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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Saturday, January 21, 1978

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,388
Across
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Long, swinging stride : LOPE
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Author Gardner : ERLE
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Was indebted : OWED
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"The Flowers of ___": Baudelaire : EVIL
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Daft : LOONY
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"The Prisoner of Zenda" author : HOPE
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"Light in August" author : WILLIAMFAULKNER
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White House initials : DDE
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Nutrition regimen : DIET
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Cargo placer : LOADER
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City near Lake Tahoe : RENO
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Color again : REDYE
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Pyknic : OBESE
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Venus de ___ : MILO
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Monogram of "The Sage of Concord" : RWE
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Sacred image : ICON
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Agent: Suffix : ATOR
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"The Brave Bulls" author : LEA
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"This Side of Paradise" author, familiarly : SCOTTFITZGERALD
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Aquatic bird : AUK
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White-tailed flier : ERNE
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Tolkien's tree herders : ENTS
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F.D.R. measure : NRA
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Boy from Barcelona : NINO
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Beau Brummell : DANDY
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Eggs, to Aussies : GOOGS
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Zona ___, U.S. writer : GALE
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Brown pigment : SIENNA
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Inquire : ASK
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"To Have and Have Not" author : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
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Down: Prefix : CATA
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Like Poe's tales : EERIE
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Oil power : IRAN
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Dick or Schick : TEST
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"Death in Venice" author : MANN
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Governess in a Brontë novel : EYRE
Down
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Lascivious : LEWD
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"Metamorphoses" author : OVID
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Atomic reactor : PILE
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Added wing : ELL
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Lily maid of Astolat : ELAINE
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One of the Montagues : ROMEO
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Attic : LOFT
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Spanish queen : ENA
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Gershwin musical: 1926 : OHKAY
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Lewis Carroll's dreamworld : WONDERLAND
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Sword : EPEE
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Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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Christmas adjunct : YULELOG
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Bad time for Caesar : IDES
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Mary Shelley novel : LODORE
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Collector's item : RENT
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Comedy team of brothers : RITZ
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Happen : OCCUR
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Certain salesmen : BOOKAGENTS
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San ___, Calif. : MATEO
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"Delta Wedding" author : WELTY
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St. Louis bridge : EADS
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"God ___ Englishman": Delderfield : ISAN
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Joining pins : TENONS
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"There is no ___ like a book": Dickinson : FRIGATE
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Tabard and Wayside : INNS
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Story by Chateaubriand : RENE
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Where Keats placed Cortez : DARIEN
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Author Paton : ALAN
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___ a time (singly) : ONEAT
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Urchin : GAMIN
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Mennonites, e.g. : SECT
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Evening, in Roma : SERA
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Out of kilter : AWRY
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German industrial area : SAAR
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"Cappy Ricks" author : KYNE
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Turned edge of a garment : HEM
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" . . . the giftie ___ us": Burns : GIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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