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Nancy Schuster
Nancy Schuster

SHOWING THE WAY

New York Times, Sunday, October 19, 1969

Author:
Nancy Schuster
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Nancy Schuster has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,372
Across
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Add more stickum : REPASTE
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Recital pieces : LIEDER
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Ivan's villa : DACHA
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In : ELECTED
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More annoyed : ANGRIER
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Chills : AGUES
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Prisoners of a kind : CAPTIVEAUDIENCE
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___ Bulba : TARAS
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Prayer form : LITANY
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Tie up : TRUSS
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Brontë heroine : EYRE
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Number prefix : TRI
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Collection of sayings : ANA
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Beaux ___ : GESTES
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___ sack : SAD
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Substitute : ERSATZ
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Canasta play : MELD
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Fine fur : SEAL
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Entree : ACCESS
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Manner : WISE
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Sandy ridge : ESKER
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Latticework : TRELLIS
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Of a grain : OATEN
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Wire measures : MILS
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Paris name : DIOR
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Losing money : INTHERED
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Sink fixtures : SPIGOTS
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Nervous walking : PACING
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Signore's land : ITALY
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Try to outdo : VIE
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Pale : ASHEN
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Part of the forest scene : FLORA
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Branch of peace : OLIVE
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"___ corny as . . . " : IMAS
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Wire: Abbr. : TELEG
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African antelope : ELAND
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River to North Sea : YSER
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Baseball hit : LINER
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Long-beaked Atlantic fish : SAURY
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Passion : ARDOR
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Sounds of hesitation : ERS
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Color : MAUVE
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Bears, mice and pigs : THREES
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Elicitors : EDUCERS
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Skyline sights : ANTENNAS
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Drooping : ALOP
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Pseudo-esthetic : ARTY
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Composer : GRIEG
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Popular dosage : ASPIRIN
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Radical in famed 1921 trial : SACCO
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Wings : ALAE
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Pants : HEAVES
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Whale : ORCA
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Splash over : SLOP
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Briefcase item : FOLDER
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Weaken : SAP
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Some poultry : FRIERS
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Cockney's distress cry : ELP
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Tending to: Suffix : FUL
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Lancaster : BURT
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Waters: Sp. : AGUAS
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Ethiopian town : MAGALO
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"___ the West Wind" : ODETO
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Covert : BEHINDTHESCENES
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TV fare : RERUN
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Early epoch : IRONAGE
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Retinue : CORTEGE
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Wood nymph : DRYAD
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Caught : NETTED
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Frightened, hillbilly style : AFEARED
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Publicity : RECLAME
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Launcelot's loves : ELAINES
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Part of a coach's jab : PEPTALK
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Official deeds : ACTA
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Goad : STING
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Zero and successors in "Fiddler" : TEVYES
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Dutch commune : EDE
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Crowned a certain way : LAURELED
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1900-mile Asian river : INDUS
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Protection : EGIS
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Polka dot on a garment, in a way : DRESSCIRCLE
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Article in Bonn : EIN
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Move back : RECEDE
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Office stamp : DATER
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Moslem title : AGA
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Animal act, usually : CURTAINRAISER
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Beating items : HEARTS
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Official edict : ASSIZE
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Alfonso, for one : REY
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Perfume : ATTAR
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Met again : RESAT
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Prepares : SETSTHESTAGE
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Scientific group: Abbr. : ACS
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Agreeably : SWEETLY
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John's predecessor : DEMI
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"Half ___" : ALOAF
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Involved explanation : SONGANDDANCE
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Baltic gulf : RIGA
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Backtalk: Slang : LIP
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Chemical prefix : THIO
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At sea : LOST
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___ form : INRARE
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Young eels : ELVERS
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Textile workers : DYERS
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Apish : SIMIAN
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"Louder-and-funnier" area : PEANUTGALLERY
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Biblical pauses : SELAHS
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Kansas college : IOLA
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Early movie name : VILMA
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Prefix for a body network : NEUR
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Cut off : SEVERED
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Stage cover : GREASEPAINT
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Gloomy : DOUR
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Italian painter : RENI
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Barks : YELPS
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Enlistees: Abbr. : RCTS
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___ disant : SOI
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Nestling : EYAS
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Men's jacket : NEHRU
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Charged a certain way : PRORATED
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Gardner : AVA
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Kind of potato : IRISH
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Detergent : CLEANER
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University unit : COLLEGE
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Resisting : OPPOSED
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Furnish : AFFORD
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More clashing : LOUDER
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Nautical direction : ASTERN
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"___ Krupp" : ARMSOF
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Popular investment : EBOND
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Soft candy : FUDGE
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___-Coeur : SACRE
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Baseball data: Abbr. : RBI
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Pesty bug : GNAT
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___ horse! : GETA
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Philippine tree: Var. : TUA
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Garden tool : HOE
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Old Gov't. agency : ECA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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