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New York Times, Monday, January 2, 1978

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,369
Across
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Scrape with a file : RASP
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Police-alert initials : APB
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Berserk, in Malaya : AMOK
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Nymph who loved Narcissus : ECHO
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Famous pen name : ELIA
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Object shaped like a horn : CORNU
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Do a K.P. job : PEEL
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Shreds of threads : LINT
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Author of "Danger Is My Business" : CRAIG
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Great guy : SALTOFTHEEARTH
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Prods : URGES
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Threatener's word : UNLESS
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"___ is its own reward" : VIRTUE
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Comedian Johnson : ARTE
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Sign of the Zodiac : ARIES
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Batting-practice prop : CAGE
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Ike's monogram : DDE
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Barbary ___ : COAST
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Bauxite or malachite : ORE
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"___ of the devil . . . " : SPEAK
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What a ques. expects : ANS
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Gunsight : BEAD
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Fad : CRAZE
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Variegated : PIED
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Coupled : PAIRED
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Part of AWOL : ABSENT
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Centuries upon centuries : AEONS
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Source of livelihood : BREADANDBUTTER
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Isle in a 1934 song : CAPRI
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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"Terrible" man : IVAN
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Pass between pastures : STILE
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City of the Huguenots : SENS
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Out-of-studio broadcast : NEMO
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Emulates Simon : SAYS
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Make an effort : TRY
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Land of the shamrock : ERIN
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Upholstery fabric : REP
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"Easy ___" of radio fame : ACES
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Stadium in Queens : SHEA
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Defiles : POLLUTES
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"What ___!" : ALIFE
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Pub orders : PINTS
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Rare event for a hobo : BATH
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Inflection : ACCENT
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Esprit de corps : MORALE
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Laborare est ___ (to labor is to pray) : ORARE
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Works with wool : KNITS
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Funeral oration : ELOGE
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Cries of disgust : UGHS
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Word on U.S. coins : TRUST
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Chartres's river : EURE
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Cow, to a gaucho : VACA
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Golf club : IRON
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U.S. radio station in Berlin : RIAS
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Like some cheeses : AGED
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One of the Yalies : COED
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Parseghian : ARA
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"___ Abby" : DEAR
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Stupor : DAZE
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Made a bare living : EKED
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Meager : SCANT
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Aboriginal : PRISTINE
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Word on a certain key : BETA
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Like St. Peter's portals : PEARLY
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Where Columbus thought he landed : INDIES
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Sulks : POUTS
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Sesame Street subject : ABCS
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Baby sitters' problems : BRATS
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Drawing in brown : SEPIA
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Harmonica virtuoso : ADLER
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Wood often used for chessmen : EBONY
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Boss Tweed's nemesis : NAST
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Always : EVER
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Branches : RAMI
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Prefix with conformist : NON

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