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New York Times, Saturday, March 5, 1977

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,066
Across
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Reputation : FAME
5
Body part : CHEST
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At a distance : AFAR
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Ruthless Russian : IVAN
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American Indian : HURON
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Festive : GALA
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John Adams's group : FEDERALISTPARTY
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Period : ERA
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Spirit : ELAN
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Juicy fruits : LIMES
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Takes a stand : SIDES
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Backbone : CHINE
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Haberdashery item : CRAVAT
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Hawthorne subject : FAUN
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Nonsense : ROT
33
Virile fellows : HEMEN
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Trifle : DALLY
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Novelist Levin : IRA
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Woeful word : ALAS
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Object pettily : CAVIL
38
Cookie : SNAP
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___ de-lance : FER
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Biblical ruler : HEROD
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Please: Ger. : BITTE
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Common abbr. : ETC
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European river : ODER
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Engaged : MESHED
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Affluent ones : HAVES
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State capital : BOISE
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Earth pigment : OCHRE
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Merit : EARN
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The mark of sorrow : DEE
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Christianizer of Saxony : CHARLESTHEGREAT
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Irish hill : TARA
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Thin as ___ : ARAIL
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In addition : ALSO
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Literary forms : ODES
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Rosters : ROTAS
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Valley : GLEN
Down
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Drum's companion : FIFE
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Assert : AVER
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Completely daft : MADASAMARCHHARE
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Compass point : ENE
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Swiss abode : CHALET
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Oahu attractions : HULAS
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Where Sligo is : ERIN
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Sea signal : SOS
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Strong stuff : TNT
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In reply : AGAIN
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Nursery-rhyme man : FARMERINTHEDELL
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Der ___ Fritz : ALTE
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Guitarfish : RAYS
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Fortification : REDAN
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Roman writer : PLINY
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Singer Burl ___ : IVES
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Hot : CALID
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Bottom part of a ship : HULL
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Irritate : CHAFE
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Lease anew : RELET
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Bless : FAVOR
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Declaim : ORATE
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Recorded : TAPED
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Virginia's family : DARES
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Hand over : CEDE
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Hissing sound : SISS
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Atrocious abode : HOVEL
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Supreme ___ : BEING
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Edible mushrooms : MORELS
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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Salvador's state : BAHIA
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Numerical prefix : OCTO
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African lake : CHAD
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Facilitate : EASE
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Harrow's rival : ETON
55
Projection : EAR
56
Theater sign : SRO
57
Kind of doll : RAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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