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New York Times, Thursday, April 27, 1978

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,484
Across
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Israeli news maker : BEGIN
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Electric measure : OHM
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Newcastle's nonrequirement : COALS
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Hammed it up : OVERACTED
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Llama's habitat : ANDES
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Misses, in Madrid : SENORITAS
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Egyptian news maker : SADAT
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Having a scalloped edge : CRENATED
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Shipment from Tampa : CIGARS
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Three: Prefix : TRI
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Antique auto : ERSKINE
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Scored with one stroke : ACED
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Recommended : ENDORSED
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Part of a petunia : PETAL
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" . . . ___ of sympathy with other men": Emerson : ATIE
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Boise's county : ADA
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Sang a vibrato : TRILLED
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Like some bulbs : FROSTED
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In the past : AGO
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Like Goya's "Maja" : NUDE
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Cubic meter : STERE
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In all truth : HONESTLY
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Device used in winding yarn : REEL
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Retinue : CORTEGE
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Guido's highest note : ELA
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Pulitzer Prize winner: 1923 : MILLAY
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Deed considered in the Nuremberg trials : WARCRIME
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Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
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Threshing machine : SEPARATOR
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Wartime riveter : ROSIE
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Large group of pop music customers : TEENAGERS
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Wooden wisecracker : SNERD
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What a QB hopes to gain : YDS
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Attack from all sides : BESET
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Pear or its tree : BOSC
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Turn inside out : EVERT
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Kind of gap : GENERATION
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Sarcastic : IRONICAL
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Honshu city : NARA
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Mink's cousin : OTTER
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Oldtime radio adjunct : HEADSET
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G.P. and surg. : MDS
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Summerhouse : CASINO
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Catapult or ass : ONAGER
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Egyptian skink : ADDA
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King or poet : LEAR
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Controversial planes : SSTS
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Mentioned for bravery : CITED
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Orchard product : CIDER
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Cutler's commodity : KNIFE
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Building addition : ELL
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Moons : SATELLITES
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Largest dam in Germany : EDER
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Miami's county : DADE
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Memphis god : PTAH
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Hence : ERGO
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Fully developed : ADULT
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Vestibule, e.g. : ENTRY
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Carbohydrate: Suffix : OSE
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Immigrant's way to get there : STEERAGE
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Woodwaxen : DYEWEED
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Cream puff's cousin : ECLAIR
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Took off like a jet : SOARED
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Showed an old film : RERAN
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Yawns : GAPES
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" . . . to form ___ perfect Union" : AMORE
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Sci-fi site : MARS
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Hep : INON
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___-majesté : LESE
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Kind of grass or apple : CRAB
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Formerly, old style : ERST
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Swine's confines : STY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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