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PRO-TOTYPES

New York Times, Sunday, January 9, 1977

Author:
Stanley A. Kurzban
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Stanley A. Kurzban has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,011
Across
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Misbehave : ACTUP
6
Slow train : LOCAL
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What Eris threw : APPLE
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Fasten again : RESNAP
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Banished : EXILED
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One who couples : PAIRER
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___ up (kept mum) : CLAMMED
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Fall fare at Shea Stadium : JETPROPULSION
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Wearer of hash marks : STRIPER
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Individuals : ONES
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Snide remark : DIG
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Shade : TONE
29
Site of a pleasure dome : XANADU
31
Turkish title : AGA
32
Saddle afflictions : SORES
33
Bistros : CAFES
36
How the Miami Dolphins play : PORPOISEFULLY
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Nigerian people : AROS
42
Indian weight : SER
43
Before line and sinker : HOOK
44
Swab : MOP
45
East Lansing campus : MSU
46
Vessel prized in the N.F.L. : CHAMPIONSHIP
50
Winglike : ALAR
54
Gates, to Caesar : PORTAE
56
Relative of org. : SOC
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Good bond rating : AAA
58
Coin : CENT
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Part of a shoe : INSOLE
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African lake : CHAD
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Postal dept. : RLO
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Stage shrew : KATE
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One-sided victory for Baltimore : COLTBLOODEDMURDER
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Locker or rec : ROOM
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Beat : LASH
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Coated steel plates : TERNES
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Atmosphere : AURA
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Mail-address initials : POB
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Rhubarb : HASSLE
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Small bird : WREN
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January quest : SUPERBOWLWIN
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Possess, old style : HEV
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Pronoun : YOU
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Arias : SOLI
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Wijk ___ Zee, Holland : AAN
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Tops : AONE
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Pittsburgh team, often : SCENESTEELERS
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Nile dam : ASWAN
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Caracalla specialties : BATHS
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Singer Charles : RAY
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Eye part : RETINA
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Goal : AIM
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Zone : AREA
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Hillary's conquest : EVEREST
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Exhortation in Dallas : RIDEEMCOWBOYS
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One who misleads : DELUDER
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___ say (seemingly) : ASIFTO
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Of the sun: It. : SOLARE
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Moon goddess : SELENE
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Hide away : STASH
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Writer Peter B. and family : KYNES
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Parking-lot mishaps : DENTS
Down
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Curves : ARCS
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Boston cager, for short : CELT
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Ruler : TSAR
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Separates, as metals : UNMIXES
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Argentine terrain : PAMPAS
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The day, in France : LEJOUR
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Beasts of burden : OXEN
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Refer to : CITE
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Locale for a chalet : ALPS
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Irish sea god : LER
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Indian mulberry : AAL
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Posse from Green Bay : PISTOLPACKERS
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Religious house : PRIORY
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Hammer part : PEEN
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Sidestep : DODGE
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Small dog : PUG
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___ flag, as over a bier : DRAPEA
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Chanteuse Edith : PIAF
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Sleeping places : DORMS
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___ favor (requests) : ASKSA
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Road sign : SLO
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College grounds: Var. : CAMPI
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Firebug job : ARSON
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Eighty, to Lincoln : FOURSCORE
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Biblical captain : PHICHOL
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Perfect-game line score : OOO
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Charged atom : ION
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Grid official : UMP
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Oct. 31 needs : SHEETS
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Phone : CALL
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Little, in Spain : POCO
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Damage : HARM
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Egyptian heaven : IALU
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Acquires the knack : LEARNSHOW
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Insect : ANT
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Hwy. : RTE
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Complaint about Kansas City : TOOMANYCHIEFS
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Oklahoma city : ADA
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Pillage : DESPOIL
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Through thick ___ : ORTHIN
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German drink : BRAU
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Like Dali's watches : LIMP
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Arab vessel : DHOW
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College official : DEAN
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Like March weather : RAW
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Possessive : OUR
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Form of Helen : ELENA
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Dice number : SEVEN
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Troublesome : PESTY
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Sound loudly : BLARE
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Spot or shine : SUN
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Shad dish : ROE
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Wheat, in France : BLE
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Spent unwisely : WASTED
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Faroe winds : OES
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Customarily : ASARULE
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Locales for games : STADIA
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Norse explorer : ERIC
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Aegean island : SAMOS
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Obliterates : ERASES
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Anointed : ANELED
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Theda and family : BARAS
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Tilting : ALIST
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Burl or Saint : IVES
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Latin-study word : AMO
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With competence : ABLY
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Horse color : ROAN
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Literary Jane : EYRE
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Garden : EDEN
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Dispatched : SENT
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___ bien : TRES
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Ordinal suffix : ETH
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Chinese cooking dish : WOK

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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