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New York Times, Thursday, March 17, 1977

Author:
Ruth N. Schultz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,078
Across
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Dashes' partners : DOTS
5
"My Gal ___" : SAL
8
Small wagons : CARTS
13
Roman emperor : OTHO
14
Refrain syllable : TRA
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Old marketplace : AGORA
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What St. Patrick did, they say : DROVEOUTSNAKES
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"___ Paul" Kruger : OOM
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Diminish : CUTINTO
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Grad. degree for an Aggie : MSA
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Treaty : PACT
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Conjunction : NOR
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One of the Yalies : COED
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Squanders : WASTES
29
Letter sign-off : REGARDS
31
Wild ox : ANOA
32
Gets the word : HEARS
33
What St. P. also did, they say : CONTESTEDDRUIDS
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"___ an arrow . . . " : ISHOT
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Concerning : INRE
42
Sully : BESMEAR
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Small finch : SISKIN
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Dam on the Missouri : OAHE
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___ culpa : MEA
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Book of the Bible : ACTS
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N.H.L.'s Bobby : ORR
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Holy war : CRUSADE
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Tic-___-toe : TAC
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St. P.'s title : BISHOPOFARMAGH
60
Relating to oil : OLEIC
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Cole or Turner : NAT
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Name on a green stamp : EIRE
63
Expressionless : BLANK
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Tongue-tied sounds : ERS
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Emulate beavers : GNAW
Down
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Dumb as a ___ : DODO
2
Other, in Barcelona : OTRO
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He wrote "The Hound of Heaven" : THOMPSON
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Soho coin : SOV
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Clothing-store section : STOUTS
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In ___ (stagnating) : ARUT
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Cicero's tongue : LATIN
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"Why Johnny ___": Flesch : CANTREAD
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Hamitic language : AGAO
10
Seoul soldier : ROK
11
Quake : TREMOR
12
Talked back : SASSED
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___ homo : ECCE
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Breathed harshly : SNORED
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Classified items : ADS
24
One ___ : ATATIME
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Specious debater : CASUIST
27
G.I. Jane : WAC
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Up: Prefix : ANO
30
Angry-dog sound : GRR
32
Excited (with "up") : HET
34
Map letters : ESE
35
St. P.'s Trinity symbol : SHAMROCK
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Destroyed : TOREUP
37
Mark on a scribe's finger : INKSTAIN
38
Bacheller hero : DRI
39
Oriental coin : SEN
42
Bravo's opposite : BOO
43
Jewelry item : EARBOB
44
Like a calliope : SHRILL
45
Anwar and family : SADATS
46
Champagne bucket : ICER
49
In unison : ASONE
52
Double feature, at times : CHIN
53
At a distance : AFAR
55
Taj Mahal site : AGRA
56
Masticate : CHEW
58
Marmara, e.g. : SEA
59
Nickname at Buckingham : MEG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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