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New York Times, Monday, November 20, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { G J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,604
Across
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Do arithmetic : ADD
4
Edward Streeter heroine : MABLE
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Feigned : SHAM
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Solar-system member : MARS
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Bread variety : PONE
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Devotion object : IDOL
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Fen growth : REEDS
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Patriot of '76 : OTIS
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Firearm : REPEATER
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Kennel noises : HOWLS
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Pizarro's victim : INCA
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Top ___ (burlesque star) : BANANA
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Harvesting machine : BINDER
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Again : ANEW
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Unit of measure: Abbr. : TSP
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Puts money into a poker game : ANTES
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Reveal, as news : BREAK
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Building section : ELL
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Stream near Essen : RUHR
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Weight unit : CARAT
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"___ Grit," Wayne film : TRUE
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Mining product : ORE
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Foxier : SLYER
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Cause of over 5,000 annual deaths in India : COBRA
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Bird's beak : NEB
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Kind of table or hall : POOL
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Pyramid builder : CHEOPS
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Consumed entirely : USEDUP
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Speak wildly : RANT
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Confronted : FACED
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Someone to dial : OPERATOR
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Feel inclined toward : LIKE
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Prove false : BELIE
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Hipbones : ILIA
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It rises in Silesia : ODER
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Interrogated : ASKED
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For fear that : LEST
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Boone and Hingle : PATS
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Interprets : READS
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"What you ___ is what you get" : SEE
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Eastern prince : AMIR
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___ City, Fla. : DADE
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Insignificant amount : DROPINTHEBUCKET
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Short cannon : MORTAR
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Out of the wind : ALEE
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Dance-hall favorite since 1939 : BEERBARRELPOLKA
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Terhune canine : LAD
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"Half-striper": Abbr. : ENS
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"Anthology" river : SPOON
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Chill relievers : HOTWATERBOTTLES
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Indigo source : ANIL
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Confusion : MESS
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Slight : SLENDER
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Winners of five dogfights : ACES
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Bird of prey : HAWK
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Close by, to a poet : ANEAR
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"___ but not gaudy" : NEAT
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Feudal bigwig : BARON
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Accustom : INURE
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Eat noisily : SLURP
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Excuses : PLEAS
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Marshy inlet : BAYOU
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Bumpkin : CLOD
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Chiropody subject : TOENAIL
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Barreled along the highway : SPED
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Burn : CHAR
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Statements of faith : CREEDS
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Men of vision : SEERS
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Failure : FLOP
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Verdi opera : AIDA
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Variegated : PIED
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Area near Somme : OISE
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Price : RATE
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Where to get an angel's kiss : BAR
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Dir. from Genoa to Rapallo : ESE

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

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