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New York Times, Tuesday, March 22, 1977

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,083
Across
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Rel. of alias : AKA
4
Timber tree : ASH
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Jollity : MIRTH
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Hebrew tribe : LEVI
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West from Brooklyn : MAE
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Western Indian : OMAHA
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Origin : SEED
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Sandy's cousin : ALEC
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"___ again!" : NEVER
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Seldom, and then some : ONCEINALIFETIME
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On a wing ___ prayer : ANDA
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Make a stab at : TRY
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Understood : SAW
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Funt's fun-maker : CAMERA
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Little: Fr. : PEU
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Excuse : ALIBI
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Type of diamond : RONDELLE
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Glance at swiftly : GIVETHEONCEOVER
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Gluttonizes : OVEREATS
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Life force : ANIMA
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Id ___ : EST
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A famous Eric : THERED
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Formed a lap : SAT
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Vegetable : PEA
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Hot spot : OVEN
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Susann novel : ONCEISNOTENOUGH
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Perkins purple : MAUVE
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Bridge : SPAN
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Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Bayou : INLET
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Didn't go hungry : ATE
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Carry in a van : HAUL
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Kind of sheet or card : TALLY
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Was ahead : LED
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Inventor De Forest : LEE
Down
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Further : ALSO
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Sharp : KEEN
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Ms. Blake of "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
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Obeisance : SALAAM
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Sock part : HEEL
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Lucre : MONEY
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"___ a man ... " : IMET
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Sitar star Shankar : RAVI
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Berlin's "___ There Eyes" : THEM
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Hound's target : HARE
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"The very ___!" : IDEA
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Lemonlike fruit : CITRON
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Foment : INCITE
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French money : FRANC
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Farinaceous food : SAGO
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Animated : ALIVE
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Windsor group : WIVES
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Notched, as a leaf : EROSE
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Serf : PEON
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"The Pelvis" : ELVIS
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Moslem scholars : ULEMA
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Emcee Parks : BERT
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Numb : DEADEN
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Abhors : HATES
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Allen and Frome : ETHANS
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Take turns : ROTATE
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Made equal : EVENED
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Devoutness : PIETY
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B.C. shipwright : NOAH
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Skip : OMIT
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Pram pusher : NANA
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Choose carefully : CULL
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Knievel : EVEL
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Milky gem : OPAL
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Russian range : URAL
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Adhesive : GLUE
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Dogleg, e.g. : HOLE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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