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New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1979

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { H K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,751
Across
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Kind of tennis or bowling : LAWN
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La Fontaine opus : FABLE
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Scissors or trousers : PAIR
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Biblical dupe : ESAU
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Noncitizen : ALIEN
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Prefix with culture : AGRI
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Cannes ___ Festival : FILM
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Highway intersection arrangement : CLOVERLEAF
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Gifted people : TALENTS
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"___ auf Naxos," Strauss opera : ARIADNE
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Cold, in Buenos Aires : FRIO
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Hairnet : SNOOD
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West Coast shrub : SALAL
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Travel by air : JET
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Squabbles : TIFFS
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Graham Greene's "The Fallen ___" : IDOL
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___ Tuesday (Mardi Gras) : FAT
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Tenfold : DENARY
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Agate : TAW
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Either of a dancing duo : PARTNER
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Russian village : MIR
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Odd : UNEVEN
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Sound heard from the herd : LOW
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Capital of Timor : DILI
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Read carefully, with "over" : PORED
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"Oedipus ___," Stravinsky opera : REX
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___ boner (goof) : PULLA
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Consumer activist : NADER
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Indiana steel center : GARY
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"___ Paris," 1932 song : APRILIN
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Legislative chambers : SENATES
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Spontaneous populist movement : GRASSROOTS
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"This ___ is none of mine": Shak. : BRAT
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Desdemona's accuser : IAGO
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Lollobrigida et al. : GINAS
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Dodecanese island: It. : LERO
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Harbinger : OMEN
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Poetry Muse : ERATO
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Bark : YELP
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Bank on the Seine : LEFT
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Where the Gobi is : ASIA
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Shy one at a dance : WALLFLOWER
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Roman or Arabic item : NUMERAL
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Ipso ___ : FACTO
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"___ right with the world": Browning : ALLS
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Sci. course : BIO
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Oscar, the memorable musical wit : LEVANT
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It starts when diciembre ends : ENERO
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Richard Boone's early TV role : PALADIN
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Like Methuselah : AGED
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Khomeini's land : IRAN
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Abounding : RIFE
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Lawless dissident : RIOTER
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Nothing : NIL
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Colonist : SETTLER
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___ and take notice : SITUP
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John Hersey's bell town : ADANO
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Leyden or Mason : JAR
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Genealogy representation : FAMILYTREE
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Furbelow : FRILL
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Assad's country : SYRIA
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Buff : FAN
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Word between honey and melon : DEW
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Tricycle parts : PEDALS
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Night goddess : NOX
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Moose flesh : VENISON
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In a lasting manner : DURABLY
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Monet contemporary : RENOIR
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Criticize : PAN
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Sad song : DIRGE
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Plaster of paris : GESSO
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Exchange premium : AGIO
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Baby buggy : PRAM
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Fad : RAGE
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Photocopy : STAT
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Warren or Butz : EARL
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Octagonal road sign : STOP
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"___ Clear Day . . . " : ONA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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