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New York Times, Wednesday, April 19, 1978

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,476
Across
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Crams : BONESUP
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Causes to make an error : TRIPSUP
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Lift : ELEVATE
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Free : RELEASE
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Firmly fastened : RIVETED
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Nemesis : AVENGER
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Harm : EVIL
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Vine-covered : IVIED
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Famed flood-foiler : ARK
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Commonly named : SOCALLED
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Happens again : RECURS
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Cheese from overseas : EDAM
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Slow; tardy : DILATORY
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Review or remark : NOTICE
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Learned : ERUDITE
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Exceeded : RANOVER
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Illinois city : MOLINE
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Induce : PERSUADE
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Difficult duty : ONUS
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Runabout : GADDER
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Most hirsute : HAIRIEST
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G.I. Jane : WAC
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Suffix for many sciences : ICS
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Sleep noisily : SNORE
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City in the Philippines : NAGA
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Assumes, as a task : TAKESUP
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Invents : MAKESUP
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"___ King" : IFIWERE
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Receiver of an "ejection slip" : EVICTEE
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Thesmothetes' milieux : SENATES
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Most flagrant : RANKEST
Down
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Montmartre chapeau : BERET
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Martini garnish : OLIVE
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Author Shute : NEVIL
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First name of a daredevil : EVEL
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Posed : SAT
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Chief Ouray was one : UTE
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Chiropodist : PEDICURE
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Cherokee and Chisholm : TRAILS
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Whoop-de-doo : REVEL
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___ la Cité, Paris : ILEDE
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Emile Zola's weapon : PEN
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Adventure tale : SAGA
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Customer : USER
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Freshen : PERK
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Change : VARY
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Begin to prevail : SETIN
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Mexican pine : OCOTE
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Roundabout way : DETOUR
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Relish-tray item : RADISH
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Sills or Sutherland : DIVA
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Scored on a handball serve : ACED
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An antonym for abundant : MERE
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Politico : DEMO
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Household appliance : IRON
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Standout : LULU
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Ointments : NARDS
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Assault : ONSET
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Liberator : REDEEMER
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Part of a full house : PAIR
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Feels one's way : GROPES
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Brains or beauty : ASSET
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Season : INURE
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Emaciate : WASTE
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Malarial fevers : AGUES
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King of France: 987–996 : CAPET
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"___ to laugh": Pinero : ITIS
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Pub's cousin : CAFE
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Fleece : SKIN
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Bottle or goose follower : NECK
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Actress Aulin : EWA
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Gardner : AVA
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Relatives : KIN

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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