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New York Times, Tuesday, January 25, 1977

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,027
Across
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Sen. Hayakawa's headwear : TAM
4
Country singer Roy and family : ACUFFS
10
Stir-fry cookers : WOKS
14
Harem room : ODA
15
Informer : CANARY
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Vasilievich : IVAN
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Bents : TENDENCIES
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Place to get corned beef : DELI
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Away from the wind : ALEE
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Brusque : CURT
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Relative of 1 Across : BERET
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1:30 A.M. doubles : LATELATESHOWS
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Rake over the coals : PAN
27
Brings together : UNITES
30
Prepared : READY
33
Everybody's street : MAIN
36
Garroway : DAVE
37
Sea eagle : ERNE
38
Blue-ribbon classification : FIRST
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Louis XIV's synonym for "moi" : ETAT
40
Quote : CITE
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"Madam, I'm ___" : ADAM
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Sprinter Jesse : OWENS
43
Confine : KEEPIN
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U.S. Indian : OTO
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It's usually a-winding : LONGLONGTRAIL
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Ready to fire : ACOCK
55
One-sixth of a drachma : OBOL
56
Kind of storm : LINE
57
Ali's ___-a-dope : ROPE
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Feigns : PRETENDSTO
60
"That's a great ___!" : IDEA
61
Williams's streetcar : DESIRE
62
Writer Deighton : LEN
63
Group: Abbr. : ASSN
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Fly of Africa : TSETSE
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Before : ERE
Down
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Wreck a car completely : TOTAL
2
___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Impressionist painter : MANET
4
Top honor : ACE
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Dance : CANCAN
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New book, sometimes : UNCUT
7
Laissez ___ : FAIRE
8
Guitar stops : FRETS
9
Method: Abbr. : SYS
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Broad expanse : WIDEWIDEWORLD
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Make too good a case : OVERSTATE
12
Cabbage : KALE
13
Huff : SNIT
18
Mariana Trench, e.g. : DEEPDEEPOCEAN
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"___ appétit!" : BON
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"___ of the Last Minstrel" : LAY
25
Fox or treasure : HUNT
28
Welsh name : EVAN
29
Collectors' goals : SETS
30
Consider, old style : RECK
31
Canal : ERIE
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Pronghorns and elands : ANTELOPES
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"___ pleasures and palaces" : MID
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Parseghian : ARA
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Belief : ISM
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Phyllis's husband : FANG
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer : OTT
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___ a contract : INK
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Leerers : OGLERS
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Bodies of knowledge : LORES
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Hefty : OBESE
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Child's cry at play : NOTIT
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Two on the ___ : AISLE
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___ alia : INTER
52
Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Solo : ARIA
54
Certain packages : CODS
58
West Coast clock setting : PDT
59
Born : NEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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