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New York Times, Monday, March 20, 1978

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,446
Across
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Benedictine's garb : COWL
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Line of cliffs : SCARP
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Palo ___ : ALTO
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"___ of him who form'd the whole": Byron : ARAY
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Wainscot part : PANEL
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Oar part : LOOM
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Traveler's first disappointment : PASSPORTPICTURE
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Trinitrotoluene : TNT
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Carrying baggage : LADEN
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Blue-pencils : EDITS
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Young archer : AMOR
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White water : RAPIDS
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Rorschach's device : BLOT
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Word with nap or nip : CAT
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Russian sea : ARAL
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Apiece : EACH
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Hasten : HIE
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Traveler's realization : NOPLACELIKEHOME
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Custom : USE
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Accountant's item : COST
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Word with air or work : OPEN
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___ diem : PER
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Completes : CAPS
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Irish dramatist : OCASEY
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Sacred : HOLY
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Manifest : OVERT
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Precipitous : SHEER
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Served perfectly : ACED
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D.D.E. : IKE
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Causes of jet lag : TIMEDIFFERENCES
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Greedy : AVID
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Fable's end : MORAL
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Supplements, with "out" : EKES
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What Lola does : GETS
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Showy perennial : PEONY
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Lowly Anglo-Saxon : ESNE
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Rank under maj. : CAPT
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Mediterranean port : ORAN
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"Circular file" contents : WASTEPAPER
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River ending at Ghent : LYS
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Lacrosse and skittles : SPORTS
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Supermarket vehicles : CARTS
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Status quo ___ : ANTE
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Corded fabric : REP
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Fold, in Mulhouse : PLI
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Wedding area : ALTAR
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Garish : LOUD
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Rent : TORE
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Portent : OMEN
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Cashier's stamp : PAID
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Dress : CLOTHE
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Only Englishman buried in Arlington : DILL
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Word with turtle soup : MOCK
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" . . . mouse ___ the clock" : RANUP
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Rebelled : AROSE
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Haberdashery collection : BELTS
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Music for two fingers : CHOPSTICKS
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___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
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Minute : TEENY
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Harmony : ACCORD
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One source of energy : COAL
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Perceive : ESPY
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Venerable : HOAR
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Too : OVERLY
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Homophone for seed : CEDE
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Gives attention : HEEDS
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QE2 milieu : OCEAN
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"The ___ at eve had drunk . . . " : STAG
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Lay away for the future : HIVE
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Discharge : EMIT
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Hairdo : AFRO
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Piercing : KEEN
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Existence : ESSE
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Mischief-maker : IMP
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Ill-wisher : FOE
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Martha Washington, ___ Dandridge : NEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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