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New York Times, Monday, March 15, 1976

Author:
Norma Hitch
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0
Norma Hitch has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,711
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Paper contents : NEWS
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Buddies : PALS
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Mooch : CADGE
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Musical offering : ARIA
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Parisian friend : AMIE
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Vented : AIRED
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Hook : GAFF
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Corresponding : SAME
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Part of an eating utensil : PRONG
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Certain conveyances : STEAMSHIPS
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Knowledge : LORE
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Cook : ROAST
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Some stage lines : ASIDES
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Soliciting : ASKING
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Preposition : UPON
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Write : PEN
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Poet John : KEATS
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Miami or Vero : BEACH
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Equal : PEER
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Mystic : SWAMI
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Kind of gin : SLOE
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Halloween choice : TREAT
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Smiling : RIANT
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Attention : EAR
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Very dark : INKY
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Coterie : CIRCLE
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Willowy : SVELTE
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Gave up, with "off" : SWORE
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Rush headlong : TEAR
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Suburbanite's need : AUTOMOBILE
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Wine-cask crust : ARGOL
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Half: Prefix : SEMI
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Piece of dental work : INLAY
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Dash : ELAN
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Concrete : REAL
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Certain instruments : REEDS
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Resonated : RANG
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Neck part : NAPE
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Carps : NAGS
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Common Latin word : ERAT
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Word with fish or ale : WIFE
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Journey for T.R. : SAFARI
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Northwest et al. : PASSAGES
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Nurses of East : AMAHS
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Restrict : LIMIT
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Become gradually diffused : SEEP
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Uniform part : CAP
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Certain elevated routes : AIRLINES
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Dickens character : DROOD
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Category : GENRE
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Sharpens : EDGES
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Jazz pianist and composer : MONK
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Certain sugar source : SAP
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Blubber : SOB
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Designate: Abbr. : APPT
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Clairvoyant : SEER
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Joint : KNEE
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Well-known initials on the Hudson : USMA
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Wrong : AWRY
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Asian native : TAI
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Templeton : ALEC
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Power source : COAL
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Word of location : HERE
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Rush through : RAILROAD
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Like rising tides : INCOMING
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Explosive : TNT
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Neophyte: Var. : TIRO
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Parrot of N.Z. : KEA
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Regenerated : REBORN
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Part of a flight : STAIR
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Pioneer sci-fi writer : VERNE
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Good golf score : EAGLE
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Stone pillar : STELA
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Certain voter : WOMAN
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Consumer : USER
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Notion : IDEA
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Frog or year : LEAP
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Ghent's river : LYS

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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