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New York Times, Monday, September 22, 1980

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,276

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Across
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Jade : TIRE
5
Get out! : SCAT
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___ in the wood : AGED
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Product of imagination : IDEA
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Sky hunter : ORION
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Stall : LOGE
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Former Manhattan sight : ELEVATEDRAILWAY
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Drafted G.I. : SELECTEE
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Drifts : TRENDS
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Scatter for drying : TED
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Mast support : STAY
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" . . . lonely as ___": Wordsworth : ACLOUD
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Type of coat or check : RAIN
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Letters after letters : PSS
32
Eyelashes : CILIA
33
Coral Gables's county : DADE
34
"I am ___ conventional dither" : INA
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Former Manhattan sights : TROLLEYCARLINES
39
Wintry weather word : ICY
40
Proper : MEET
41
Stakes : ANTES
42
One of Edward's nicknames : NED
43
U.S. V.I., e.g. : TERR
44
Relativity, for one : THEORY
45
Kin of gobs : TARS
46
Branco or Grande : RIO
47
Questions : ISSUES
50
Give fresh life to : RECREATE
55
Former Manhattan sight : DOUBLEDECKERBUS
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One of five bodies of water : ERIE
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Of a royal domain : DUCAL
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Observed : SEEN
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Tennis units : SETS
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Gull : DUPE
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Cicero's "to be" : ESSE
Down
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Joins : TIES
2
Run in neutral gear : IDLE
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Virginia ___ : REEL
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Overhang : EAVE
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Stupefied : SOTTED
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Belief : CREED
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Washington, to Braddock : AIDE
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Rocky crag : TOR
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Place for pins : ALLEY
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Cap's partner : GOWN
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Minced oath : EGAD
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One-time rulers of Tunis : DEYS
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More dapper : NATTIER
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Far from fantastic : ACTUAL
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Khomeini's land : IRAN
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Chief Cairene : SADAT
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" . . . ___ the living Present!": Longfellow : ACTIN
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Island sorceress : CIRCE
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Harold of silents : LLOYD
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Olive or crude follower : OIL
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Bobby Unser, e.g. : RACER
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Piebald : PINTO
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Scoff : SNEER
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Impudent : SASSY
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Textile workers : DYERS
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Rising above the surface : EMERSED
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City NW of Delhi : LAHORE
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Chemical ending : INE
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Oriental weight : TAEL
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Please : TICKLE
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Toothpaste containers : TUBES
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Summarize, for short : RECAP
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Warning word to Caesar : IDES
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Disgruntled : SORE
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Diamonds, e.g. : SUIT
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Parisian's receipt : RECU
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Beame and Fortas : ABES
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Day named for a god of war: Abbr. : TUES
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Early domestic : ESNE
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Flat failure : DUD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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