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Tap Osborn
Tap Osborn

New York Times, Saturday, May 13, 1978

11-Down : Charge

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,500
Across
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Cowardly Lion, in a Garland film : LAHR
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Rich tapestry : ARRAS
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Weapon, to René : ARME
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Malaria symptom : AGUE
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Summer-weight fabric : VOILE
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Twofold : DUAL
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Quakers in a ring? : CIRCLEOFFRIENDS
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Race participant : ENTRANT
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Hit song of 1958 : VOLARE
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Up-tight : EDGY
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Widens, as pupils : DILATES
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Perfumed ointment : POMADE
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Lecture material : NOTES
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Pahlavi, for one : IRANI
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Prank : DIDO
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Tangled mass : MAT
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Bar order : ALE
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Villa d'___, in Tivoli : ESTE
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Downey was one : TENOR
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Marquand's George : APLEY
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Reliquary : SHRINE
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Lattice arrangement : TRELLIS
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Major poem : EPOS
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Proportions : RATIOS
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Rhine siren : LORELEI
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Soda jerk's routine? : AMONTHOFSUNDAES
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Oenologist's specialty : WINE
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She wrote "Adam Bede" : ELIOT
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Tidbit for Rona Barrett : ITEM
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Diminished by : LESS
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Mends socks : DARNS
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Cape : NESS
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Chantilly, for one : LACE
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Not "fer" : AGIN
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Injured : HURT
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Cowardly : RECREANT
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Retaliate : AVENGE
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Having bulbs, tubers, etc. : ROOTY
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Range in Morocco : RIF
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Landon : ALF
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Butler or waiter : SERVITOR
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Writer St. Johns et al. : ADELAS
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Charge : RUNAT
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Sierra ___ : MADRE
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" ... in someone ___ arms" : ELSES
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Boy, to Burns : LADDIE
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Princess of Greek mythology : IOLE
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Evade : DODGE
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Printer's measure : PICA
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Ponytail, in a way : MANE
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Super! : NIFTY
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Medicates : DOSES
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Prefix for bus or skirt : MINI
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Egyptian solar deity : ATON
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In England, a whitewall : TYRE
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Savored : RELISHED
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"Hath not thy rose ___ ... ?": Shak. : ATHORN
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Very familiar with (a subject) : VERSEDIN
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Puts straight : ALINES
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Story line : PLOT
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Harangues : SPOUTS
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Drag for fish : TRAWL
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Kind of hemp : RAMIE
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Jackets or collars : ETONS
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Noted U.S. musicologist : ELSON
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Behindhand : LATE
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Shoe sizes : EEES
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Doctrines : ISMS
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Biographer Winslow : OLA
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Balsam ___ : FIR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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