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New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 1978

Author:
Ann Jenkins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { H J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,462
Across
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Stampede participants : STEERS
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Cauthen's mounts : RACERS
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Shred roughly : TEARUP
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Word in a Gallic motto : EGALITE
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Fashion designer from France : CASSINI
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Milieu of the Swiss Guard : VATICAN
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Pre-deal pot contents : ANTES
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Otto minus cinque : TRE
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Originate : START
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Rhoda's mom et al. : IDAS
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Blazing : AFIRE
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Groove : RUT
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Corn, to a hog : ALIMENT
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German article : DER
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Order to gunners : OPENFIRE
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Old-line Mass. family : CABOTS
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Press on : URGE
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"My kingdom ___ horse!" : FORA
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Package for 200 cigarettes : CARTON
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Tinderbox : FIRETRAP
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Paean to Billy Joe : ODE
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Nailed down : SECURED
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One of Jolie's girls : EVA
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Pompons : MUMS
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Marchers since F.D.R.'s day : DIMES
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Kind of cheese : BLEU
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Take the money and run, à la Jessica : ELOPE
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Bill or beak : NEB
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Jurymen : PEERS
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Undid knitting : RAVELED
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Roil : AGITATE
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He found Livingstone : STANLEY
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Woolly : LANOSE
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Venerated townsmen : ELDERS
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Gave a stake, in bankers' terms : LOANED
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Wear well : STANDUP
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Having left a valid will : TESTATE
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Comforts : EASES
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Goddess of strife : ERIS
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Take to one's heels : RUN
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Hot-tempered one : SPITFIRE
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Rider on April 16, 1775 : REVERE
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___ Khan IV : AGA
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Hep ones : CATS
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Top-drawer socialites : ELITE
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Montalban from Mexico : RICARDO
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Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
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Gains access : ENTERS
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City on the Nile's east bank : CAIRO
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Nature's icy coating : RIME
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Put in kilter : ALIGNED
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Responses to some applause : ENCORES
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Some hair styles : AFROS
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Weighed, in a way : TARED
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Hard-shelled fruit : NUT
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Club for Reggie Jackson : BAT
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Bright meteor : FIREBALL
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Industrious tyros : COMERS
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Follow slavishly : ADULATE
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A taking away : REMOVAL
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Give off vapor : FUME
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Unfetter : RELEASE
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Warded off : AVERTED
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Hesitate : PAUSE
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Actress Williams et al. : CINDYS
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Exhaust : SPEND
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Back with greenbacks : BETON
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French women's magazine : ELLE
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___ colada, rum drink : PINA
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Suffix for pamphlet or sonnet : EER
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Town on the Niger : GAO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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