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New York Times, Saturday, September 26, 1981

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Stanley Glass has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,645

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Across
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Victor at Yorktown : GEORGE
7
D-day leader : DWIGHT
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"The Rail Splitter" : ABRAHAM
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"Fourteen Points" man : WOODROW
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Advance : PROMOTE
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Sign used during road construction : ONELANE
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Hairy legumes : SOYAS
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"___ Rosenkavalier," Strauss opera : DER
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Fencer's weapon : EPEE
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Locks : TRESSES
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Harry : HST
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Consider : DEEM
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Early Hebrew ascetics : ESSENES
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Professional code : ETHICS
35
Baja California port : ENSENADA
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Composer of "The Mountain Sylph" : BARNETT
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Signoret and de Beauvoir : SIMONES
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Trust buster : THEODORE
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Jimmy's predecessor : GERALD
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Rutgers's river : RARITAN
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Star in Pegasus : ENIF
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Exclamations : HAS
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Fight off : REPULSE
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Early exile : ADAM
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Saudi "gold" : OIL
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Authors Philip and Lillian : ROTHS
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Made a new recording : RETAPED
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Ethiopian province : ERITREA
66
Hiram's follower : ULYSSES
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"Old Rough-and-Ready" : ZACHARY
68
Successor to "Old Hickory" : MARTIN
69
"Sage of Monticello" : THOMAS
Down
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Lacunas : GAPS
2
Spanish river : EBRO
3
"___ Plata," Montana motto : OROY
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Hero in Sanskrit literature : RAMA
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Word game : GHOST
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Take tiffin in Trowbridge : EAT
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"___ Giovanni" : DON
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Misery : WOE
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Unemployed : IDLE
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Lecturer's aid : GRAPH
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Tools for enlarging holes : HONES
12
Aviary sound : TWEET
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King Cyaxares's people : MEDES
15
Deteriorates : WORSENS
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Start of a Tarheel's motto : ESSE
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Bring back : RESTORE
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Flags : ENSIGNS
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"If my friends could ___ now" : SEEME
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Obligation : DEBT
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Outpost in Greenland : ETAH
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Honor, in Hamburg : EHRE
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Underage one : MINOR
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Sleeper's serenade : SNORE
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___ Rapids, Iowa : CEDAR
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Confrere of Nehemiah : ANAN
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This may be kosher : DELI
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Start of the middle row of letters on a typewriter : ASDF
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Camera supports : TRIPODS
43
Decorative case : ETUI
46
"Go!" to Gaston : ALLEZ
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"David ___," Westcott novel : HARUM
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___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Type of butterfly : SATYR
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Author Remarque : ERICH
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Rigging support : MAST
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Roman emperor : OTHO
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British trolley : TRAM
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First Lady of Olympus : HERA
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Simon ___ : SAYS
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Greek letter : PSI
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Suffix for an inferior fabric : EEN
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Stoolie : RAT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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