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New York Times, Tuesday, February 14, 1978

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,412

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Students & seniors
Across
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Homophone for heart : HART
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Samite or pekin : CLOTH
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Hearts-___ (plant) : EASE
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Oriental babysitter : AMAH
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Brute : YAHOO
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Dryden's "All for Love" is one : PLAY
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Popular song of 1955 : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
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Annie Oakleys : FREEBIES
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Dido's lover : AENEAS
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Start of a kindergarten song : ABC
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Word with ribs or parts : SPARE
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Gained the favor of : WON
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Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
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"His nose should ___": W.S. Gilbert : PANT
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Jim Hart's specialty : AERIAL
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Sharp-nosed river fish : GAR
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Cavalier poet : RICHARDLOVELACE
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Enero-diciembre period : ANO
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Newly decorated : REDONE
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"___ Up Your Heart," 1955 song : OPEN
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Nursery scholar's early arrival time : TENAM
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U.S.N.A. graduate : ENS
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Far from private : OVERT
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Lady's man : LORD
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Capitol Hill assent : AYE
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Havana lover of Havanas : CASTRO
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Divines : FORESEES
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Card game for two : HONEYMOONBRIDGE
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___ about (date-setting phrase) : ONOR
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"Crescit ___," N.M. motto : EUNDO
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Pale blue hue : CIEL
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Seats for some members of the wedding : PEWS
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What a waiter waits for : ORDER
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Notch made by a saw : KERF
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Better ___ : HALF
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God of love : AMOR
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Go overboard : RAVE
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"Ye are the salt of ___" : THEEARTH
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Misanthrope : CYNIC
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Fill the hull : LADE
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Units of electrical resistance : OHMS
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"Ode ___ Nightingale" : TOA
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Occurring every sixty minutes : HORAL
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City in NE France : EPINAL
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Cupid's wings : ALAE
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Story of the Forsytes : SAGA
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"I Only Have ___ for You," 1934 song : EYES
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Singer-dancer Lane : ABBE
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Wine and dine : REGALE
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Oliver ___, English novelist: 1873–1961 : ONIONS
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His wife got fat : SPRAT
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"Common Sense" author : PAINE
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Bracket or sheep : ANCON
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Kind of bliss : WEDDED
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Fiber for suits : ORLON
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Love feast : AGAPE
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Scottish court officer : MACER
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"Your bonny brow was ___": Burns : BRENT
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"You ___ My Sunshine," 1940 song : ARE
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Farewell from Fabius : AVE
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Building with a drill hall : ARMORY
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Languishing, as a swain : LOVESICK
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Changes : ALTERS
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Kind of criminal trial : OYER
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Lover : ROMEO
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Place for an outdoor wedding : ARBOR
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Tennis stroke : CHOP
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Like a superstar : AONE
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Symbol of purity : SNOW
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"I am too ___": Juliet : FOND
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Wave, in Le Havre : ONDE
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Entertainer Adams : EDIE
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Historic Hungarian city : EGER
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Egotist's love : SELF
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"___ Love," 1939 song : OUR

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

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