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Nancy Schuster
Nancy Schuster

New York Times, Thursday, March 22, 1979

Author:
Dana Gross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Nancy Schuster has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,726
Across
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Reveal : SHOW
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Get rid of encumbrances : CLEAR
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College founder : YALE
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Opera flirt : LOLA
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De Gaulle's birthplace : LILLE
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Methuselah outlived him by 64 years : ENOS
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Delusion or illusion : ABERRATION
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Kind of bean or beetle : SNAP
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More destitute : POORER
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Element used in alloys : ANTIMONY
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Imitator : APER
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Opening note of "Das Rheingold" : EFLAT
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Means : CONNOTES
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Hemingway heroine : RENATA
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He didn't "give a damn" : RHETT
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Author of "Fair Stood the Wind for France" : BATES
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Pie plate : TIN
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"___ Rider" : EASY
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Wingding : MELEE
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Bell sound : DING
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___ poetica : ARS
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Locale of Mt. Snowdon : WALES
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Hangover producer : BINGE
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Not so belligerent : MEEKER
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Person feared by a xenophobe : STRANGER
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Revolutionary leader : LENIN
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Rickles's synonym for an idiot : YOYO
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Clerical caps : BIRETTAS
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Inlaid piece of art : MOSAIC
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Above : ATOP
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His gibes are snide : INSINUATOR
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Wait : BIDE
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Smelting mixture : MATTE
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Bone attached to a ginglymus : ULNA
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Try : ESSAY
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Countersink : REAM
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Rebuff : SLAP
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Vagrant : HOBO
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Staple : OLEO
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Assurance : WARRANTY
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Dry red table wine : CLARET
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Illuminated : LIT
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Pseudonym of 1820 : ELIA
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Exclusively : ALONE
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Describing the quarters of some caretakers : RENTFREE
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Toady : YESMAN
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Editorial activity : ANNOTATING
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Bank transaction : LOAN
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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Transfer, as a house plant : REPOT
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Places on the Seine : ILES
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Minuteman, to George III : REBEL
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Elite : CREAM
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Busy airport : OHARE
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Count for whom a pie was named : NESSELRODE
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Shoppers' bonanzas : SALES
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Touch of color : TINGE
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"A short madness": Horace : ANGER
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Irascible : TESTY
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Canada's ___ Provinces : MARITIME
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Tyrannosaurus rex : DINOSAUR
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Left : WENT
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Hideout for Lafitte : BAYOU
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Fish large enough to be legally caught : KEEPER
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Breed of sheep : ROMNEY
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Nottingham nursemaids : NANAS
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Humor : BABY
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"___ to laugh": Pinero : ITIS
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Controversial planes : SSTS
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Asian evergreen : ATLE
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Stuff : CRAM
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Call ___ day : ITA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 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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