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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

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New York Times, Sunday, March 21, 1982

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q V X }
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,821
Across
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Cavern sound : ECHO
5
Tool for weeding : SPUD
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Beanery order : FRIES
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Secs : JIFFS
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Globule : DROP
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Guardianship : CARE
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Alba ___ : LONGA
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Anticipate : AWAIT
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Not fully dried : DAMP
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Start of a quotation : APERSONCANTWORRY
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Quotation: Part II : ABOUTPAYING
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"My Way" composer : ANKA
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System of worship: Abbr. : REL
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Apparatus : GEAR
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Lucrezia's brother : CESARE
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Lacked, informally : HADNT
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Sand, to Chopin : AMIE
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Chaplain under William of Orange : CARSTAIRS
46
Wallet fillers : ONES
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Pinza : EZIO
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Whenever : SOMETIME
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Indian poet : LAL
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"On the Waterfront" director : KAZAN
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Quivering effect, in music : TREMOLO
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"6 ___ Riv Vu" : RMS
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___ personae : DRAMATIS
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Carnera's successor : BAER
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Cygnet's mama : PEN
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Garlic, in Grenoble : AIL
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Ulrica in "Ivanhoe" : CRONE
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Fosse : MOAT
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Equi- : ISO
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Quannet : FILE
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Quotation: Part III : THERENTIFHESCONCERNED
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Attraction at Rockefeller Center : RINK
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Have an effect : ACT
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Phony : SHAM
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Hampton ___ : ROADS
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Inquired, in Ozarkese : AST
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Longest wholly-Swiss river : AAR
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Asner's award in '80 : EMMY
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Toothless : EDENTATE
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Harper Valley org. : PTA
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Girl Scout's kid sister : BROWNIE
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Nutritionist's concern : FOODS
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Vogue : TON
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Boreal : NORTHERN
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Johansson, to boxing fans : INGO
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Author Robert ___ Warren : PENN
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Aspen or Vail : SKIRESORT
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Father of Ascalaphus : ARES
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They're occasionally loaded : BASES
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Vitiates : TAINTS
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Bowlers and boaters : HATS
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Author Wister : OWEN
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Gobs' org. : USN
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Wee'un : TYKE
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Quotation: Part IV : WITHFINDING
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End of quotation : THEANSWERTO7DOWN
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Polecat's defense : ODOR
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___ cotta : TERRA
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Bo-peep's staff : CROOK
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Wings for Amor : ALAE
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Ballet by Balanchine : ROMA
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Point in question : ISSUE
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Amphora adjuncts : ANSAE
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Croquet arena, maybe : YARD
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Dart throwers' quaffs : ALES
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A work by Snorri Sturluson : EDDA
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Nebula in Taurus : CRAB
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"___ sum": Terence : HOMO
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Controverts : OPPUGNS
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Scotland's ___ Flow : SCAPA
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Freelance photogs : PAPARAZZI
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A Nobelist in 1934 : UREY
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Scorn : DERISION
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Takes the rod to : FLOGS
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Nancy's hubby : RON
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Quechua : INCA
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Prominent Alaskan : EGAN
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Fell prey to quicksand : SANK
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Masseter's locale : JAW
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___ Jima : IWO
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Author of the quotation : FARRAR
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They do stoking : FIRERS
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Elegance : STYLE
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Snick's partner : SNEE
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Pertaining to touch : TACTILE
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Asian holiday : TET
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XX : SCORE
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Ireland's De Valera : EAMON
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"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
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Phone button : HOLD
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Zeno of Citium was one : ANARCHIST
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Renowned fashion designer : DELARENTA
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Unpleasant, as air : MIASMIC
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Hymn by S. F. Smith : AMERICA
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Ad ___ (to the point) : REM
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___ a dime : STOPON
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Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
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De Witt and Pitt : STATESMEN
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"Louisiana Hayride" author : KANE
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Postponement precautions, in sports : RAINDATES
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Significant event : MILESTONE
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Monoski : SLED
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Robin Williams role : MORK
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Nonsense! : BAH
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Not so seldom : OFTENER
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"Make ___ Happy," pop song : SOMEONE
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Frosh-rushing group : FRAT
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Elementary problem for Watson : TRAP
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Seeresses' tableaux : TAROTS
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Reticent : SHY
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Words to live by : CREDO
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Lo-o-ong time : EONS
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Scrap a project : ABORT
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Checks : ARRESTS
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Glee : MIRTH
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" ... let slip the ___": Shak. : DOGSOFWAR
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Austrian town or river : ENNS
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Song from "Sunny" : WHO
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When a partridge was given : FIRSTDAY
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"Delta of Venus" author : NIN
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First woman, in Greek myth : PANDORA
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Casements : SASHES
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Ralph and Nancy of sports fame : KINERS
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Janis Ian hit: 1975 : ATI7
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Cartwright or Casey : BEN
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___-frutti : TUTTI
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Left Morpheus's arms : AWOKE
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Plied with the grape : WINED
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Women's org. since 1866 : YWCA
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Composer of 85 Down : KERN
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Feb. 14 V.I.P. : EROS
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"Hello!" in Honduras : HOLA
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Golden calf : IDOL
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Boom town in 1899 : NOME
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Mardi ___ : GRAS
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Irish exclamation : ARU
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Aberdonian's "unh-unh" : NAE
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"___ Skylark": Shelley : TOA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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