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New York Times, Monday, April 11, 1977

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,103
Across
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Rudiments : ABCS
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Letter or ray : GAMMA
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Sheep : EWES
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Blazer : COAT
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Alongside a ship : ABEAM
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Meat for noisettes : VEAL
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Fine oilstone : HONE
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Chaliapin was one : BASSO
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Penetrates : ENTERS
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Looked obliquely : SQUINTED
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U.N. labor body : ILO
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Vases : URNS
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Ring in the new : CELEBRATE
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Is not free : COSTS
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Stout or porter : ALE
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Capital of ancient Palestine : SAMARIA
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Skill : ART
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Calendar abbr. : NOV
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Plot : CABAL
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Aye's antonym : NAY
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Cockney's desire : OPE
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Tuneful : MELODIC
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Sesame : TIL
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Boldness : NERVE
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Dog or Hamlet : GREATDANE
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Icelandic literature : EDDA
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___ de plume : NOM
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Golfing group : FOURSOME
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Kind of hatch : ESCAPE
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Prefix with body : ANTI
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Courage : VALOR
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___ Islands, part of the Carolines : TRUK
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Fall faller : LEAF
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___ Unis : ETATS
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Seine tributary : OISE
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Wan : ASHY
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French income : RENTE
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Cheers : RAHS
Down
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Have the misery : ACHE
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Blessing : BOON
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Kind of arch or bridge : CANTILEVER
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Historian Henry ___ Commager : STEELE
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Yaks : GABS
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Arab's robe : ABA
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Sailor's meal : MESS
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Where Romeo met Juliet : MASQUERADE
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Courtship : AMOUR
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Yet : EVENSO
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Occident : WEST
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Facility : EASE
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Kane's "Rosebud" : SLED
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Hijacks : ROBS
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Ancient Peruvian : INCA
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Law : CANON
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Emulate Juliet : ELOPE
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Word with horse or foot : RACE
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Mix : AMALGAMATE
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Small drum : TABOR
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Niña's sister : SANTAMARIA
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Retinue : TRAIN
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Mode : STYLE
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
43
Hospital corpsmen, for short : MEDS
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Cardboard boxes: Abbr. : CTNS
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Prove to be true : VERIFY
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Treat or mend : DOCTOR
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Kind of sole : DOVER
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Part-song : FALA
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Change for a $5 bill : ONES
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Monument Valley is here : UTAH
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Zest : ELAN
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Irish Gaelic : ERSE
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Word on a door : PUSH
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Augments : EKES
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Mel of baseball : OTT

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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