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New York Times, Wednesday, April 26, 1978

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,483
Across
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Cap worn with a kilt : TAM
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Pillar serving as a monument : STELA
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Tourist's necessity : MAP
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Mr. Guthrie : ARLO
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Former N.C. Senator : ERVIN
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Somewhat salty inland sea : ARAL
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Obsolescent farm personnel : DAIRYMAIDS
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Dover fish : SOLE
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Type of tape : VIDEO
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Wares: Abbr. : MDSE
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This seeks an ans. : QUES
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Alfonso's queen : ENA
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Hardy cabbage : KALE
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Yanks out of the sack : ROUSTS
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Bobbing bird of balladry : REDROBIN
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Look after : SEETO
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Joshua, for one : TREE
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Toronto's prov. : ONT
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"Come into the ___, Maud" : GARDEN
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Fatigue : TIRE
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Donkey tempter : CARROT
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A.B.A. member : ATT
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Spinner in a studio : DISC
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Where Bernhardt brightened the stage: 1867 : ODEON
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Poetic line : TRIMETER
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Craggy; austere : RUGGED
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Monkey or tree : TITI
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Suffix for Annam : ESE
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Cattle-breeding people near Lake Albert : ALUR
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Author Bagnold : ENID
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Direction from Granada to Madrid : NORTE
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Two followers of tra : LALA
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What E.R.P. provided : FOREIGNAID
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Boer town : STAD
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Upright : ONEND
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Austria's first chartered city: 1212 : ENNS
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Rather than : ERE
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Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
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___ glance (quickly) : ATA
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Racing-stable man : TRAINER
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Part of a surveying instrument : ALIDADE
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Additional : MORE
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Religious inst. : SEM
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British streetcar : TRAMLINE
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Obvious : EVIDENT
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Covers : LIDS
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Goose genus : ANSER
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Where Romeo met Juliet : MASQUERADE
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Excited : AROUSED
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Artist's adjunct : PALETTE
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Refer : ADVERT
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Textbook segment : LESSON
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Lennon's wife : YOKO
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Cancel a launching : ABORT
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Moving backward : RETROGRADE
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Jokester's post-gag query : GETIT
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Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
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Loud : STRIDENT
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Builders of atolls : CORALS
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Flatter excessively : ADULATE
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Military career man : REGULAR
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Decks out : ATTIRES
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Repetitive : ITERANT
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Lyrical form : SESTINA
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Beliefs : CREEDS
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Vase or dynasty : MING
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Remove condensed moisture : DEFOG
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"And then there were ___" : NONE
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Draft status : ONEA
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Fish or suffix : IDE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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