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New York Times, Monday, November 27, 1978

Author:
Schwarzbaum
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J V X Y }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Schwarzbaum has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,611
Across
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Roll of money : WAD
4
Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
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Actor Romero : CESAR
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Brew : ALE
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Strike forcefully : CLOUT
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Faulty : AMISS
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Radio adventure series : CAPTAINMIDNIGHT
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Shankar's instrument : SITAR
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Respire : BREATHE
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Capitalistic org. : NAM
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Followers of kays : ELS
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Radio adventure series : GANGBUSTERS
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Canadian prov. : QUE
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Woodwind : OBOE
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Pioneer in bacteriology : COHN
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Pother : FUSS
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Fish-eating bird : LOON
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Second largest "Great Lake" : HURON
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Escaping fluid : LEAK
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Symbol of dryness : DUST
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Somewhat, musically : POCO
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Korbut : OLGA
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Ingested : ATE
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He walked by night, on the radio : THEWHISTLER
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"You ___ There," old radio program : ARE
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Guitarist Paul : LES
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Beloved of Pygmalion or Acis : GALATEA
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First high priest of the Hebrews : AARON
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Radio sleuth : BULLDOGDRUMMOND
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A walk between trees : ALLEE
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Cloudless : AZURE
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Hyson, for one : TEA
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Plays a platter : SPINS
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Energetic person : DEMON
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Refuge : ARK
Down
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Women in the military : WACS
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Trans-___ (U.S.S.R. range) : ALAI
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Treas., for one : DEPT
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Egyptian charm : SCARAB
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Mohammed's son-in-law : ALI
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Long period of time : EON
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Deaden : NUMB
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Awaken : STIR
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Sault Ste. Marie ___ : CANALS
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Exudes : EMITS
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Sound of longing : SIGH
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Arthur of tennis : ASHE
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Q–U connection : RST
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Touching : TANGENT
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Antler-bearing ruminant : DEER
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Great deal : MUCH
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Yitzhak's predecessor : GOLDA
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"All ___ Eve" : ABOUT
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Entrap : NOOSE
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___ du jour : SOUPE
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Fling : THROW
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Methuselah's father : ENOCH
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Pacify : QUELL
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Custom : USAGE
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Ridge of glacial origin : ESKAR
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Wreckage afloat : FLOTSAM
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Knot of fiber : NOIL
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Some of the winds : TRADES
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" ... or ___ Hecuba": Shak. : HETO
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Popeye and Sinbad : SEAMEN
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Steverino, to Louis Nye : ALLEN
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Chug-a-lug : GULP
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"I am monarch of ___ survey" : ALLI
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Euphemistic oath : EGAD
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Tool for dressing timbers : ADZE
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Ecclesiastical court : ROTA
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Ace of a sort : ONER
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Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
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___-relief : BAS
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Kingston import : RUM
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Tail: Prefix : URO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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