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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Thursday, April 1, 1976

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,728
Across
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So long! : TATA
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Prohibit : DEBAR
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___ facto : IPSO
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Works by Horace : ODES
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Decree : IRADE
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Cabinetmaker's need : NAIL
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Understands : GETS
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Smokey's problem : FORESTFIRE
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Start of a message : APRILFOOLTHERES
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All the world : STAGE
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Shows contempt : SNEERS
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Be off one's guard : NAP
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Beneficial : UTILE
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Nepal native : KHA
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U.S.A., Russia, et al. : POWERS
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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More of message : NOMESSAGEHIDDEN
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October stone : OPAL
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Put out a base-runner : TAGGED
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Harem room : ODA
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"John Brown's Body" poet : BENET
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Kind of scene : MOB
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Photograph prints : PROOFS
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Sill : LEDGE
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End of message : INTHISCROSSWORD
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Cherry : MARASCHINO
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"Nine, ten, ___ fat hen" : ABIG
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___ corner : AMEN
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Common contraction : ARENT
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Rub the wrong way : RILE
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Woodstock's home in "Peanuts" : NEST
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Change the color : REDYE
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Morays : EELS
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Formal robes : TOGAS
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Versed in : ADEPT
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Four: Prefix : TETRA
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Apportion : ASSIGN
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Other: Abbr. : DIFF
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Slangy suffixes : EROOS
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Magnate : BARON
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Fred's sister : ADELE
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Remainder: Fr. : RESTE
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Overran : INFESTED
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Poker holding : PAIR
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Secretariat, e.g. : SIRE
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Corrida cheers : OLES
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Via, for short : THRU
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Partners of bounds : LEAPS
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Etiquette expert : POST
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___ China : INDO
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Was subreptitious : LIED
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Millay : EDNA
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Handle : KNOB
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Between faith and charity : HOPE
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"___, a plan, a canal: Panama" : AMAN
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Crying sound effect : WAA
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Breakfast item : EGG
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Like some mail: Abbr. : REG
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Son of Noah : SHEM
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Trunk packer : ELEPHANT
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Fetishes : IDOLS
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Speaker of baseball : TRIS
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Ides of March word : BEWARE
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Statue of screendom : OSCAR
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Reddish yellow : OCHRE
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Made an omelet : FRIED
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Al Jolson's boy : SONNY
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Fictional Gillis : DOBIE
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Submit to third-degree : GRILL
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Margins : EDGES
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"___ old cowhand . . . " : IMAN
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Identify : NAME
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Very, in Paris : TRES
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Chimney dust, to Chaucer : SOTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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