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New York Times, Friday, January 6, 1978

46-Down : Area

Author:
Adelyn Lewis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Adelyn Lewis has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,373
Across
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___ Flow (naval base) : SCAPA
6
___ away (save) : SALT
10
Dark, poetically : EBON
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Surface-to-air rocket : TALOS
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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Artificial fly : LURE
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Concerning : ANENT
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Exploding star : NOVA
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Voyageur's vehicle : SLED
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Integral element : PARTANDPARCEL
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Lying to one side : LATERAL
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U.S. humorist : NYE
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Aircraft formation: Abbr. : ECH
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Naval off. : ENS
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Part of M.V.P. : MOST
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Prefix with act or grade : RETRO
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Enforcement powers : TEETH
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Par ___ : AVION
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Essence : SUMANDSUBSTANCE
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"___ flowing with milk and honey": Exodus 3:8 : ALAND
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Wooden : TREEN
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Large pieces : HUNKS
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Response to a catty comment : MEOW
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Sphere : ORB
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Controversial drug : LSD
49
Exercise : USE
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Daniel or Noah : WEBSTER
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Principal element : ALPHAANDOMEGA
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Cradle rocker : MAMA
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"O tu che in seno ___ angeli": Verdi aria : AGLI
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Kindled again : RELIT
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Work of art : OPUS
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Enthusiastic : KEEN
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Assign : ALLOT
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Try : TEST
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Eugene's state: Abbr. : OREG
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Unfeeling : STONY
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Flour or sugar : STAPLE
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Promised Land : CANAAN
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Warns : ALERTS
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___ Vecchio, Florence : PONTE
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"___ Is Born" : ASTAR
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Sites for pickup games : SANDLOTS
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On : ATOP
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Syria, Lebanon, Israel, etc. : LEVANT
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Weeping : TEARY
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Follower of anyone or someone : ELSE
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Kind of board : BULLETIN
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Shipment to Bethlehem : ORE
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"___ Myers," story by J.F. Cooper : NED
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Specified : NAMED
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Waxy ointment : CERATE
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Gator's relative : CROC
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Sharpen : HONE
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"On the Beach" author : SHUTE
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John, in Wales : EVAN
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Guppies' place : TANK
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Finishes : ENDSUP
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Comedian Mort : SAHL
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Small one: Suffix : ULUS
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Writ from a superior court : MANDAMUS
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"Pippa Passes" poet : BROWNING
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Stitched : SEWED
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Scanty : MEAGER
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Opera premiere at La Scala in 1887 : OTELLO
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Area : REGION
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Ill-mannered : BRATTY
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Military dress : SHAKO
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Adriatic's cold winds : BORAS
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Sparling : SMELT
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Hold out : LAST
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Order to the helmsman : ALEE
57
Witticism : MOT
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Gelada or pongo : APE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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