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New York Times, Tuesday, November 2, 1976

Author:
Hugh McElroy
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { B Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Hugh McElroy has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,943
Across
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Tarzan's love : JANE
5
Flower : ASTER
10
Matador's co-star : TORO
14
Singing brothers : AMES
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Easily split rock : SHALE
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Dill herb : ANET
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Latin version of 57 across : VOXPOPULIVOXDEI
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Carney : ART
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Pleasant : NICE
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Yorkshire area : LEEDS
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Poop or after : DECK
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Donkey people: Abbr. : DEMS
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School break : RECESS
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Writer Fowler : GENE
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Elephant people: Abbr. : GOP
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Miss Cinders : ELLA
34
Air or panty : RAID
35
Old money of England : ORA
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Political pair-off : ACARTERANDAFORD
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Gunga : DIN
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Certain lyrics : ODES
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"Yes, ___ it" : IDID
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Measures: Abbr. : YDS
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Bogs : FENS
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Kind of chassis : CLASSY
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___ consequence : OFNO
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Debatable : MOOT
50
International goal : PEACE
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Grape refuse : MARC
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Gardner : AVA
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"The voice of the people ___" : ISTHEVOICEOFGOD
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Penny ___ : ANTE
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Fervor : ARDOR
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Never too ___ : LATE
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Burn : SEAR
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The ___ of government : REINS
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Cheers : OLES
Down
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Hash-house coffee : JAVA
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Love, in Granada : AMOR
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Barber's word : NEXT
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Uncanny talent: Abbr. : ESP
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Mold jellies : ASPICS
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Work on corn : SHUCK
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Yarn : TALE
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Wallach : ELI
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Abbr. on a church letter : REV
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Certain certainties : TAXES
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Wave, in France : ONDE
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Cager Willis : REED
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"Miss ___ regrets . . . " : OTIS
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Do ___ thing : ONES
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Spanish elm grove : OLMEDA
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Word before sir : DEAR
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Dizzy or Daffy : DEAN
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City of Oklahoma : ENID
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Prepared : READY
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Spanish hero : ELCID
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What tartans denote : CLANS
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Blue Kentucky product : GRASS
30
Wares : GOODS
31
Fragrant root : ORRIS
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Chayefsky : PADDY
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Chewy sweet : TOFFEE
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"East of ___" : EDEN
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Splitsville : RENO
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Order : FIAT
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Gadgets for apples : CORERS
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Daft : LOCO
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Shade of yellow : OCHER
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Georgia city : MACON
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Miss Lindstrom et al. : PIAS
51
Anglo-Saxon slave : ESNE
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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French resort area : MIDI
54
Arab head cord : AGAL
55
Exercise a right : VOTE
56
Lemon and lime : ADES
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Assortment: Abbr. : VAR
59
Mine output : ORE
60
Ziegfeld : FLO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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