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New York Times, Friday, April 16, 1976

Author:
Dorothy Cannan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Dorothy Cannan has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,743
Across
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“___ who!” : SAYS
5
Proclamation : UKASE
10
Springs : SPAS
14
Drooping : ALOP
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“___ is an island” : NOMAN
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Piquant : TART
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Seasonal gifts : TOYRABBITS
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Gluck : ALMA
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French stars : ETOILES
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Name for a heavy hitter : SLAMMER
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After sine qua : NON
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Condition of sale : ASIS
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Tattered : RAGGEDY
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Park and Fifth : AVENUES
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Biblical book : AMOS
33
Leaky utensil : SIEVE
35
Furniture-style queen : ANNE
36
Spanish uncle : TIO
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Relative, in Glasgow : EME
38
Feature of Swiss muslin : DOT
39
Make ___ meet : ENDS
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Book-jacket ad : BLURB
43
Actuality : FACT
44
Impure : DEFILED
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Fox-hunter's cry : TALLYHO
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Harpers Ferry event : RAID
49
___ Paulo : SAO
50
Schoolbooks : PRIMERS
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Took the long way round : SKIRTED
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Took the bus : RODE
58
Seasonal lawn findings : EASTEREGGS
60
Explorer Johnson et al. : OSAS
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Trapshooting : SKEET
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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First colonial printer : DAYE
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Age group : TEENS
65
Mind drugs: Abbr. : LSDS
Down
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Gorge : SATE
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“That’s ___ of baloney" : ALOT
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Relative of a top : YOYO
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Saratoga or Silver : SPRINGS
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Relaxes : UNBENDS
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African antelopes : KOBS
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“Where ___?” : AMI
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Mat. days : SATS
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Subjugate : ENSLAVE
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Endurance : STAMINA
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Frond-carrying time : PALMSUNDAY
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French weapon : ARME
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Evening or dog : STAR
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Drug plant : ALOE
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Ibsen character : ASE
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Estimated : RATED
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Chemical compound : AMINE
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Seasonal time : GOODFRIDAY
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Road-entrance sign : YIELD
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Ward off : AVERT
30
Arden : ENOCH
31
Brawl : SETTO
34
Rhea's relative : EMU
40
Cat or twin : SIAMESE
41
Doctor's order : BEDREST
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Containers for 58 Across : BASKETS
43
French Revolutionary month : FLOREAL
45
___ at anchor : LIE
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Hiding place : LAIR
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Urge : PROD
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Bonheur : ROSA
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“For Pete's ___!” : SAKE
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British gun : STEN
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Archery items: Abbr. : TGTS
55
Old oath : EGAD
56
Summer-time initials : DSTS
59
Understand : SEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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