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New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 1976

Author:
Deitmer
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.47, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Deitmer has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,966
Across
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Wading bird : IBIS
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Explosion : BLAST
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Ceremony : RITE
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Eastern princess : RANI
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Shaping tool : LATHE
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Particle : ATOM
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
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Small cases : ETUIS
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Commandments and pins : TENS
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Why the woman doesn't pry : SHENOSEBETTER
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Greek letters : NUS
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Russian state: Abbr. : SSR
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Gnuisance : GNAT
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Painting, e.g. : ART
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Knowledgeable : AWARE
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Theater sign : SRO
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Vacuum tubes : DIODES
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Why the woman irons a wig, too : HIRSUTEWRINKLES
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Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
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House or ear : DOG
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D.D.E. : IKE
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Advantage : STEAD
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Caustic solution : LYE
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Spheres : ORBS
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Am. nation : USA
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Expert on figures: Abbr. : CPA
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Oglers' assent for a beauty : THEEYESHAVEIT
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Radial, e.g. : TIRE
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Snake : COBRA
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Italian city : TURIN
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Italian money : LIRE
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Want : NEED
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Facing a glacier : STOSS
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Sow : SEED
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Flower : IRIS
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Heavy rap : BASH
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Earthy color : SIENNA
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Sanctify : BLESS
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Tardy : LATE
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Locale for three men : ATUB
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Most bashful : SHIEST
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Orals, e.g. : TESTS
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Birth or tax : RATE
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Roman road : ITER
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Weight measure : TON
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Printing measures : EMS
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Not at home : OUT
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Instruct : TRAIN
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Grain for grinding : GRIST
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Scandinavian : NORSE
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Exist : ARE
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Boisterous : ROWDY
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Eastern cooking device : WOK
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Improvise : ADLIB
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Has garlic breath : REEKS
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Actual being : ESSE
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Guevara et al. : CHES
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French holy one: Abbr. : STE
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Snide remark : DIG
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Marmara, e.g. : SEA
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Not called for : UNDUE
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Richard ___ : ROE
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Setup : LAYOUT
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W.W. II agency : OPA
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Tangles : RAVELS
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Common-interest groups : SECTS
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Charlie and sons : CHANS
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Shoe or family : TREE
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Obey : HEED
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Spanish river : EBRO
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Hindu titles : SRIS
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Canal : ERIE
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Concerning : INRE
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Kind of off : TEED
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Color : TAN
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Miquelon, for one : ILE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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