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New York Times, Monday, May 15, 1978

Author:
Frank Geary
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Frank Geary has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,502
Across
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Students' habitat : DORM
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Chorus member : ALTO
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Humiliate : SHAME
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Mother of Zeus : RHEA
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"Go put your creed into your ___": Emerson : DEED
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Apiary product : HONEY
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"I ___ Got Nobody" : AINT
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Strop : HONE
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Harangue : ORATE
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Woman's fitted vest : BODICE
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Flogged : TROUNCED
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One of the Poles : NORTH
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Extort money from : BLEED
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Celebrant : REVELER
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Bounder : CAD
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"Man is but ___": Pascal : AREED
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In harmony : ATONE
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Muffin : GEM
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Curl : TRESS
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Comparative suffix : IER
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Cowboy's rope : RIATA
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Otic organ : EAR
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Very unpopular : HATED
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Loos or Bryant : ANITA
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Mt. Wilson structure: Abbr. : OBS
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Printing error : ERRATUM
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Gallery entry : ROGUE
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___ apple : ADAMS
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Kicked over the traces : REBELLED
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African insect : TSETSE
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Set right : AMEND
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Burglar's boodle : LOOT
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Straight up, as a nip of rye : NEAT
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Imitation jewelry : PASTE
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English composer : ARNE
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Spahn's former companion in Boston : SAIN
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Sign of derision : SNEER
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Lack : NEED
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Wagner role : ERDA
Down
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Part of o.d. : DRAB
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Grant's birthplace : OHIO
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Cleave : REND
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Daytime shows : MATINEES
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Cling : ADHERE
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Tolstoy : LEO
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Sappho, the ___ Muse : TENTH
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Czech river : ODER
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Military command : SHOULDERARMS
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Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
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Within ___ of (very close) : ANACE
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Doled : METED
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Gave the once-over : EYED
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Snub : COLDSHOULDER
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Scottish seaside resort : OBAN
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Characteristics : TRAITS
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Pace : RATE
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___ Pater (almanac) : ERRA
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Diverge : VEER
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Twilled : CORDED
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Links item : TEE
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Stride : GAIT
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
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Form of address : MAAM
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From one aspect : INASENSE
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First shepherd : ABEL
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Became a stoolie : RATTED
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Hire a new crew : REMAN
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Portly : OBESE
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People, to Pablo : GENTE
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Idolize : ADORE
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Blows : RAPS
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Verve : ELAN
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"Crocodile" fakery : TEAR
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Aforementioned : SAID
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Sight from Taormina : ETNA
60
Unit : ONE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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