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New York Times, Monday, April 4, 1977

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,096

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Across
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Boohoo : BAWL
5
Certain trailers, for short : SEMIS
10
Eject; emit : SPEW
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Jumble : OLIO
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Dionne girl : QUINT
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Arizona city : YUMA
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"Don't be silly!" : ACTYOURAGE
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Hubbub : STIR
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Romberg-Gershwin work : ROSALIE
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Put back : RESTORE
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Guided : LED
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Snitch : TELLON
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Good will : AMITY
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___-relief : BAS
29
Gladden : ELATE
32
Very thin : BONY
33
Carried the ball : RAN
34
Eye or can follower : OPENER
35
Uffizi display : ART
36
Does a charade : ACTSOUT
38
Memorabilia : ANA
39
Vast arid tract : SAHARA
41
D.C. collection agcy. : IRS
42
Bagpiper, for one : SCOT
43
Resin : ELEMI
44
Assembled : MET
45
Milan subway : METRO
46
Lets up : ABATES
48
"6 Rms ___ Vu" (B'way play) : RIV
49
Cutting tooth : INCISOR
51
Football guard or tackle : LINEMAN
55
Chomp : BITE
56
Beau geste of a sort : ACTOFGRACE
58
Sacred figure : ICON
59
Pyongyang counterpart : SEOUL
60
Precinct : AREA
61
Handy : DEFT
62
Metaphor, e.g. : TROPE
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For fear that : LEST
Down
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Wild hog : BOAR
2
Tropical dog : ALCO
3
Brain power : WITS
4
Allegiance : LOYALTY
5
Bait for tuna : SQUID
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Stream at Chartres : EURE
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Farrow : MIA
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Corot contemporary : INGRES
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Kind of wool : STEEL
10
Heartbeat action : SYSTOLE
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Feign : PUTONANACT
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Qatar potentate : EMIR
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Pottery : WARE
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Composer Speaks : OLEY
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"Washington ___ here" : SLEPT
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Silverweeds : TANSIES
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Lower in status : ABASE
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Aesopian ending : MORAL
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Red-handed : INTHEACTOF
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Slugger's weapon : BAT
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Drift : TENOR
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One of the Muses : ERATO
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N.Y.C. building : RCA
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Full of: Suffix : OUS
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Songs for the Met set : ARIAS
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Morsel for Fido : ORT
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Surrounding : AMBIENT
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Divers : SEVERAL
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"Laura" lyricist : MERCER
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Vase, dynasty or tree : MING
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Glass-raiser : TOAST
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G.I. issue : RIFLE
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In the same place : IBID
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French resort : NICE
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Half mask : LOUP
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Stable belle : MARE
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"Easy ___," old radio favorite : ACES
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Far from dowdy : NEAT
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As well : TOO

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

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