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New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 1976

Author:
John Prytz
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
John Prytz has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,735
Across
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Disfigure : SCAR
5
Like a 4-minute mile : FAST
9
From ___ to stern : STEM
13
Batty : LOCO
14
Baseball team : EXPOS
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Baseball plate : HOME
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Delicate : AIRY
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Holding device : CLAMP
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Leave out : OMIT
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Word with freely or one's last : BREATHE
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Baseball team : BREWERS
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Rubbing fluid: Abbr. : LIN
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D.D.E. : IKE
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Reached a high stage, as a flood : CRESTED
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Unfruitful : STERILE
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Between ready and fire : AIM
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Baseball team : ORIOLES
37
Has-been among horses : NAG
38
Young one : LAD
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Beverage : ALE
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Arrival-board initials : ETA
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Citizen of: Suffix : ITE
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Most unyielding : HARDEST
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Graduate degree : PHD
47
Disney forte : FANTASY
49
Baseball team : PIRATES
51
Big-Board initials : ITT
52
Calendar abbr. : MON
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Baseball team : RANGERS
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Baseball team : DODGERS
61
Dueling sword : EPEE
62
Surpass : OUTDO
64
English school : ETON
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Expensive : DEAR
66
Beat it! : SCRAM
67
Lhasa figure : LAMA
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Concordes : SSTS
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Ex-movie czar Will : HAYS
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Smelting product : SLAG
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Chunk : SLAB
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Rope fiber : COIR
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Land unit : ACRE
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Baseball team : ROYALS
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German physicist of 1800's : FECHNER
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Wheel shaft : AXLE
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Watering place : SPA
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Grant's or King Tut's : TOMB
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April event : SHOWER
10
Hefty book : TOME
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Arab prince : EMIR
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Baseball team : METS
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Goblin : SPRITE
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Balkan leader : TITO
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___ out (makes do) : EKES
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State: Abbr. : CALIF
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Lariat : RIATA
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German port : EMDEN
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Anne Frank's writing : DIARY
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Kind of walker : SLEEP
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Bungling : INEPT
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Machine tool : LATHE
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Mild oaths : EGADS
36
One of the Testaments : OLD
42
Abhor : HATE
43
Baseball team : ASTROS
44
Desert winds : SIMOOMS
45
Walked on : TROD
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Baseball team : TIGERS
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Baseball team : ANGELS
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Baseball team : REDS
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Zoo animals : APES
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Straight : NEAT
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As ___ (in itself) : SUCH
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June, 1944, milestone : DDAY
58
Relative of etc. : ETAL
59
City of Italia : ROMA
60
Riverboat hazard : SNAG
63
Malay coin : TRA

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

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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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