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New York Times, Tuesday, March 21, 1978

Author:
Schwarzbaum
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,447
Across
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Word with horn or flute : ALTO
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City once called Lutetia : PARIS
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Type of cheese : EDAM
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Dandy : BEAU
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Where Greek met Greek : AGORA
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Opera laid in Africa : AIDA
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Starr of the Packers : BART
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Malagasy Republic's alternate name : MADAGASCAR
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Sweet symbol of America : APPLEPIE
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Main lane : ARTERY
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Brilliant young man in "The Brothers Karamazov" : IVAN
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Duck or fictional pirate : SMEE
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Town famed for a nursery-rhyme polygamist : STIVES
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Reveille for Dracula : MOONRISE
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Rams' QB : HADEN
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Persian headdress : TIARA
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Orel's river : OKA
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Collection of poetry : EPOS
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Chaplain : PADRE
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Cozy : SNUG
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___ canto, singing style : BEL
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Cover-up name : ALIAS
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Stagnant : STILL
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Places for matériel : ARSENALS
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Group spirit : MORALE
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Kindergartners : TOTS
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Refer indirectly (to) : ALLUDE
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Potlatch : FESTIVAL
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Early U.S. actress who starred in "Peter Pan" : MAUDEADAMS
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Party for celebrators : GALA
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Start of a fairy tale : ONCE
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"___ Milk Wood," Dylan Thomas radio play : UNDER
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Sibilant sound : HISS
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Lineup in front of a typist : KEYS
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Composer Saint-___ : SAENS
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Jog : TROT
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Biblical title of reverence for God : ABBA
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Capriole : LEAP
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Boat canvas, for short : TARP
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Survives : OUTLIVES
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Gaucho's milieu : PAMPAS
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Anew : AGAIN
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Teased; heckled : RODE
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Chief minister to David : IRA
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Sachem : SAGAMORE
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March 26, 1978 : EASTER
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Vegas cubes : DICE
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Girl in "The Rose of Tralee" : MARY
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Amphitheater : ARENA
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All tied up : EVEN
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Skyrockets : SOARS
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Queen who visited Solomon : SHEBA
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Lighting device : TAPER
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Heathen deities : IDOLS
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King with the golden touch : MIDAS
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Where Ephesus is : IONIA
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Cranium : SKULL
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Colonel's silver emblem : EAGLE
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Evening wear : TAILS
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Flat dishes, as for tea service : PLATEAUS
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A flush beats it : STRAIGHT
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Classify : SORT
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Schumann's "___ Symphoniques" : ETUDES
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Plural of Mr. : MESSRS
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Macho ones : HEMEN
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A bad way to run : AMOK
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Abbe from Brooklyn : LANE
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Ball role : LUCY
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Wither : FADE
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Fur similar to miniver : VAIR
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Moreover : ALSO
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"Nice Guys Finish ___," Durocher book : LAST
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Key to heredity : DNA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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