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New York Times, Friday, October 1, 1976

Author:
Paul R. Barnes
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Paul R. Barnes has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,911
Across
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Large saxhorn : TUBA
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Perfume scent : LILAC
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Canadian Indian : CREE
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Styptic : ALUM
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Madrid month : ENERO
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Goose's alert : HONK
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Bible for trackgoers : RACINGFORM
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Indian of West : OTOE
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Purse paper : ONE
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"Rock of ___" : AGES
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Rivera specialties : MURALS
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Nosy person : PRIER
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Peeved : SORE
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Decapitate : BEHEAD
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Red mineral : CINNABAR
33
African antelope : ELAND
34
Brings to light : BARES
35
Prefix for verse or cycle : UNI
36
___-edged (top quality) : GILT
37
Paint tester : TONER
38
Lab heater : ETNA
39
Babylonian god : UTU
40
Celestial hunter : ORION
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Powerful person : TITAN
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Tar's eating companion : MESSMATE
44
Arden or Black : FOREST
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Experience : HAVE
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More confident : SURER
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Paralytic poison : CURARE
50
U.S. engineer : EADS
51
Deface : MAR
54
Partner of Thummim : URIM
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Noted equestrienne : LADYGODIVA
58
So long! : TATA
59
Arcaro : EDDIE
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Spirit : ELAN
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Cheers : ROOTS
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Soup base : OKRA
Down
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Starchy plant : TARO
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German lancer: Var. : ULAN
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Alexander's steed : BUCEPHALUS
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Mon ___ : AMI
5
___ it (walked) : LEGGED
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Surmise : INFER
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Durocher et al. : LEOS
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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William Pitt was a great one : COMMONER
10
St. Vitus's dance : CHOREA
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Roster : ROTA
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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___ out (gets along) : EKES
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Water nymph : NAIAD
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Vases : URNS
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Budget item : RENT
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Ambulance attachment : SIREN
27
Indian princess : BEGUM
28
Type size : ELITE
29
Craft for Hiawatha : CANOE
30
Dale Evans's steed : BUTTERMILK
31
Held and Karenina : ANNAS
32
Smiling : RIANT
34
Cabaret : BOITE
37
Lee's steed : TRAVELER
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Tralee's land : EIRE
40
Quatrain maker : OMAR
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Trunk : TORSO
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Medicine man : SHAMAN
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Acts evasively : FUDGES
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"___ with Music" : SAYIT
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Clever : CUTE
48
Russian river : URAL
49
Miss Gam : RITA
50
Pacific root : EDDO
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Declare : AVER
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Nicaraguan : RAMA
56
Without further ___ : ADO
57
___ volente : DEO

Answer summary: 7 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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