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New York Times, Friday, May 26, 1978

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,513

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Across
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Live ___ (have a ball) : ITUP
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Azalea's cousin : ERICA
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Repartee : WIT
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Loon's relative : GREBE
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"Star Wars" figure : ROBOT
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Exist : ARE
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Everywhere : OMNIPRESENT
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Enthusiast : FAN
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Ghost in "Macbeth" : BANQUO
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Parseghian : ARA
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Tennis champion Lacoste : RENE
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Downs' companion : UPS
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Come into, as money : INHERIT
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One-man performances : SOLI
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Invents : CREATES
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Oaf : LOUT
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Suffix with slander and thunder : OUS
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Friend of D'Artagnan : ATHOS
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Higgledy-piggledy : ALLOVERTHEPLACE
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Rate : VALUE
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Poetic contraction : EER
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Punta del ___ : ESTE
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Swizzle stick : STIRRER
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Spick's companion : SPAN
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Storm that goes round and round : CYCLONE
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Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
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Suave and glib : OILY
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Crow's next of kin : DAW
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Pavarotti and Domingo : TENORS
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"___ Clown," pop song : BEA
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Itinerant : PERIPATETIC
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Dodger of the 40's : REESE
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U.S. satellite : ISISI
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Sales aids, for short : ADS
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More bizarre : ODDER
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Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
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"La Douce" : IRMA
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Vols' state : TENN
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Adverbial relative of 16 Across : UBIQUITOUSLY
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Enliven : PEPUP
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" . . . ___ I saw Elba" : ERE
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Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
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Modern Georgia : IBERIA
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Harvard prexy: 1933–53 : CONANT
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Holder of an L.L.B. : ATT
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Cookie : WAFER
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Native of Teheran : IRANI
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Doctrine : TENET
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Swabbie : GOB
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Gangster's gat : ROSCOE
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Perpetual-motion state : RESTLESSNESS
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Great deal : HEAP
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Tito, for one : SLAV
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Girlfriend of Alley Oop : OOLA
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Conversational gap : LULL
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Capek play : RUR
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Glyceride : ESTER
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Door fastener : HASP
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Eight: Comb. form : OCTA
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Understood : SEEN
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Kill a bill from the Hill : VETO
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Half a bray : HEE
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List of corrigenda : ERRATA
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Positively : INDEED
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Set up : REARED
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Charmer's "stooge" : COBRA
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Cede : YIELD
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Elegance : CLASS
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Bind anew : RETIE
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Overworked suffix : WISE
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A.F.B. on Cape Cod : OTIS
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Shine's partner : RISE
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Sch. subject : SCI
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One in the big leagues : PRO
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Prefix with chance or adventure : PER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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