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New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 1978

Author:
Ruth N. Schultz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,606

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Across
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"Remembrance of Things ___": Proust : PAST
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Twyla ___, ballet choreographer : THARP
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Brats' kin : IMPS
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Choir boy : ALTO
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Shield : AEGIS
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Zodiac symbol : GOAT
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Spruce : NEAT
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Gold-braided ones : BRASS
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Busy airport overseas : ORLY
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Discourse at length : EXPATIATE
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Kind of exam : ORAL
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French lace-making city : LILLE
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"The Old Sod" : ERIN
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Home of the Blackbirds, for short : LIU
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Wind dir. : SSE
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Word with Hague or Bronx : THE
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Comaneci et al. : NADIAS
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Millay or Plath : POETESS
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This, in Barcelona : ESTA
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Embody anew : REINCORPORATE
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State founder : PENN
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Bony; lean : ANGULAR
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Title heir : ELDEST
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Yield : NET
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Fast plane : SST
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___ de chose (mere trifle) : PEU
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Aloha garlands : LEIS
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"This ___ Eden" (Shak., re England) : OTHER
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Renowned elegis : GRAY
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Describe in detail : DELINEATE
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Writer Sheehy : GAIL
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Jazzman Earl "Fatha" ___ : HINES
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Nick's dog : ASTA
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Hadrian once climbed it : ETNA
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Kind of fugue : TONAL
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Proofreader's word : STET
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Diamond of Capone's day : LEGS
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Gambler's prize : STAKE
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"Little pitchers have big ___" : EARS
Down
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Talk-show groups : PANELS
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___ Carrel, 1912 Nobelist in Medicine : ALEXIS
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Bread or milk, e.g. : STAPLE
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Completely destroy: Slang : TOTAL
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Japanese sock : TABI
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Ares' mother : HERA
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June birthstone : AGATE
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What a slugabed is loath to be : RISER
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Letter addenda: Abbr. : PSS
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Baritone Gorin : IGOR
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High-principled one : MORALIST
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Whitewash : PALLIATE
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Porcine abode : STY
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Grand ___ National Park, Wyo. : TETON
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Stop ___ dime : ONA
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Shoe part : INSOLE
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Between Mex. and Can. : USA
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Weird Sisters' sponsor ("Macbeth") : HECATE
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English school : ETON
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Costly : DEAR
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Turpentine tree : PINE
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Work unit : ERG
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Word with sugar or silk : SPUN
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Put on the shelf : RELEGATE
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Like "Ol' Man River" : ENDURING
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Mickey Mouse, in Mexico : RATON
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Vim : PEP
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Cunning : SLY
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Kind of daisy : SHASTA
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Bird dog : SETTER
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Acts as host : TREATS
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"The ___": Dostoyevsky : IDIOT
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Medicinal plant : SENNA
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Rib : TEASE
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End of a well-known Stein line : ALAS
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Spill the beans : LEAK
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Part of an archipelago : ISLE
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Become solid : GEL
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Brooklyn ___: Abbr. : HTS

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

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