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New York Times, Tuesday, April 27, 1976

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,754

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Across
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Winding lane : PATH
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Society girls : DEBS
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Serf : HELOT
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Olive genus : OLEA
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German noble : EDEL
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Scent : AROMA
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Dog or lucky : STAR
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"I Love ___" : LUCY
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Wanders : ROVES
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Tough going : HARDLUCK
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Vipers : ADDERS
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Take on cargo : LADE
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This, in Spain : ESTE
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Math ratio : COSINE
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Suitable : APPOSITE
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Church art pieces : ICONS
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Lose alertness : SLEEP
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Brownie : NIS
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Local movie, for short : NABE
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"___ Corn" : ALIEN
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Petitions : BEGS
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Diminutive suffix : CLE
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Twirls : SPINS
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Greek letter : ALPHA
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"Don't give me a ___" : HARDTIME
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Irregular : SPOTTY
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Ages : ERAS
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Beef ___ : STEW
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Card game : FANTAN
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Construction men : HARDHATS
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Adjective suffix : ARIAN
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W.W. I spy, with 49 Down : MATA
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Adjoin : ABUT
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Swift : RAPID
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Type of school : PREP
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Laugh, in Paris : RIRE
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Feelings of ardor : ELANS
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Caesar and others : SIDS
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Depression : DENT
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Swanky : POSH
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Can. province : ALTA
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Rip : TEAR
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Adamant view : HARDLINE
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Fool : DELUDE
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Develop : EDUCE
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Call's partner : BECK
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Foxy : SLY
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Auto type : HARDTOP
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Wears down : ERODES
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Tennis score : LOVE
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Russian agency : TASS
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Swedish districts : LANS
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Poplar : ASPEN
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Swords : EPEES
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Lead-pipe item : CINCH
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Florida city : OCALA
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Subdued : SOBER
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Put in a row : ALINE
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All thumbs : INEPT
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Cheap : TIGHT
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Theme : ESSAY
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Takes off weight : SLIMS
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Of bees : APIAN
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Braggart : BLOWHARD
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Maroons : STRANDS
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Mimicked : APED
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Keep under restraint : DETAIN
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Applies the belt : STRAPS
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Full : SATED
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Get on : FARE
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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Pacific palm : NIPA
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See 54 Across : HARI
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Anne Nichols role : ABIE
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"One good ___ . . . " : TURN
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Let it stand : STET
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Brit. legislators : MPS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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