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New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 1977

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q U X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,322

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Across
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Miner's nail : SPAD
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Featherpate : FOOL
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Macédoine, e.g. : SALAD
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"The best is yet ___": Browning : TOBE
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"Hep" : ONTO
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Bizarre, as a garment : CRAZY
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Latitude : ROOM
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Brown's action at Harpers Ferry: 1859 : RAID
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Wore : HADON
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Poll-taker Roper : ELMO
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Roman orator : CICERO
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Actress Arden : EVE
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U.S. orator : WEBSTER
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Affectation : SHOW
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Heath of England : TED
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Workshops : ATELIERS
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Author Mazo de la ___ : ROCHE
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Part of a brake : SHOE
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Nijinsky movement : LEAP
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Fred who had an "Alley" : ALLEN
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Extra-inning number : TEN
40
Coach Sherman, who said goodbye to the Giants : ALLIE
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An element in our atmosphere : NEON
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Bonnie hillside : BRAE
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Hosiery thread : LISLE
44
Shabby : DOGEARED
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Kind of jacket or shooter : PEA
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Snick and ___ (thrust and cut) : SNEE
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U.S. writer and lecturer : CLEMENS
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Baseball stat. : ERA
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Put in order : SETTLE
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Conspiracy : PLOT
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Pick up an option : RENEW
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One of the Yalies : COED
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How fainéants spend time : IDLY
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"Iliad" subject : SIEGE
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King spared by Saul : AGAG
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Divulge : TELL
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Register : ENTER
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Adjective for cerium : RARE
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Roble or wicopy : TREE
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Spread around : STREW
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First Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1918 : POOLE
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Destructive weapon : ABOMB
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Athenian orator : DEMOSTHENES
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Compulsory : FORCED
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Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
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Auricular : OTIC
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Magnet : LODESTONE
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Train : SCHOOL
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Scorpio's neighbor : ARA
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Do a harbor job : LADE
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Sea NE of the Crimea : AZOV
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Unit in the c.g.s. system : DYNE
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Syngman of Seoul : RHEE
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Harold of comics : TEEN
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British orator : WILLIAMPITT
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Leading : AHEAD
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Ophidids' kin : EELS
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Berate : RAIL
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German admiral : SPEE
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She sallies forth with fans : RAND
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Vegetable-oil product : OLEO
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Obstruct : CLOG
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Williams's conveyance : STREETCAR
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Not windward : ALEE
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Jane Fonda's Oscar-winning role : BREE
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Rebuttal : ANSWER
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Pawn : PLEDGE
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Exonerate : CLEAR
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Type of statesman : ELDER
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___ prosequi : NOLLE
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Mini or maxi : STYLE
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Gee and haw control : REIN
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Writer Claude : ANET
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Wraparound garment : TOGA
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Jule ___, British actor : EGE

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

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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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