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New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 1976

Author:
DeWitt Anderson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
DeWitt Anderson has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,665

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Across
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Brainstorm : IDEA
5
Aspersion : SLUR
9
Mother of Pollux : LEDA
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Hard or soft : SELL
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Scottish island : IONA
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Antitoxin : SERUM
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U. S. writer : HEMINGWAY
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Asian capital : LHASA
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"A ___," work by 16 Across : MOVEABLEFEAST
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Saarinen : EERO
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"___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
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Regulatory comm. : ICC
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Composer Harris : ROY
27
Jungfrau, e.g. : ALP
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N.Y.C. police org. : PBA
31
London district : SOHO
33
Exclaimed : CRIEDOUT
35
Work by 16 Across : THESUNALSORISES
39
Cognomen : LASTNAME
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
41
Print measures : ENS
42
Map routes: Abbr. : RDS
43
Knicks' org. : NBA
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___ good deed : DOA
47
Merry, in Paris : GAI
48
Ages : EONS
50
Paris friend of 16 Across : GERTRUDESTEIN
56
Volcano : PELEE
57
Memorable : REDLETTER
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Blackened : INKED
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Take out : DELE
61
Beneficiary in a suit : USEE
62
Kind of tube : TEST
63
U. S. chemist : UREY
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Name for 16 Across : PAPA
Down
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Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
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Judge : DEEM
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Actor Lincoln : ELMO
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Teeming : ALIVE
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Stogie, in Siena : SIGARO
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Chest of drawers : LOWBOY
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Single : UNAL
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Martha of show biz : RAYE
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Operetta man : LEHAR
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Paleozoic et al. : ERAS
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Dry-mop's target : DUST
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Van Winkle, e.g. : SLEEPER
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___-do-well : NEER
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Page number : FOLIO
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Cordage fiber : ISTLE
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Joel Grey portrayal : COHAN
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Fischer's forte : CHESS
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___ poetica : ARS
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Presented, as a problem : POSED
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Ex-tennis star Maria : BUENO
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On the briny : ATSEA
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East, to Germans : OST
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Little one: Suffix : CLE
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Tumult : DIN
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Not seeded : UNRATED
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Low point : NADIR
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Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
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Cleopatra's ___ : NEEDLE
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Critic Crowther : BOSLEY
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Stake : ANTE
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Perform a hostess's duty : GREET
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Arrangement : SETUP
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Autry or Kelly : GENE
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Wapitis : ELKS
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Indic language : URDU
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Stag or hart : DEER
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"___ deal!" : ITSA
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Turnip, in Scotland : NEEP
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Alternative in Poe story : PIT
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Cartoonist Gardner : REA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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