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Joy L. Wouk
Joy L. Wouk

New York Times, Thursday, February 1, 1979

24-Across : Statue base

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,677
Across
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Buzzes : WHIRS
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Humane org. : SPCA
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Mop : SWAB
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Heavy-faced type : IONIC
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Many, many epochs : AEON
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Box designed by Langstroth: 1851 : HIVE
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Sedate : GRAVE
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Romantically illuminated : CANDLELIT
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Strike on the derriere : SPANK
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Wax, in Taxco : CERA
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Refugee from Sodom : LOT
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Statue base : PLINTH
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Royal fur : ERMINE
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Heart : CORE
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Adm. Turner's agcy. : CIA
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Kind of criminal trial : OYER
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Kiss : BUSS
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Turkish porter : HAMAL
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Squash or cucumber : PEPO
40
Seizes, with "up" : SNAPS
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___ Lisa : MONA
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Regional language : IDIOM
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Sheepshank or bowline : KNOT
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Part of Morocco : IFNI
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After zeta : ETA
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Copperfield's first wife : DORA
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Scull : OAR
51
Newsstands : KIOSKS
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Hullabaloo : CLAMOR
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Airport abbr. : ARR
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Jug : EWER
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Kind of pie : PECAN
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___ Malay States : FEDERATED
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Pick up, as an option : RENEW
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"If You ___ Susie" : KNEW
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Plumber's concern : TRAP
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Warily shy : CAGEY
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Alpine stream : AARE
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Haws' companions : HEMS
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January, in Jalisco : ENERO
Down
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Topper for a British judge : WIG
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___ d'oeuvres : HORS
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Emulate : RIVAL
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Kind of route : SCENIC
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Algonquian tribe : SAC
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Expression re a complexion : PEACHESANDCREAM
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Traffic marker : CONE
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Writer Maurois : ANDRE
10
"___ walks in beauty ... " : SHE
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Ruler surnamed the Silent: 16th century : WILLIAMOFORANGE
12
Par ___ (airmail) : AVION
13
Actress Davis : BETTE
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Tamarack : LARCH
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Door parts : KNOBS
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Proboscis : TRUNK
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Orange Bowl site : MIAMI
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Antelope or pith hat : TOPI
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Word with pop or cross : EYED
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Haley book : ROOTS
35
Thread holder : SPOOL
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Eloper with Vronski : ANNA
38
Leo's lodging place : LAIR
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Thong : STRAP
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Creator : MAKER
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Mulct : AMERCE
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"Amerika" author : KAFKA
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Spenser's name for Ireland : IRENA
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Path cut by a scythe : SWATH
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Sight at Atlantic City : OCEAN
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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___-do-well : NEER
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Member of a flock : EWE
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Emigrés: Abbr. : DPS
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Ida. neighbor : WYO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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