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New York Times, Friday, February 4, 1977

Author:
Stanley A. Kurzban
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Stanley A. Kurzban has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,037
Across
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Birds : JAYS
5
Monk's title : FRA
8
Weather word : HAZE
12
Same: Prefix : EQUI
13
See 37 Across : HOUSE
15
Opposed, in Dogpatch : AGIN
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Continental prefix : EURO
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Fruit covering : RIND
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Be pettish, as the weather : RAINCATSANDDOGS
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Verse form : ODE
23
Small whale : SEI
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Coming-out girls : DEBS
27
Singer Charles : RAY
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Calif. wine city : NAPA
33
African river : UELE
34
Johnny ___ : REB
35
"Through ___ darkly" : AGLASS
37
Made a dramatic exit, with 13 Across : STORMEDOUTOFTHE
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Type of tank : SEPTIC
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Miss Merkel : UNA
42
Roman road : ITER
43
Surrender, in Italy : RESA
44
"___ my turn" : ITS
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"___ Kampf" : MEIN
46
Crew members : MEN
48
Chinese truth : TAO
50
Winter hazard of a sort : HAILINGTAXICABS
59
Icelandic saga : EDDA
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Declaim : ORATE
61
Kiln : OVEN
62
Asian sea : AZOV
63
Aroused : WAKED
64
Wolf : LOBO
65
Distant: Prefix : TELE
66
Part of M.D.: Abbr. : MED
67
Again : ANEW
Down
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Scoff : JEER
2
Water: Prefix : AQUA
3
Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
4
Jerusalem hill: Var. : SION
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Encouraged : FOSTERED
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Axle-breakers : RUTS
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___ as pie : ASEASY
8
Kind of cash or times : HARD
9
Money changing : AGIO
10
Enthusiasm : ZING
11
Goals : ENDS
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Chief : HEAD
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Sea bird : ERNE
20
Lettuce : COS
21
Australian dog : DINGO
24
Hinder : DETER
25
Run away : ELOPE
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Wheeler and Lahr : BERTS
28
More or less : ABOUT
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Movie title : ALFIE
31
Singer Page : PATTI
32
Pale : ASHEN
33
Naval initials : USS
34
Kind of room : REC
35
___ loss : ATA
36
Indian weight : SER
38
Haven for Cuban émigrés : MIAMI
39
Not said : UNSTATED
44
Rex of early films : INGRAM
45
French pronoun : MOI
47
Sufficient, to Omar : ENOW
49
Hewed : AXED
50
Kind of wave : HEAT
51
Chisellike tool : ADZE
52
Adored one : IDOL
53
Cleanse : LAVE
54
Shooting unit on the lot : TAKE
55
Beverage : COLA
56
English river : AVON
57
Miss Daniels : BEBE
58
Weather word : SNOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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