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New York Times, Wednesday, March 1, 1978

Author:
Ann Jenkins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,427

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Across
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Group character : ETHOS
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Slapstick props : PIES
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Relative of a hop : PROM
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Alternate name for Fortaleza, Brazilian port : CEARA
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Against: Prefix : ANTI
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Aphorism with a mystical meaning : RUNE
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Pres. Grant's first name: : HIRAM
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Popular TV program : GOODTIMES
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Veteran : OLDTIMER
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De Valera et al. : EAMONS
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Use litmus paper : TEST
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University in New Orleans : DILLARD
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Broad belt of the East : OBI
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Native to : ENDEMIC
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Author Runyon : DAMON
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Oil-rich land : IRAN
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Mark of excellence : STAR
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Don fancy togs : DRESSUP
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Accept : RECEIVE
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Tad's effrontery : SASS
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Word with dive or gay : NOSE
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Come clean : ADMIT
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Tremble : FLUTTER
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Asner and Begley : EDS
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Lustrous volcanic rock : PERLITE
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Fish-eating mammal : SEAL
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Barroom brawls : MELEES
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Hasten : MAKETIME
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Formerly : ATONETIME
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Titled : NAMED
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Irish clan : SEPT
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Always : EVER
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A social stratum : ELITE
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Algonquian : CREE
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Part of a pedestal : DADO
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Hinder : DETER
Down
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Yodeler's delight : ECHO
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Linden tree : TEIL
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Dickens novel : HARDTIMES
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Deliver a spiel : ORATE
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Japanese musical instruments : SAMISENS
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Senator's attendant : PAGE
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Suitable : INORDER
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SHAEF's domain : ETO
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Second occupation : SIDELINE
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___ facie (at first sight) : PRIMA
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Bruit : RUMOR
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Upright : ONEND
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U.S.N. chow : MESS
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Part of a baby's toilette : TALC
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High place: Abbr. : MTN
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Turkish inn : IMARET
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Some casino figures : ODDS
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Siren Theda : BARA
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Use a ladle : DIPOUT
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Forerunner of the C.I.A. : OSS
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Ciceronian conjunction : SED
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Deadline, e.g. : TIMELIMIT
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Greedy : AVID
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Macerates flax : RETS
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Not on the roster : UNLISTED
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Tilted : CAREENED
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Originated : STEMMED
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Take it on the lam : FLEE
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River in Scotland : ESK
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Arno or Nero : PETER
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Abscond : ELOPE
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Income for Yves : RENTE
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"Thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
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___, fem. or neut. : MASC
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Atmosphere: Comb. form : AERO
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Appraise : METE
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River in Germany : EDER
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Yellow bugle : IVA

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

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