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New York Times, Monday, October 15, 1979

Author:
N. M. Meyer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
N. M. Meyer has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,933
Across
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Painting and ballet : ARTS
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Duplicate : COPY
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"I Remember ___" : MAMA
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Encounter : MEET
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Sign of the Zodiac : ARIES
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Given the gate : AXED
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The Jack before Johnny : PAAR
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Stove : RANGE
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"___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
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Place for a dry run : PROVINGGROUND
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Pre-Easter season : LENT
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By way of : VIA
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German P.O.W. camp : STALAG
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Third degree : GRILLING
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Dromedary : CAMEL
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Tennis star Austin : TRACY
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And not : NOR
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Moslem prince : AMIR
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Queeg's ship : CAINE
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Werfel's "The Forty Days of ___ Dagh" : MUSA
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Soldiers : MEN
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Doone of fiction : LORNA
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Name taken by Sophia Scicoloni : LOREN
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Set forth for consideration : PROPOUND
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Traditional adjective for N.Y.P.D. : FINEST
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Capek play : RUR
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Pit : HOLE
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Helpful one : GOODSAMARITAN
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Kind of joint : CLIP
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Dodge : EVADE
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Twittering with expectation : AGOG
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River in England : OUSE
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Rounded roofs : DOMES
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Asian staple : RICE
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Bambi : DEER
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Set up housekeeping : NEST
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Servitude : YOKE
Down
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Unit of power, for short : AMP
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"___ the Wild Wind" : REAP
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Rip : TEAR
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Pram : STROLLER
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Concerned : CARING
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Engine noise : PING
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Peteman : YEGG
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Instruction book : MANUAL
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Nerve-cell process : AXON
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Convalesce : MEND
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American humorist : ADE
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Bard of the Yukon : SERVICE
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___ cutlet : VEAL
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"___ to bed," said the grease monkey : OILY
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Rascal : SCAMP
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Domesticator : TAMER
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___ acids : AMINO
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Pulverize : GRIND
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"It ___ hundred years . . . " : RANA
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Season : INURE
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Roman and pug : NOSES
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He took Richmond : GRANT
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Mountain lake : TARN
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Moved swiftly : COURSED
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Of $'s and ¢'s : MONETARY
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Amplified : LOUD
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Caron movie role : LILI
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Decorous : PROPER
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Robin Hood's milieu : FOREST
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Where the Acheron flows : HADES
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Adhesive : GLUE
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Beauvais is here : OISE
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Stratford-on-___ : AVON
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Roz Russell role : MAME
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Premium on money : AGIO
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Notch at the end of an arrow : NOCK
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Cape in a Patti Page hit song : COD
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Word with whiz : GEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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