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New York Times, Wednesday, October 3, 1979

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,921
Across
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"Of Thee I ___" : SING
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Lariat : RIATA
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"With it" : UPON
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Spread, sometimes : OLEO
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Bar, in court : ESTOP
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Gay deceiver : RAKE
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One of the strings : VIOL
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You may be using one now : LEADPENCIL
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Actress Dee : SANDRA
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His output is verse and verse : POET
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If immature, it's a grig : EEL
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Picnic cry : EATS
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___ souci (carefree) : SANS
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Describing H.R. elections : BIENNIAL
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Former Sec. of Defense : LAIRD
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C.P.A. : ACCT
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Perfume container : VIAL
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Domain of Morpheus : SLEEP
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Command in a coop : SHOO
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Golfer Lee : ELDER
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"Ave atque ___" : VALE
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Alone on stage : SOLUS
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Son of Ramses I : SETI
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French magazine for women : ELLE
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Précis, for short : RECAP
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Richard Donner's hit film : SUPERMAN
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Sway with a lei : HULA
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School orgs. : PTAS
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Vital statistic : AGE
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"___ me your ears" : LEND
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Exempt : IMMUNE
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Uncompromising : BRASSBOUND
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Composer Novello : IVOR
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Kiss from a señorita : BESO
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Fisher or Dibbs : EDDIE
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Japanese monastery : TERA
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Appropriate anagram for yeas : AYES
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Leaks little by little : SEEPS
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They overact : HAMS
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Soho coins : SOVS
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Inert gas : NEON
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Midas had it : GOLDENTOUCH
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Pertinent : RELATIVE
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Suffix for expert : ISE
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Nipa palm : ATAP
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Everybody, in Ecuador : TODOS
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"I ___ unto Caesar": Acts 25:11 : APPEAL
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Subject of a Keatsian ode : URN
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Yonkers race : PACE
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Migrant of the West : OKIE
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Dickens girl : NELL
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Heating vessels : ETNAS
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Campaigned : RAN
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"Red ___ in the Sunset" : SAILS
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Revere was one : SILVERSMITH
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Smallmouth or largemouth : BASS
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Ares' aortic asset : ICHOR
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School, in St.-Lô : ECOLE
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Dips : LADES
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Kingdom : REALM
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A Reese with a voice : DELLA
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Abatement : LETUP
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Hammer part : PEEN
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Seashore perils : RIPTIDES
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Author Bellows and Apostle Paul : SAULS
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Annapolis entrants : PLEBES
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Greek resistance org. in W.W. II : EAM
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Popular rock group : ABBA
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Jane or Zane : GREY
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Alleviate : EASE
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Fop : DUDE
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Iris layer : UVEA
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Average : NORM
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Paleozoic amd Mesozoic : ERAS
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Andrea Doria signal : SOS
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Tuck's predecessor : NIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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