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FREUDIAN FLIPS

New York Times, Sunday, October 23, 1977

Author:
Frank Nosoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 642 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,298
Across
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Speech problem : LISP
5
Thereabouts : ORSO
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Use a tuffet : SIT
12
Flower parts : SEPALS
18
Famed Florentine : DANTE
19
See 18 Across : POET
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Drug plant : ALOE
22
Vote of assent : PLACET
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Psychiatrist's song : JUNGATHEART
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Incentive for Seattle Slew : FODDERIMAGE
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Where Saul saw a seeress : ENDOR
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Spy of 1780 : ANDRE
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Salad ingredient : ENDIVE
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ENE or WSW : DIR
31
Fit of pique : SNIT
32
Fidel's former aide : CHE
33
Suffix with dull : ARD
35
"Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
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Grafter's item : CION
37
Pongee color : TAN
38
Stash away : HOARD
40
French town : USSEL
42
SST, for one : PLANE
43
Butter-and-___ : EGGMAN
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Binaural system : STEREO
48
Tree: Comb. form : DENDRI
51
Sports news : RESULTS
53
Sailors' patron : STELMO
55
Horizon sights : STEEPLES
59
Wide-awakes : TERNS
61
Orlando of diamond fame : CEPEDA
63
It repeats itself : HISTORY
64
Controls : RESTRAINS
68
Imparts : LENDS
69
Put away : STORED
70
April 1 baby, e.g. : ARIES
71
Sump : PIT
72
Smells like an old stogie : REEKS
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Volume : TOME
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Mil. group : USNR
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Royal ruins : OEDIPUSWRECKS
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"Tree ___ Window": Frost : ATMY
83
Tart : ACID
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January, in Seville : ENERO
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Electrical unit : REL
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Performer, in Perugia : ATTORE
90
Foundation gift : GRANT
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Most curt : SNIPPIEST
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Licenses : PERMITS
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Bow : SALAAM
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___ incognita : TERRA
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Floor exit : TRAPDOOR
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"Trees" poet : KILMER
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To play, Italian style : GIOCARE
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Rented : LEASED
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Summit : TIPTOP
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Mussulman : MOSLEM
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Merchandise : WARES
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Small horse : BIDET
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Galley-proof symbol : CARET
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Chatter : GAB
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Holly : ILEX
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Finnish bath : SAUNA
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Swerve : YAW
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Road surfacing : TAR
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Western hill : MESA
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Sports org. : NBA
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Mystery : ENIGMA
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Popular fur : LAPIN
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L.B.J.'s "___ Poverty" : WARON
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Problem for Midas : GILTFEELING
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Motto for a dieter : THINKSHRINK
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Catch : ENTRAP
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Bambi, e.g. : DEER
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The very best : AONE
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"Papa Bear" of football : HALAS
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Deans : DOYENS
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Hit sign : SRO
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Soldiers in Seoul : ROKS
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Class cap : ETON
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Ends of flights : LANDINGS
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Fort Knox item : INGOT
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Kind of boarder : STAR
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Fair-haired one : PET
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Kitchen utensils : OPENERS
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Artery : ROAD
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Saw of a sawfish : SERRA
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Mink's cousin : OTTER
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Umpire's cry : SAFE
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Massey et al. : ILONAS
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Walked unsteadily : TODDLED
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Carousal : SPREE
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Wallach : ELI
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Jack of clubs : PAM
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Evangeline's home : ACADIA
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American or Foreign : LEGION
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Dr. Slop's creator : STERNE
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Padding in packing : DUNNAGE
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Foods : EDIBLES
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Trinculo or Yorick : JESTER
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Guffaw : HAHA
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Massenet oratorio : EVE
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Against : CONTRA
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Aaron Burr's ego : DUELPERSONALITY
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Pedicure fanatics : CLIPTOMANIACS
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Word on a Czech's check : HALERS
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Skid-row problem : DTS
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"And we will ___ pleasures prove": Donne : SOMENEW
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P.D.Q. : PRESTO
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Grouch's problem : MUTTERCOMPLEX
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Catchall abbr. : ETC
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Section of film : REEL
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High degree : NTH
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Colonial freethinkers : DEISTS
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Criticize slyly : SNIPE
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Less familiar : ODDER
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Girl's name : LORETTE
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Palindromic word : ERE
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One of the Chaplins : SYD
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Subtly nasty : SNIDE
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People with petitions : ASKERS
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Santha Rama ___ : RAU
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Vocal pauses : ERS
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"Old Blue Eyes" : SINATRA
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Overcharges : STINGS
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Hound's clue : SCENT
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"___ Nightingale" : ODETOA
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Malayan state : PERAK
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Hornblende : URALITE
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Type of light : KLIEG
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Prefix with lead or guide : MIS
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Thus far : YET
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Spring flowers : IRIDES
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Displace : UPROOT
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Prone : APT
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Alaska, formerly: Abbr. : TER
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Pack pipe tobacco : TAMP
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Preliminary coat : PRIMER
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Distress signal : SOS
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Kept a tryst : MET
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Mend, in a way : REBUILD
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Aerial bomb : ROC
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Native of Oran : ALGERIAN
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Causes : REASONS
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Erect levees : EMBANK
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Small boats: Var. : DINGIES
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"___ of bright gold": Shakespeare : PATINES
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Like Nike : WINGED
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White elephant : ALBINO
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Estate; property : REALTY
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He may use faint praise : DAMNER
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Indecent : RANK
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Percolates : SEEPS
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Brest beast : ANE
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Where benedicts are created : ALTAR
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Elm or mackerel : WAHOO
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Danny's daughter : MARLO
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Of soil: Comb. form : AGRO
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Like a cocktail "lady" : PINK
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"How's that again?" : WHAT
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Three, in Torino : TRE
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Punkah : FAN
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Ayesha : SHE

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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