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New York Times, Thursday, February 8, 1979

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,684
Across
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Kindergarten cutup : BRAT
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Surrendered : CEDED
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Sabot sound : CLOP
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He said: "Who steals my purse steals trash" : IAGO
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Bigwig in Oman : AMEER
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The whip is one : RIDE
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Words from an old song : THEBANDPLAYEDON
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Intrinsic properties : ESSENCES
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Explores highways and byways : MOTORS
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Follower of fancy or dapper : DAN
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Potential squire to a knight : PAGE
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Kind of ticket : RETURN
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Claudia ___ Taylor Johnson : ALTA
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Ginger : PEP
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Devotion, in Firenze : AMORE
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French pronoun : LUI
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Seagoing author : DANA
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Words from an old song : DOWNWENTMCGINTY
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Natives of: Suffix : ITES
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Masefield's love : SEA
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Where to find St.-Etienne : LOIRE
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Finished, to poets : OER
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Betelgeuse is one : STAR
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Kind of landing or march : FORCED
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Sulky : CART
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Where to make merry in Kerry : PUB
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Big dry spot : SAHARA
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Images of household gods : TERAPHIM
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Words from an old song : THEGANGSALLHERE
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Pierce, as with horns : GORE
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Preprandial prayer : GRACE
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Caliph's title : IMAM
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"Mine ___ have seen . . . " : EYES
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Made a boo-boo : ERRED
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Typesetting machine, for short : LINO
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Orthodontist's concern : BITE
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Collegiate sounds : RAHS
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"Milton, a name to resound for ___": Tennyson : AGES
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Soliloquy start : TOBE
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Moulin Rouge dance : CANCAN
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Ems River port : EMDEN
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Sheriff's aides: Abbr. : DEPS
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Fish lacking pelvic fins : EEL
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Like Chayefsky's works : DRAMATIC
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Largest Greek island : CRETE
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Resort beach in Italy : LIDO
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What carbon monoxide lacks : ODOR
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Enclosures : PENS
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Jackson or Johnson : ANDREW
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System of exercises : YOGA
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Horner's prize : PLUM
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Kind of beam or wave : RADIO
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Tear a passion to tatters : EMOTE
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Beefeater's milieu, in London : TOWER
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Vessels for ferns : URNS
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Hitching locale : ALTAR
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Lose one's head : PANIC
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Word with pot or sol : ENTRE
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___ out, as a rope : PAYED
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Fashion name : DIOR
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Alienate : ESTRANGE
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" . . . ___, and trimly dress'd": Shak. : NEAT
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All-inclusive : GLOBAL
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Teasdale : SARA
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Rolled up, as a jib : FURLED
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Bingo devices : CAGES
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Earth's constant need : PEACE
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Kind of battery: Abbr. : STGE
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Salty call : AHOY
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Partner of there or now : HERE
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Rizzuto : PHIL
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Half: Prefix : HEMI
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One of earth's troubled spots : IRAN
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Chore for a steno : MEMO
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Boxer's warning : GRR

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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