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New York Times, Thursday, April 19, 1979

Author:
Weil
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,754
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Peter, e.g. : TSAR
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As clear as ___ : ABELL
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Starchy foodstuff : SAGO
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Jar : OLLA
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Wet blankets and drips : BORES
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Pep, vim or vigor : ELAN
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Ultimate game of chance : RUSSIANROULETTE
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Pops the question : PROPOSES
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Transients in the 30's : OKIES
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Shoshoneans : UTES
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"You could hear ___ drop" : APIN
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Jai alai baskets : CESTAS
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"Christmas ___": Bach : ORATORIO
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"You're ___ Need," song of the 30's : ALLI
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Thompson or Hawkins : SADIE
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Cassandra's forte, in today's lingo : ESP
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Medieval evil one : IVANTHETERRIBLE
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Diary-writer Anais : NIN
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Corroded : EATEN
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Suffix with six, seven, etc. : TEEN
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Baltic denizen : ESTONIAN
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Fish dish : SMELTS
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Like a whooping crane : RARE
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Box : SPAR
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With force : AMAIN
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Air hole : SPIRACLE
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Bomb in a bottle : MOLOTOVCOCKTAIL
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Soviet river : URAL
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Electron tube : DIODE
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Siècles : ERAS
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Emblem of England : ROSE
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Passé : DATED
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Dried up : SERE
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Missile that could destroy a destroyer: Abbr. : TORP
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Elide : SLUR
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___-ran : ALSO
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Grigori Efimovich : RASPUTIN
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Reduces in rank or esteem : ABASES
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"Treasure Island" pirate : BONES
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Makes a fluff : ERRS
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Zodiac sign : LEO
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Baton Rouge campus : LSU
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"I little have, and ___ more": Dyer : SEEKNO
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High: Comb. form : ALTI
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The take : GATE
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Individuals : ONES
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Theta follower : IOTA
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Dawdle : LOITER
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"Miss Brooks" actress : ARDEN
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Match : PAIR
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Queeg's ship : CAINE
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Memphis idol : ELVIS
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Bias : SLANT
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Like a certain cereal : OATEN
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James Dean image : REBEL
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Key : ISLET
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Emulates Pandora : OPENS
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Bristles : SETAE
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Sharecropper, e.g. : TENANT
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Kind of net or shirt : HAIR
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Repeats : ITERATES
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Ruth, in 1914 : ORIOLE
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Made piquant : SPICED
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Beside the ___ (irrelevant) : MARK
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English china : SPODE
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Sino-Russian river : AMUR
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Late Italian statesman : MORO
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"___, Time stays, we go": Dobson : ALAS
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Highlander : SCOT
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Concern : CARE
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Prevaricator : LIAR
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Other : ELSE
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Strange : ODD
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Roman road : VIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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