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New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1977

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,310
Across
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Jalopy : HEAP
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F.D.R. work agcy. : WPA
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You can't take it with you : ESTATE
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Bushwhacks : AMBUSHES
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More intimate : NEARER
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Fidgety : RESTLESS
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Weird sense of familiarity : DEJAVU
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Part of a nucleus : PROTON
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Swedish seaport : UMEA
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Name or fame, for short : REP
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High good humor : GLEE
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Crawford from Philadelphia : BROD
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Dog wagon : CART
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Vendetta : FEUD
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Hamlet's cries of disgust : FIES
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Terrible trio : FATES
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Air Force Base at Colorado Springs : ENT
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Kindergarten trophy : GOLDSTAR
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Time-defying : ETERNAL
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Greek fliers with women's faces : HARPIES
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Harvard football classic : YALEGAME
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Obsessed aficionado : NUT
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Scatter : STREW
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Lose stamina : TIRE
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Population center : CITY
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Mars, to Zeus and friends : ARES
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Flexed : BENT
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Moderate : BATE
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Morsel : BIT
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Popular fancies : FADS
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Goes to pieces : PANICS
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Like an egg : OVULAR
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Correct a text : EMENDATE
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Ranting outburst : TIRADE
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Sense-numbing : NARCOTIC
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Smoothed wood : SANDED
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Workout spot : GYM
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Kind of parallelogram: Abbr. : RECT
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Celestial strings : HARP
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Newborn, as a nation : EMERGENT
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Thoroughgoing : ABSOLUTE
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Shot for the cup : PUTTED
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History teacher's query : WHEN
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Footlike part : PES
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Confident : ASSURED
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Ran its course : ENDED
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"To ___ world in a grain of sand": Blake : SEEA
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Dervish's cap : TAJ
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Port for Noah : ARARAT
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Tiber, to the Romans : TEVERE
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Explodes : ERUPTS
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Plum for gin : SLOE
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Kaufman's collaborator : MOSSHART
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Lodged, as soldiers : BILLETED
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Nit-pick : CARP
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Lawyer's retainer : FEE
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Newborn colt or filly : FOAL
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Subway token : FARE
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Chew at : GNAW
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Unexciting : TAME
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Baker's dozen, possibly : RYES
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Start : INITIATE
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Having maximum fusibility : EUTECTIC
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Untidy place : STY
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Herb used as a medicine in China : GINSENG
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Peasant shoes : SABOTS
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Info one may not care to know : TRIVIA
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Comeback : RETURN
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Plain truth : CANDOR
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Revealed : BARED
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Judge's bench : BANC
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Lose brilliance : FADE
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Hair job : PERM
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Religious group : SECT
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"A Shropshire ___": Housman : LAD
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Hawthorn : MAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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