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New York Times, Tuesday, February 8, 1977

Author:
George Raventos
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,041
Across
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Hot-day exclamation : PHEW
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The 23d one is famous : PSALM
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Food store, for short : DELI
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Smallest bit : IOTA
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Sun: Prefix : HELIO
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Issue : EMIT
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Grouses : PTARMIGANS
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Capable : ABLE
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French possessive : SES
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Praise : LAUD
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Place for wine : CELLAR
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Genus of auks : ALLE
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Number : THREE
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Northern Spy et al. : APPLES
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One with a gavel : CHAIRMAN
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Thai money units : BAHTS
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Horse gaits : TROTS
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Beverage : ALE
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Moslem officials : AGAS
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Watered silk : MOIRE
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French holy women: Abbr. : STES
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___ Marino : SAN
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Made of a cereal : OATEN
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Be stingy with : STINT
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Gives the right to : ENTITLES
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Some are wide open : SPACES
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Poker payments : ANTES
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Back : REAR
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Engine part : PISTON
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Animal : DEER
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"___ Girls" : LES
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Metallic fabric : LAME
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Item for a whatnot : KNICKKNACK
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Moslem prince : EMIR
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Speechify : ORATE
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Italian family : ESTE
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Rudiments : ABCS
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Courage : VALOR
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Arabian coastal vessel : DHOW
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Card spots : PIPS
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Table d'___ : HOTE
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Greek vowels : ETAS
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World or Boer : WAR
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Small containers : PHIALS
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Musical transition : SEGUE
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"When I was ___" : ALAD
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Chinese unicorn : LIN
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Having a musky odor : MOSCHATE
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One with a choice, in poker : DEALER
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Symbolic : EMBLEMATIC
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Miss Lee : LILA
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Brain passage : ITER
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French misses: Abbr. : MLLES
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Greek goddess : ERIS
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Heights: Abbr. : ALTS
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Rose's guardian : THORN
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Humble : ABASE
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Idolater : PAGAN
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Eerie : PHANTASMIC
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Yells : CRIES
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Coeur d'___ : ALENE
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Aeries : NESTS
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Carries : TOTES
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Former Russian P.M. : MALENKOV
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Nova : STAR
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German king : OTTO
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___ plug : SPARK
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Buries : INTERS
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One on a quest : SEEKER
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Right-hand page : RECTO
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Appeal : PLEA
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Poetic foot : IAMB
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Use the phone : DIAL
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Eye protector : LASH
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Swerve : SKEW
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Depression initials : NRA
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Man's nickname : NED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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