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New York Times, Tuesday, October 26, 1976

Author:
Marston
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Marston has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,936
Across
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Pasture sound : BAA
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Sine ___ : DIE
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Nautical hazard : SHOAL
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Man's friend : ENGLISHSHEEPDOG
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Man's friends : GERMANSHEPHERDS
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Wizard's Park : MENLO
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Picnic visitors : ANTS
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Turkish leader : AGA
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Sacks: Abbr. : BGS
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Reverence : AWE
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All-America name : CAMP
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Greet with a friendly tail : WAG
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Option: Abbr. : ALT
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Cockney's castle : OME
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Like dismal skies : GRAY
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French ___ : POODLE
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Man's motley friend : MONGREL
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Children's friends : PUPPIES
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Man's nonfriends : BITERS
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Bistro : CAFE
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Delaware or Red : GAP
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Food scrap : ORT
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Sandy's greeting : ARF
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Gainsay : DENY
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Latin case: Abbr. : ABL
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Explosive : TNT
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___ relief : BAS
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Roman 1011 : MXI
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
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Sounds of exhaustion : PANTS
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Man's friends : SIBERIANHUSKIES
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Man's friend : GOLDENRETRIEVER
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Like a teenager's room : MESSY
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Wine quality : SEC
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Epoch : ERA
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Entreat : BEG
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Wind: Prefix : ANEM
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Gentlemen's, for one : AGREEMENT
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Rings up : DIALS
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"There ___ justice" : ISNO
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Questioning words : EHS
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Calendar abbr. : SEPT
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Nervous laughs : HEHS
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Unclose, to poets : OPE
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Play to ___ (tie) : ADRAW
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Woodsy home : LODGE
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Between K and Q : LMNOP
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Like some dog stories : SHAGGY
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Busybodies : HENS
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Juliette Low's org. : GSA
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False idol : BAAL
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On : ATOP
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Search thoroughly : COMB
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Mine, in Paris : AMOI
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Force away from : WREST
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In ___ of smoke : APUFF
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Move easily : LOPE
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Nonfriend's warning : GRRR
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Kind of tract : DIGESTIVE
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Incline : LEAN
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Discover : ESPY
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Earth study: Abbr. : GEOL
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Parcel's mate : PART
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___ corps : CANINE
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Thanks, in Bonn : DANKE
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Self-evident truth : AXIOM
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Authoritative work : BIBLE
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Ski lift : TBAR
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Fundamental : BASIC
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Memo: Abbr. : MSG
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Greek god : ARES
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"Eeny, meeny, ___ . . . " : MINY
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Like driven snow : PURE
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Prophet : SEER
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Sullivan et al. : EDS
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Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
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Mrs., in Barcelona : SRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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