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New York Times, Thursday, November 30, 1978

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,614
Across
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Lillian or Dorothy : GISH
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Civil War general : MEADE
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Part of a church : APSE
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Operatic melody : ARIA
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Prodded : URGED
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Come in third : SHOW
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See 49 Across : PALINDROME
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Cocteau paragon : GIDE
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Slept noisily : SNORED
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Venetian boats : GONDOLAS
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Young cow : CALF
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Type of pen, for short : STYLO
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Theatrical performers : TROUPERS
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"Penrod ___," Tarkington novel : ANDSAM
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Male deer : HARTS
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Fill with joy : ELATE
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Bravo, in Mexico : OLE
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Gabor and Peron : EVAS
38
Rembrandt ___, U.S. painter : PEALE
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Make thread : SPIN
40
Lair : DEN
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"Safety ___" : FIRST
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Cultural group: Comb. form : ETHNO
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African nation SW of Zaire : ANGOLA
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"I Only ___ for You," 1934 song : HAVEEYES
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Commences : OPENS
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"Able was ___ I saw Elba" : IERE
50
Work stoppage : SHUTDOWN
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Theft : RIPOFF
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In ___ (entirely) : TOTO
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A.B.A. member : BOOKSELLER
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Jacob's brother : ESAU
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Golfer Palmer : ARNIE
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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"They ___ thataway!" : WENT
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Philharmonic group : REEDS
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Paul Simon creation : SONG
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Ravines : GAPS
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Persia today : IRAN
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Airtight storage place : SILO
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Tonsorial services : HAIRCUTS
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Make a mess of : MUDDLE
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It's human to do this : ERR
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Eager : AGOG
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Populace : DEMOS
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Toothless : EDENTATE
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As good ___ : ASGOLD
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Spinoza's forte : PHILOSOPHY
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Pop's predecessor : SODA
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Kin of wethers : EWES
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Parts of carts in Vermont : NEAPS
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Art gallery in Washington, D.C. : FREER
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"___ Calls It Murder," Gardner book : THEDA
27
One-word bird in a poem : RAVEN
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Sumatran ape (one of five spellings!) : ORANGOUTAN
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Cut a budget sharply : SLASH
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Girl in "The Master Builder" : ALINE
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Less, in Lerida : MENOS
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Whence the Ob flows : ALTAI
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Cocktail lounge with live music : PIANOBAR
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Horizon sights : STEEPLES
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Ran away : FLED
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Weird : EERIE
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Choose to be uninvolved : OPTOUT
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Anne Sexton's claim to fame : VERSES
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Took an oath : SWORE
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Swelter : STEW
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Flexible tube : HOSE
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Nobody : NONE
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Margarine : OLEO
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Bracken, e.g. : FERN
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He "would a-wooing go" : FROG
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Jackie Coogan role : KID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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