter Lilliputian : RUNT
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Emulate beavers : GNAW
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Radio's "Vic and ___" : SADE
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Host at Valhalla : ODIN
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End of an O'Neill title : ELMS
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Trucking rig : SEMI
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Compass dir. : ESE
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"Hansel ___ Gretel" : UND

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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