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New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 1977

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { C J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,293
Across
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Cool one's heels : WAIT
5
Item in a trunk : SPARE
10
Kettle handle : BAIL
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Jersey or Guernsey : ISLE
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Cards left over after a deal : TALON
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King of the Huns : ATLI
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Time for contrition re imbibition : THEMORNINGAFTER
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Make propitiation for : EXPIATE
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Soak, as tea leaves : INFUSE
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Yalies : ELIS
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Plant of the bean family : ANIL
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Scene 1 setting in "La Bohème" : GARRET
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Kringle's largesse : PRESENTS
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Moslem prince : AMEER
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Indian garment: Var. : SAREE
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Mouths : ORA
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Plaid fabric : MAUD
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Asseverate : SWEAR
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Con Ed et al. : UTS
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Meeting places in Pericles' day : STOAS
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Escargot : SNAIL
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Get spiffed : TIEONEON
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Like Horner or Muffet : LITTLE
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Easy win : ROMP
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Safe's partner : SANE
45
Hindu musical instruments : SITARS
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Henry's goal: 1775 : LIBERTY
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Go on a tear : PAINTTHETOWNRED
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Eager : AGOG
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"___ but an empty bubble": Dryden : HONOR
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Elusive : EELY
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What Mother Hubbard's dog had : NONE
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An Alaskan first family : EGANS
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Remove : DELE
Down
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To ___ (for example) : WIT
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Tennis name : ASHE
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Holly : ILEX
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Even or hot follower : TEMPERED
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Passage off Gibraltar : STRAIT
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Sam's lengthy error : PANTS
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"A mixture of ___ doth ever add pleasure": Bacon : ALIE
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Jockey Turcotte : RON
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Iron-horse driver : ENGINEER
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Confound : BAFFLE
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Alaskan island : ATTU
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___ du Vent (the Windwards) : ILES
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Milanese money : LIRE
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Raincoat : OILER
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Aromatic herb : ANISE
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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From A to Z : GAMUT
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Violin par excellence : AMATI
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Employ again : REUSE
27
Song of praise : PAEAN
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___ home (out) : NOTAT
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The Cherokee, e.g. : TRAIL
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Room in a maison : SALLE
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Sudden descent : SWOOP
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___ tide (stops) : STEMSTHE
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Confined during a war : INTERNED
38
Stable sound : SNORT
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Tendon : SINEW
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___ blossom (cocktail) : ORANGE
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Hercules' dirty dozen : LABORS
44
Squelch : SITON
45
Bridge : SPAN
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Desdemona's detractor : IAGO
47
Suffix with idea and opera : TION
48
Heroine of Conrad's "Victory" : LENA
49
Eucalyptus or ailanthus : TREE
50
Holler : YELL
52
Duroc : HOG
53
Substance from madder : DYE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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