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New York Times, Saturday, February 5, 1977

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,038
Across
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Money in Naples : LIRA
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Kind of buds : TASTE
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Monster : OGRE
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Russian sea : ARAL
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Brass or pewter : ALLOY
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Secure, as a ship : MOOR
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Acquiesce : CAPITULATE
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Cafe sign : EATS
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Sign on a door : ENTER
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U.S. Indian : UTE
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Part song : GLEE
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Markhor or ibex : GOAT
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Disfigure : MAR
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Plays safe on a bet : HEDGES
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Schedule : AGENDA
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Cuban province : ORIENTE
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Two-edged swords : RAPIERS
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One who tacks riders on bills : AMENDER
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Intervenes : STEPSIN
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Russian co-ops : ARTELS
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Possessive : HER
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Native of Pusan : KOREAN
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Sandpiper : REE
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Exam : TEST
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Kind of puff : CREAM
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Love god : AMOR
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Card in loo : PAM
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Baby in the bulrushes : MOSES
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Hiding place : LAIR
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Flower : PERIWINKLE
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Novice: Var. : TIRO
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Flower : ASTER
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It marches on : TIME
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Baltic tributary : ODER
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Keats's art : POESY
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Collar : ETON
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Gift for 13th anniversary : LACE
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Shah's domain : IRAN
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Spellbound : RAPT
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"___ Corn" : ALIEN
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Greek letter : TAU
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Attraction : ALLURE
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Scheduled : SLATED
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Carry : TOTE
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Needle feature : EYE
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Last of a series : OMEGA
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Hockey player : GOALTENDER
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Surf noise : ROTE
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Pewter coin : TRA
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Vehicle for Ben-Hur : CHARIOT
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Relevant : GERMANE
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Willow : OSIER
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Wetland area : MARSH
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Small type : AGATE
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Stock-in-trade : REPERTOIRE
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Former Portuguese colony : GOA
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Stone slab : STELE
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Concise : TERSE
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Small drink : NIP
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Office pieces : DESKS
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Adjectival suffix : ENT
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Class member: Abbr. : SNR
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Card game : ECARTE
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Ant groups : ARMIES
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Faux pas : ERROR
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Parisian friend : AMI
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___ Carlo : MONTE
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Choir member : ALTO
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Word with house or old : MAID
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Mexican money : PESO
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Revue unit : SKIT
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Sailors' saint : ELMO
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Observed : SEEN
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Soft food : PAP
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Kind of smile : WRY

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