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New York Times, Wednesday, October 20, 1976

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,930
Across
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Certain collector's item : FARE
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Member of an Asian horde : TATAR
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Pop painting by 17 Across : FIII
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Religious image : ICON
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Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
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Face parts : LIPS
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Celebrated pop artist : JAMESROSENQUIST
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Full version of i.e. : IDEST
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Plural endings : IES
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Gael or Breton : CELT
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Shamrock land : EIRE
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Celebrated in legend : STORIED
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Work on manuscripts : REDACT
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Panay native : ATI
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Ostrichlike birds : EMEUS
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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Sculpture by Claes Oldenburg : BEDROOMENSEMBLE
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Irish cry : ARAH
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Dye : STAIN
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"___ had my fill" : IVE
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Exclusive : SELECT
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Locate : SITUATE
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Jazz-pianist Hines : EARL
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Monk parrot : LORO
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Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
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"Mon ___!" : DIEU
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Celebrated pop artist : ROYLICHTENSTEIN
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Miss Arden et al. : EVES
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___ Lumpur : KUALA
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Miss Bancroft : ANNE
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Try : TEST
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Pert : SASSY
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Origin : SEED
Down
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South Pacific islands : FIJI
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Place of learning: Abbr. : ACAD
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Hilly city : ROME
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Composer Georges : ENESCO
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Road material : TAR
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Fuss : ADO
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Throw : TOSS
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White poplar : ABELE
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French impressionist : RENOIR
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Asian ___ : FLU
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Clock-dial reading : IIII
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Adherents : ISTS
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Sound system : STEREO
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Hebrew reading : QERE
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Transit to airport, for short : LIMO
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Pours : TEEMS
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Biblical land : EDOM
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Kind of basin or flow : TIDAL
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Twosomes : DUETS
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Boundary : AMBIT
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Soprano Emma : CALVE
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Elm or spruce : TREE
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Camel-hair robes : ABAS
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Slow one : SNAIL
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Syngman ___ : RHEE
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Food: Prefix : SITO
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Toughens : ENURES
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Moslem judge : CADI
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Dupes : TRICKS
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Main arteries : AORTAS
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Hawaii's state flower : LEHUA
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Worry : FRET
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Word on Robert Indiana's postage stamp : LOVE
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Votes for : AYES
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Miss Hagen et al. : UTAS
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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German pronoun : EINE
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Prune, in Scotland : SNED
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W.W. II craft : LST
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Vanishing street sights : ELS
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Vote against : NAY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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