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New York Times, Friday, January 28, 1977

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,030
Across
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Kind of rash or wave : HEAT
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Discontinue: Abbr. : SUSP
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Philippine mount : APO
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Western spread : RANCH
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"___ yellow ribbon on . . . " : TIEA
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Ferrer : MEL
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Writer Jean Paul : SARTRE
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Jocasta's daughter : ANTIGONE
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Query to a concert pianist : ANDREWATTSDOING
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Central American Indian : MAYA
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God of the outer sea : OCEANUS
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Play area for enfants : PARC
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"Lohengrin" et al. : OPERAS
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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Ground gripper : CLEAT
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Wildcat : EYRA
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Query about a comic : CANBUDDYHACKETT
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Gal Friday : AIDE
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Jubal Anderson ___ : EARLY
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Understand : SEE
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Charybdis's companion : SCYLLA
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___ podrida : OLLA
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Acid ester : LACTONE
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Promenade : MALL
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Query to an inventor : ELIASHOWEGOESIT
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Topaz or tourmaline : GEMSTONE
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Got the soap out : RINSED
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Collection of data : ANA
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Buck character : OLAN
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Like some days : OLDEN
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What some topers get : DTS
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Père's heir : FILS
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Routine: Abbr. : SYST
Down
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Thomas or Oliver : HARDY
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Catch : ENTRAP
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Land measure : ACRE
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Man of ___ (sophisticate) : THEWORLD
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Kind of hood : STATE
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Range of the Rockies : UINTA
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___ store by (discounts) : SETSNO
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No longer in debt : PAIDUP
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Mine, in Paris : AMOI
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Quaker name : PENN
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Cassini : OLEG
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Indian prince : RANA
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Actor Wanamaker : SAM
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Hide-and-___ : GOSEEK
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Acquiesce : ACCEDE
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Needle: Prefix : ACU
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Certain grains : RYES
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Comedian Johnson : ARTE
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Gorge : SATE
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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Eastern ketch : SAIC
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Williams : ANDY
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Wife of Shamash : AYA
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Royal resting place : THRONE
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___ artes: Sp. : BELLAS
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Symphonic movements : ALLEGROS
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Geometric shape: Abbr. : CYL
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"___ the Mohicans" : LASTOF
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Uganda people : ACHOLI
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Something to make : AMENDS
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Of melody : TONAL
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Olympic-star Jesse : OWENS
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Stock or bond, e.g. : ASSET
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Legal right : LIEN
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Inc., in Britain : LTD
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Exclamation of old : EGAD
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Afforded : LENT
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"___ corny as . . . " : IMAS
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Unctuous : OILY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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