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New York Times, Friday, December 8, 1978

31-Across : Heart-shaped

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F G H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,622
Across
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She wrote "With Shuddering Fall" : OATES
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Hacienda room : SALA
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Keep ___ (persevere) : ATIT
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Emergency currency : SCRIP
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Moslem prayer leader : IMAM
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Out of line : AWRY
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City in Tuscany : SIENA
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Having no equal : NONPAREIL
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Actress Rehan : ADA
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Roman historian : TACITUS
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Consommé : SOUPE
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Namath, once : ALLSTAR
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Contestant at Henley : SCULLER
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___ tide : NEAP
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Heart-shaped : CORDATE
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Appearances : ASPECTS
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Bauxite and siderite : ORES
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Thalia's sister : CLIO
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Group employed by a vintner : TASTERS
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"For men must ___ women must weep": Kingsley : WORKAND
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Susa was its capital : ELAM
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Diva's song : ARIETTA
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Mother ___, first U.S. citizen to be canonized : CABRINI
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African plain : VELDT
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Upward: Prefix : ANA
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Edith or Osbert : SITWELL
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Finial : EPI
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Nonconformist : DISSENTER
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Auriculate : EARED
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Kazan : ELIA
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River duck : TEAL
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Relative of 'twas : TWERE
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Big top : TENT
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"___ a Rose," 1925 song : ONLY
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Stonecrop : SEDUM
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Peak in Thessaly : OSSA
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Tart : ACID
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Holds dear : TREASURES
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German article : EIN
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Kitchen implement : SPATULA
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Wholehearted : SINCERE
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Mine, in Marseilles : AMOI
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Red sage : LANTANA
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Sealed vials for hypodermics : AMPULES
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Bern's river : AAR
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Aviary sound : TWEET
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Role in Chekhov's "The Seagull" : IRINA
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Tenth U.S. President : TYLER
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___ in the face (sharp rebuke) : ASLAP
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Egyptian maternity goddess : APET
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Graybeard : OLDSTER
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Spotted : SPECKED
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Man from Dundee : SCOT
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Uncas's love : CORA
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Rattled : CLATTERED
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Color : TINT
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Kind of pop or cracker : SODA
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"Für ___," Beethoven piece : ELISE
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Encountered : RANINTO
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Captivated : SMITTEN
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City in NE Iowa : WAVERLY
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U.S.S.R. livestock market : OREL
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Small streams : RILLETS
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U.S.M.A. man : CADET
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Doddering : ANILE
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Landlocked harbor : BASIN
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Stripe made by a whip : WEAL
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Cuzco's country : PERU
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Rested : SAT
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Reverence : AWE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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