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ATTEN—SHUN!

New York Times, Sunday, March 11, 1979

Author:
Arnold Moss
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 95, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,715
Across
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F-clef man : BASSO
6
Kind of paper : GRAPH
11
African republic : CHAD
15
Former defense pact : SEATO
20
Rubinstein : ARTUR
21
Western jamboree : RODEO
22
Kindled anew : RELIT
24
Playwright Rice : ELMER
25
Bagpipe's sound : SKIRL
26
Perform : ENACT
27
G. M. Cohan's ancestors : IRISH
28
Like Galahad : NOBLE
29
Locales for the Montessori method : KINDERGARTENS
31
1976, e.g. : BICENTENNIAL
33
Young onions : SETS
34
Euripedes drama : ION
35
Lisper's block : ESS
38
In the year before Christ: Abbr. : AAC
39
Bergland's dept. : AGR
40
Words on a new invention : PATENTAPPLIEDFOR
48
Forest near London : EPPING
52
Cabin cruisers : MOTORBOATS
53
Facility : EASE
54
Skirt feature : FLARE
55
Author Heyerdahl : THOR
57
Fanatical : ULTRA
58
Year in Severus's reign : CCIII
59
Step above shavetail : FIRSTLIEUTENANT
63
Falstaff's title : SIR
64
Odalisque's quarters : HAREM
65
Sides in cricket : ONS
66
"___ perfumed sea": Poe : OERA
67
Fair share : DUE
68
Ohs' partners : AHS
69
Amazed tourists : GAPERS
70
Hwys. : RTES
72
French brandy : MARC
74
Poland Chinas : SWINE
76
Peon's pittance : PESO
77
KO finale : THECOUNTOFTEN
80
Municipal employee : PARKATTENDANT
85
Cry at Cork : ARRA
86
Stage platform : RISER
88
Filipino chief : DATO
89
His name "led all the rest" : ABOU
90
Skiing turns : SWINGS
93
Little brother of TNT : MNT
94
Chinese pagoda : TAA
96
Unfeigned : TRUE
98
Inst. at Sandhurst : RMC
99
Mexican's cloak : MANTA
100
Law, in Lille : LOI
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Eisenstein's "Ten ___ the World" : DAYSTHATSHOOK
104
Encore! : AGAIN
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Moon crater : ENCKE
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"Simon ___" : SAYS
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Crow of a kind : SCARE
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Film-maker Clair : RENE
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"The light militia ___ sky": Pope : OFTHELOWER
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One of the steeplejacks : WELDER
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Fitzgerald opus : TENDERISTHENIGHT
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Sloth is one : SIN
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Road sign : SLO
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Pirandello's "___ Personaggi . . . " : SEI
119
Golfer Crenshaw : BEN
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Music halls : ODEA
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Part of T.L.C. : TENDERLOVING
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Talent peddlers : TENPERCENTERS
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Blender reading : PUREE
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French spa : EVIAN
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Ghostly : EERIE
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Globe-carrier : ATLAS
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"___ Give You Anything . . . " : ICANT
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Arrested : RANIN
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Raised Cain : RAGED
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Fraternal order : MOOSE
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Cozy places : NESTS
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Chit : NOTE
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Ensile : STORE
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___ Tages (one day): Ger. : EINES
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Sunbathes : BASKS
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Okie's cousin : ARKIE
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Pinch pennies : STINT
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Voiceless consonants : SURDS
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Heraldry device : ORLE
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Piatigorsky : GREGOR
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Legendary king of Ireland : RONAN
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Scallop : PECTEN
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Very uncomfortable situation : HOTSEAT
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Jacob's ladder, e.g. : HERB
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Hawaiian royalty : ALII
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Kind of jockey : DISC
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Judge's decision : SENTENCE
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He wrote "The Israelis" : ELON
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
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Membrane : TELA
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Ara : THEALTAR
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Actress Diana : RIGG
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River nymph : NAIS
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Note-taker, for short : STENO
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Swagger : STRUT
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Highest of the Pyrenees : ANETO
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Bode : PORTEND
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Case in Lat. grammar : ABL
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Shard : POTSHERD
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City once called Lutetia : PARIS
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Shrimps, crabs, etc. : DECAPODA
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Savoir-___ : FAIRE
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Willow : OSIER
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Champagne center : REIMS
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Strenuous try : EFFORT
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Pedestal part : PLINTH
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Fire worshiper : PARSEE
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U.S. publicans : IRS
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Soft, in Sedan : MOU
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Capital of Albania : TIRANA
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Core : HEART
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Discipline : CHASTEN
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Monkeylike mammals : LEMURS
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Their Jane gained fame : AUSTENS
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Just out : NEW
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Anthology : ANA
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Publish : GETOUT
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Less plentiful : SCANTIER
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Road along a cliff : CORNICHE
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"___ the Lord . . . " : IPRAY
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Greek port or gulf : PATRAS
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Harmonium : ORGAN
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In shape : FIT
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Crosby's widow : KATHY
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"A Tramp ___": Twain : ABROAD
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"Weep ___, . . . " : NOMORE
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Richard or Sophie : TUCKER
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Greek vowel : ETA
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Spruce up : SMARTEN
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Engaged in : WAGED
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Fatuous : INANE
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One of 12 : MONTH
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Money in the bank : ASSET
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Surplus or vestige : LEFTOVER
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Fleur-___ : DELIS
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Salt : TAR
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Inflation result: Abbr. : HCL
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Author Kesey : KEN
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Olav's capital : OSLO
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Haitian hero : OGE
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Certain shoe polishes : WHITENERS
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Sangria base : WINE
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Keys : ISLETS
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Leave a group : SECEDE
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Pipe : BRIER
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H.R.E. founder : OTTOI
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Actor Alain : DELON
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Delete : ERASE
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Onagers : ASSES
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Bowling item : TENPIN
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Fuhrer's ally : DUCE
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Cycles : ERAS
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Fissure : RENT
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Gogol hero : IVAN
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Señora's boy : NINO
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Canter, e.g. : GAIT
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Fuel in Galway : PEAT
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"Tantum ___" : ERGO
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"___ That Tune!" : NAME
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Compass point : NNE

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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