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New York Times, Friday, January 9, 1976

Author:
Brian G. Tyler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Brian G. Tyler has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,645

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Students & seniors
Across
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Golf-tour players : PROS
5
Curve part : ARC
8
Govt. agency : FBI
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North and South : POLES
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Juice-glass residue : PULP
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Pressing necessity : IRON
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Metric measure : STERE
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Fasten : SEAL
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Secretary : DESK
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Insured vehicles : COVEREDWAGONS
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March 15 : IDES
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Powdery mineral : TALC
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Right and obtuse : ANGLES
27
Fixations : FETISHES
31
Provoked : DARED
32
Assayer's vessel : CUPEL
33
Persian or alley : CAT
34
Good hole card : ACE
35
Blunder : BONER
36
G.I. org. : USO
37
Meddle : PRY
38
Construction-site sight : CRANE
39
Less dangerous : SAFER
41
Rashness : TEMERITY
43
Alcoholic insect, perhaps : BARFLY
44
Andy's partner : AMOS
45
Fire or garage event : SALE
46
Cattle trade : STOCKEXCHANGE
51
Inventor James : WATT
52
Constantly : EVER
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Utter pompously : MOUTH
55
Molding : OGEE
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Fork part : TINE
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British and others : ISLES
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Head part : EAR
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Cattle sound : LOW
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Or ___ : ELSE
Down
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Letter adjunct: Abbr. : PPS
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Campus org. : ROTC
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Spread : OLEO
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Obsequious : SERVILE
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Church parts : APSES
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Regretted : RUED
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Talon : CLAW
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Slap, in Paris : FRENCHCUFF
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Domineer : BOSS
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India, for one : INK
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Did a lawn job : SEEDED
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Silver item : PLATTER
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Star athletes, to children : IDOLS
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In medias ___ : RES
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Appropriate name for a hurricane : GAIL
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Adjust : ADAPT
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Thing involving Zane or Lady Jane : GREYMATTER
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Girl or bone : FUNNY
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Sword : EPEE
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Canvas support : EASEL
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Tall or short : STORY
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Paint layer : COAT
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Meat cut : BRISKET
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Nile swimmer, for short : CROC
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Deli offering : SALAMI
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Sandy : ARENOSE
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Act the ham : EMOTE
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Scrooge word : BAH
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Something often loose : SCREW
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Forsyte, for one : SAGA
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Vile : EVIL
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Strange: Prefix : XENO
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Hoodwink : GULL
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French seasons : ETES
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Grief : WOE
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Congress unit: Abbr. : HSE

Answer summary: 2 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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