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New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1976

Author:
Steele
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Steele has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,664
Across
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Still abed : NOTUP
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Marquand's sleuth : MOTO
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Look over : SCAN
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Call forth : EVOKE
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Admired one : IDOL
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Palm : NIPA
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Versifier: Var. : RIMER
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Dorothy's noble sleuth : LORDPETER
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Verse form : ODE
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German area : SAAR
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Queen : ELLERY
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State: Abbr. : MINN
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Seed cover : ARIL
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"The ___ and all its sweets . . . " : DAYISGONE
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Curves : ESSES
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___ the public : OPENTO
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As good as ___ : GOLD
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Resting spot : INN
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Like many excuses : LAME
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Vine : LIANA
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___-over lightly : ONCE
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Prior to : ERE
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Eastern queen : RANI
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Night rider : REVERE
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Snake or dinner : DANCE
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First-class : TOPDRAWER
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Waves, in Spain : OLAS
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___-de-boeuf : OEIL
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Container for a beer polka : BARREL
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Surrounded by : GIRT
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Dupin's creator : POE
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Scotland Yard V.I.P. : INSPECTOR
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Scads : REAMS
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In ___ (in place) : SITU
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Miss Terry : ELLEN
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Big birds : EMUS
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Moscow refusal : NYET
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"One ___" : ALONE
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Stout sleuth : NERO
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Roman poet : OVID
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Volume : TOME
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Music maker : UKE
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Stick with it : PERSIST
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Home of La Scala : MILANO
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Redolence : ODOR
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Crag : TOR
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More timeworn : OLDER
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Fishline parts : SNELLS
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Refer to : CITE
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Mime : APER
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Not a bit : NARY
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Carried on : PLIED
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Luanda's country : ANGOLA
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Underwater weapon : MINE
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Long period : AEON
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Parceled out : DOLED
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Armadillo : APARA
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Arabian area : YEMEN
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Marsh of whodunits : NGAIO
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Tendon : SINEW
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French penman's need : ENCRE
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Insulting look : SNEER
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Pantry : LARDER
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Savings-book entries: Abbr. : INTS
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Like an egg : OVAL
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Confederate signature : RELEE
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Part of Ethiopia : ERITREA
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Whodunit's delicti : CORPUS
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Christie's late steuth : POIROT
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Highway to north : ALCAN
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Alpine wind : BISE
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Lively, in music: Abbr. : ANIM
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Between Q and V : RSTU
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Whodunit fluid : GORE
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___ Alto : PALO
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Portent : OMEN
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Early serf : ESNE
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Writer Josephine : TEY
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Wing : ELL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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