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REMARK FROM MARK

New York Times, Sunday, April 1, 1979

97-Across : Shields

Author:
Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Caroline G. Fitzgerald has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,736
Across
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Bi plus one : TRI
4
Automobile trim : CHROME
10
One-third of a film title : TORA
14
Founder of Dadaism : ARP
17
Little Red ___ : HEN
18
Nomad : ROAMER
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Author quoted below : TWAIN
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Agua or bufo : TOAD
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Bad ___, German spa : EMS
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Start of a quotation : APRILITHISIS
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Easy gait : LOPE
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Bore into : EAT
27
Sports event : MEET
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Sulky : CART
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Stationer's item : ERASER
31
Scintilla : ATOM
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Avalon, e.g. : ISLE
34
Kind of voter : ABSENTEE
36
Stock certificate : SCRIP
38
Sonny : BONO
40
Poet Teasdale : SARA
42
Printer's mark : STET
43
Quotation: Part II : THEDAYUPONWHICHWEARE
47
Agenda entries : ITEMS
48
Suffix with sonnet : EER
49
Indian sheep : SHA
50
Cobblers' blocks : LASTS
52
Muse : PONDER
55
Where 19 Across is buried : ELMIRA
60
Silvers role : BILKO
61
Danton's colleague : MARAT
63
Word with man or mat : DOOR
65
___ marché (cheaply) : ABON
66
Quotation: Part III : REMINDEDOFWHATWEAREON
70
Pulitzer Prize historian: 1934 : AGAR
71
April 13, to Caesar : IDES
72
Fiber for suits : ORLON
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Babble : PRATE
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Proven : TESTED
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Meager : SPARSE
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Cup lips : BRIMS
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Morrow from the Bronx : VIC
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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From head ___ : TOTOE
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Quotation: Part IV : THEOTHERTHREEHUNDRED
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Anserine call : HONK
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City in Malaysia : IPOH
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Column base : ORLO
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Fusty : STALE
97
Shields : PROTECTS
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Turkish V.I.P. : EMIR
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Palette shape : OVAL
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Dashing : RAKISH
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Wife of Osiris : ISIS
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Too : ALSO
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Japanese bay : ISE
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___ plaisir : AVEC
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End of quotation : ANDSIXTYFOUR
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Giant at 16 : OTT
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Nothing but : MERE
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Champagne center : REIMS
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Stranger : EERIER
118
Twisted tale : LIE
119
Soviet unit: Abbr. : SSR
120
Large lexicon : TOME
121
Fleming from Hollywood : RHONDA
122
Sci. suffix : ICS
Down
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Asiatic lands : THEEAST
2
Spinks vs. Ali: Sept. 1978 : REMATCH
3
Ready for use : INSTORE
4
Study hard : CRAM
5
R.I. motto : HOPE
6
Beef order : RARE
7
Skip : OMIT
8
Ferrer or Tillis : MEL
9
Discoverer of Vinland : ERICSON
10
Taunt : TWIT
11
Western pact gp. : OAS
12
Venetian canals : RII
13
Handles, in Le Havre : ANSES
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Home of the Flames : ATLANTA
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Chanticleer : ROOSTER
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Society Islands capital : PAPEETE
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Beat the wheat : THRESHED
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Streeter's "___ Mable" : DERE
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Former chess champ : TAL
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Close an opened envelope : RESEAL
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Apparel item : MIDISKIRT
33
Mythical princess : INO
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Leaping light : ARC
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Disdainful cries : BAHS
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"Iron Pants" : PATTON
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Kind of rap or steer : BUM
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Mother of Ceres : OPS
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Wire-haired terrier : AIREDALE
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Part of a reply to Virginia : YES
45
Thomas ___, Earl of Strafford : WENTWORTH
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" ... ___ all thy beauty lies": Shak. : WHERE
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Feudal vassal : LIEGE
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Egyptian dancing girls : ALMAS
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Ariel's master : PROSPERO
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Yokel : OAF
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Pictorial presswork : ROTO
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"___ immortal verse": Milton : MARRIEDTO
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Steeplejack's item : IBEAM
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Haley opus : ROOTS
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Biographer Edwards : ANNE
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Jackanapes : BRAT
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Certain grad. school : MED
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Fruity drinks : ADES
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Confess : OWN
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"I ___ My Way" : DIDIT
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A wk. has 168 : HRS
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Downstage areas : APRONS
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Conjures up : EVOKES
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Full bloom : ANTHESIS
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Heat meas. : BTU
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I.o.u. : CHIT
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Arabic word for hill : TEL
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Cry of amused surprise : OHO
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Units of 24 sheaves : THRAVES
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Clergymen Richard and Thomas : HOOKERS
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Siren : ENTICER
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N.T. writings : EPS
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"Ralph ___ Doister" : ROISTER
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Lapse : ERR
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Trattoria dish : RAVIOLI
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Springy : ELASTIC
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Expunges : DELETES
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Southampton stroller : PRAM
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Pie ___ : CHART
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Tom of silents : MIX
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"Woe ___!" : ISME
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Hairdo : AFRO
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Kind of roast : LOIN
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Wooed : SUED
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Odd, in Dundee : ORRA
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Modernist : NEO
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Indistinct : DIM
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Opposite of nope : YEH

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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