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New York Times, Sunday, January 23, 1977

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,025
Across
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Demeaned : ABASED
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Short swims : DIPS
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Old Greek coin : OBOL
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Wail : BAWL
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Delaware Indian : LENAPE
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Concerning : INRE
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Atmosphere : AURA
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Mélange : OLIO
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Look aside : BACKINANGER
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Without doubt : SHADOWOFA
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"Small Fry" cartoonist : STEIG
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Sea-washed : THECRUEL
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Mount : STEED
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Snide remarks : SLURS
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Voice : ALTO
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Persian ruler's domain : SATRAPY
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Bulrush : TULE
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Flu source : ASIA
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Highway: Abbr. : TPK
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Give saintly status to : ENHALO
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Doggone : DAYAFTERNOON
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Bird, to Cato : AVIS
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Garner's middle name : NANCE
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Japanese seaweed : NORI
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Czech river : OHRE
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Speech defect : LISP
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Celebes ox : ANOA
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Kind of processor : DATA
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Add comments to a text : NOTATE
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Leprechaun : ELF
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As far as possible : MISSIONIM
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Nonsense : DRIVEL
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Feudal estate: Var. : ODHAL
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Stags : HARTS
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Pedro's meat : CARNE
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Loft : GARRET
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Cut the grass : ISGREENER
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Buffoon : ASS
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Trumpet V.I.P. : ALHIRT
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Vientiane's land : LAOS
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Bruins' milieu : RINK
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Special bolt hardware : TNUT
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Breezy : FLIP
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Brooklet : RILL
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Art gallery : SALON
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Taro root : EDDO
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Twofold : FORTHESEESAW
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Adorn in a way : ENSTAR
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Farm animal : EWE
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Biblical name : ASER
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Gullet : CRAW
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Nuclide : ISOTONE
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Shine's partner : RISE
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Cleveland suburb : PARMA
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Iowa time: Abbr. : CST
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Of the leg calf : SURAL
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Lost out : PARADISE
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In a stupor : DAZED
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Fatherless : KNOWSBEST
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Time lapse : NOFORCOMEDY
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Unoccupied : IDLE
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Furnace : OAST
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Miss Verdon : GWEN
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Rudiment : ANLAGE
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Shape : MOLD
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Merchant : DEALER
Down
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Vestments : ALBS
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Whip : BEAT
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Ending for pitt : ANCE
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H.H. Munro : SAKI
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Living near the ground level : EPIGEAL
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Study : DEN
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Coup victim, Ngo ___ Diem : DINH
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Swallow : INGEST
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Shut out : PRECLUDE
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Toothed keel of a spider : SERRULA
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Refuges : OASES
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Inlaid decoration : BUHL
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Mouths : ORA
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Youngster : LAD
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Show obeisance : BOWTO
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Half of a team : WIFE
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Burden : LOAD
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Give it ___ (attempt) : ATRY
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Spectral body : OSTAR
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Atom-pioneer Harold : UREY
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Once removed : UPONAMATTRESS
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Star: Prefix : ASTR
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Chopped down : LIEINDARKNESS
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Black Panther Bobby : SEALE
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Smith's tool : ANVIL
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Gun-shy : THISFORHIRE
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Grate : RASP
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Sudsing : AFOAM
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Hold in abeyance : TOHAVEANDTO
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___-cochère : PORTE
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Bend down : KNEEL
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Vaccines : ANTISERA
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Away : NOTIN
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Dye : ANIL
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Turndowns : NOS
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No-returns store event : CASHSALE
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Glacial troughs : DORRS
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Feed the pot : ANTE
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Hockey great : ORR
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Evil ensign : IAGO
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Trickled: Var. : DRIPT
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Part of H.R.H. : HER
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Recent: Prefix : CENO
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Faux pas : GAFFE
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Admit to : ALLOW
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More sickly : ILLER
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Nonexistent : NIL
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Khartoum's land : SUDAN
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Lay up : STORE
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I.Q. or Binet-Simon : TEST
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Words of understanding : ISEE
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Scubaed to the bottom : SWAMDOWN
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Acclaims : HAILS
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Disfigure : SCAR
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Set up : ARRANGE
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Incomplete : NOTDONE
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Flag-marked a harpooned whale : WAIFED
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Bakery worker : ICER
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Made sore : RAWED
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Hamburger unit : PATTY
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Do a pool job : SKIM
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Destroy : UNDO
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Word with drum or bank : ROLL
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Sibilant aside : PSST
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Noise: Prefix : SONO
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East Indian tree : AMLA
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Passion : ZEAL
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Advantage : EDGE
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Cloth worker : DYER
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Scarf : BOA
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Tympanum's location : EAR
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Villain : CAD

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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