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New York Times, Monday, April 26, 1976

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,753
Across
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Grass or apple : CRAB
5
Carson : KIT
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Eban : ABBA
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Assembly hall : AULA
13
G.I.'s locker art : PINUP
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Soviet range : URAL
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Anna of films : STEN
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Period : TERM
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Billie Jean, so to speak : THEKINGOFSPORTS
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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Half a drum : TOM
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Kind of crow : SCARE
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Musical notes : FAS
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Cabbage or potato : PATCH
34
"___ Joey" : PAL
35
Executed a football play : PASSED
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Bull, in Barcelona : TORO
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Cloak for an Arab : ABA
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Bird sound : TWITTER
42
Wine cask : TUN
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Incline : RAMP
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Jean Paul ___ : SARTRE
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Moa's cousin : EMU
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Sailing vessel : SLOOP
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Bossy's sound : MOO
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Metrical feet : IAMBS
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Place for three men : TUB
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Lightweight-boxer Joe : GANS
56
Thoroughbred racing : THESPORTOFKINGS
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"___ a song . . . " : WITH
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"Go ahead!" : SHOOT
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Dumb ___ : DORA
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Voice : ALTO
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Egyptian god : HORUS
69
Greek letters : ETAS
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Blind part : SLAT
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Posed : SAT
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Remarks : SAYS
Down
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___ of characters : CAST
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Babe : RUTH
3
Nautical term : ALEE
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Money man : BANKER
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Anna's friend : KINGOFSIAM
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"___ each life . . . " : INTO
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Peat, for one : TURF
8
Well-known eatery : AUTOMAT
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Fox or rabbit : BRER
10
Starr performer : BART
11
Beggar's cry : ALMS
13
Confined : PENT
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Plague : PEST
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Awkward : INEPT
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Kind of art : POP
24
Trains for a fight : SPARS
25
Intrigue : CABAL
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Name to remember : ALAMO
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N.L. player : ASTRO
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All dressed for a date : SETTOGOOUT
31
Kind of pole : TOTEM
32
Morsel : CRUMB
33
Wagner of baseball : HONUS
36
Disgruntled sounds : AWS
37
"___ Tag" : DER
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Sign a new contract : REINK
44
Haphazard try : POTSHOT
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Kind of tent : PUP
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Stage whispers : ASIDES
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"Nonsense!" : BOSH
55
Times of day: Abbr. : AFTS
56
"___ the night before . . . " : TWAS
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Sam or San Juan : HILL
58
Miss Kett : ETTA
59
Greek letters : RHOS
60
Repetitive movie-title word : TORA
61
"___ chance!" : NOTA
62
Battleship ___ : GRAY
63
Lip : SASS

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

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