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New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 1980

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,260
Across
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The Cosmos' game : SOCCER
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Hampshire's quarters : STY
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Tourist center on the Jumna : AGRA
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Channel swimmer Gertrude: 1926 : EDERLE
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Sundial letters : III
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Land bordering the Persian Gulf : IRAN
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Sit down with an old favorite book : REREAD
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Strength of a certain current : AMPERAGE
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He kayoed "Two-Ton Tony": 1939 : BROWNBOMBER
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Deviation : YAW
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Acolyte or credenza : SERVER
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Morning hrs. : AMS
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O'Hara's Joey : PAL
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Back comb : TEASE
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Litigious one : SUER
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Singer from Boston : AMES
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Adam's ___ (water) : ALE
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Cynosures at cotillions : BELLES
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Like some glasses : RIMLESS
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Heavy overcoats : ULSTERS
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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Zoo inhabitant : GNU
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"___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
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United : ONED
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Fills to repletion : SATES
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What "she didn't say" : YES
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Leontyne and Vincent : PRICES
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Implement for a quadrireme : OAR
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Adjective for the bald eagle : WHITEHEADED
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Forte of the Vienna Riding School : DRESSAGE
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Ask : INVITE
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Discoverer of the Cape of Good Hope : DIAS
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M. Anderson's lofty place : TOR
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Irish goblins : POOKAS
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"The ___ to you!" : SAME
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Relatives of aves. : STS
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Certain clouds : STRATI
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Gavrilo Princip, e.g. : SERB
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River with a fragrant sound : ODER
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Game fish : CERO
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Homophone for cruise : CREWS
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Kite : ELANET
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Robin, for one : REDBREAST
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Twins or cats : SIAMESE
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Tone color : TIMBRE
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Kennel sound : YIPE
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Bruit : AIR
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Poem probably written at Stoke Poges churchyard : GRAYSELEGY
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Music adapted by the Beatles : RAGA
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Afresh : ANEW
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Cleans the slate : ERASES
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Many tubs and palettes : OVALS
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Prefix with millionaire : MULTI
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Coin of Yugoslavia : PARA
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___ acids : AMINO
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Kind of sherbet : LEMONCREAM
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Cattail of India : REREE
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Less open : SLIER
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Valuable assets : BLUECHIPS
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Speedy crossers of the Atlantic : SSTS
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Provides a dotation : ENDOWS
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Set free : UNTIE
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Fasteners for stockings : GARTERS
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Tap : SPIGOT
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"Eyes have they, but they ___": Psalm 115 : SEENOT
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Relish : SAVOR
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Concern of Jimmy the Greek : ODDS
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Song for Domingo : ARIA
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Bowlers : HATS
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Wild mango : DIKA
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Ohio or Utah, to René : ETAT
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Ricky Ricardo on TV : DESI
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Dir. of San Diego from Reno : SSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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