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New York Times, Tuesday, November 22, 1977

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,328
Across
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Like spokes : RADIAL
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"___ by land . . . " : ONEIF
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Cinnamon : CANELLA
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Mole hole : BURROW
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Structure designed by Henry Bacon : LINCOLNMEMORIAL
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Sluggish : INERT
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Largest asteroid : CERES
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Twist the truth : LIE
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"___ ever healeth envy": F. Bacon : PITY
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Intense go-getter : DEMON
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Solemnity : RITE
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Clique : SET
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Wise lawmaker : SOLON
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Memorable slugger, now in Hall of Fame : WANER
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Nuclear device : REACTOR
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Miffed : ANGRY
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Yearning for a returning to yesterday : NOSTALGIA
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British race track : ASCOT
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Beat the drum for : BOOSTED
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Varying humors : MOODS
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Musky cat : CIVET
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Vocal impudence : LIP
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Peeve : RILE
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Balky ones : MULES
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Equal : PEER
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New Guinea island group : ARU
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Dye-designed fabric : BATIK
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Schedule : SLATE
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Songs of yesterday : MEMORYLANETUNES
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Swathe in garments : ENROBE
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Silver-tongues : ORATORS
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Underground conduit : SEWER
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Small drums : TABORS
Down
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Highest peak in the Cascades : RAINIER
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Third of memorable Canadian five : ANNETTE
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Belittle : DECRY
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Islet: Fr. : ILOT
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"And ___ our yesterdays . . . ": Macbeth : ALL
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Lover many yesterdays ago : LANCELOT
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Opera by von Weber : OBERON
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Dynamic or creative force : NUMEN
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Love divinity : EROS
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Adj. for "to be" : IRR
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Ornamentation with curved indentations : FOILING
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Old movie excerpts : CLIPS
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He takes orders : WAITER
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Cherished records : MEMORABILIA
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Suspicious : LEERY
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Polka followers : DOTS
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Attacked : RANAT
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Haggis fanciers : SCOTS
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Wasp of yesterday : WAIST
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Decorative token of deep affection : LOVEKNOT
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What today always does : GOES
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Father of Moses : AMRAM
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Evening affair : SOIREE
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Thirty-eight items at 15 Across : COLUMNS
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One of the Roosevelts : ELEANOR
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They rue the sweets of yesteryear : DIETERS
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He thrives by making knives : CUTLER
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Media member : PRESS
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Cautious answer : MAYBE
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Animated hound : PLUTO
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"Your bonny ___ was brent": Burns : BROW
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Pierce : STAB
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Crude metal : ORE
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Group of memorable yesterdays : ERA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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