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New York Times, Saturday, January 1, 1977

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,003
Across
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Speech difficulty : LISP
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Information : DATA
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Pronoun : THESE
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Parisian friend : AMIE
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Composition : OPUS
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Irritates : RASPS
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Extolled : SANGONESPRAISES
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Breakfast item : EGG
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"___ your carcass at Neiman-Marcus" : PARK
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Without guidance : UNLED
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Truth : REALITY
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Like the Magi : WISE
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Calling : LINE
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Skirt : MINI
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Actress Whitty : MAY
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Flat : PRONE
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Cap : BERET
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Drink : ALE
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Luxuriant : RANK
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Track athlete : MILER
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Ragout : STEW
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Unit of work : ERG
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Shoe parts : SOLES
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Appraises : RATES
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Indeed : YES
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Tremendous : HUGE
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Cause : MAKE
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Give the ___ (oust) : GATE
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Separate : DIVERSE
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Doctrine : CREDO
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Military person : AIDE
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"Ben-___" : HUR
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Boast : TOOTONESOWNHORN
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Grant : ALLOW
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Actress Miles : VERA
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Press : URGE
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Youthful period : TEENS
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Facile : EASY
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Chemical suffixes : ENES
Down
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Powerful beam : LASER
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Counterpart : IMAGE
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Informal musical groups : SINGALONGS
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Violin part : PEG
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Present : DONATE
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Mimicry : APERY
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Boar's weapon : TUSK
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Snake : ASP
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In ___ (on the way) : TRANSIT
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Selassie : HAILE
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"___ est percipi" : ESSE
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Hurried : SPED
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Road curve : ESS
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Deem : OPINE
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One who destroys : RUINER
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Tie : LINK
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Messages : WIRES
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Turmoil : MELEE
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Noted Alp : MATTERHORN
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Nautical direction : ALEE
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Evergreens : YEWS
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Bird of ___ : PREY
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Opposite of well-done : RARE
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Ship part : BILGE
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Sheepskin : MOUTON
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"For Pete's ___!" : SAKE
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Trails : SHADOWS
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"Nevermore" quoter : RAVEN
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Belly-dancer's milieu : MIDWAY
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Advance : GETON
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Certain style creations : DIORS
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Rush : SURGE
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Eagles : ERNES
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Porter or slaw : COLE
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Part : ROLE
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Confused : ASEA
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Work on lace : TAT
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Christmas ___ : EVE
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Shade : HUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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