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COURT STARS

New York Times, Sunday, November 13, 1977

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 537 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,319
Across
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Thin nail : BRAD
5
Bismarck : OTTO
9
Normand of silents : MABEL
14
Dull sound : THUD
18
Swiss river : AARE
19
Saddlers' products : REINS
21
Name to remember : ALAMO
22
Pictorial presswork : ROTO
23
Popular novel of 1881 : THEPRINCEANDTHEPAUPER
27
Dining halls on liners : SALOONS
28
Did ranch work : RODE
29
"___ Miller" : DAISY
30
Building extension : ELL
31
Means of access : DOOR
32
Indo-Chinese group : SHAN
34
Event in 1780 : BATTLEOFKINGSMOUNTAIN
44
Shade of green : ALOES
45
Loam deposit : LOESS
46
Bread spread : OLEO
47
Choler : IRE
48
Little foxes : KITS
49
Of the earth : GEAL
50
Yesterday's eternal chaser : TODAY
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Merganser : SMEW
53
Poet Merriam : EVE
54
"Hobohemian" : TRAMP
55
Tall cap : MITER
56
Baltic Sea feeder : PEENE
57
Mark for poor work : DEMERIT
59
Morning song : MATIN
60
Farm implement : SEEDER
61
Author of "Why Not the Best?" : JAMESEARLCARTER
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Like Jason's quest : FLEECY
68
Stage designer Bernstein : ALINE
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Pulmonary cavities : AIRSACS
73
Uhlan's weapon : LANCE
74
Genetic offshoot : CLONE
75
Natives of Tampere : FINNS
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Inlet in the Orkneys : VOE
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He was: Lat. : ERAT
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"Gymnopedies" composer : SATIE
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Tennis star of the 1930's : LOTT
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Moselle tributary : SAAR
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Outside: Prefix : ECT
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Be furious : FUME
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Building material : STONE
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Jai alai basket : CESTA
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Venice : THEQUEENOFTHEADRIATIC
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Bring to ruin : UNDO
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Weight allowance : TARE
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Commercials : ADS
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Rawboned person : SCRAG
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Inflexible : IRON
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Perfume : ESSENCE
103
Romantic novel of 1844 : THECOUNTOFMONTECRISTO
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Gaunt : LANK
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"March King" : SOUSA
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Bellini opera : NORMA
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Adjective for Yorick : POOR
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Track figures : ODDS
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"Forever ___" : AMBER
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Playwright Simon : NEIL
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Feudal underling : ESNE
Down
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Rod Carew's weapon : BAT
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Stadium sounds : RAHS
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___ code : AREA
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Exhausts, as resources : DEPLETES
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Bobolink's relative : ORIOLE
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One of fifty: Abbr. : TENN
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Nervous ailments : TICS
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Singleton : ONE
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One in the "noonday sun" : MADDOG
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Modifies : ALTERS
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Cry of disgust : BAH
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Dutch uncle : EME
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Cut off : LOP
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Shirking responsibility : TRUANT
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Southwest Indian : HOPI
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Salt Lake City team : UTES
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Small rowboat : DORY
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Lydia's capital : SARDIS
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Kipfels : ROLLS
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Times of day : NOONS
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Where Joppolo commanded : ADANO
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Kind of eclipse : SOLAR
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Long of La. : HUEY
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___ Alaska : BAKED
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Read novel : ALIVE
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Tribal emblem : TOTEM
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Acid salt : OLEATE
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Lager head : FOAM
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Hornplant : KELP
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City NW of Bologna : MODENA
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Drew a bead on : AIMED
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One of the Horae : IRENE
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Less trite : NEWER
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Mean and unpleasant : GRIMY
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Duke, for one : TITLE
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Of hearing : OTIC
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Haruspices : SEERS
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Footprint : TRACE
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Battle scene: 1914, 1918 : MARNE
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Noblemen : PEERS
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Force out : EJECT
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Name to remember : MAINE
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Task : STINT
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He wrote "Bambi" : SALTEN
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French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
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Yammered : RANTED
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Argosy : FLEET
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Hackmatack : LARCH
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Growing out : ENATE
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Cousin of "Belay!" : AVAST
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Ring-tailed animal : COATI
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Ice pinnacle : SERAC
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Small featured role : CAMEO
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Navigation hazard : FLOE
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Brought to court : SUED
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Phalarope : SEASNIPE
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Fly hit by a coach : FUNGO
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Sen. Thurmond : STROM
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From ___ (afterwards) : THENON
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Fall drink : CIDER
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Charlatans : QUACKS
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Lazy : OTIOSE
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Carton's "___ better thing" : FARFAR
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Sterling North book: 1963 : RASCAL
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Town on the Vire : STLO
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Neighbor of Libya : CHAD
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Disrupt : REND
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Large truck : SEMI
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Army V.I.P.'s : CSOS
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School founded by Henry VI : ETON
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Dos Passos book : USA
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___ de plume : NOM
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Bulky boat : TUB
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Negative prefix : NON
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Pittsburgh intake : ORE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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