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New York Times, Monday, October 24, 1977

Author:
Geher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { P Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Smell or taste : SENSE
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Stylish : CHIC
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Remainder : REST
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Actor Delon : ALAIN
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Chaplin's wife : OONA
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Charley horse : ACHE
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Hunter's hideaway : BLIND
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Othello : MOOR
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Attenuated : THIN
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Organization born at Versailles in 1919 : LEAGUEOFNATIONS
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Nobelist in medicine: 1954 : ENDERS
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Farm sound : MOO
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Relative of etc. : ETAL
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Kovacs or Pyle : ERNIE
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Midterm event : TEST
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Out of ___ (beyond a person's abilities) : ONESLEAGUE
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Love, to Dali : AMOR
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British worker's "cuppa char" : TEA
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Scholar's acquisition : LORE
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Creator of Captain Nemo : JULESVERNE
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School Shelley attended : ETON
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Moses' Mount : SINAI
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Coveted spot at an S.R.O. show : SEAT
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Metric units: Abbr. : CMS
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Seal again, as a wine bottle : RECORK
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Doyle's famous ruse : REDHEADEDLEAGUE
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With regard to : INRE
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Writer Vidal : GORE
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Bel-canto effect : TRILL
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Mark left by a wound : SCAR
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Site of first Olympics : ELIS
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Shack : HOVEL
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Islands off Florida : KEYS
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Look for : SEEK
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Abrasive : EMERY
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Valuable fur : SABLE
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Actress Terry : ELLEN
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Water nymph : NAIAD
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Burn superficially : SINGE
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Last : ENDURE
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Perry from Pa. : COMO
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Area below the fetlock : HOOF
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Privy to : INON
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Coating for apples : CARAMEL
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Justification : RATIONALE
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Problem in some concert halls : ECHO
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Thin-skinned place : SHIN
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Folding money : TENS
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"___ Perpetua," Idaho's motto : ESTO
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Sped : TORE
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Pot sweetener : ANTE
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Malicious glances : LEERS
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Large kangaroo : EURO
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Australian avifauna : EMUS
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Arias, e.g. : SOLI
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Diggers or serving trays : TRENCHERS
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Compos mentis : SANE
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Suffix with velvet : EEN
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Identical : SAME
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Appearances : VISAGES
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Carter's middle name : EARL
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Cut cuspids : TEETHE
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Billiards shot : CAROM
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"___ me a home . . . " : OGIVE
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Sovereign : RULER
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Shade of green : KELLY
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Daredevil's delight : RISK
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Suffix with exist and insist : ENCE
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Cart : DRAY
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Mondale's rival last year : DOLE
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Where Perry triumphed : ERIE
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Rolltop or escritoire : DESK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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