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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 1976

Author:
H. Hastings Reddall
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,646
Across
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Talks on and on : PRATES
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Meal : REPAST
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Kind of control : REMOTE
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Springy : ELASTIC
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Patriots of 1776 : CONTINENTALARMY
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Consumed : ATE
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Giveaway-ad words : TAKEONE
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Poet's word : EER
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Parishioner's place : PEW
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German article : EIN
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___ the line : TOE
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Nautical reading : ESE
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Like some seals : EARLESS
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Large cask : TUN
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Meanders : STROLLS
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Give orders : DICTATE
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City way: Abbr. : AVE
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Chinese leader : MAO
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Have : POSSESS
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Certain musician : HARPIST
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Emmet : ANT
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Protestant nonconformist : SECTARY
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French sea : MER
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Certain vote : YEA
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Morsel : ORT
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Be indebted : OWE
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"___ in the stilly night" : OFT
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___ pensée (hidden motive) : ARRIERE
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Channel : GAT
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Declaration signers : FOUNDINGFATHERS
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Interdicted : FORBADE
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Let go : UNHAND
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Joined up with : TEAMED
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Hosiery threads : LISLES
Down
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Dissent : PROTEST
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Library user, at times : RENEWER
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Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
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Roof, in Paris : TOIT
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Lab vessel : ETNA
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Ones with a quest : SEEKERS
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Modified colors again : RETONED
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Spirit : ELAN
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Lacking vigor : PALE
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Blind ___ bat : ASA
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Musical passage : STRETTA
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Recess : TIMEOUT
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Libyan resort : CYRENE
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Matadors' needs : CAPES
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Armstrong : NEIL
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Little people : ELVES
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Scabbard lining: Fr. : ALESE
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Loose jacket : SIMAR
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Frightening : SCARY
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Western alliance : OAS
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Spinner : TOP
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Retribution : PAYOFF
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Twelve inches : ONEFOOT
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Importance : STATURE
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" . . . like a woman ___" : SCORNED
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Odious : HATEFUL
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Miss Coca : IMOGENE
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___ Folly (Alaska) : SEWARDS
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Waste allowances : TRETS
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Neat : TRIG
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Genesis man : ADAM
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Take for a ___ : RIDE
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Hindu queen : RANI
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Anglo-Saxon letters : ETHS
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Knicks' league: Abbr. : NBA
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Prince ___ : HAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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