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New York Times, Saturday, May 14, 1977

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,136
Across
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State further : ADD
4
Assessment figure : RATAL
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Aqueduct performer : COLT
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Stern and harsh : GRIM
15
City near Lisbon : EVORA
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Michigan's Upper and Lower : PENINSULAS
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Prolific tree in Michigan : SYCAMORE
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Most dreadful : DIREST
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Snug refuge : NEST
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Iowa college town : AMES
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What Oedipus solved : RIDDLE
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Went abroad : TRAVELED
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Sinned : ERRED
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Savoire-___ (tact) : FAIRE
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City in Nevada : ELY
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Munchausen, e.g. : LIAR
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"R.U.R." author : CAPEK
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Stow cargo : LADE
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Clairvoyance, for short : ESP
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Hounds' targets : HARES
40
Model's achievement : COVER
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"Don't Go Near ___" : THEWATER
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Hermits : LONERS
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Paleozoic and Mesozoic : ERAS
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Warbled : SANG
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Masonry tool : TROWEL
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Part of Michigan's border : LAKEERIE
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Michigan product : AUTOMOBILE
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Grit : SAND
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One-eyed Norse god : ODIN
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Carnegie was one : GIVER
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White pine, state ___ of Michigan : TREE
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Method: Abbr. : SYST
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Ski turns : STEMS
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Poetic contraction : EEN
Down
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"Rock of ___" : AGES
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Squirrel's nest : DRAY
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Recording : DISC
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Rest : REPOSE
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Ward off : AVERT
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Inflection : TONE
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Late Greek shipowner : ARI
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Monument, for instance : LANDMARK
9
Offering at U. of Detroit : COURSE
10
Do girl-watching : OGLE
11
Pastures : LEAS
12
Dry run : TEST
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Ramble : MEANDER
19
Strainer : SIEVE
21
Card combo : MELD
24
Zodiac sign : ARIES
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Rent again : RELET
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Dubliners : IRISH
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Statue's garment : DRAPE
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Slight light : TAPER
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Furlough : LEAVE
30
Graybeard : ELDER
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Batik experts : DYERS
33
Cabbie's customers : FARES
36
Lists : CATALOGS
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Of greatest duration : LONGEST
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Odalisque's home : HAREM
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Tepee shape : CONE
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"And ___ come back till it's over . . . " : WEWONT
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L.A. court team : LAKERS
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Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
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Southwest resort : TAOS
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Vallee : RUDY
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Colonial patriot : OTIS
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Not taped : LIVE
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Special : RARE
51
Arrow poison : INEE
52
Elysium : EDEN
54
Crumb : BIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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