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New York Times, Thursday, February 24, 1977

Author:
Ben Finn
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.47, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,057

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Across
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Flightless birds : EMUS
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Salmon or steeple : CHASE
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Math branch : TRIG
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One of the tenses : PAST
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Moss and namesakes : HARTS
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Heavenly wear : HALO
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Roman way : ITER
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Steinbeck people : OKIES
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Russian sea : AZOV
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Music by Rodgers : CAROUSELWALTZ
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___-med : PRE
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Peer at : EYE
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Ship's petty officer : BOSN
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Hatter or money : MAD
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Treaty city of 1814 : GHENT
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Fleming : IAN
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L.A. athlete : RAM
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Water drainers : SIEVES
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Music by Rodgers : THELADYISATRAMP
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Scatters : STREWS
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Weight : TON
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___ Passos : DOS
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Yoga posture : ASANA
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Parallel word: Abbr. : SYN
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U.S. Indians : UTES
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Holy ___ : SEE
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Bit of French land : ILE
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Music by Rodgers : JOHNNYONENOTE
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Projecting rock : CRAG
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___ time (formerly) : ATONE
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Kind of race : DRAG
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Play an "it" game : HIDE
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Hostility's end : TRUCE
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Pacific root : TARO
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Sword : EPEE
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Fictional Jane and family : EYRES
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Cheers : OLES
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"Odyssey," for one : EPIC
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Hari : MATA
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Customer : USER
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Barbers' items : STROPS
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Elected : CHOSE
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Codlike fish : HAKE
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Seed cover : ARIL
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Besotted : STEWED
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Lamb's forte : ESSAY
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"All ___ jazz" : THAT
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Heckle : RAZZ
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U.N. agency : ILO
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Certain exec. : GOV
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Keats's was Grecian : URN
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On the level : LEGIT
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Thai coins : BAHTS
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Burdens, to Caesar : ONERA
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Elaine or come-what : MAY
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Friendship : AMITY
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Part of H.R.H. : HER
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Get away : EVADE
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Verne captain et al. : NEMOS
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Recipe units: Abbr. : TSPS
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"___ long way to . . . " : ITSA
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Highways: Abbr. : RDS
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___ Remo : SAN
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Writer Deighton : LEN
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Flooded : AWASH
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Family member : SON
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One on watch : SENTRY
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Be disposed : TENDTO
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Growing out : ENATE
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Arrow poisons : INEES
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Gemstone : JADE
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Curved molding : OGEE
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"It's ___ turn" : YOUR
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"___ more unto the breach" : ONCE
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Exam : ORAL
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Weed : TARE
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Conceits : EGOS
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Who, in Naples : CHE
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Tear : RIP

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

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