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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Thursday, April 26, 1979

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,761
Across
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Made off : FLED
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Hindu prince : RAJAH
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Stravinsky ballet : AGON
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Vesuvian matter : LAVA
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Zola : EMILE
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Ore deposit : LODE
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Oft-split item : ATOM
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Roof worker : TILER
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Believe, old style : TROW
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Bizet opera : THEPEARLFISHERS
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Woolf's "___ Dalloway" : MRS
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Monogram of a great inventor : TAE
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Smeared : DAUBED
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___ personae : DRAMATIS
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West German city : ESSEN
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Rum quaff : GROG
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Strauss favorite : BLUEDANUBEWALTZ
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Spanish relative : TIA
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Zoo unit : CAGE
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Élève's milieu : ECOLE
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Film-editing devices : SPLICERS
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Wailed like a banshee : KEENED
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"___ as a Stranger": Thompson : NOT
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Air current: Abbr. : WND
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Percy Grainger favorite : MOLLYONTHESHORE
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Water for a niño : AGUA
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Water wheel : NORIA
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Frenzied : AMOK
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Abominable Snowman : YETI
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African game : ELAND
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Alaskan city : NOME
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Germ : SEED
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Tire grooves : SIPES
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Prod : GOAD
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Musical sign : FLAT
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Plaster backer : LATH
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Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
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Dewy or dull : DAMP
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Slow down : RETARD
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Moslem princes : AMIRS
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Jack's partner : JILL
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Hebrew letter : ALEF
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Legacy : HERITAGE
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Gibson of tennis fame : ALTHEA
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Vidal : GORE
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Reputation : ODOR
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TV feature : NEWS
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Correct : EMEND
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Spade or Levenson : SAM
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Red-ink items : DEBTS
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"There's many ___ . . . " : ASLIP
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Customary : USUAL
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Social gathering : BEE
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F.D.A. concern : DRUGS
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Douglas's "The ___": 1942 : ROBE
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Claw : TALON
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Tropical fiber : ISTLE
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Estimated, with "up" : SIZED
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Growl : GNAR
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Flammable liquids : ACETONES
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Gardener's bane : WEEDS
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King topper : ACE
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Like mosaic tiles : INLAID
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Affectedly devious : COY
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Works on dough : KNEADS
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Pule : WHINE
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Baseball's Willie : MAYS
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Molding : OGEE
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Stringed instrument : LUTE
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___ me tangere : NOLI
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Catch off guard : TRAP
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Pend : HANG
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Melville title : OMOO
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"Arrivederci ___" : ROMA
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Stretched out, as a budget : EKED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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