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New York Times, Friday, February 11, 1977

Author:
Harvey Berg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Harvey Berg has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,044

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Across
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Kind of mark or slinger : HASH
5
Places for pigs : POKES
10
Certain old-woman's home : SHOE
14
Greek pitcher : OLPE
15
Omit : ELIDE
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Before meeny : EENY
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Gift for Lorelei Lee : DIAMONDNECKLACE
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Downcast : SAD
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Kind of party : STAG
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Become incensed : SEERED
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Before : ERE
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Obtained : GOT
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Prefix for arctic : ANT
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Developed : RIPE
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Accord with : BEFIT
32
Napoleon, before Elba : ABLE
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Mistaken, in Malaga : ERRADO
37
Trampled : TROD
39
Scandinavian rug : RYA
40
Greetings for British liners : HAILTOTHEQUEENS
43
Kind of word: Abbr. : ADV
44
Dry : SERE
45
Like beds at times : UNMADE
46
Kind of sighted : NEAR
48
Sentry's need : RIFLE
50
Music-makers : UKES
51
Banana or notch : TOP
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Flightless bird : MOA
54
Can or tray : ASH
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Kind of railway : SCENIC
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Liszt opus: Abbr. : RHAP
60
Goose eggs : OOO
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Low card in the bridge deck : THEDEUCEOFCLUBS
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String toy : YOYO
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Port of Iraq : BASRA
68
___ Minor : ASIA
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Farm animals : EWES
70
Record : ENTER
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Fleet animal : DEER
Down
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Bricklayers' needs : HODS
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Sam ___ (words on a tec's door) : SPADEPRIVATEEYE
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Kind of stitch : HEM
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Shut in : PENT
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Time of life : OLDAGE
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The oak tree : KINGOFTHEFOREST
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Dutch town : EDE
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Parts of mins : SECS
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Moon goddess : SELENA
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G. B. Shaw play : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
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___ and for all : ONCE
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Like peacocks' tails : EYED
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Full of: Suffix : OSE
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Green parrot : KEA
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Kind of estate : REAL
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Bore : TIRE
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Actress Ada : REHAN
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Moslem decree : IRADE
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Disapproving fan : BOOER
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Brimless hat : TOQUE
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Comedian Paul : LYNDE
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Moves carefully : EASES
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Drinkers' woes: Abbr. : DTS
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Horse color : DUN
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Work on a Christmas tree : TRIM
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Large birds : EMUS
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Sonata movements : RONDOS
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City of Pakistan : LAHORE
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Dessert : PIE
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Aspirin compound: Abbr. : APC
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Eye ailment: Var. : STYE
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Hound or line : CHOW
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Third power : CUBE
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From a distance : AFAR
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Theater award : OBIE
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Half a dance : CAN
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Youth : LAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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