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New York Times, Wednesday, November 9, 1977

Author:
Ann Jenkins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,315

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Across
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Scrape roughly : RASP
5
Retired : ABED
9
Fog's fellow traveler : MIST
13
Defined limits : AREA
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Touchy : SORE
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Famed sleigher : SANTA
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Deer's antler : HARTSHORN
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Clan's symbol : TOTEM
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Improve in appearance, with "up" : SMARTEN
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Bachelor's last words : IDO
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Scurry : HIE
23
Physicist's monad : ION
24
Cheers up : HEARTENS
26
G.I. fare : CHOW
28
Names for some hens : CORNISH
29
Number by Davis and McCoo : DUET
30
Any one of the Thousand Islands : AIT
31
Bank (on) : DEPEND
34
Atty.'s governing body : ABA
35
Sketched roughly : DRAFTED
37
Shoe width : AAA
38
Creator of Captain Hook : BARRIE
40
Row : OAR
41
Medicinal measure : DROP
42
Where Hessians got a surprise: 1776 : TRENTON
44
Box-score item : HITS
45
"Act One" author : MOSSHART
47
Double-decker, e.g. : BUS
48
French article : UNE
49
Ibsen character : ASE
50
Most loyal : FASTEST
54
Ringo or Bart : STARR
56
"Devil's Ford" author : BRETHARTE
58
Paved the way : EASED
59
Fluffy ravelings : LINT
60
Scamper away : FLEE
61
Hightailed it : SPED
62
Like child's play : EASY
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Parry : FEND
Down
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Cheers for eleven : RAHS
2
Khachaturian : ARAM
3
Some shots in the arm : SERA
4
True-blue native : PATRIOT
5
Pale as a ghost : ASHEN
6
Favor : BOON
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Slip a cog : ERR
8
Thread weight : DENIER
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Late Chinese leader : MAO
10
"Deep ___ of Texas" : INTHEHEART
11
Toby's relative : STEIN
12
Gentles : TAMES
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Cited often in historic lore : STORIED
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Pack away : STOW
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Temper : DANDER
24
Warm hazing : HOTFOOT
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Recipe abbr. : TSP
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Tobacco-exporting country : CUBA
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Peace of mind : HEARTSEASE
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Present-day O.S.S. : CIA
29
Small flounder : DAB
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Theaters-in-the-round : ARENAS
32
Greek temple : NAOS
33
Drop bait gently : DAP
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One who resists the new order : DIEHARD
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Healthy glow : TAN
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N.Y. Central et al. : RRS
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Opposite of spear : DISTAFF
43
Soprano : TREBLE
44
Lull : HUSH
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Nine on Parnassus : MUSES
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Like some beer : ONTAP
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Quite daft : BATTY
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Swamps : FENS
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Man of mysteries : ERLE
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Gun for a Tommy : STEN
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"___ Off," book by Dave Hill : TEED
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Flushed : RED
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Mouth of a Spanish river : RIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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