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New York Times, Friday, April 30, 1976

Author:
Evelyn B. Rosenthal
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Evelyn B. Rosenthal has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,757
Across
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Duo : PAIR
5
West Point: Abbr. : USMA
9
Chess plays : MOVES
14
Gloomy Dean : INGE
15
Lowland fall in Spain : RAIN
16
Tony of baseball : OLIVA
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Portico : STOA
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British princess : ANNE
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Consumer advocate : NADER
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Necessity or luxury? : AIRCONDITIONING
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Group for Hiawatha : TRIBE
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Legal degree : LLD
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Belgian town : SPA
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Barnyard sound : BAA
29
Roman 1002 : MII
30
New Guinea port : LAE
33
Noted lioness : ELSA
35
Extinct birds of North Atlantic : GREATAUKS
38
Necessities or luxuries? : WASHINGMACHINES
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Least comfortable : UNEASIEST
42
Smith's vaudeville partner : DALE
43
Footlike part : PES
44
Like the Curiosity Shop : OLD
45
Mrs., in Vera Cruz : SRA
48
Also-___ : RAN
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Old name of Tokyo : EDO
50
Part of an old Greek stage : SKENE
52
Necessity or luxury? : COLORTELEVISION
59
Dispatch boat : AVISO
60
Actor Edmund : LOWE
61
Miffed : SORE
62
Cloth for mods : DENIM
63
Imitator : APER
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Assembly hall : AULA
65
Goodnight girl : IRENE
66
Simple : MERE
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Belgian river : YSER
Down
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Tourist city : PISA
2
Opposed : ANTI
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Borodin's prince : IGOR
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Move in a reciprocal way : REACT
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Muse of astronomy : URANIA
6
Used crude force : SANDBAGGED
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___ ball (rifle bullet) : MINIE
8
Dill : ANET
9
Single-stone column : MONOLITH
10
Warner of Chan films : OLAND
11
Between veni and vici : VIDI
12
Uniform : EVEN
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Puppeteer : SARG
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Sphere : ORB
22
Word with sacro : ILIAC
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Settle all the details : SEWUP
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Kind of geometry : PLANE
27
Fools : ASSES
29
Spit : MEATSKEWER
30
Kind of eclipse : LUNAR
31
Kipling's wolfpack leader : AKELA
32
Ruhr city : ESSEN
34
Cry of triumph : AHA
36
Parts of apts. : RMS
37
Lend a hand : AID
39
Method of moving a fleet : ISODROME
40
Certain Egyptian : NILOT
46
Paul : REVERE
47
Blackbird : ANI
49
Red dye : EOSIN
50
Skiing area : SLOPE
51
Work by Elia : ESSAY
52
Moslem judge : CADI
53
Word with due or bearing : OVER
54
Part of a grid team : LINE
55
Susa's old land : ELAM
56
Chits : IOUS
57
Shield border : ORLE
58
Close : NEAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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