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New York Times, Wednesday, March 10, 1976

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,706
Across
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Hindu discipline : YOGA
5
Nissen or Garbo : GRETA
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Fastener : HASP
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Biblical tower : EDAR
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Parts : ROLES
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Celebes ox : ANOA
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Indian weight : TOLA
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Flower spike : AMENT
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Eire legislative body : DAIL
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Part of a sequence : ABCDEFGHIJKLM
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Old French coin : SOU
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But: Lat. : SED
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TU 144, for one : SST
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"To ___ his own" : EACH
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Prevent legally : ESTOP
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Hawaiian shrub : AKIA
38
Resort in N. M. : TAOS
40
Vibrant : ALIVE
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Hiding places for meanings : BETWEENTHELINES
44
Stirs up : RILES
45
Be prolific : TEEM
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Become lively : PERK
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"___ of robins ... " : ANEST
48
Race segments : LAPS
50
Porker's pad : STY
51
Ike's command: Abbr. : ETO
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Cereal grain : OAT
56
Rest of sequence : NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
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Ostrich-like bird : EMEU
64
"___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
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Routine : ROTE
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Blue-footed petrel : TITI
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Emphatic refusal : NEVER
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___ about : ONOR
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One of a flight : STEP
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Sandarac trees : ARARS
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Lhasa holy man : LAMA
Down
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Until now : YET
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Half brother of William I : ODO
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Festive : GALA
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Mideasterners : ARABS
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June V.I.P. : GRADUATE
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European capital : ROME
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Hebrew letter : ELEF
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Measures of Burma : TENGS
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___ crow flies : ASTHE
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Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
11
Biblical giant : ANAK
12
Territory : SOIL
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Fortune-teller's chart : PALM
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Iowa college : COE
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Standard of perfection : IDEAL
25
Israeli native : SABRA
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Quantity of yarn : SKEIN
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"Pentimento," for one : TITLE
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Salient angle : CANT
30
Holiday haven : HOTEL
32
Tongue faux pas : SLIP
33
Prongs : TINES
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Not secret : OVERT
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Troublesome : PESKY
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Impresses strongly : AWES
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Queens stadium : SHEA
42
Chemical compound : ESTER
43
Gives authority to : EMPOWERS
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Writer Rohmer : SAX
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Lake ___, Blue Nile source : TSANA
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Musteline mammal : OTTER
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Austrian province : TYROL
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Seines : NETS
57
Pass over : OMIT
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Sneaky ___ : PETE
59
Clever comeback : QUIP
60
Asian mongoose : URVA
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Change direction : VEER
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Writer Gale : ZONA
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TV's newscaster Snyder : TOM
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Time period : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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