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DIRECTORY

New York Times, Sunday, April 3, 1977

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 565 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,095
Across
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Evening dress : FORMAL
7
Season : SALT
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Wilson : FLIP
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Drill command : ATEASE
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Clothes-drying frame : AIRER
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Address for a singer? : ABBELANE
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Address for a netman? : TOPSPINDRIVE
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Smart aleck's rural address? : WISEACRE
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Real being : ESSE
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Pindar's output : ODES
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Film cutter : EDITOR
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Comics character : EEK
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Boards a 747 : ENPLANES
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Danish weights : ESER
34
Does sums : ADDS
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Doubtful : IFFY
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Moonships : LEMS
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Room shape : ELL
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Scorecard entries : RBIS
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Common, in Hawaii : NOA
44
Bull fiddle : BASS
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Indigo sources : ANILS
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Corn porridges : SAMPS
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Hoffman and Farnum : DUSTINS
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Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
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Kind of jar : MASON
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Right: Prefix : ORTHO
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Athirst : AVID
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Mailed : SENT
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Water surface, old style : RYME
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Glaswegians : SCOTS
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Counter-clockwise : LEVO
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Bye-bye : TATA
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Dice throw : ACES
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CWP starter : SQI
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Geronimo, e.g. : APACHE
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Planetarium : ORRERY
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Biblical V.I.P.'s: Abbr. : HPS
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Possessive : OURS
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Celebes ox : ANOA
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Bird sound : TWEE
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Word of mouth : PAROL
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Jet speed unit : MACH
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Very, in Berlin : SEHR
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Critic Rex : REED
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Great Yankee arm : LOPAT
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Famed song-writer : ARLEN
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Plague : TORMENT
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Make a face : GRIMACE
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Fisherman : EELER
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Service club : LIONS
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Gay blade : ROUE
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Gumshoe : TEC
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Good earth : LOAM
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Chic, for short : MOD
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Villein : SERF
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Chan words : AHSO
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Sheep cries : BAAS
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Yucatan native : MAYA
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Indolent : SLOTHFUL
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Cork source : OAK
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Kitchen attire : APRONS
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Nimbus : AURA
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Pleasant : NICE
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Dancer's address? : CAKEWALK
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Diana Ross's ex-address? : SUPREMECOURT
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Library name : CARNEGIE
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Vestige : TRACE
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Fur of the coypu : NUTRIA
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"And ___ weary . . . ": Burns : ISAE
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Windup : END
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Dimensions : SIZE
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Purloined : STOLEN
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Avoirdupois : FAT
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Western Indian : OTOE
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H.R. members : REPS
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Stage Abe : MASSEY
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Quiverleaf : ASPEN
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Garland : LEI
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Hazard for Odysseus : SIRENS
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Crop up : ARISE
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Israel's Bar ___ : LEV
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Hat holder : TREE
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"The ___ a ass": Dickens : LAWIS
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Kind of dictum : OBITER
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Takes in : ABSORBS
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Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
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Tied : LACED
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"The Lady ___" : INRED
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Sly glances : PEEKS
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Nobelist for peace: 1931 : ADDAMS
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Always, to poets : EER
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Exactly as stated : NOLESS
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Address in Perry's notebook? : DELLASTREET
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Blueprint : PLAN
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Lisbon legislature : SENADO
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Eritrean capital : ASMARA
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___-China : INDO
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Outspoken quartet's address? : FOURSQUARE
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Address for jet-setters? : FASTCIRCLE
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Steinem's concern : LIB
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"___ Woman" : IAM
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Flora and fauna : BIOTA
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Still in use : ALIVE
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Daubed : SMEARED
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Way to Bellevue? : PSYCHOPATH
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Certain sites : SOMEPLACES
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Tonkinese group : THO
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Diplomat's address? : AVEHARRIMAN
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Wager : ANTE
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Promontory : NESS
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Intoxicant : ALCOHOL
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Protective covering : TARP
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Health resorts : SPAS
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Psyche's opposite : SOMA
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French novelist : ANET
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Singer Buck : OWENS
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Cantab's rival : YALIE
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Wentletraps : SHELLS
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Swings : TRENDS
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Gypsy spouse : ROM
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Mexican group : TECO
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Modernist : NEO
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Jersey's lament : MOO
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Famed silversmith : GORHAM
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Trump or bird : RUFF
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Storm wildly : RAMPAGE
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Damaged paper : RETREE
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Game fish : MARLIN
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Origin : SOURCE
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Ex-mayor of S.F. : ALIOTO
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Italian bowls : BOCCI
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Shoe sizes : AAAAS
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Ghana's capital: Var. : AKKRA
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Coupled : YOKED
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Bolivian city : LAPAZ
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Not abridged : UNCUT
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Impress greatly : AWE
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Concordes : SSTS
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Squiggle : CURL
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Border lake : ERIE
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Psychic Geller : URI
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Annapolis grad. : ENS
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Hosiery shade : TAN

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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