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New York Times, Wednesday, April 13, 1977

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q U W Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,105
Across
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Ancient Irish capital : TARA
5
Voodooism : OBEAH
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Hacienda, for one : CASA
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Moslem prince : AMIR
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Book of the largest size : FOLIO
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Capitol or Capitoline : HILL
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Handyman : JACKOFALLTRADES
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Religious sect : SHAKERS
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Rio Grande city : LAREDO
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Unguent : NARD
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Founder of Carthage : DIDO
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Hugs : CLASPS
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Advanced money for : FINANCED
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Polynesian porch : LANAI
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Cut : SEVER
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Southern constellation : ARA
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Coalition of 1941 : AXIS
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Writes a ticket : CITES
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Glaswegian's grin : GIRN
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Brooks : MEL
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Craftsman : MAKER
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"Childe Harold" poet : BYRON
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Churchmen : PRELATES
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Recollection : MEMORY
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Augustan and Actian : ERAS
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Ornery : MEAN
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Set upon : ASSAIL
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Respirator : GASMASK
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Man on hand : JOHNNYONTHESPOT
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Emulate Hamill : SKATE
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Shot on the set : TAKE
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Stranger: Prefix : XENO
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Noxious weeds : TARES
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Attic promenade : STOA
Down
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Second of a Latin trio : AMAS
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Well-heeled : RICH
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"Land of Opportunity" : ARKANSAS
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Proposals : OFFERS
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Enplane : BOARD
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House additions : ELLS
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Feel bad : AIL
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Emergency phones : HOTLINES
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Styx boatman : CHARON
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Staff man : AIDE
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Troika : SLED
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As well : ALSO
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Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
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Speeder's nemesis : RADAR
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Frogman : DIVER
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Brace : CLAMP
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More negligent : LAXER
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Old womanish : ANILE
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Galas : FETES
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City founded in 969 : CAIRO
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Solecism, for one : ERROR
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Thomas or Kaye : DANNY
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Dickens villain : SIKES
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Chemist's reaction-producer : CATALYST
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Nadia, Olga, etc. : GYMNASTS
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S.F. bedroom county : MARIN
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Big Apple bigwig : BEAME
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Shed : LEANTO
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Gear fittings : MESHES
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Smelting mixture : MATTE
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Runner-up to Achilles : AJAX
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Fish dish : SOLE
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Thin-skinned place : SHIN
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Snarl : GNAR
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Lovers' quarrel : SPAT
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"Mikado" character : KOKO
52
Trappist cheese : OKA
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Wonderland party : TEA

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

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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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