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New York Times, Monday, April 19, 1976

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,746
Across
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Tavern orders : ALES
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Ski lifts : TBARS
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Music symbol : CLEF
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Take a chance : RISK
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Silas Marner's creator : ELIOT
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Israeli dance : HORA
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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More irritated : SORER
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John, in Russia : IVAN
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Actress Goddard : PAULETTE
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Disturbs : UPSETS
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Highland miss : LASS
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Swiss philosopher Henri : AMIEL
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Support : ABET
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Juliet and family : CAPULETS
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"___ all there is" : THATS
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Actress Mary and family : URES
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Hanoi holiday : TET
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Family member : SON
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Court decree : ARRET
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Greek letter : TAU
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Herd of whales : POD
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Vanity case : ETUI
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Biting : ACERB
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Small dagger : STILETTO
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Calhoun : RORY
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Prepares baking apples : CORES
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Young horse : FOAL
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Snaps : PHOTOS
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Charlotte Brontë novel : VILLETTE
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Kind of squad : RIOT
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___ fro : TOAND
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Whistle : TOOT
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Johnson of TV : ARTE
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Pass over : ELIDE
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Carnival unit : TENT
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Kit or hall : MESS
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Brave one : DARER
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Actual being : ESSE
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Not care ___ : ARAP
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Miss Lee : LILA
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Genesis name : ESAU
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Frying pan : SKILLET
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Samples : TESTS
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Escutcheon spoilers : BLOTS
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French river : AIRE
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Caviar : ROE
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Disreputable woman : STRUMPET
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What sculptors do : CHISEL
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Sweetheart's treasure : LOVELETTER
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Sally Rand props : FANS
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Consumes : EATS
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Papal name : PIUS
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Swiss river : AARE
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Not give ___ : AHOOT
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Australian animals : BANDICOOTS
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Bibelot : CURIO
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___-eyed : TEARY
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___ a toe : STUB
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Recipe measures: Abbr. : TSPS
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Bore witness : ATTESTED
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Road hazards : RUTS
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Saarinen : EERO
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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French novelist : COLETTE
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Actress Lenya et al. : LOTTES
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___ siècle : FINDE
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More mature : OLDER
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Stroller : PRAM
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Engage : HIRE
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Squirrel skin : VAIR
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On one's ___ : TOES
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Heaps : TONS
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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