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New York Times, Tuesday, January 16, 1979

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,661
Across
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Pirate's take : LOOT
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Korean port : PUSAN
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___ of living : COST
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"La Douce" : IRMA
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A road to Rome : APPIA
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Poker stake : ANTE
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Nobelist Thomas : MANN
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Guns of Britain : STENS
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College in London : SION
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Live-it-up occasion : ANIGHTONTHETOWN
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Inclines : LEANS
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Hollywood and ___ : VINE
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Third Hebrew letter : GIMEL
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___ statesman : ELDER
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Baton Rouge inst. : LSU
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Fossil-rich tar pits in L.A. : LABREA
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Norwegian king : OLAF
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Pennsylvania station : ALTOONA
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Spring : EMANATE
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Hunter's target : DEER
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Plant used in wool manufacture : TEASEL
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Dolley Madison, ___ Payne : NEE
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Gets into the vicinity : NEARS
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Pressed : URGED
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Confabulate : CHAT
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Norman Vincent ___ : PEALE
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Live-it-down occasion : THEMORNINGAFTER
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Had on : WORE
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Trunk artery : AORTA
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Pakistani language : URDU
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Religious image: Var. : IKON
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It's between snow and rain : SLEET
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Garden's bed : SOIL
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Courteous chap : GENT
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Chaplain, to a G.I. : PADRE
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
Down
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Kind of bean : LIMA
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Mediterranean port : ORAN
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Prefix for bus or science : OMNI
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Mesh in a mess : TANGLE
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Naples staple : PASTA
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Author Sinclair : UPTON
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Elizabethan poet : SPENSER
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"I ___ Got Nobody" : AINT
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Poet Ogden : NASH
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Like some stomachs : CASTIRON
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Tear-jerker in the kitchen : ONION
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Uncle Tom's creator : STOWE
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Neighbor of Miss. : TENN
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One meaning for "Aloha" : HELLO
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Sewer of fig leaves : EVE
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Kind of hand or rags : GLAD
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Man is one : ISLE
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Trumpet accessory : MUTE
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D. S. Freeman's "___ Lieutenants" : LEES
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Beknighted female : DAME
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Acronym on Broadway : ANTA
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Bugs, but not Bunny : BAER
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"Auld ___ Syne" : LANG
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Oats : FEED
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Bauble, bangle or bead : ORNAMENT
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Wing of sorts : ALULA
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Was ambitious : ASPIRED
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Ike's W.W. II post : ETO
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Say nay : REFUSE
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Valve on a gasoline engine : CHOKE
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Wading bird : HERON
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Door sign : ENTER
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Relative of onyx : AGATE
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Poplar part : TWIG
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Irritate : RASP
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Accordion favorite : NOLA
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Jogger's gait : TROT
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Use a blue pencil : EDIT
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Be in power : RULE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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