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New York Times, Saturday, November 27, 1976

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,968
Across
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Mary's hanger-on : LAMB
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Horned creature: Suffix : CERA
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Biblical prophet : AMOS
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Colander features : HOLES
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Sly : FOXY
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Kind of bag or stalk : BEAN
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Summers, in Nice : ETES
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Film of 1954 : ONTHEWATERFRONT
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Précis : RESUME
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Gad : ROVE
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Train : EDUCATE
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Company, usually : TWO
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Neighbor of Ark. : TENN
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Overdo a steak : CHAR
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What 19 and 57 Across and 4 Down were : WINNERSOFOSCARS
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Common cliché : ISEE
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Byproduct of an eruption : LAVA
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Take a chance : BET
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Menances : THREATS
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Kinfolk: Abbr. : RELS
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La ___ (L.A. tar-pit area) : BREA
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Go on a pension : RETIRE
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Film of 1965 : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
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Kind of house or mark : HASH
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Hebrew letter : TSADE
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Updike novel : BECH
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Returned, as a pigeon : HOMED
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Vivacity : BRIO
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Hurried : SPED
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Upper-house action: Abbr. : SRES
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Upper-house members: Abbr. : SENS
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One of the days : LABOR
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Coeur d'___ : ALENE
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Sweet and nut : MEATS
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Film of 1959 : BENHUR
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Miss Baird : CORA
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Give heart to : ELATE
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Make a bridge error : RENEGE
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Belgian queen : ASTRID
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Southwest wind : AFER
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Con ___ (spiritedly) : MOTO
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Draft animals : OXEN
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Part of C.B.S.: Abbr. : SYST
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Word of reservation : HOWEVER
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Act the ham : EMOTE
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Tallahassee campus : FSU
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Abstract being : ENS
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New Deal org. : CCC
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King of Israel : AHAB
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Biblical weed : TARE
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Formerly, once : ERST
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Tease : TWIT
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Kind of bone : WISH
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K.O. blow : ONER
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___ pros. : NOL
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Word in a marriage notice : NEE
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Certain cry : FAR
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Sated : OVERFED
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Western capital : SALEM
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Australian native : ABO
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Obvious facts : TRUTHS
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Light-detecting device : SENSOR
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British painter of horses : STUBBS
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" . . . nothing like ___" : ADAME
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River of France : ISERE
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Castor-bean product : RICIN
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Nymph and namesakes : ECHOS
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Part of Jefferson's sig. : THOS
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Fastener : HASP
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Italian family : ESTE
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Lean-to : SHED
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Poetic works : ODES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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