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New York Times, Thursday, November 17, 1977

Author:
Arnold Moss
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,323
Across
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Tiller : HELM
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Irksome imps : PESTS
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Mark on a radar screen : BLIP
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Give the glad eye to : OGLE
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"Prufrock" author : ELIOT
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Nurse's ___ : AIDE
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Soviet river : URAL
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Actress Keaton : DIANE
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___ Hedin, Gobi explorer : SVEN
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Ad ___ (relevant) : REM
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Oahu landmark : DIAMONDHEAD
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Emphatic print type : ITALICS
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Campus group : COEDS
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"___ Vale," Frost poem : INA
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Pseudonym : ALIAS
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Precariously situated, as a jeweler? : OVERABERYL
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Buzz : HUM
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At no time : NEVER
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Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du ___" : MAL
38
Rub out : ERASE
40
What employees sometimes get : AXE
41
Star of "No, No, Nanette" revival : RUBYKEELER
43
Lanate: Var. : WOOLY
45
Gershwin, the lyricist : IRA
46
Sherwood's "There ___ Be No Night" : SHALL
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Divorcé's penance : ALIMONY
52
Land of "Mother Machree" : EMERALDISLE
55
Albee's "___ Story" : ZOO
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1492, e.g. : YEAR
57
Up-tight : TENSE
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President who was never elected : FORD
59
Roof part : EAVE
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Horse opera : OATER
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"Bus Stop" author : INGE
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Scott of 1850's : DRED
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Scenarios : PLOTS
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Irish dance : REEL
Down
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Beautiful young woman : HOURI
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White heron : EGRET
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Andean pack beast : LLAMA
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Brooks of filmdom : MEL
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Rickshaw's relative : PEDICAB
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Inventor Howe : ELIAS
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Where Mrs. Leonowens taught : SIAM
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___ avail (useless) : TONO
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Printing duplicator : STENCIL
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British shindigs : BASHES
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Breathed : LIVED
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Author's notebook items : IDEAS
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Be unsettled : PEND
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Tunisian currency : DINAR
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Fateful letters on a police blotter : DOA
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Lucre, in Lucca : LIRE
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"The Sheik of ___" : ARABY
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Author of "Euphues" : LYLY
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"High ___ Windy Hill" : ONA
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Irritate : VEX
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Seth's mother : EVE
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Milky liquid: Abbr. : EMUL
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Computer in "2001" : HAL
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Employment : USE
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER
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Spooky : EERIE
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500 sheets of newsprint : REAM
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Kind of desk : ROLLTOP
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Hemingway title, with "The" : KILLERS
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Contended : WARRED
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Wave: Sp. : OLA
46
Medical-lab technique : SMEAR
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Lift with exertion : HEAVE
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Plus quantity : ASSET
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O3 : OZONE
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Norway, to Norwegians : NORGE
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Alpine singing : YODEL
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Wall or cross follower : EYED
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Raw or New : DEAL
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"___ the valley of Death . . . " : INTO
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Symbol of Oregon : FIR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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