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New York Times, Monday, April 2, 1979

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,737
Across
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"They ___ serve . . . ": Milton : ALSO
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Cheese variety : EDAM
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Wars of the ___: 1455–85 : ROSES
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Swerve : VEER
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Rural spot : DALE
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University in Atlanta : EMORY
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Nimbus : AURA
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Concept : IDEA
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Canary's cousin : SERIN
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What a player in the N.H.L. does : SKATESONTHINICE
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Home of the Mud Hens : TOLEDO
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Leered or peered : EYED
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Actress Claire : INA
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Like many computers or rooms : LEASED
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Savory jelly : ASPIC
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A god defeated by Elijah: I Kings 18 : BAAL
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Red Brigades' victim: 1978 : MORO
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What a glutton does : GOESTHEWHOLEHOG
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Novelist Ben ___ Williams : AMES
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Helm position : ALEE
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Uneven : EROSE
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Insert fresh ammo : RELOAD
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Fortify : MAN
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Hangout : NEST
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N.F.C. plus A.F.C. : LEAGUE
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What an unwavering hero in westerns does : STICKSTOHISGUNS
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Jeopardy : PERIL
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The yoke is on them : OXEN
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Exalt : ELATE
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Fen : MIRE
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Choice : RARE
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Hamlet and Laertes : DANES
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Winners on the courts : ACES
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"___ and the man I sing": Virgil : ARMS
Down
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"Stop, you tars!" : AVAST
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White: Prefix : LEUKO
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Relating to ecological communities : SERAL
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Declaim : ORATE
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Menlo Park man : EDISON
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Pedestal part : DADO
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Solid : MEATY
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Dwell : RESIDE
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Presage : OMEN
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Fern fruit dots : SORI
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Name of 14 kings of Sweden : ERIC
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New Year's Eve word : SYNE
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Decree : EDICT
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Greeting : HELLO
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Actor Walter : ABEL
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Neighbor of Mex. : AMER
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Piccadilly's neighbor : SOHO
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Matchmaker of myths : EROS
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Magistrate in old Venice : DOGE
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Seaweed product : AGAR
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"___ must be spectators": Jonson : SOME
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Emulate an ecdysiast : PEEL
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"What ___ rare as . . . " : ISSO
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Veneration : AWE
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Attention-getter : AHEM
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Eurydice's abode : HADES
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Unaspirated consonants : LENES
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Tarsi : ANKLES
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Adjusts : ALINES
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Mouthlike opening : STOMA
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Poisonous : TOXIC
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Israeli monetary unit : AGORA
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Of the upper throat : GULAR
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Strip of weapons : UNARM
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Their chiefs had fiefs : ESNES
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Hied : SPED
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Membrane : TELA
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Neighbor of Pakistan : IRAN
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Quote : CITE
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"It Can't Happen ___" : HERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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