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New York Times, Monday, January 17, 1977

Author:
DeWitt Anderson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
DeWitt Anderson has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,019
Across
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Kind of labor or driver : SLAVE
6
Faded film star, e.g. : HASBEEN
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Pessimistic : BEARISH
15
From one side only : EXPARTE
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Spark : ACTUATE
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Hero's hero : LEANDER
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Cut : TRIM
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Ice, in Berlin : EIS
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British-firm: abbr. : LTD
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Poetic times : EENS
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Pickpockets : DIPS
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Texas city : WACO
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Pou ___ (place to stand) : STO
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Remain : ABIDE
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Industrialist Cyrus : EATON
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Feminists' concern: Abbr. : ERA
34
Stretch : ELONGATE
36
1961 Oscar winner : WESTSIDESTORY
39
Midway lure : PEEPSHOW
40
Decimal base : TEN
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Agree : TALLY
42
"___ at the Gates" : TIGER
44
Arab garment : ABA
47
Loop, in anatomy : ANSA
48
Chess finale : MATE
49
Door sound : SLAM
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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"For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Wiley Post or John Alcock : AVIATOR
59
Military areas : SECTORS
61
Curious woman of myth : PANDORA
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Chores : ERRANDS
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Fill with wrath : INCENSE
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Twining stems : BINES
Down
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Teller's offering : SECRET
2
Colombian or Puerto Rican : LATINO
3
Lilies : ARUMS
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___ Dolorosa : VIA
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Punta del ___ : ESTE
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Loki's daughter : HEL
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Ice-skating jumps : AXELS
8
Tiff : SPAT
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Political vehicle : BANDWAGON
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Earth, old style : ERD
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Season in Nice : ETE
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Saul's uncle : NER
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College in Maine : BATES
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Fictional Swiss girl : HEIDI
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Supported : SIDEDWITH
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Soccer star : PELE
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Perfume: Var. : ATAR
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René of France : COTY
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Number : ONE
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___ craftsy : ARTSY
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Blowout : BASH
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Join : ENTER
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Public walk with a vista : ESPLANADE
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Reconcile to a severance : WEAN
37
Lampreys : EELS
38
Greek letter : IOTA
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School org. : PTA
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Silly ones : GEESE
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Of no real preference : ALLONE
45
Puppeteer Bil and family : BAIRDS
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Gather : AMASS
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Invaders of Spain : MOORS
49
Beelzebub : SATAN
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Collar : ETON
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Balkan native : SERB
55
Nepalese peak : API
56
___ Allen Belt : VAN
57
"Murder ___" (mob group) : INC
58
Scottish explorer : RAE
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Dernier ___ : CRI

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

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