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EVERY WHICH WAY

New York Times, Sunday, January 30, 1977

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 607 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,032
Across
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See above : ACROSS
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Heavy fabric : GROS
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Pension org. : SSA
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English forest : ARDEN
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Kind of card : CREDIT
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Network : RETE
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Nissen and Quonset : HUTS
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Early British cop : PEELER
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Like a teddy bear : CUDDLY
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Fuegian natives : ONAS
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Dress size : PETITE
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Crab genus : UCA
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Appropriate direction : LEFTTORIGHT
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Concurs : ASSENTS
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Forwards : SENDS
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Used up : ATE
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Stile, e.g. : STAIRS
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French pupil's place : ECOLE
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He, in Italy : ESSO
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Embroidery X's and 40 (Diag. down) Conflicting aims : CROSSSTITCHES
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Fan noise : WHIR
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Toast opener : HERES
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Flowery plants : CANNAS
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Egyptian god : OSIRIS
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Rockne : KNUTE
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T.V.A. unit : DAM
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David's musician : ASAPH
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Area of Yugoslavia : BOSNIA
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Owing heavily : DEEPINDEBT
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Exaggerated accounts : ROMANCINGS
65
Greek god : ARES
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Certain bricks : ADOBES
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Deuce's superior : TREY
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Med. course : ANAT
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Mind: Prefix : PHREN
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Seethes : STEWS
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S.A. beverages : MATES
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Bible town of France : DOUAI
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Scottish terrier : CAIRN
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Little Woman et al. : BETHS
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Kind of sieve : RICER
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Assam native : GARO
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Kind of rock or door : TRAP
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___ finger at : POINTA
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Place for Sophia's flowers : VASO
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"Madam, I'm Adam" : PALINDROME
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Atlantic gunnel : BUTTERFISH
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Christmas offerings : CAROLS
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Relatives of aves. : STS
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Condescend : STOOP
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Book-ad listings : NOVELS
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First-born : ELDEST
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Rattle, in Scotland : TIRL
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Places for berets : TETES
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Miss Bagnold : ENID
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Spring mos. : APRS
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Typical samples and 104 (Diag. up) Ocean dangers : CROSSSECTIONS
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German river : EDER
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Freud specialty : DREAM
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___ time : ONEATA
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React to boredom : NOD
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Battery part : ANODE
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Gardeners, at times : DIGGERS
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Place to get in on : GROUNDFLOOR
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Pourboire : TIP
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One fleeing a land : EMIGRE
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Forest near S.F. : MUIR
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Atmosphere: Prefix : AERI
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Prim : SEDATE
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Bridge gaffe : RENEGE
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Blue and Franklin : BENS
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As is : NEAT
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Target of Tet offensive : SAIGON
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Flung the gauntlet : DARED
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Cathedral part : APSE
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Musician Herb : ALPERT
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Charge : ACCUSE
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Decisive points : CRUCES
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Fortifications : REDANS
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Roulette bet : ODD
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Beverly and window : SILLS
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Eye woe: Var. : STYE
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Capri's is blue : GROTTO
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Leavings, in Paris : RESTES
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Preminger : OTTO
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Prescient one : SEER
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Panamas : SUNHATS
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Interference : STATIC
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Jenny : ASS
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Book addenda: Abbr. : APPS
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Della : REESE
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Spot : DETECT
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Writer Glyn : ELINOR
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Provoke : NETTLE
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Makes helpless : HOGTIES
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Put back in place : RESET
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Boxer Tommy : FARR
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Yugoslav peninsula : ISTRIA
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Ahead by one tennis unit : ASETUP
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Installment forerunner : DOWNPAYMENT
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Stone and wine : RHINES
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On this side: Prefix : CIS
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Climbs, in a way : SHINS
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Sonora Indian : SERI
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Surfeited condition : SATIATION
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Writer Emily : HAHN
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Don't be this, said Polonius : LENDER
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Dray : CART
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Baptize : NAME
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Mrs. Chaplin et al. : OONAS
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N.C.O. : SSGT
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Acute : KEEN
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Socialist Eugene : DEBS
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Burrows : ABE
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McKinley and Hood: Abbr. : MTS
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Twining stems : BINES
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German number : DREI
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Oppressed : DOWNTRODDEN
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Purgative : CATHARTIC
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Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Somewhat, in music : POCO
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Cry's partner : HUE
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Ranees' wear : SARIS
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Certify : ATTEST
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Spoon's elopement partner : DISH
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Hails : CALLS
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Snaffles and bridoons : BITS
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Grate : RASP
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British pokey : GAOL
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Kind of window : ROSE
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Writer Kingsley : AMIS
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Kind of house : PENT
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Educ. TV initials : PBS
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Umpire's call : OUT
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___ cello : VIOLON
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Ready, old style : PREST
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Take-out shop : DELI
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Linings, in Spain : FORROS
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French slope : COTEAU
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"___ plaisir" : AVEC
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Wise advisers : NESTORS
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Letters : ENS
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Catherine, for one : TSARINA
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Viper : ADDER
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Got a pump going : PRIMED
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Victoria ___ : REGINA
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Clay box : SAGGER
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Musical transitions : SEGUES
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Dig and red : INFRAS
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Limestone : OOLITE
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Senility : DOTAGE
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Newspaper V.I.P. : EDITOR
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Renounce sinning : REPENT
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Combine : MERGE
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Of a space : AREAL
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Oboe, for one : REED
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Aztec hero's wife : NANA
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Throat or River : DEEP
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Pelion's resting place : OSSA
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Univ. degree : MBA
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Land hollow : DIP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 19 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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