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New York Times, Tuesday, March 30, 1976

Author:
Dennis Listort
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Dennis Listort has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,726
Across
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Prolonged look : STARE
6
___-cake : PATA
10
Weaken : SAP
13
Box-score entry : ERROR
14
Tale teller : LIAR
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Dear, in Italy : CARO
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Specialist's opposite : JACKOFALLTRADES
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Traffic-ticket entry: Abbr. : MPH
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Obtuse : DENSE
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Incensed : IRATE
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Blessed or main : EVENT
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Shred : TATTER
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Hindu guitars : BINAS
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Oil yielder : SHALE
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Relatives of rds. : AVES
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Administered : DEALT
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Profane, in Hawaii : NOA
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Early American settlement : JAMESTOWNCOLONY
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Random quantity : ANY
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Handled rudely : PAWED
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Great Barrier Island : OTEA
41
Like a mousy trio : BLIND
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Forte of Keats or Shelley : POESY
43
Bacall : LAUREN
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"The Lady Is a ___" : TRAMP
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Magazine edition : ISSUE
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Real bargain : STEAL
51
Quick-trick card : ACE
54
Friend in need : JOHNNYONTHESPOT
57
Dill herb : ANET
58
Within: Prefix : ENTO
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Mug for Gertrude : STEIN
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Pulpit talk: Abbr. : SER
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Relative of an org. : ASSN
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___ cotta : TERRA
Down
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Polish assembly : SEJM
2
Kind of door or shooter : TRAP
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No. 1 on a hate list : ARCHENEMY
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Korean soldier : ROK
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Eats away : ERODES
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Clue designed to mislead : PLANT
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Hurts : AILS
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___ of woe : TALE
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Pop or modern : ART
10
Anwar : SADAT
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Tough question : POSER
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___ blanche : CARTE
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Submerged land : FEN
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Theater district : RIALTO
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Container : VASE
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Powder : TALC
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___ California : BAJA
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Russian czar : IVAN
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Did mending : SEWED
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Glad or helping : HAND
30
Eider's pride : DOWN
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Stationery item : NOTEPAPER
32
Numbers : ONES
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Nautical assent : AYAY
35
Ill humor : SPLEEN
36
Mirror foil : TAIN
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Impend : LOOM
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Impact : BRUNT
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Most wan : PALEST
43
Prickly fishes : LIJAS
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In harmony : ASONE
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Poe's fallen house : USHER
46
Western range : TETON
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Cheer : RAH
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Part of S.A.R. : SONS
50
Explosives : TNTS
52
Cordage fiber : COIR
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Sicilian sight : ETNA
55
Certain vote : YEA
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Sault ___ Marie : STE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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