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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Monday, March 7, 1977

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { J Q U V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,068
Across
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Grate : RASP
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Miss Hari : MATA
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Hindu teacher : SWAMI
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Can. province : ALTA
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Candle : TAPER
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Adversaries : FOES
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Hawaiian bird : NENE
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Put forth : EXERT
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Jazz-fiddler's favorite : THEHOTCANARY
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Deli item : SALAMI
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Boy : LAD
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Draft initials : SSS
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Sprite : ELF
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Greek poet : SAPPHO
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Sabot : SHOE
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Forfeiture : LOSS
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Memento : RELIC
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Schubert song : HARKHARKTHELARK
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McPherson : AIMEE
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1.6093 km. : MILE
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Potato features : EYES
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Calif. city : FRESNO
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Salamander : OLM
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Son of Odin : TYR
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Speck : DOT
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Concealed : LATENT
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Broadway musical : BYEBYEBIRDIE
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Western show : RODEO
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Shield border : ORLE
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Verdi opera : AIDA
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Accompanying : ALONG
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Meat cut : LOIN
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Skelton role : CLEM
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Zoo attraction : PANDA
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Venetian-blind unit : SLAT
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Hardy girl : TESS
Down
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Floats : RAFTS
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Island greeting : ALOHA
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Case-harden : STEEL
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Turkish title : PASHA
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Spanish headpiece : MANTILLA
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Guinness : ALEC
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Not dissonant : TONAL
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Ending for mob or gang : STER
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Viscid : WAXY
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Simian : APE
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER
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N.Y. subway : IRT
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Cockney's abode : OME
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Classified items : ADS
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Spread out : SPLAY
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English county : SHIRE
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Hose : SOCKS
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Shape : FORM
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Land measure : ARE
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Soccer great : PELE
33
Arrow : SHAFT
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Hirsute : HAIRY
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Abalone : ORMER
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Stretches out : EKES
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Vail sports item : SKI
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French town : STLO
42
Gossip : HEN
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Reckless : HELLBENT
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Poem : ODE
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French month : MAI
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Greek coins : OBOLS
54
Alpine region : TYROL
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Short treatise : TRACT
57
Roman official : EDILE
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Pheasant groups : NIDES
59
Sporting units : TEAMS
60
Give way : BEND
61
Mental discipline : YOGA
62
Lamb : ELIA
63
Censure : RAP
64
Palm leaf : OLA
65
Oxford figure : DON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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