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New York Times, Monday, October 3, 1977

Author:
James
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
James has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,278
Across
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"Nice guys finish ___" : LAST
5
Notre Dame team : IRISH
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Mary had one : LAMB
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Rooftop sleigher : SANTA
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Precious stone : OPAL
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Fancy hors d'oeuvre : PATE
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Ball park instrument : ORGAN
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Teasdale : SARA
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M and M of baseball fame : MANTLEANDMARIS
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Lemon or lime drink : ADE
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Brazilian port : SANTOS
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"Scarface Al" : CAPONE
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Unethical : WRONG
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Batting champ Wagner: 1911 : HONUS
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Wander : ROAM
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Raines or Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Module : UNIT
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"The Velvet Fog" : TORME
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Rich soil : LOAM
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Hereditary unit : GENE
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Slugger Mel and family : OTTS
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Old-timer Grove of the A's : LEFTY
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Household pest : ROACH
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Social classes : CASTES
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Kind of engine : DIESEL
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Vice-Presidential monogram : HHH
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"Spahn and Sain ___" (Braves' slogan in 1948) : ANDPRAYFORRAIN
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Space org. : NASA
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Lathered : SOAPY
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Slaughter of diamond fame : ENOS
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Guinness : ALEC
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Accolade : KUDOS
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Prefix with gravure : ROTO
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She, in Nice : ELLE
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"There ___ atheists in foxholes" : ARENO
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Certain bills : ONES
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Sass : LIP
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Economist Smith : ADAM
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___ precedent : SETA
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Certain age : TEEN
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Tristram's love : ISOLDE
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Peep show : RAREE
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Girl's name meaning daughter : INGA
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"The Man" : STAN
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Attractive : HANDSOME
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Home of the Dodgers and Angels : LOSANGELES
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Separate : APART
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Andretti of auto racing : MARIO
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Designer or pitcher : BLASS
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Browns : TANS
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Primate : MAN
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Locomotive sound : CHUG
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Top grade : AONE
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Nabokov novel : PNIN
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Interstellar area : OUTERSPACE
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Value : WORTH
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Namath's colleagues : RAMS
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Campus org. : ROTC
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Hay or choir follower : LOFT
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Tardy : LATE
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Carter and Lowell : AMYS
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"North ___" (1960 John Wayne film) : TOALASKA
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Comedian Bert : LAHR
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Poet's word : OER
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Golden: Comb. form : CHRYSO
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Mother of Perseus : DANAE
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Altogether : INALL
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Famous lemon : EDSEL
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Dr. Seuss's "___ Pop" : HOPON
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"___ Hit Parade" : YOUR
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Recede : FADE
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Prefix for drome or dynamics : AERO
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Aware of : INON
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Short letter : NOTE
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Distress signal : SOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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