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New York Times, Monday, January 26, 1976

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,662
Across
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Tourists' aids : MAPS
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Does last-minute studying : CRAMS
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Gem of a girl : OPAL
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Atlantic fish : OPAH
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Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
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Scottish hillside : BRAE
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Living-room set : TELEVISION
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Gull's cousin : TERN
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Blew up : EXPLODED
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Treats badly : ABUSES
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Extends : LIES
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On the glacial side : STOSS
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Horrifies : APPALS
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Eolithic period : STONEAGE
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Relative : NIECE
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"Over ___" : THERE
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Sailor : GOB
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Fish : GARS
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Wood and potato : CHIPS
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Rosemary, for one : HERB
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U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
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Earbenders, generally : BORES
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Strained : TENSE
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Made less severe : LOOSENED
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Flitted : DARTED
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John ___ Garner : NANCE
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Fortune's partner : FAME
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Rio or Casa : GRANDE
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Pecuniary : MONETARY
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Theater area : LOGE
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Forbids : PROSCRIBES
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Currier's partner : IVES
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Curt : TERSE
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Kind of root : CUBE
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Kind of man : BEST
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Buchephalus, for one : STEED
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Billing for backward rats : STAR
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Speck : MOTE
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Peak : APEX
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Feeler : PALP
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Trounces : SHELLACS
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Scolds : CHIDES
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No bed of ___ : ROSES
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Parched : ARID
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Peking leader : MAO
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Defunct A. L. team : SENATORS
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Dimwitted : OBTUSE
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Flack merchant : PRESSAGENT
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Swiss river : AARE
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Eye part : LENS
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Curtain material : VOILE
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Kind of china : BONE
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Hitchcock's thirty-nine : STEPS
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Kind of cake : ANGEL
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Upright or player : PIANO
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V.I.P.'s : PERSONAGES
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Drew back : SHIED
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British shrub : GORSE
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Subsided : EBBED
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___ R's : THREE
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Mental images : CONCEPTS
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Unbelievers : HERETICS
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Give a little : BEND
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More insipid : TAMER
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Least mad : SANEST
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Took certain steps : DANCED
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Defensive ditch : FOSSE
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Smooth-tongued : GLIB
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Travel widely : ROVE
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Writer Thomas : MORE
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Neighbor on : ABUT
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Biblical king : REBA
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Belgian river : YSER
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Inactive: Abbr. : RET

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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