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New York Times, Tuesday, October 19, 1976

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Virginia Butler has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,929

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Students & seniors
Across
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Like some milk : SPILT
6
Horn or string : SHOE
10
Other, in Spain : OTRA
14
Eagle's nest : AERIE
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Piquancy : TANG
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Gypsy girl : CHAI
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Novarro of films : RAMON
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Bounces off : RICOCHETS
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French family member : GRANDMERE
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Projecting window : ORIEL
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"___ Rider" : EASY
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Rise from water: Var. : EMERSE
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Sudden reactions : STARTS
28
Backtalk : LIP
29
Trite remark : CLICHE
30
Cigar : PANATELA
35
"La ___ Vita" : DOLCE
36
Grow : WAX
37
Hockey teams : SIXES
38
Expressed again : RESTATED
40
Of a songbird order : OSCINE
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Disencumber : RID
42
Places for watches : WRISTS
43
Scold : BERATE
47
Ornamental border : DADO
48
Zola : EMILE
49
Kind of fireman : VOLUNTEER
54
Lemonade or pop : SOFTDRINK
56
Amphitheater : ARENA
57
Preminger : OTTO
58
Old serf : ESNE
59
Of a tissue : TELAR
60
Disarrange : MESS
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Stag : DEER
62
Source words : ETYMA
Down
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Puppet man : SARG
2
Diamond shape : PEAR
3
"My Friend ___" : IRMA
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Nittany or sea : LION
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Sympathetic : TENDERHEARTED
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Strain's partner : STRESS
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Like O'Neill's ape : HAIRY
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Formerly : ONCE
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Kind of mania : EGO
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Natural earth : OCHRE
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Possessive : THEIR
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Hotel clerks' concerns : RATES
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Choice seat location : AISLE
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Sympathetic : COMPASSIONATE
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S.A. beverage : MATE
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German one : EIN
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Sesames : TILS
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Bookkeeper's record: Abbr. : ACCT
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Negligent : LAX
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Naval rank: Abbr. : CDR
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Muffle : PAD
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Twitches : TICS
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Door sign : EXIT
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Eye part : LENS
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Day: Abbr. : WED
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___-and-dye : TIE
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Turkish army corps : ORDU
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Dapper ex-mayor of N.Y.C. : WALKER
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Old broom : BESOM
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Overact : EMOTE
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Estrangements : RIFTS
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Voices : ALTOS
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English poet : DONNE
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Workbench item : VISE
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Slippery : EELY
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Hindu grant : ENAM
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___ avis : RARA
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Cap or carpet : RED

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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