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New York Times, Tuesday, January 18, 1977

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,020
Across
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Persona non ___ : GRATA
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Kitchen measures: Abbr. : TSPS
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Fumble : MUFF
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Rest, in Rouen : REPOS
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Skip : OMIT
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What D. Boone killed : ABAR
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"Cut ___!" : ITOUT
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Gambling asset : POKERFACE
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Halloween item : FALSEFACE
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German pronoun : EINES
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Madre's brother : TIO
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Danger : RISK
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Carafe : FLAGON
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Diesel and Wankel : ENGINES
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Whitney : ELI
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Daughter of Cadmus : INO
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Whitelaw or Ogden : REID
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Costly : STEEP
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Ally of Sitting Bull : RAININTHEFACE
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Tooth nemesis : DECAY
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___-Gotha : SAXE
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Day parts: Abbr. : AMS
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Small instrument : UKE
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Hilly resort area of Penna. : POCONOS
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Friendly behavior : COMITY
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Fair to middling : SOSO
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Money officers: Abbr. : TRS
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See-through cloth : TOILE
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Fix a street : RESURFACE
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Common boundary : INTERFACE
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Out : NOTIN
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Competed : VIED
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What Caesar said : ETTU
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Wipe out : ERASE
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Latin verb : ESSE
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U.N. power : USSR
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Ends a case : RESTS
Down
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Con artist : GRIFTER
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Legal fee : RETAINER
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Defense of one's acts : APOLOGIA
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"What is that ___?" (words to Judas) : TOUS
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Behind, at sea : ASTERN
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Come ___ (occur) : TOPASS
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Work habit : SMOCK
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Discoverer of a peak : PIKE
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Beatified woman: Abbr. : STE
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Godfather gang : MAFIA
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Congo feeder : UBANGI
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"___ the barroom floor" : FACEON
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Raisin center : FRESNO
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Bas or comic : RELIEF
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"Shame on you!" : FIE
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Scram : FLEE
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"Thou canst not say ___ it" : IDID
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Old verb ending : ETH
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Piggery : STY
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Mountain gap: Sp. : PASO
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Gender : NEUTER
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Distasteful, teen style : ICKY
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Scottish denial : NAE
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Bach works : CANTATAS
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Demon eradicator : EXORCIST
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Old Judaic sect : ESSENES
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Lively : ACTIVE
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"The ___ Blue" : MOONIS
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Hits hard : SMITES
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Pretender : POSEUR
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Midwest campus : OSU
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Naughty pupil's place : CORNER
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___ France : ILEDE
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Religious groups : SECTS
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Turns informer : RATS
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Aft's counterpart : FORE
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Pot-au-___ : FEU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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