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New York Times, Monday, February 19, 1979

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,695
Across
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Special police dept. unit : SWAT
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Houston ballplayer : ASTRO
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Ski lift : TBAR
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Instep : ARCH
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King Arthur's father : UTHER
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Follower of pigeon or fox : HOLE
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CBS's memorable Grandpa Walton : GEER
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Brief : TERSE
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Pamirs, "___ of the world" : ROOF
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Addax or dik-dik : ANTELOPE
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Author of "Faust" : GOETHE
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Verily : YEA
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Word with rally or pill : PEP
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Composer Franz : LEHAR
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Chiromancer's essentials : PALMS
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Beetle : ELATER
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Olivier-Caine film : SLEUTH
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Self-esteem : EGO
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The lowdown : INFO
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Without : SANS
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Trimmed the rims : EDGED
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Tide or wagon tongue : NEAP
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"Star ___" : TREK
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Word with tune or weed : RAG
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Pooch : DOGGIE
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Peephole : EYELET
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Start of an oak : ACORN
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Statue by Michelangelo : PIETA
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Carplike fish : IDE
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___ in judgment : SIT
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Grave : SOLEMN
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Confine : RESTRICT
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French celestial being : ANGE
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A place to remember : ALAMO
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Relief-package org. : CARE
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Fabulist : LIAR
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Hambletonian entry : PACER
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Salt Lake City team : UTES
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Fourth planet from the sun : MARS
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Jenny Lind was one : SWEDE
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Bastes : SEWS
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"The Forsyte ___" : SAGA
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Sir Christopher the architect : WREN
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Kind of torch : ACETYLENE
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Dumas group : THREEMUSKETEERS
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___-da-fé : AUTO
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Russian plain : STEPPE
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Field-day event : THREELEGGEDRACE
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Subject of a lawsuit : RES
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Neighbor of Calif. : OREG
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Something spectacular or confusing : THREERINGCIRCUS
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Shirley or Edwin : BOOTH
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Kanaka greeting : ALOHA
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Allude : REFER
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"Safety ___," Harold Lloyd film : LAST
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Relative of "Bravo!" : OLE
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Singer Patti : PAGE
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Attention grabber : PSST
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Of the shoulder: Anat. : ALAR
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Chemistry Nobelist: 1957 : TODD
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Present : HERE
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Dicker : NEGOTIATE
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Exposition : FAIR
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Partner of aboveboard : OPEN
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Salvador the artist : DALI
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Kiln : OAST
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Candied comestible item : YAM
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Came down in torrents : TEEMED
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The 23d, e.g. : PSALM
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Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
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Composer knighted in 1904 : ELGAR
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What teasels raise : NAPS
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Disgruntled : SORE
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Ted Turner's seagoing group : CREW
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Dick Tracy's wife : TESS
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What Moses received on Mt. Sinai : LAW

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