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TOUJOURS L'AMOUR

New York Times, Sunday, February 8, 1976

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,675
Across
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Talkative one : GABBER
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Rio de la ___ : PLATA
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Youth org. : BSA
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Place within : ENCASE
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Hit the big time : ARRIVE
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Loom bar : EASER
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Fleming : IAN
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Widened a hole : REAMED
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Rolling and birth : STONES
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"You used to come ___ . . . " : ATTEN
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Electric abbr. : RVA
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Warm-water fishes : SALPAS
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Love: Crabbe : WARPSTHEMINDALITTLE
33
Liabilities : DEBTS
35
New World: Abbr. : AMER
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"I ___ tell a . . . " : CANNOT
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Quartzes : SARDS
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Out of line : AGEE
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Novello et al. : IVORS
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Take retribution : AVENGE
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Swift : FLEET
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Mother or silly : GOOSE
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German name for 92 Across : SAU
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Self-assured : POISED
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Love: Johnson : ISTHEWISDOMOFTHEFOOL
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Bradley : OMAR
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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Without columns : ASTYLAR
61
Rumanian coins : BANI
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One who welds : UNITER
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Container: Abbr. : BBL
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Suffix of action : IZE
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Form of Helen : ELENA
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Stimulate : LIVEN
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Leading ___ : ROLE
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Snooty one : SNOB
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Love: Shakespeare : ABRIGHTPARTICULARSTAR
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Commotions : ADOS
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Western lawman : EARP
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In reserve : ONICE
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Royal sight in Colorado : GORGE
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Roman 551 : DLI
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Vote against : NAY
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Girls : LASSES
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Sediment : LEES
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Seraglios : ZENANAS
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Fabric ribs : WALES
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Belgrade's river : SAVA
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Love: Congreve : BUTAFRAILTYOFTHEMIND
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"___ Mucho" : BESAME
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Cousin or aunt: Abbr. : REL
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Extort : BLEED
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Correlative : NOR
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Use a pencil end : ERASE
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Las Vegas employee : DEALER
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"Orphans of the ___" : STORM
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Town near Caen : STLO
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Old German coin : TALER
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Hat for Al Capone : FEDORA
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Herring measure : CRAN
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Boot or razor : STRAP
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Love: Dryden : AMALADYWITHOUTACURE
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Totaled : CAMETO
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Have bills : OWE
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Afternoon, in Madrid : TARDE
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Roman general : SCIPIO
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Acid prefixes : AMINOS
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Russian village : MIR
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Mideast title : AMEER
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Plant found in dry places : ORPINE
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Glitter : LUSTRE
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Wall and Main: Abbr. : STS
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Ointments : NARDS
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Farm implement : SEEDER
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Balloon filler : GAS
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Cultural field : ART
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Bully : BROWBEAT
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Double : BINATE
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Tinker to ___ to . . . : EVERS
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Defendant: Abbr. : RESP
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Soil improver : PEATMOSS
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Frothed, as a horse : LATHERED
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Garden flowers : ASTERS
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Abound : TEEM
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Rubbing fluid : ARNICA
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Oriental soup staples : BIRDNESTS
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Dixie port : SAVANNAH
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Parallel thing : ANALOGUE
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___ while : ERST
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Type of oil : NEATSFOOT
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Katharine Hepburn's flower : CALLALILY
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Electical units : AMPERES
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" . . . ___ of troubles" : SEA
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Desk workers: Abbr. : EDS
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___ faire : SAVOIR
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Seagoing: Abbr. : NAV
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Native: Suffix : ITE
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Contemporary painter : DALI
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Assertive tendencies : EGOS
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Scottish river : DEE
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Theology degree : STD
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Big Ten team : IOWA
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Castor and Pollux : GEMINI
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Opposite of neg. : POS
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Oilstone users : HONERS
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Tony of baseball : OLIVA
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Stabat or Alma : MATER
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Not restricted : OPENTOALL
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Tree : FIR
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Manuel de ___ : FALLA
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Amount of printed matter : LINAGE
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Atlantic islands : AZORES
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Johnny ___ : REB
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Parish officer : BEADLE
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Lombard king : ALBOIN
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Violet or modern : ULTRA
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Like fall air : NIPPY
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Liberator of Scotland : BRUCE
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Tree trunks : BOLES
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Stone or coon's : AGE
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Work unit : ERG
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Flow : STREAM
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Medieval guild : HANSA
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Double-boiler part : INSET
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Form of Cecilia : CISSY
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Worked out : SOLVED
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Cutting tool : ADZ
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Medieval poem : LAI
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Humiliation : ABASEMENT
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Part of a fraction : NUMERATOR
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Corroded : ATE
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Hogs, at times : WALLOWERS
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Breastbones : STERNA
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Interrupter's word : AHEM
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F.D.R.'s Four : FREEDOMS
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Spontaneous humor : READYWIT
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Pushed out : OBTRUDED
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Vagrants : FLOATERS
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Dauntless : INTREPID
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Lopez theme : NOLA
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Kick or leaf : DROP
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"You ___!" (surely) : BET
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Victorian ___ : ERA
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Deli purchases : SALAMIS
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Graduate degree : DFA
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Silkworm : ERI
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Cane : RATTAN
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O. J. Simpson often : SCORER
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Rank designation : STRIPE
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Coin of Ecuador : SUCRE
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Fail to keep : LOSE
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Syrian city : HAMA
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Army comm. officers : CSOS
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Silent ___ : CAL
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___ Darya : AMU
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Chemical suffix : INE
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Atop, to poets : OER

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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