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New York Times, Thursday, October 6, 1977

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,281

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Across
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Practice "mind over platter" : DIET
5
Will of God : LOGOS
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Used up : GONE
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Toward the left, at sea : APORT
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Affirmatives, in Arles : OUIS
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Port in Algeria : ORAN
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Texan's word for 5 Down : RIATA
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Cancel a change on a galley : STET
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Corrective : REMEDIAL
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Hellas : GREECE
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Stew ingredient : MEAT
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Less opaque : SHEERER
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Edgy : ONTENTERHOOKS
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Showy flower : PEONY
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Ewer handles : EARS
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Calif. time : PST
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Dill : ANET
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Limned : DRAWN
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Roman statesman : CATO
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Lease : LET
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"The ___ Earth" : GOOD
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Breakfast beverage : COCOA
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Be suspended dangerously : HANGBYATHREAD
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So-so : AVERAGE
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Rent : TEAR
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Distant : REMOTE
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Penn and Union : STATIONS
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A city of Judah : ENAM
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What novices don't know : ROPES
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Theater curtain : DROP
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Fictional mansion : TARA
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Uneven : EROSE
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Wapitis : ELKS
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Baltic natives : LETTS
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Remainder : REST
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Portal : DOOR
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Regarding : INRE
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Flat : TENEMENT
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Cowboy gear : LARIAT
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Narcotic : OPIATE
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Intention : GOAL
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Fragment for Fido : ORT
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Kind of fern or moss : STAGHORN
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Hide-and-___ : GOSEEK
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Astronaut's milieu : OUTERSPACE
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Nephew's sister : NIECE
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Perfume ingredient : ESTER
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Gainsay : DENY
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Old cars : REOS
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Captain Brassbound's creator : SHAW
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Translucent precious stone : OPAL
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Conform : TOETHEMARK
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Rough's partner : READY
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Agora adjunct : STOA
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Natterjack : TOAD
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Verse than which there is no worse : DOGGEREL
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Lloyd Douglas's "The ___" : ROBE
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Polish ___, outlet to the Baltic : CORRIDOR
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Pesky insect : GNAT
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Talk casually : CHAT
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Fragrances : AROMAS
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Affirm : ATTEST
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Pesters : TEASES
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Corrupt : VENAL
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Give, as a handicap : SPOT
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Wreath on a knight's helmet : ORLE
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Wooden pins : NOGS
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Tiff : SPAT
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School of mines topic : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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