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New York Times, Saturday, October 30, 1976

Author:
H. Hastings Reddall
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,940
Across
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Parts of animals' feet : PADS
5
Chocolate source : CACAO
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Once again : ANEW
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Burden : ONUS
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Lizard : AGAMA
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Kind of brain : LAME
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Infrequently : ONCEINALIFETIME
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Kind of way or shore : LEE
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Cager Archibald : NATE
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Dice number : SEVEN
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Printer's direction : DELE
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C.I.A. gatherings : SECRETS
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Aptitudes : FLAIRS
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Brilliant fish : OPAHS
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Ant ___ : EATER
31
Degrade : ABASE
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Observe : SEE
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Yawls, ketches, etc. : TWOMASTEDYACHTS
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Chiefly: Abbr. : ESP
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Clamor : NOISE
40
"Sous les ___ de Paris" : TOITS
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Kind of bread for crumbs : STALE
42
Oklahoma Indian : PAWNEE
43
Bend out of shape : CONTORT
46
Chatters : GABS
47
Squirrel gathering : ACORN
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Join a Scottish ice game : CURL
49
Allow : LET
52
Pitcher's single-inning feat : THREESTRIKEOUTS
56
Baseball's Speaker : TRIS
57
Delete : ERASE
58
Miss Sten : ANNA
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Certain votes : YEAS
60
Palmer Stadium mascot : TIGER
61
Rip : TEAR
Down
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Table game : POOL
2
Princess ___ : ANNE
3
Mussolini : DUCE
4
Compass direction : SSE
5
Soo and Kiel : CANALS
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Chalcedony : AGATE
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Romany gypsies : CALE
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French friend : AMI
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Simpleton : OAF
10
Does a tailoring job : ALTERS
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Unsophisticated : NAIVE
12
Ant : EMMET
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Supposes, old style : WEENS
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Habitually accurate person : INERRANTONE
19
Subject to public claims : ESCHEATABLE
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Per ___ : DIEM
24
Farm tool : SPADE
25
___ does it : EASY
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Celebration : FETE
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Capitol output : LAWS
28
On the up side : ATOP
29
Well padded : OBESE
31
Leaning : ATILT
32
Leg bone : SHIN
33
Diminutive suffix : ETTE
34
Actual being : ESSE
36
Go high : SOAR
37
Intimidates : COWS
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Emphasize : STRESS
42
Writer Dorothy : PARKER
43
Malicious : CATTY
44
Yellowish color : OCHRE
45
Water wheel : NORIA
46
Semblance : GUISE
48
Mountain-goat's perch : CRAG
49
Crescent : LUNE
50
Volcano : ETNA
51
Ruler : TSAR
53
Tennis unit : SET
54
Prefix for angle : TRI
55
Grain : OAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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