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New York Times, Tuesday, November 14, 1978

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,598
Across
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Israeli V.I.P. : BEGIN
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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Jaworski : LEON
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Word with zinc or mercury : OXIDE
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Shipshape : NEAT
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___ jockey : DISC
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Film : MOVIE
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Spelunker's milieu : CAVE
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Precede in time : ANTEDATE
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"___ the Heart of Texas" : DEEPIN
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Modern travel route : AIR
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"___ All in the Game," old song : ITS
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Bungle : MISDO
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Capital of Lithuania : VILNA
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Broadway's "A ___ Line" : CHORUS
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Mesh, as gears : ENGAGE
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___ Claire, Wis. : EAU
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Like a quidnunc : NOSY
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Roman official: Abbr. : TRIB
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Attractiveness : LOOKS
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Seis, siete, ___ : OCHO
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Flippered mammal : SEAL
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Source of energy : SUN
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Mad as a ___ : HATTER
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World org. acronym : UNESCO
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Abe of New York : BEAME
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Gem carved in relief : CAMEO
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Pipe joint : TEE
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Part of U.K. : ENG
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Bryn Mawr graduate : ALUMNA
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Alfresco : OUTDOORS
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Censored item : NONO
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Know-how : SAVVY
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The first natural number : UNIT
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Progress : ONGO
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Where Grenoble is : ISERE
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Festive : GALA
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An 1898 discovery : NEON
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Binge : SPREE
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Teutonic sea god : HLER
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TV's Capt. Pierce : ALDA
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Check : REIN
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Homesickness : NOSTALGIA
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Very seldom : ONCEINABLUEMOON
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Stockade, in Africa : BOMA
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Glamorous : EXOTIC
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Size up swiftly : GIVETHEONCEOVER
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Name in Uganda : IDI
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Requisite : NEED
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Jacqueline Susann novel : ONCEISNOTENOUGH
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Partner of bounds : LEAPS
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Part of D.D.E. : DAVID
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Prefix with graph or type : STENO
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Slangy word for influence : DRAG
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Flightless bird : EMU
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Overcharge : SOAK
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Old pros : VETS
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Legal phrase : INRE
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Hustle and bustle : RUSH
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Or ___ (ultimatum) : ELSE
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Eight-sided : OCTAGONAL
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Noah's eldest son : SHEM
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Olden times : YORE
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Do a bouncer's job : OUST
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Resting : ABED
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Negative French vote : NON
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Hors d'___ : OEUVRE
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Church officer : CANON
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Single-handedly : ALONE
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___ Park, African explorer : MUNGO
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In whatever condition exists : ASIS
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Chinook salmon : TYEE
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Annoy : RILE
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Top colonel's reward : STAR
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Cleo's dangerous pet : ASP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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