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New York Times, Saturday, April 2, 1977

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q V }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,094
Across
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Famous muralist : SERT
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Welcome ___ : MAT
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Casino items : DECKS
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Section of the Met : TIER
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Canyon phenomenon : ECHO
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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Alan, the actor : ALDA
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Attention-getter : AHEM
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Stylish establishment : SALON
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Pert. to divisions of mankind : RACIAL
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___ distance (stays aloof) : KEEPSATA
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Word with hand or grand : STAND
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Rodent hunter : FERRET
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Indeed : REALLY
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Fennec or koala : ANIMAL
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Confident expectation : HOPE
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Solemn promise : OATH
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Like a chiller : SCARY
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Sourdough's quest : ORE
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Skinflint : SCROOGE
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Urge : YEN
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Game, set, ___ : MATCH
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Suffix with farmer or kitchen : ETTE
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Port of Tunisia : SFAX
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Guarantee : ENSURE
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Jewish song of praise : HALLEL
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Crests : RIDGES
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Handicaps : SPOTS
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Sentimental : ROMANTIC
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Get the better of : OUTWIT
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Carroll character : ALICE
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El ___, city near Cairo : GIZA
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Prefix with sol or stat : AERO
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Of a thread : FILAR
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Word in proofreading : STET
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Tiring trip : TREK
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Everybody, in Spain : TODOS
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Welcome word : YES
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
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Has the lead : STARS
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Gulf of Aqaba port : EILAT
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Welcome items : REDCARPETS
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Apprentice : TRAINEE
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Refection : MEAL
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Alas, to Wolfgang : ACH
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Welcome item : THEKEYTOTHECITY
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Deal out in portions : DISPENSE
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Flexible : ELASTIC
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Pop flavor : COLA
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Bowline : KNOT
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Capital of Yemen : SANA
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Huxtable : ADA
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Epoch : ERA
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Skirt style : FLARE
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An ___, city in Vietnam : LOC
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Welcome item : MAYFLOWERS
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Kind of code : AREA
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Wildcat : LYNX
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Where most feel welcome : HOME
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Sister port of Algiers : ORAN
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___ a pistol : HOTAS
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Fraternal-society members : SHRINERS
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Thicken : GEL
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Caribbean cruise stop : CURACAO
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Having dividing walls : SEPTATE
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N.Y. summertime : EDT
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Fighting Tigers' inst. : LSU
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One-horse carriages : GIGS
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Parts of a car : TIRES
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Fire furnaces : STOKE
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Finn's transportation : RAFT
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Mixed bag : OLIO
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Clement : MILD
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Fare for a hackney : OATS
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Alphabetic finale : ZEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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