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James A. Brussel
James A. Brussel

New York Times, Friday, March 18, 1977

Author:
James A. Brussel
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James A. Brussel has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,079
Across
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Axillary : ALAR
5
Whales : CETES
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Borders : HEMS
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Faction : SIDE
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Catkin : AMENT
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Solemnly pledge : AVOW
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"On your ___!" : TOES
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Climbing plant : LIANA
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Pineapple drink : PINA
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Easy-payment scheme : INSTALLMENTPLAN
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Do as told : OBEY
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John or Bambi : DOE
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N.Y.S.E. units : SHARES
28
Lose capacity for growth : STAGNATE
33
Prepared, as baking apples : CORED
34
Golfer Baugh : LAURA
35
Deferred-payment plan: Abbr. : COD
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Olympian hawk : ARES
37
Repaired shoes : SOLED
38
Adjust a piano : TUNE
39
Operated : RAN
40
Hari and Hale : SPIES
41
Eucharistic plate : PATEN
42
Blinking devices on cars : FLASHERS
44
Rhythms : METERS
45
Adjective suffix : IAL
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Rialto : MART
47
How 20 Across is redeemed : MONTHLYPAYMENTS
55
Dele : OMIT
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Kind of oil from Africa : ISANO
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Hard to find : RARE
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Former : ONCE
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Father of logarithms : NEPER
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Balanced : EVEN
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Row : TIER
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Fescue : GRASS
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Legal paper : DEED
Down
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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Leo : LION
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Fruit drinks : ADES
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Touches up old masters : RESTORES
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Spanish streets : CALLES
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"Our Town" girl : EMILY
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Tigers or Cubs : TEAM
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Nine: Prefix : ENNE
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___ & Poor's : STANDARD
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Occur : HAPPEN
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Sinful : EVIL
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Leonardo lady : MONA
13
Symbol of grace : SWAN
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In the crib : ABED
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Pompey's mufti : TOGA
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Ascot : SCARF
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Hourly : HORAL
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Hippodrome : ARENA
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Kind of slip : SALES
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Calendar abbr. : TUES
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Keen : ACUTE
31
Paint tester : TONER
32
Idyllic retreats : EDENS
34
Dormouse : LOIR
37
Grammar-school subject : SPELLING
38
Ragged : TATTERED
40
Iranian chief : SHAH
41
Wave, for short : PERM
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Child tender : SITTER
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Beame, White et al. : MAYORS
46
Equine features : MANES
47
Debatable : MOOT
48
All: Comb. form : OMNI
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Riviera resort : NICE
50
Belgian river : YSER
51
The Pope, in Rome : PAPA
52
Church section : NAVE
53
Corner : TREE
54
Dispatch : SEND

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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