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New York Times, Wednesday, February 11, 1976

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,678
Across
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Down with, in France : ABAS
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Closemouthed one : CLAM
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Word of contempt : PAH
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Lively party : BASH
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Terza ___ : RIMA
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Dressing-room aide : ROBER
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Alpine sound : ECHO
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Word of agreement : AMEN
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Lyric verse : EPODE
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Words for Jimmy the Greek : THEWIZARDOFODDS
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"___ will be done . . . " : THY
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Telling a lie, e.g. : SIN
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Fuel : PEAT
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Sound of laughter : HAHA
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Disclose : BARE
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Proofreading signs : CARETS
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Make hostile : ALIENATE
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Sugar: Suffix : OSE
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Certain artists : ETCHERS
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Charged particle : ION
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Demolishes : SHATTERS
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Bee mementos : STINGS
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Israeli dance : HORA
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Army units: Abbr. : RGTS
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Kind of god : DEMI
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Kind of witness : EYE
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Bakery item : BUN
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Tom Seaver, so to speak : ANACEOFDIAMONDS
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Punctuation and birth : MARKS
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Lupino and Cantor : IDAS
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Sweetheart : BEAU
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Barnyard units : STIES
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Igneous rock : SIMA
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Use a dipper : LADE
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Poetic word : EEN
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Reconcile : HEAL
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Aphrodite's son : EROS
Down
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Support : ABET
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Maestro of the clavier : BACH
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High-ranked netman : ASHE
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___ way (lead) : SHOWTHE
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Kind of guilt : CRAZY
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City in Ohio : LIMA
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North and South: Abbr. : AMERS
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Lower jaw : MANDIBLE
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Burst, in a way : POPOPEN
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Dwelling : ABODE
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Miss Hopper : HEDDA
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Ump's relative : REF
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"The ___ is silence" : REST
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"___ see the evening sun . . . " : IHATETO
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Put ___ (pontificate) : ONAIRS
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Kind of slinger : HASH
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Vicinity : AREA
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Play the uke again : RESTRUM
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Romaine : COS
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Word with type or phonic : STEREO
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Contented sounds : AHS
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"___ it the truth!" : AINT
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Clothing : TOGS
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Navy officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Lobster's small relative : CRAYFISH
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Get complicated, as a plot : THICKEN
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Lowly : IGNOBLE
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Beavers' works : DAMS
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Growing out : ENATE
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Miss Dressler : MARIE
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Arcaro : EDDIE
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Kind of metabolism : BASAL
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Letter : ESS
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"___ Camera" : IAMA
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Close : NEAR
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Wall base : DADO
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___ for divorce : SUES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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