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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Friday, April 14, 1978

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, 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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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,471
Across Down
1. Phones or visits : CALLS
6. Dories and dinghies: Abbr. : BTS
9. Gary or Eugene : CITY
13. Mr. Wedgwood : JOSIAH
14. Ending with cart or harp : OON
15. Tom Joad, e.g. : OKIE
16. Amos ___ Stagg : ALONZO
17. Melt miss is an anagram for this : SLIMMEST
19. Used pseudo-flattery? : MARGARINEDUP
21. Leftovers : ORTS
22. " . . . the ___ of the flesh": Eph. 2:3 : DESIRES
26. Plugs of a sort : ADS
29. Award for a TV commercial : CLIO
31. "___ not man the less": Byron : ILOVE
32. Prefix with cook or heat : PRE
33. Outdoor area on campus, for short : QUAD
34. He gives up : CEDER
35. Ersatz bread spread? : PEANUTMARGARINE
39. Insects' lower lips : LABIA
40. Successful seiner's total : HAUL
41. River in England : NEN
42. Rectify : EMEND
43. Guck or muck : OOZE
44. Piece from Pindar : ODE
45. Helmsperson : STEERER
47. Acroamatic : ORAL
50. Artificial lepidopteran? : MARGARINEFLY
55. Polo, e.g. : VENETIAN
58. "The Symphony" poet : LANIER
59. Sand wedge, e.g. : IRON
60. Dir. from Bath to London : ENE
61. Quarts, overseas : LITRES
62. Handles inelegantly : PAWS
63. Use a crosscut : SAW
64. Shade of green : ALOES
1. Popular quaff : COLA
2. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
3. Jargon : LINGO
4. Shunned one : LAZAR
5. Timesaver : SHORTCUT
6. Capt.'s deck aide : BOSN
7. "Glass Capital of the World" : TOLEDO
8. Slyly malicious : SNIDE
9. One who prepares a directory : COMPILER
10. Nominee in '52 : IKE
11. Poetic contraction : TIS
12. Nevertheless : YET
13. Rush-hour situation : JAM
18. Sondheim offering : MUSICAL
20. Mohammedanism : ISLAM
23. Congressman who gained fame in July, 1974 : RODINO
24. Made equal : EVENED
25. Lacking uproar : SERENE
26. Northern Spies : APPLES
27. Had a reverie : DREAMT
28. "Bulldog cavalry" member : SEABEE
30. Only state never under a foreign flag : IDAHO
33. Printer's block of type : QUADRAT
36. ___ morris, old game played with pebbles : NINEMENS
37. Barbershop need : RAZOR
38. Form of warfare: Var. : GUERILLA
43. Instruments of knowledge : ORGANA
46. Iroquoian tribe : ERIES
48. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
49. Slow, to the maestro : LENTO
51. Afresh : ANEW
52. Dump from the payroll : FIRE
53. "___ Lieutenants," D. S. Freeman book : LEES
54. Calendar units: Abbr. : YRS
55. A somebody : VIP
56. Historic period : ERA
57. Feminists' org. : NOW

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

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