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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Saturday, February 26, 1977

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,059

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Across
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Tree or hop : TOAD
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Rope fiber : HEMP
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Partner of tired : SICK
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Cockney's good name : ONOR
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Toll : KNELL
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Partner of ifs and ands : BUTS
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Dull one : BORE
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Mosquito genus : AEDES
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Daily-life partners : UPS&DOWNS
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Cornered : TREED
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___ Plaines : DES
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Bird food : SUET
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Sewing-box item : SPOOL
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Morsels : BITS
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Scary cry : BOO
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Pet pleaser : CATNIP
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Site of a Stratford: Abbr. : ONT
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Planted : SOWN
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Disturbance : RIOT
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Burn : SINGE
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Trick : WILE
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French donkeys : ANES
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French soul : AME
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Two-___ (short movie) : REELER
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Footlike part : PES
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Mountains : ALPS
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Suit parts : VESTS
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Austen heroine : EMMA
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Old soldier : VET
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Las Vegas hub : STRIP
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Maugham partners : CAKES&ALE
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Wear away : ERODE
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Item often jerked : TEAR
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Iago, for one : LIAR
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Race official : TIMER
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Sea birds : ERNS
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Norse god : ODIN
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"A ___ bagatelle" : MERE
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Medicine quantity : DOSE
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Texas city : WACO
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Prohibition : TABU
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Words for a price range : ONUP
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Picnic guests : ANTS
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Regulatory partners : DOS&DONTS
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Tramps : HOBOS
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Sufficient, old style : ENOW
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Poetic time of day : MORN
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Urgent : PRESSING
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Hans Brinker's need : SKATES
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Unmoving : INERT
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Surrender : CEDE
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Swiss painter : KLEE
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Drug initials : LSD
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Food store, for short : DELI
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Absolute : UTTER
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Kind of metal : SCRAP
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Citizen Tom : PAINE
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U.S. Indians : OTOES
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Jolly Roger components : BONES
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Prepares corned beef : BOILS
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Young bird : OWLET
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Unique things : ONERS
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Longfellow's "A ___ of Life" : PSALM
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Song partners : SWEET&LOW
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Like wisdom teeth, often : IMPACTED
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Miss Arden et al. : EVES
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Electrical unit : AMPERE
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Sea duck : EIDER
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Chapter's partner : VERSE
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Stage item : SET
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Hair-salon service : TRIM
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European capital : ROME
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Neighbor of Col. : KANS
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Verdi heroine : AIDA
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One not of the clergy : LAIC
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Conductor Rapee : ERNO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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