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New York Times, Saturday, October 29, 1977

Author:
Dorothy N. Davis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Dorothy N. Davis has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,304
Across
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One of seven : AFRICA
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"Papa Bear" of gridiron fame : HALAS
12
Herschel's discovery : URANUS
13
The ___ Cup, in yacht racing : AMERICAS
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Stroller : GOCART
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I.O.U. with a deadline : TIMENOTE
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Prefix with corn or form : UNI
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Wife of Oberon : TITANIA
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Wife of Amen-Ra : MUT
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Kind of party : STAG
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Milne boy : ROBIN
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New Orleans jazzman : HIRT
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Rock debris at base of cliff : TALUS
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Visit between whalers : GAM
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Revolutionary patriot : DEANE
30
Chilling : GLACIAL
32
Torme : MEL
33
Penthouses : EYRIES
34
Tiny chorines : PONIES
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Rimsky-Korsakoff's "Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Rudimentary root : RADICLE
39
Pale : ASHEN
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"Ben-___," Wallace book : HUR
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Cellini creation : MEDAL
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Peruse : READ
46
Book between Daniel and Joel : HOSEA
48
Davenport : SOFA
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Hindu sacred words : OMS
50
Least loose : TAUTEST
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Bolger : RAY
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One of fifty : MISSOURI
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"And what is ___ . . . ?" : SORARE
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One of five : ATLANTIC
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Clever escapee : ELUDER
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Weird : EERIE
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Small drums : TABORS
Down
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One of twelve : AUGUST
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Face of a building : FRONTAGE
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Adverb often used with integrated : RACIALLY
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___ hurry (rushing) : INA
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Rudely concise : CURT
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Moving about : ASTIR
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Surround : HEMIN
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Space : AREA
9
Author Yutang : LIN
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Baldness : ACOMIA
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Second-largest planet : SATURN
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Kettledrum : ATABAL
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Jot : MINIM
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Due e cinque : SETTE
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Gowns of professionals : TOGAS
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Circumspect : GUARDED
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Spirals : HELICES
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Prince, e.g. : SCION
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Coarse material : DENIM
31
Comparative suffix : IER
32
Mary Quant's style : MOD
34
Colloquial name for Lutetia : PAREE
35
Where riches abound : ELDORADO
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Magellan was one : SEAFARER
38
Bumpkin : RUSTIC
39
Bouquet : AROMA
40
Descendant of Noah's eldest son : SEMITE
41
Relative of a rhubarb : HASSLE
42
Dark-eyed beauty : HOURI
44
Beds or bookies : LAYERS
46
___ couture (high fashion) : HAUTE
47
Black-ink item : ASSET
50
Little Antoinette : TONI
51
Indian weight : TOLA
54
Patriotic org. : SAR
56
Obstruction : RUB

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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