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New York Times, Wednesday, February 7, 1979

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,683
Across
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Seven for Sinbad : SEAS
5
Author of the quotation below : SHAW
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Squama : SCALE
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Start of a quotation : LACK
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Armadillo : PEBA
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Paint company employee : TONER
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Court celebrity : ASHE
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North African cypress pine : ARAR
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Rocket's upper stage : AGENA
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Mangel-wurzels : BEETS
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Quotation: Part II : OFMONEYIS
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Noted N.Y. governor : CLINTON
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State bird of Hawaii : NENE
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Turkish titles : PASHAS
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Triton : NEWT
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Quotation: Part III : THE
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"The play's the ___" : THING
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Tocsin : ALARM
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Lancaster's Valley group : AMISH
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Rosalynn Carter, ___ Smith : NEE
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Neighbor of Iraq : SYRIA
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Therefore : HENCE
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Kind of singer or bearer : TORCH
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Here, in Haiti : ICI
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___ Islands, near New Guinea : AROE
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OPEC lands : OILDOM
52
Like A. J. Foyt's cars : FAST
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Historic French forest : ARGONNE
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Quotation: Part IV : ROOTOFALL
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Dehisced : GAPED
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Fiat : ORDER
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Wainscot : CEIL
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Carnegie or Evans : DALE
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Genesis : START
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Rikki-Tikki-___ : TAVI
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End of quotation : EVIL
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Byron's "The Lament of ___" : TASSO
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Captain Hook's sidekick : SMEE
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Authentic : REAL
Down
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Thick piece of marble : SLAB
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Luxury : EASE
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Word with tooth or ear : ACHE
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Rough drawing : SKETCH
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French Lick is one : SPA
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Bittern : HERON
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At the stern : ABAFT
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Rabid hawk : WARMONGER
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Musial : STAN
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In a convincing way : COGENTLY
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Keep ___ on (watch over) : ANEYE
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Pravda founder: 1912 : LENIN
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Apply thickly : SLATHER
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Washington's bill : ONE
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___ Kabibble : ISH
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The Egyptian Vulcan : PTAH
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Alas! : AHME
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Existence, in Essen : SEIN
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Monday's chore : WASHING
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Has reciprocal effect : INTERACTS
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Prefix with classic or Gothic : NEO
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Devoid of interest : ARID
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Disable : MAIM
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Strews : SCATTERS
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Debate side : CON
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Lummox : OAF
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Man in the van : LEADER
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Jack or Robert : FROST
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Corporeal channel : AORTA
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Refreshments : SODAS
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Flash of light : GLEAM
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Relish-tray item : OLIVE
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"___ take arms . . . " : ORTO
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Smooth the way : PAVE
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Kazan : ELIA
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Farmer's locale, in a song : DELL
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Whopper : LIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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