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New York Times, Wednesday, April 6, 1977

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,098
Across
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Disarrange : MUSS
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Happen : OCCUR
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Peddle : HAWK
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Marianne or Garry : MOORE
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Anemic's need : IRON
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Jerry and Anne : STILLERANDMEARA
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Be out of sorts : AIL
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Equal, in Paris : EGAL
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Spotlight color : AMBER
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Outside the law : ILLEGAL
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Medieval lyrics : LAIS
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Moonshiner : STILLMAN
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Something for the mill : GRIST
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Furrows : SEAMS
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Courtroom vow : IDO
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Schism : RIFT
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The world, to Jaques : STAGE
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Emperor : TSAR
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Fruit punch : ADE
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Sadat's capital : CAIRO
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Punctuation mark : COMMA
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Extracts or infuses : DISTILLS
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Presidential pet : FALA
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Relating to grandparents : AVAL
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Province of Cuba : ORIENTE
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Metrical feet : IAMBI
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Agitate : STIR
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Duck genus : AEX
54
Cole Porter subject : STILLOFTHENIGHT
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E flat is one : TONE
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Sing like young Bing : CROON
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Source of venison : DEER
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Small barracuda : SPET
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Toothsome : SAPID
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Cruising : ASEA
Down
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Kenyan inhabitants : MASAI
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Up to this time : UNTIL
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Paintings of flowers, fruits, etc. : STILLLIFES
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___ vous plaît : SIL
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List enders : OMEGAS
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Deep pink : CORAL
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Abundant source of energy : COAL
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Samovar : URN
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Flushed : RED
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Wintry : HIEMAL
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Graceful horse : ARAB
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"She ___ a yellow ribbon" : WORE
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Knot in wood : KNAR
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On the square : LEGIT
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Promenades : MALLS
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Bridge seat : EAST
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N.Z. university : OTAGO
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Mortar ingredient : LIME
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Scorches : SEARS
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Handles poorly : MISMANAGES
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Style of furniture : ADAM
31
Liberated fictional wife : NORA
32
Reunion figure, for short : GRAD
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"___, Pagliaccio" : RIDI
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Calm : STILL
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Room, in Madrid : SALA
38
Lacquered metalware : TOLE
40
Urbane : CIVIL
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Type of terrier : CAIRN
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Plaque : TABLET
44
Quaker : FRIEND
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H.R.E. ruler: 962–73 : OTHOI
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Giggle : TEHEE
48
Special news edition : EXTRA
49
Adherents : ISTS
50
Over : ATOP
51
Golconda : MINE
52
Warning word : STOP
55
School for would-be lts. : OCS
56
Monk : FRA
57
Mt. in Crete : IDA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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