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New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 1976

35-Down : Statement

Author:
Jay Scott
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jay Scott has 2 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,775
Across
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Night sound on the moor : HOWL
5
Sun or building : BEAM
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Group: Abbr. : ASSN
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Parisian friend : AMIE
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Certain line : CONGA
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Mets' home : SHEA
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Newt or hellbender : SALAMANDER
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Pack down : TAMP
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Readies : PREPARES
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Venezia's land : ITALIA
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Catherine or Marie: Abbr. : STE
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Delusion's partner : SNARE
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Angler's place : TROUTSTREAM
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Kind of pistol : CAP
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Frolic : ROMP
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Bon ___ : SOIR
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Paper game for amateur admirals : SALVO
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Atomic prefix : IONO
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Moves gradually : EDGES
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Region of Europe : SAAR
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___ acid : AMINO
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First-born, in Nice : AINE
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Part of C.B.S.: Abbr. : SYST
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Belgian river : LYS
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Slugs, aphids, etc. : GARDENPESTS
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A la ___ : CARTE
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Gawain or Echo : SIR
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Harpsichord : SPINET
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Closet accessory : SHOETREE
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"___ Three Lives" : ILED
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All-out baptisms : IMMERSIONS
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Hackman or Kelly : GENE
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Rope formations : COILS
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Overlook : OMIT
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Brass and old : HATS
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Height: Prefix : ALTI
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Nothing, in Seville : NADA
Down
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Fastener : HASP
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Sharif : OMAR
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Strategem : WILE
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Jumps atop : LEAPSUPON
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China or dry : BONE
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Goals of means : ENDS
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Bronze or Stone : AGE
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Corral for sloops : MARINA
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"___ Is Born" : ASTAR
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Crushed rocks used for bricks : SHALECLAYS
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Half: Prefix : SEMI
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Calif. wine valley : NAPA
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Loving gesture, in Paris : CARESSE
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Dillon : MATT
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Items for O'Shanter : TAMS
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Calm : SERENE
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Court event : TRIAL
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Spacious : ROOMY
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All-knowing : OMNISCIENT
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"The will to do, the soul ___" : TODARE
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Unyielding : RIGID
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Sailor's call : AVAST
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Dessert wines : PORTS
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Statement : ASSERTION
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Heat-detecting devices : SENSORS
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Monster : OGRE
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N.Y. prison : ATTICA
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Desserts : PIES
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Aconcagua locale : ANDES
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Sound of relief : SIGH
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Innocent, e.g. : PLEA
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Struck hard : SMIT
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Sun: Prefix : HELI
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Capital of 20 Across : ROMA
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Writer Bagnold : ENID
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This, in Spain : ESTA
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Particle: Abbr. : MOL

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

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