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New York Times, Friday, March 31, 1978

Author:
Gurner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,457
Across
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Maiden : LASS
5
"Do Not Go Gentle ___ That Good Night" : INTO
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Sprit : MAST
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Lively dance : GALOP
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Singer Vikki : CARR
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Hautboy : OBOE
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"Melodie d'___," 1957 song : AMOUR
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Bug or peek ending : ABOO
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Fire Island sight : DUNE
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210 lines of poetry : FIFTEENSONNETS
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___ Brown, Chesterton detective : FATHER
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Teem : POUR
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Caesar and Luckman : SIDS
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Clothe : ENDUE
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Rhyme scheme : ABAA
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Attractive : CUTE
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"Twelfth Night" heroine : VIOLA
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78 bagels, rolls, or doughnuts : SIXBAKERSDOZENS
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Crocuses : IRIDS
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Italian actress Virna : LISI
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Journalist Joseph or Stewart : ALSOP
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Favorites : PETS
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Mutton, e.g. : MEAT
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Abusive speech : TIRADE
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288 baseball players : THIRTYTWONINES
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Horse color : ROAN
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Soprano Gluck : ALMA
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Eye sparkle : GLINT
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Charles Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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Problem in D.C. or at sea : LEAK
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Maurois biography of George Sand : LELIA
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Beef-witted : DULL
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Relative of a gannet : ERNE
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Peepers : EYES
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Vampire : LAMIA
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In the air : ALOFT
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Bridge position : SOUTH
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Lively frolics : SPREES
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"Yes, ___," Davis autobiography : ICAN
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Catches : NABS
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Scoutmaster's charges : TROOP
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University town in Maine : ORONO
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Remodel : MODERNIZE
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Have contiguous borders : ABUT
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"___ and Lovers" : SONS
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Golfer's need : TEE
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Hook for landing large fish : GAFF
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City in Oklahoma : ERICK
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New, in Navarra : NUEVO
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Tilt for two : DUEL
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Las Vegas area : STRIP
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Activist : DOER
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Arm bone : ULNA
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An opponent of 3 Down : EAST
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Part of the Eastern Hemisphere : ASIA
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Do a logrolling stunt : BIRL
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Indian deer : AXIS
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Ventral : ABDOMINAL
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To be, to Brutus : ESSE
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Unit of value in Ankara : ASPER
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The same : DITTO
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Base hit : SINGLE
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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President before Polk : TYLER
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The Hoosier Poet : RILEY
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Patron saint of France : DENIS
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"Cómo ___ Vd.?" : ESTA
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Resin used in perfumes : TOLU
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Call a cab : HAIL
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Government agent : TMAN
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Ship's trail : WAKE
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Blushing : RED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 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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