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EASTERTIDE

New York Times, Sunday, April 11, 1976

Author:
Robert Roop
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Robert Vaux Roop has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,738
Across
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Part of B.C. : CHRIST
7
Roman pounds : LIBRAE
13
Daytime TV offerings : SERIALS
20
One who takes note : HEEDER
21
Road pointers : ARROWS
22
Aggravated : INASNIT
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Julia Ward Howe line : ASHEDIEDTOMAKEMENHOLY
26
R. R. stops : STAS
27
Located: Abbr. : FND
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Mango part : NAK
29
White-rose house : YORK
30
Incapacitated : ILL
31
Game pieces : MEN
32
Churchyard : GODSACRE
34
Neighbor of Scot. : ENG
35
Unicorn fish : UNIE
36
Future grads : SRS
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Mountain : ALP
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"Looking Glass" game : CHESS
40
Pontius et al. : PILATES
42
Nerve tissue : GLIA
43
Romaine : COS
44
Hoists, in Scotland : HEEZES
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High priest who condemned Jesus : CAIAPHAS
48
Biblical calf : FATTED
49
Obtained: Abbr. : RCD
52
Protects : SHELTERS
53
Raillery : BANTER
54
Beloved, in Italy : CARA
55
Pacific tuna : AHI
56
Poetic words : EERS
57
Partner of funnier : LOUDER
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___ Noster : PATER
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Place of no balm : GILEAD
61
Easter ___ : BUNNY
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Easter ___ : PARADE
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Miss Terry : ELLEN
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Game ragouts : SALMIS
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On ___ toes : ONES
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"That he is mad, ___ true" : TIS
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Mr. Coward : NOEL
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Rajahs' spouses : RANEES
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Certain church location : AMENSEAT
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By way of: Abbr. : THR
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Easter ___ : BONNET
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___ of (gets too big for) : GROWSOUT
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Moslem doctrine : TAUHID
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Traffic sign : SLO
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Hindu deity : SIVA
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Famous Easter-egg maker : FABERGE
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Biblical name : SALOM
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"___ got a secret" : IVE
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Brit. award : OBE
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New World: Abbr. : AMER
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Top people: Abbr. : HDS
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Earthquake, e.g. : DISASTER
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O'Hara's Joey : PAL
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___ tree : UPA
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Suffixes for doers : IERS
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Abbr. in a rental ad : RMS
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Cyst : WEN
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Auctioneer's word : SOLD
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Julia Ward Howe line : LETUSDIETOMAKEMENFREE
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Auto buyer's offering : TRADEIN
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Having pillars : PIERED
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Usher, at times : SEATER
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Sonnet parts : SESTETS
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Rivulet, in Scotland : STRYPE
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Autos of yore : SAXONS
Down
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Gorges : CHASMS
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Miss Prynne : HESTER
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Actress Ada et al. : REHANS
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Roman date : IDES
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But, to Pliny : SED
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Having three leaves : TRIFOLIATED
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Actor Alan and family : LADDS
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N.Y. subway : IRT
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Range horses: Var. : BRONCHOS
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Artist Bearden et al. : ROMARES
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Starts the day : AWAKES
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Certain Alaskan: Abbr. : ESK
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Disciple of 1 Across : SIMONPETER
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Action-imparting agent : ENERGIZER
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Standing : RANK
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Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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Actress Bea : LILLIE
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Fashions : STYLES
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Book sheets : ENDPAPER
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Hurricane center : EYE
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Native of Jesus' land : GALILEAN
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Brocades : ACCAS
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Insurance abbrs. : UAS
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Tristram ___ : SHANDY
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Showed the way : LED
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Go, to Burns : GAE
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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Horror movie, e.g. : CHILLER
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Relatives of mins. : HRS
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Field deities : FAUNS
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Drum sound : RATATAT
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Favorable balance : CREDIT
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Faces : DARES
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Civil War battle : SHILOH
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___ avibus (good auspices) : BONIS
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Box or side : CAR
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G-man : AGENT
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Director Sidney : LUMET
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Jewish festival : PASSOVER
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Moray : EEL
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Extorts : BLEEDS
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Dreamy quality : PENSIVENESS
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Jewish tribunals : SANHEDRINS
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Years: Lat. : ANNI
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Shoulder: Prefix : OMO
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Bit of daily reading : NEWSITEM
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Camped in the wilds : ROUGHEDIT
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Scent : AROMA
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U. S., to French : EUA
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Snack ___ : BAR
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Junior dictionary : GLOSSARY
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Region: Abbr. : TER
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More svelte : SLIMMER
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San Andreas and foot : FAULTS
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Electrical unit : AMPERE
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Female saints : BEATAS
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Dexterous : ADROIT
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Iberian port : OPORTO
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Whalebone : BALEEN
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Church officials : ELDERS
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Compass point : SSE
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Native of Malmö : SWEDE
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Palm-reader's words : ISEE
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Tunisian port : SFAX
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Frogmen's unit: Abbr. : UDT
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County units: Abbr. : TPS
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Catch, in England : KEP
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Teachers' org. : NEA

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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