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New York Times, Wednesday, March 16, 1977

1-Across : Find stamina to cope

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { C H J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,077
Across
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Find stamina to cope : BEARUP
7
Italian dishes : PASTAS
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Inevitably : FORSURE
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Dizziness : VERTIGO
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On a rampage : RIOTING
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Informed about : ONTOPOF
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Pilgrim John : ALDEN
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Miss MacGraw : ALI
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Gush : SPURT
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Employer : USER
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Obliquely : ASIDE
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Liquidate a debt : PAY
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Chimney channel : FLUE
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Cancels out : XES
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Gain ground : PROGRESS
33
Rules : AXIOMS
37
Sword : RAPIER
38
Slackens : LETSUP
39
Egg dish : OMELET
40
Tires : RETREADS
42
Nectar : ADE
43
"___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
44
Netherlands town : EDE
47
Obsolete : DATED
49
Orange part : PULP
53
Less courteous : RUDER
56
Through : PER
57
Indian princess : RANEE
58
Steal the show : UPSTAGE
60
More stately : GRANDER
62
Overjoyed : PLEASED
63
Become submissive : EATDIRT
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Person in a cage : TELLER
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Golfing family : SNEADS
Down
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Bubbles : BOILS
2
Undermine : ERODE
3
Flower : ASTER
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Perdition : RUIN
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Vase : URN
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Horse or constellation : PEGASUS
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Stockade : PEN
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Crafts' partner : ARTS
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Sojourn : STOP
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Like some taxi seats : TIPUP
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Athenian square : AGORA
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Sentimental one : SOFTY
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German spouse : FRAU
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Unoccupied : VOID
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Reclines : LIES
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Aroused : ALERTED
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Magnified : EXALTED
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Discharged : FREED
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Apply energy : EXERT
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Locate : SITE
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Favoring : PRO
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Crash : RAM
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Poetically disclose : OPE
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___ monster : GILA
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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Disparaging remarks : MUD
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U.S.N. "police" : SPS
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Bar Mitzvah, e.g. : RITE
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Comes forth : EMERGES
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Burgeon : ERUPT
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Twofold : DUPLE
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Lincoln's late cousin : EDSEL
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Copied : APED
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Zoo star : PANDA
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Opened : UNDID
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Lupine looks : LEERS
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Forward : PERT
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And others: Lat. : ETAL
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Form by carving : RASE
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Degree : RATE
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Dresden loc. : GER
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Smuggled : RAN

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

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