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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Tuesday, November 23, 1976

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 8, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,964
Across
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Caesar : SID
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Pro : ACE
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Viper : ASP
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Fed : TMAN
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Circuit : LAP
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Sergeant, for one : NONCOM
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Able : UPTO
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Silkworm : ERI
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Idle : OTIOSE
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Famed composer, with 21 Across : FREDERIC
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See 19 Across : CHOPIN
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Cheat, with "off" : FOB
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Marie, for one : STE
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Belief : TENET
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Castle feature : MOAT
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Cleans : SCOURS
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Have a ___ tea : SPOTOF
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Goes wrong : ERRS
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Section: Abbr. : DPT
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Aleutian island : ATKA
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Crime : ARSON
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Name in fashion : DIOR
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Greek letters : MUS
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Ox of Celebes : ANOA
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Isolate : ENISLE
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Garb : ATTIRE
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Hostess Perle : MESTA
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Snooze : NAP
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Miss Claire : INA
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Pieces by 21 Across : VALSES
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Pieces by 21 Across : MAZURKAS
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Italian town : ASSISI
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Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
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Roman 103 : CIII
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Daisy variety : SHASTA
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Gout's chief target : TOE
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Handlelike part : ANSA
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Last-born: Abbr. : YST
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Rainbow : ARC
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Army man: Abbr. : GEN
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Nonsense's partner : STUFF
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Piece by 21 Across : IMPROMPTU
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Editors' records : DATEBOOKS
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Warn : ALERT
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Tooth decay : CARIES
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Narrative poem : EPIC
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Charged particles : ANIONS
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Range : SCOPE
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Place : POSIT
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Land of ___ : NOD
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Piece by 21 Across : NOCTURNE
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Those to be done unto : OTHERS
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Chess pieces : MEN
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This, in Madrid : ESTO
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___ loss : ATA
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Franck or Romero : CESAR
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Spanish gold : ORO
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Celebrated uncle : SAM
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Piece by 21 Across : FANTASIA
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Aversion : DISLIKING
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Piece by 21 Across : POLONAISE
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Three, in Turin : TRE
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"Vive le ___" : ROI
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Man in charge: Abbr. : DIR
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Certify : ATTEST
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Malayan ruminant : NAPU
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Help : ASSIST
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Fascinate : ENAMOR
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Golf iron: Var. : MASHY
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Lohengrin's bride and others : ELSAS
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Indian of Mexico : AZTEC
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Eastern inhabitant : ASIAN
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Biological duct : VAS
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Hari : MATA
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Communications initials : RCA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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