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New York Times, Tuesday, April 25, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,482
Across
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Tourist mecca in Europe : ALPS
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___ broke : GOFOR
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Beginner : TYRO
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Liquid or soft follower : SOAP
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T. S. Eliot's "cruelest month" : APRIL
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Be nomadic : ROAM
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Podded plant : OKRA
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Simon and Diamond : NEILS
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Enveloping glow : AURA
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Small share : PITTANCE
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Unit equal to 61.02 cubic inches : LITER
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Duchamp's staircase-descender : NUDE
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Retired Ram : NAMATH
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Fierce feline : OCELOT
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Ring decision : DRAW
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Belgian city : SPA
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"___ Bulba," novel by Gogol : TARAS
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Senator from Ohio : GLENN
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Machine part : CAM
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Show displeasure : HISS
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River into the Irish Sea : BOYNE
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Bicarb : SODA
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"Cap'n ___," book by Lincoln : ERI
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Papal court : CURIA
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Uncle ___ : REMUS
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Newscaster Cochran : RON
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___ Benedict : EGGS
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Argentine area : PAMPAS
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Tool for Michelangelo : CHISEL
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Anatolia, with 55 Across : ASIA
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Righteous : MORAL
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"Battle of the Bulge" site : ARDENNES
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"___ You Not," book by Jack Paar : IKID
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See 47 Across : MINOR
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Helper : AIDE
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Shade of green : LIME
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Make muddled : ADDLE
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Used a jinrikisha : RODE
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Penetrating : KEEN
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Presents, as a question : POSES
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Cookie : SNAP
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Wringing wet : ASOP
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He raised Hel : LOKI
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Accomplices : PARTNERSINCRIME
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Mixing tools : SPATULAS
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Booby or its cousin : GANNET
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Acronym for a cartel in the news : OPEC
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Tonga : FRIENDLYISLANDS
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Precious possession of 6 Down : OIL
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Famed juvenile magazine: 1827–1929 : YOUTHSCOMPANION
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Cooked slightly : RARE
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Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
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Commotions : ADOS
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Sheer cloth : LAWN
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Sphere of conflict : ARENA
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Equine's pride : MANE
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Additional : OTHER
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City in Illinois : CAIRO
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Where a shrew was tamed : PADUA
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Eat greedily : GORGE
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Baer or Bunny : BUGS
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Campus activities : SEMINARS
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Do some plastering : CEIL
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Scratch out : RASE
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"Sky pilots" : PADRES
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One of the Rams' QB's : HADEN
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Honey's companion : MILK
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D.P. in the 30's : OKIE
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Romeo or Dromio : ROLE
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Northern epic : EDDA
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Permeate : SEEP
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Travelogue prop : MAP
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Form of Esperanto : IDO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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