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New York Times, Monday, January 16, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,383
Across
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Chihuahuas : DOGS
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Ball : DANCE
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Far from apple-cheeked : PALE
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Heroic poem : EPIC
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Violently : AMAIN
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Kazan : ELIA
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Hollywood name : LANA
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John Drew's co-star: 1892–97 : MAUDEADAMS
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Contemporary comedian : ALANKING
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Harsh : RASPY
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Speck : DOT
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___ hand (obsequious) : HATIN
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Mystic art : CABALA
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Rialto spot : THEATER
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Neighbor of Silver Springs : OCALA
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Textile workers : DYERS
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Shape formed by migrating geese : VEE
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Telescope part : LENS
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Plotter exposed by Esther : HAMAN
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Look after : TEND
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Epoch : ERA
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Dressed cress : SALAD
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He wrote about Roaring Camp : HARTE
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Talk foolishly : BLATHER
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Author of "Bambi" : SALTEN
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Physicist Bruno : ROSSI
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Lad aided by Scrooge : TIM
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Crazy as ___ : ALOON
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One of Jolie's daughters : EVAGABOR
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Ali or Namath, at times : MOVIEACTOR
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___ mater : DURA
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Made a request : PLED
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Soprano Lehmann : LOTTE
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Singer Campbell : GLEN
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Director Richter : HANS
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"We twa hae run about the ___": Burns : BRAES
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Actress Raines : ELLA
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Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
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Ring setting : OPAL
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Lollobrigida : GINA
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"George White's ___" : SCANDALS
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Actress Lili : DAMITA
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"___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
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Victor Herbert operetta : NAUGHTYMARIETTA
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Legendary Spanish hero : CID
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Compass point : ENE
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Bookish bore : PEDANT
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Woeful word : ALAS
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Lacking energy : LIMP
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"___ Rider" : EASY
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Songs for the Met set : ARIAS
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Tropical nut : KOLA
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Get ___ (succeed) : AHEAD
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Sea swallow : TERN
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Composer Porter : COLE
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Sharp : ACERB
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Hackneyed : BANAL
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Court celebrity : EVERT
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Annuity, in Arles : RENTE
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Carnegie and Evans : DALES
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Barbara from Tucson : EDEN
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Triumphant exclamations : HAHS
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Norma or Constance of old films : TALMADGE
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Ezra or Paula : STONE
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White House aide in 1974 : HAIG
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Calla lilies, e.g. : AROIDS
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Gazes fixedly : STARES
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On both sides: Prefix : AMPH
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Montez or Albright : LOLA
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Part of the range : OVEN
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Ballot : VOTE
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Papal document : BULL
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Soviet city : OREL
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"It ___ hundred years . . . ": Holmes : RANA
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Priestly vestment : ALB
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Heart : COR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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