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New York Times, Wednesday, February 2, 1977

Author:
Allan Blackman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Allan Blackman has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,035
Across
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Tortoise's rival : HARE
5
Feeling regret : RUING
10
Arab ruler : EMIR
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Khayyám : OMAR
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"It's ___!" : ADEAL
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Javanese carriage : SADO
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King John's cross to bear : MAGNACARTA
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"The ___ the limit" : SKYS
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After printemps : ETE
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Dumas ___ : FILS
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Addison's friend : STEELE
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Defective: Prefix : ATEL
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Yoga posture : ASANA
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Annoy : BOTHER
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French premier in the 1800's : GAMBETTA
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Heavens : ETHER
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Theda et al. : BARAS
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___ up (accelerate) : REV
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Skin: Prefix : DERM
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Pretend : PUTON
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Hari : MATA
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Norse coin : ORE
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Dress material : ORLON
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Writer André et al. : GIDES
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Nazi leader : GOEBBELS
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Author Poole : ERNEST
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Homeless ones : WAIFS
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Kind of press or verse : FREE
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Potemkin's port : ODESSA
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Bern's river : AARE
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Racquet material : GUT
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Dakota Indians : REES
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Boundary imposed on Poland in 1944 : CURZONLINE
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Erie or Mead : LAKE
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Heron's relative : IBIS
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Formerly, old style : ERST
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Mr. of film : DEEDS
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Girl or seller : BEST
Down
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" . . . no place like ___" : HOME
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Before amamus : AMAT
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Vogue : RAGE
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Sea bird : ERN
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More risqué : RACIER
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Mo of Arizona : UDALL
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Suffixes for cash and cloth : IERS
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Musical King Cole : NAT
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Maker of bottles : GLASSMAN
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Jewish mystic : ESSENE
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Barter : MAKEATRADE
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Pastoral poem : IDYL
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Flower with hips : ROSE
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"___ the Fall" : AFTER
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Designates : TABS
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Attention-getter : AHEM
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Slugger Hank : AARON
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Follow relentlessly : BEDOG
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White Sands' county : OTERO
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Elinor Glyn novel : THREEWEEKS
29
Spanish cats : GATOS
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French heads : TETES
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Nautical cry : AVAST
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John and Brahman : BULLS
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Wrote an introduction : PREFACED
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Magnetic or land : MINE
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Sashes : OBIS
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Go-ahead color : GREEN
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Variety of hound : BASSET
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Wild throws, e.g. : ERRORS
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Daunted : FAZED
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Kind of sir : DEAR
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Comedian Johnson : ARTE
49
Scoff : GIBE
50
Les Etats-___ : UNIS
51
Tube or case : TEST
54
Treat : USE
55
Women's ___ : LIB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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