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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Saturday, March 20, 1982

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,820

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Across
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"Well"-financed org. : OPEC
5
It enters like Simba : MARCH
10
Automatic advancement in a tourney : BYE
13
Marquisette : LENO
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Music featured in "10" : BOLERO
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Anthony or Eberle : RAY
16
Announcement : DECLARATION
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Reveal one's humanity : ERR
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Wield a heavy hammer : SLEDGE
20
Start of a Socratic quotation : ONCEMADE
22
De ___ Clinton : WITT
24
Talk a blue streak : YAK
25
Quotation: Part II : EQUALTOMAN
31
Small vipers : ASPS
34
Barbizon landscape artist : DUPRE
35
Carpet alternative, for short : LINO
36
TV's Maj. Houlihan : SWIT
37
"___ for her eyes . . . " : EIS
38
Quotation: Part III : WOMAN
39
Give ___ whirl : ITA
40
Tomorrow's history : NEWS
42
What Mr. Hyde personified : EVIL
43
One of the Alous : MATTY
45
Type of ski turn : STEM
46
Quotation: Part IV : BECOMESHIS
48
"A mouse!" : EEK
50
"___ Date with an Angel" : GOTA
51
End of quotation : SUPERIOR
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Astronomer's subject : NEBULA
60
Prefix for cure or tome : EPI
61
Opposed to the Constitution : ANTIFEDERAL
63
Back-to-work time: Abbr. : MON
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" . . . a lamp ___ feet" : UNTOMY
65
University site in India : AGRA
66
Mozart's Symphony No. 40 ___ minor : ING
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Casper's wife in comics : TOOTS
68
World Series winners: 1975–76 : REDS
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Automotive pioneer : OLDS
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Eponym of London's bobbies : PEEL
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Noun suffix : ENCE
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Problem between Sam and Ivan : COLDWAR
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Crossword bird : MOA
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Voice in a loft : ALTO
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Martingale's relative : REIN
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"Teary" reptile, for short : CROC
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Bobby Goldsboro hit: 1968 : HONEY
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Gives up, as a tradition : BREAKSWITH
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Almost a meter : YARD
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Jane of fiction : EYRE
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He hit .390 in 1980 : BRETT
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Like Astaire in his heydey : AGILE
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The Meuse, to the Dutch : MAAS
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"Easy ___": 1936 song : TOLOVE
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"Lest we lose our ___": Browning : EDENS
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Librarian's admonition : QUIET
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Combing the hair scalpward : UPSWEEPING
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Parrot : MIMIC
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Type of computer : ANALOG
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Ce n'est pas "oui" : NON
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Noted Florentine palace : PITTI
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Wears out one's welcome : STAYS
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Arachnoid "parlor" : WEB
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Hook henchman : SMEE
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Dealt out : METED
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As cross ___ : ASABEAR
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Cents and pence : MONEY
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Herb, in Hamburg : KRAUT
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Tractor trailer : SEMI
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Informed of : UPON
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___ uncertain terms : INNO
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Preminger : OTTO
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Uprising of a sort : RIOT
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Inner drive : URGE
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Greasy stuff : LARD
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Cry of the sorrowful : ALAS
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Some radios: Abbr. : FMS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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