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New York Times, Wednesday, February 15, 1978

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,413
Across
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Sources of light or heat : LAMPS
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Lucre : PELF
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Shortening : OLEO
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"A race without ___!": Young : AGOAL
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Little bowman : AMOR
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Jalopy : HEAP
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Sidekick : CRONY
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Top : UPPERMOST
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Vicuña's home : ANDES
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Latin infinitive : ESSE
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Rosalynn Carter, ___ Smith : NEE
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Indian sailor : LASCAR
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English king in 1066 : HAROLD
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Prefix with corn or pod : TRI
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Micronesian staple : TARO
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___ for the course : PAR
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"___ Tor" : HIGH
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Con man's target : MARK
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Word with case or well : STAIR
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Nymph who loved Narcissus : ECHO
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Looped edging : PICOT
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Infinitesimal amount : IOTA
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Mixture formed in smelting ores : MATTE
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Body of knowledge : LORE
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Where to put your dough : OVEN
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One of Alex Comfort's topics : SEX
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Closest : NEXT
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Monogram of a senator from Mass. : EMK
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China clay : KAOLIN
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Author of "My Antonia" : CATHER
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Homophone for earn : URN
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It spins Mother Earth : LOVE
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Obstructs, as a stream : SILTS
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Widths of circular objects : DIAMETERS
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Rakes : ROUES
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Eight: Comb. form : OCTO
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Princely Italian : ESTE
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Lean eater : SPRAT
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Creator of Candida : SHAW
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Pack : STOW
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Itty-bitty : TEENY
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Varnish base : LAC
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Site of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
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Popular piece by Beethoven : MOONLIGHTSONATA
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Chinese gift to Washington Zoo : PANDA
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Ultrafoxy : SLYEST
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Pyrenees city : PAU
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Beethoven's "Opus 73" : EMPERORCONCERTO
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Droops : LOPS
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___ as a daisy : FRESH
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Resistance unit : OHM
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One of four preludes by Beethoven : LEONORAOVERTURE
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Gallery prop : EASEL
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Chose : OPTED
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Gathers : REAPS
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Picaresque fellow : SCAMP
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Thin as ___ : ARAIL
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A:B, for instance : RATIO
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"Let ___ eat cake" : THEM
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Costa ___ : RICA
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Setting for many a convention : HOTEL
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Divided peninsula : KOREA
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Agenda unit : ITEM
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General or private : RANK
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Themes : TEXTS
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Philip Nolan, e.g. : EXILE
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Craving : THIRST
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Glory; prestige : KUDOS
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"If I Were ___ Man" : ARICH
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Memoranda : NOTES
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Slip away : ELOPE
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Jerkin : VEST
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Actor Connery : SEAN
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Use a scythe : MOW
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Emulate Betsy Ross : SEW
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Duroc's dwelling : STY

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

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