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New York Times, Wednesday, November 2, 1977

Author:
Bartholomew
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F H K Q W }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bartholomew has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,308
Across
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Bad news for yachtsmen : GALE
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" . . . and the ___ walk": Matthew 11:5 : LAME
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W. Va. product : GLASS
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Turkish title : EMIR
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Holm oak : ILEX
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Moroccan port : RABAT
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Director Wertmüller : LINA
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Mediocre : SOSO
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Goddess of peace : IRENE
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Chilled : ICED
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U.N. employee : TRANSLATOR
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Obtains from a source : DERIVES
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Voracious fish : EEL
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Maxwell or Nash : CAR
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Some atomic reactors : BREEDERS
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Combustible turf : PEAT
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Gad about : ROAM
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Melee : RIOT
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Jar : JOLT
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Kipling poem : BOOTS
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Sole : ONLY
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African plant : ALOE
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Tear down : RAZE
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Pintail duck : SMEE
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Ballet step : GLISSADE
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Pair : DUO
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"___ folly to be wise": Gray : TIS
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Lindbergh's cargo in 1926 : AIRMAIL
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Outlandish or barbarous : TRAMONTANE
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Part of A.P.O. : ARMY
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On pins and needles : EAGER
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Give off : EMIT
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Word with beer or miss : NEAR
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Say it with feeling : EMOTE
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Get one's goat : RILE
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He wrote "A Loss of Roses" : INGE
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Romans' ancestral spirits : MANES
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Nostradamus was one : SEER
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Philippine tree : ATES
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Cold : GELID
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Priestly vestment : AMICE
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The Rotterdam, e.g. : LINER
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Wipes out : ERADICATES
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Father of modern antiseptic surgery : LISTER
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Then, in Toulon : ALORS
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Big butte : MESA
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Absolve : EXONERATE
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Metal grating : GRILLE
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Dr. Zhivago's love : LARA
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Support : ABET
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"Mens sana in corpore ___" : SANO
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Ending with hip or tip : STER
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"I know not '___' ": Hamlet : SEEMS
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Keeve : VAT
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Giggle water : BOOZE
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Passion for travel : DROMOMANIA
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
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It's made to be played : ROLE
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Pen : STY
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Head : POLL
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Victims in Wells's "The Time Machine" : ELOI
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Sporty old cars : ROADSTERS
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Spree : JAG
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Site of the pineal gland : BRAIN
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Prefix with name or charge : SUR
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Caches : STORES
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He practices girth control : DIETER
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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"___ We All?": 1929 song : ARENT
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Likeness : IMAGE
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Kissars : LYRES
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Abound : TEEM
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Hero of Hindu epics : RAMA
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Chariot race : AGON
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Measure out : METE
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Parisian confidante : AMIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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