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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Saturday, November 3, 1979

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,952
Across
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Worthless matter : CHAFF
6
Deejay's stock in trade : LPS
9
Game fish : BASS
13
Spokes of a wheel : RADII
14
Khachaturian : ARAM
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Leave out : OMIT
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Words on a switch : ONOFF
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Interlaced : WOVE
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Paraffinic : WAXY
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To an oyster, it's like a malady : AGRITTYPEARL
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Heavy weight : TON
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"___ my case" : IREST
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President of Syria : ASSAD
29
Range player : DEER
30
Devilkin : IMP
32
Compass pt. : ESE
33
Prairie wolf : COYOTE
36
Ovid's "I love" : AMO
37
DXV divided by V : CIII
38
Proofreader's theme? : ISIGHTTHEWRONGS
41
"As Maine ___ . . . " : GOES
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Cry of amused surprise : OHO
43
Not in a state of dishabille : DECENT
44
Start of the Musketeers' slogan : ALL
45
Simian : APE
46
Yankee manager after Stengel : HOUK
47
Songstress from Melbourne : REDDY
49
Generally recognized : KNOWN
51
Have a deed : OWN
54
With 26 Down, song for French washerwomen? : WRINGININTHE
57
Minnelli : LIZA
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Grazing lands : LEAS
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"When I Take My Sugar ___" : TOTEA
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Ham's finale : OVER
63
Landed : ALIT
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U.S.L.T.A. star : EVERT
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Complaint : BEEF
66
Article in Aragon : LOS
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Bells the cat : DARES
Down
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Native of Zagreb : CROAT
2
Finnish port, to the Swedes : HANGO
3
Embellish : ADORN
4
Name for a poodle : FIFI
5
Adjective for Hawaii : FIFTIETH
6
Bailey or Belli : LAWYER
7
Stage stuff : PROPS
8
Take a shortcut : SAVETIME
9
Rose and Orange : BOWLS
10
M.D.'s group : AMA
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Milne's "Now We Are ___" : SIX
12
Farm enclosure : STY
15
"Cry ___ River" : MEA
21
Cradle site in a nursery song : TREETOP
22
Discuss, mod style : RAP
26
See 54 Across : SEINE
27
"And this shall be ___ unto you" : ASIGN
28
Believer of a kind : DEIST
29
"It's a ___ life!" : DOGS
31
Decimate, as an army : MOWDOWN
33
Castro's companion : CIGAR
34
"___ mio" : OSOLE
35
Road sign : YIELD
36
Finnish novelist: 1861–1921 : AHO
37
Chanticleer : COCK
39
"The curfew tolls ___ . . . ": Gray : THEKNELL
40
Like Alumni Day participants : REUNITED
45
Scottish county or port : AYR
46
Lifts : HOISTS
48
Happy, e.g. : DWARF
50
Author Marsh : NGAIO
51
Aquatic fun-lover : OTTER
52
A journalistic "W" : WHERE
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___-foot oil : NEATS
55
Dock org. : ILA
56
PBS series : NOVA
57
Arcing shot : LOB
58
"___ Gotta Be Me," 1969 song : IVE
59
Ex, wye, ___ : ZEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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