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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Thursday, January 22, 1976

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,658
Across Down
1. Hemingway : PAPA
5. Bout : SETTO
10. Declines : EBBS
14. Final or midterm event : EXAM
15. Group character : ETHOS
16. Mrs. Nick Charles : NORA
17. Like Dali's watches : LIMP
18. Rec and living : ROOMS
19. Hamilton-Burr meet : DUEL
20. Recipe abbr. : TSP
21. "Je ___ beaucoup" : TAIME
22. Guy's friend : GAL
23. Furor : HOOPLA
25. Four score : EIGHTY
28. "We ___" (with 43 Across) : HOLDTHESETRUTHS
31. Garbo, e.g. : SWEDE
32. He had not yet begun to fight : JONES
33. Asian holiday : TET
34. Madison Square Garden, e.g. : ARENA
36. ___ Jeanne : STE
39. Musical symbol : GCLEF
41. Turns up a card : FACES
43. See 28 Across : TOBESELFEVIDENT
48. Bryant and Loos : ANITAS
49. Ace, as part of a blackjack : ELEVEN
50. Knowledge : KEN
51. Derrick : CRANE
52. Also : AND
55. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
57. Affirm : POSIT
58. Canal : ERIE
59. Shredded : TORE
60. Unique : ALONE
61. ___ days' wonder : NINE
62. Former movie czar Will : HAYS
63. Approached an end : WANED
64. Soft ___ (flattery) : SOAP
1. Hide : PELT
2. W. W. II losers : AXIS
3. "Common Sense," e.g. : PAMPHLET
4. Elec. unit : AMP
5. Angel : SERAPH
6. Paris's Place d' ___ : ETOILE
7. Author of 28 Across : THOMASJEFFERSON
8. Scholarly volume : TOME
9. W. W. II agency : OSS
10. Wind up : END
11. Bribed, as a public official : BOUGHT
12. Slightest hint : BREATH
13. Kellerman and Rand : SALLYS
21. Carry : TOTE
24. ___ man out : ODD
25. Volcano : ETNA
26. Choler : IRE
27. Astronaut Grissom : GUS
28. White House monogram : HST
29. Be in the red : OWE
30. Time period : EON
34. Beverages : ALES
35. Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
36. Film-director's bible : SCENARIO
37. Sawbuck : TEN
38. Part of i.e. : EST
39. Fetch : GET
40. Lee's group: Abbr. : CSA
41. Fin : FIVE
42. Summer cooler : ADE
43. "And the Lord ___ away" : TAKETH
44. ___ customer : ONETOA
45. Consisting of two : BINARY
46. Miss Stritch : ELAINE
47. Loosed, as one's fury : VENTED
51. Soft drink : COLA
53. Pinta's partner : NINA
54. Intense : DEEP
56. French article : LES
57. Handle roughly : PAW
58. Type measures : ENS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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