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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Tuesday, February 22, 1977

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,055
Across
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Marina units : PIERS
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Skill : ART
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Dickens child : TIM
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Female donkey : JENNET
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"I ___ wooden whistle . . . " : BOUGHTA
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Spread to view : UNCASE
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Math homework : PROBLEMS
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Superior of a Pfc. : NCO
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Tailoring concern : INSEAM
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Athenian of drama : TIMON
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Soho noggin : EAD
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Lint magnet : SERGE
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Danish measure : ALEN
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Go along : ACCEDE
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Querying words : EHS
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Thief's sine qua non : STEALTH
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Up, at Shea : ATBAT
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Single: Prefix : HAPLO
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"A wonderful thing," to Shaw : YOUTH
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Chopper of logs : AXMAN
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Family member : GRANDPA
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School-days trio : RRR
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Hercules's lion : NEMEAN
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Shackle : GYVE
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Fencing pieces : EPEES
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Can. province : ONT
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Spanish wine : XERES
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Warp's partner : WEFT
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Parthenon feature : FRIEZE
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College degrees : ABS
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Flood : INUNDATE
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Lively, in Lyons : ANIMEE
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Sackcloth and ashes : PENANCE
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Where most Americans live : CITIES
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Kind of common shrew : ERD
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Air: Abbr. : ATM
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"Toy" symphonist : HAYDN
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Classroom item : PENCILSHARPENER
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I.R.S. shell-out : INCOMETAXREFUND
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Spanish queen : ENA
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Pine derivative : RESIN
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British weapon : STEN
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Wear away : ABRADE
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Rec or elbow : ROOM
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Place for three men : TUB
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Cheops's pride : THEGREATPYRAMID
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Whittier's saddest words : ITMIGHTHAVEBEEN
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Hoi polloi : MASSES
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Post-revolt ruling group : JUNTA
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___ club : GLEE
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Georgia output : PEACH
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Mennonites, e.g. : SECT
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1300 hours : ONEPM
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___ Hall (N.J. campus) : SETON
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How Lindy flew : ALONE
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Israeli name : DAYAN
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Ladd's namesakes : ALANS
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Tennis champ, 1937–38 : BUDGE
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Lamp denizen : GENIE
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Gain popularity : RATE
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Mop up again : REWIPE
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Post ___ : MORTEM
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Mississippi has four : ESSES
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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Ohio city : XENIA
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In ___ (really) : FACT
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Taylor, for short : ZACH
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Genetic base : DNA
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Noun ending : ITY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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