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New York Times, Tuesday, March 28, 1978

27-Across : Chatterbox

Author:
Armstrong
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Armstrong has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,454
Across
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Pixilated : DAFT
5
Fur or color : SABLE
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Track man : TOUT
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Stare amorously : OGLE
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Citizen of Unalaska : ALEUT
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French cleric : ABBE
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Penitent one : RUER
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Andean animal : LLAMA
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Radish or radix : ROOT
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School memento : YEARBOOK
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Salty drop : TEAR
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Kind of ant or worm : ARMY
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Dual-deck rummy : CANASTA
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Chatterbox : MAGPIE
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Like certain beavers : EAGER
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On the other hand : AGAIN
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Permit : ALLOW
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Fight finale : TKO
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Herriot's "All ___ Beautiful" : THINGSBRIGHTAND
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Kind of dance or band : HAT
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"___ by land ... " : ONEIF
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Moved in a curved path : ARCED
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S.A. capital : QUITO
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Calls forth : EVOKES
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Cities in Arkansas and Iowa : DEWITTS
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Worry : FRET
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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NASA-Armstrong coup : MOONSHOT
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Polite bloke : GENT
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What a razor may raze : BEARD
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O'Neill's daughter : OONA
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Show-biz group : ANTA
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Snow leopard : OUNCE
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In the know : UPON
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Newman or Woodward : STAR
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"How use doth ___ a habit ... ": Shak. : BREED
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High-pitched sound : TING
Down
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Small fishing boat : DORY
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Fit of shivering : AGUE
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___ market : FLEA
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Tidewater turtle : TERRAPIN
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Strauss opera : SALOME
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Brass or steel : ALLOY
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Neb : BEAK
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Abner's radio partner : LUM
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Greek letter : ETA
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Kind of sauce or steak : TARTAR
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Woodwinds : OBOES
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Vessel under Tirpitz's command: 1915 : UBOAT
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Tropical fish : TETRA
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Reveal : BRINGOUT
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Western state: Abbr. : CALIF
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Highly excited : AGOG
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Ivy League bowl site : NEWHAVEN
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Trig., geom., etc. : MATH
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Turkish title : AGHA
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Pace or canter : GAIT
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Town in 24 Down : ELRIO
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Helps a bandit : ABETS
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Sailing course : TACK
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Word with deep or high : KNEE
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Bettor's concern : ODDS
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In a ___ (piqued) : SNIT
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Puts on display : TROTSOUT
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Albanian coin : QINTAR
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Worn away : ERODED
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"L'Absinthe" painter : DEGAS
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Part of a decathlon : EVENT
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"I ___ Girl ... " (1911 song) : WANTA
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Power : FORCE
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Simba's pride : MANE
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Snake-dance specialist : HOPI
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"___ you noblest English!" : ONON
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Strong flavor : TANG
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Hope or Dylan : BOB
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Second-smallest cont. : EUR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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