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Mel Rosen
Mel Rosen

New York Times, Thursday, April 21, 1977

Author:
Mel Rosen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Mel Rosen has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,113

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Across
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Triumphant outbursts : HAHS
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One of the empires : ROMAN
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Infant's word : DADA
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Margarine : OLEO
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Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
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No longer new : USED
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Caesar : SID
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Shade of blue : TEAL
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Allude : REFER
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Irish and others : STEWS
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Mock : JAPE
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Feeds feasters for a fee : CATERS
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No longer rash : SETTLING
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Start of a toast : HERES
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Old Testament book : HOSEA
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Larry and Curly's partner : MOE
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Item in Player's bag : IRON
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Drays : CARTS
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Balt., Bost., etc. : SPTS
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Win while wrestling : PIN
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Digs in : BORES
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Revolutionary figure: 1789 : MARAT
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Portions : SEGMENTS
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Junk : REFUSE
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Formerly : ONCE
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In Dun & Bradstreet's files : RATED
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Home on the range : TEPEE
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Relocate : MOVE
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Attention : EAR
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Act rashly : TEMPTPROVIDENCE
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"Woe ___!" : ISME
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Makes the wild mild : TAMES
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Prefix for plasm : ECTO
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Office copy, for short : STAT
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Hide away : STASH
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What some settle for : LESS
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Beer ingredient : HOPS
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"You're ___ Need" (old song) : ALLI
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Rash : HEADSTRONG
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Important bean : SOY
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Extends a subscription : RENEWS
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Korbut and others : OLGAS
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Whimper : MEWL
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Gallic friend : AMI
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Fertilizers : NITRATES
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Tar's bag : DUFFEL
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China's continent: Fr. : ASIE
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Writer Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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Fruity drink : ADE
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Circuit courts : ITERS
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Seven: Comb. form : HEPTA
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Adolescent : TEEN
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Clowns around : JESTS
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Casino stack : CHIPS
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Cliff dwelling : AERIE
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Tender spots : SORES
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Rashness : IMPRUDENCE
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"___ a Stranger" : NOTAS
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Beau ___ (courteous act) : GESTE
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Author Bret ___ : HARTE
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Ideas : CONCEPTS
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Ump's call : SAFE
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Pulitzer Prize poet: 1929 : BENET
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Parceled out : METED
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Young one : MOPPET
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Devour : RAVISH
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Wanders : ROVES
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Check out : TEST
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U.S. poet, ___ Lazarus : EMMA
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N.Y.C. culture spot : MOMA
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"Aida" has four : ACTS
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Old cars : REOS
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Poetic word : TIS
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Be a stool pigeon : RAT
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Conger : EEL

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

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