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New York Times, Friday, January 23, 1976

Author:
Sophie Fierman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,659
Across
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Used the bus : RODE
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Cry of disgust : PSHAW
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Dead Sea kingdom : MOAB
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Dedicated : AVID
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Verdi's country : ITALY
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___ eye : EVIL
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Postcard wheeze : HAVINGAGOODTIME
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Roofing material : SLATE
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Part of a film dog's name : RIN
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Locations : AREAS
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Supplies : FEEDS
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Sidetracked : SHUNTED
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Chemical suffix : OSE
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Let up on : EASE
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Delaware Water ___ : GAP
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Out of bed : ARISEN
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Postcard wheeze : THEWEATHERSFINE
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Of a foot bone : TARSAL
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Savings-book entry: Abbr. : INT
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Cleaving tool : FROW
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Occasion for two : TEA
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Most bleak : GRAYEST
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Preference : TASTE
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Barker's harangue : SPIEL
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Willow : OSIER
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Caustic : ACRID
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Postcard wheeze : WISHYOUWEREHERE
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Suffix in zoology : IDAE
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Show off : PREEN
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Later : ANON
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Prefix for gram : TELE
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Nostradamus and others : SEERS
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Large amounts : TONS
Down
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Cheering words : RAHS
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White House room : OVAL
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Prima donna : DIVA
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Make revisions : EDIT
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Poke's occupant : PIG
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Gazed intently : STAREDAT
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Eucharistic elements : HAGIA
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Alicia ___, Cuban ballerina : ALONSO
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Neighbor of Mont. : WYO
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Rhythm : METRE
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Prepared to fire : AIMED
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"___ this house" : BLESS
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Undiluted : NEAT
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Puts off : DEFERS
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Entertain : REGALE
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Paving stone : SETT
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Laughter : HAHA
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Customer : USER
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Kind of paper : NEWS
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French novelist : SARTRE
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Greek letter : PHI
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Chancy : IFFY
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Royal address : SIRE
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Genesis name : ENOS
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"Eye of ___, and toe of frog" : NEWT
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Hash house : EATERY
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Georgia Tech grad : ENGINEER
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Convince : ASSURE
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Wings : ALAE
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Namely : TOWIT
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Digression : ASIDE
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Hemp fiber : SISAL
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Giggle : TEHEE
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Small bird : PEWEE
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Noisy bird : CHAT
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Gambling center : RENO
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Inflexible : IRON
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Rooms : DENS
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Goddess of plenty : OPS
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Hospital V.I.P.'s : RNS

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