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New York Times, Wednesday, February 8, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K P Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,406
Across
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"___ and Lovers" : SONS
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Bridge charge : TOLL
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Breed of horse : BARB
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Rose's man : ABIE
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Hawk's abode : AERIE
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It generates Sills' trills : ARIA
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Home of the Bengals : CINCINNATI
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Weakens little by little : LAGS
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Massachusetts city or river : TAUNTON
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Home of the Cowboys : DALLAS
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Where Dortmund is : RUHR
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Olympian : HERA
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Hold together firmly : COHERE
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Site of India's Golden Temple : BENARES
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Spirit: Fr. : AME
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___ days (for fasting and prayer) : EMBER
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Festive affairs : GALAS
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Tallinn resident : BALT
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Ice pinnacle : SERAC
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Cultivate : TILL
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Last word of "Hamlet" : SHOOT
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Attack : SETAT
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Egg-shaped ornaments : OVA
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Home of the Falcons : ATLANTA
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City on the Don : ROSTOV
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Greek resistance force in W.W. II : ELAS
50
Abhor : HATE
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Lydian capital destroyed by Tamerlane : SARDIS
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Formally withdraws : SECEDES
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Thought : IDEA
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State capital, once called New Helvetia : SACRAMENTO
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Where Chattanooga is: Abbr. : TENN
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Jidda residents : ARABS
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Suburb of Naples : NOLA
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Biblical oldster : ENOS
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Receptacles for flowers : URNS
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Couples : TWOS
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Dweller in Iowa or Oklahoma : SAC
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Newspaper notice : OBIT
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Caravel of 1492 : NINA
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Obtain : SECURE
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Jan Vickers is one : TENOR
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Algerian city : ORAN
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Illuminated : LIT
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University city in the Netherlands : LEIDEN
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Australian city near celebrated gold mines : BALLARAT
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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Baltic port : RIGA
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Food fish : BASS
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Patriotic songs : ANTHEMS
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Accustom : INURE
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First of a Kipling trio : ARAG
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Strategic city in Afghanistan : HERAT
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Truck parts : CABS
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Food-processing center : OMAHA
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Spartan slave : HELOT
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Kentucky college town : BEREA
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"Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
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Round of cheers : SALVO
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Prevails over : BESTS
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Belgrade native : SLAV
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Certain Spaniards or Ohioans : TOLEDANS
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Capital of Venezuela : CARACAS
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Anklebones : TALI
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Tribal emblem : TOTEM
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Bahamas capital : NASSAU
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Sitting, as a statue : SEDENT
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Caraway and catnip : HERBS
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Building location : SITE
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Arabian city : ADEN
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City NNW of L.A. : RENO
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Glance at : SCAN
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Ample: Poetic : ENOW
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Normandy town : STLO
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Group est. in Bogotá: 1948 : OAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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