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New York Times, Tuesday, March 23, 1976

Author:
Martin Bryan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 6, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,719
Across
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Gulpy sound : HIC
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Water plants : NAIDS
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Moslem prince : AMEER
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Gold, in Granada : ORO
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Japanese in U.S. : ISSEI
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U.S. reformer, with 1 Down : JULIA
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Advocate of a reform won in 1920 : WOMANSUFFRAGIST
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Main course : ENTREE
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Perfume: Var. : ATAR
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Tappan or Zuider : ZEE
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Install in office : SEAT
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Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : INST
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Fleming and Hunter : IANS
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Existence : BEING
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Metrical foot : IAMB
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Adherent : IST
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Insect study: Abbr. : ENT
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Children's wear : ROMPERS
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Of a public place: Lat. : FORENSE
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Ballroom dance : ONESTEP
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See 11 Down : STANTON
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Heflin or Johnson : VAN
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Tamale or dog : HOT
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Old German tribunal : VEHM
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Pinochle plays : MELDS
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Soft drinks : ADES
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Sgts., etc. : NCOS
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Reformer Lucretia : MOTT
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Rocky peak : TOR
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Eggs, in Bonn : EIER
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Sentence ender : PERIOD
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Feb. 15 : SUSANANTHONYDAY
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Edit : EMEND
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Opposite of 'tis : TAINT
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Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
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Aides: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Louvers : SLATS
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Fast train: Abbr. : LTD
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See 16 Across : HOWE
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Golf clubs : IRONS
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Count, in France : COMTE
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Numerical milestone for 17 Across : NINETEENTH
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African fox : ASSE
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Terre Haute campus : ISU
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Neutralize, as a cobra : DEFANG
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Prepares flour : SIFTS
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Slightly open : AJAR
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Heavy cup : MUG
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U.S. reformer, with 40 Across : ELIZABETH
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Iron, in Essen : EISEN
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Rebukes : RATES
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Mecca native : ARAB
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Sensible : RATIONAL
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"Back ___ minutes" (shop-door sign) : INTEN
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Little monsters : IMPS
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Sleeplessness : INSOMNIA
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4 Down et al. : AMENDMENTS
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"No ___, ands or . . . " : IFS
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Tippler : SOT
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Crosses over : TRAVERSES
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Wanders : ROVES
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Old auto : REO
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N.Y. or Boston: Abbr. : SPT
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Chemical endings : ENES
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Human being : MORTAL
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Black earth : SORY
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Confused : ATSEA
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African palms : DOUMS
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Coins : CENTS
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Kind of wave : TIDAL
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"Here's how," for one : TOAST
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Make ___ meet : ENDS
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Seine bridge : PONT
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___-in-the-wool : DYED
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Insect : ANT
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Hawk parrot : HIA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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