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New York Times, Friday, May 28, 1976

Author:
Remley
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Remley has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,785
Across
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Lover of beauty : ESTHETE
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Big brother of a handful : ARMLOAD
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Killjoy : SPOILER
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Invest on Wall St. : BUYINTO
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Dale Evans, for one : COWGIRL
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Office catchall : DESKTOP
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Salt formation, in India : REH
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Brief note : MEMO
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Giggle : TEHEE
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Formerly, old style : ERST
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Ervin or Spade : SAM
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So, in Glasgow : SAE
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Cut no ___ : ICE
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___ out (deletes) : XES
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Flanged beam : HBAR
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Dutch city : ARNHEM
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Print-shop supply : INK
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Firm vow : OATH
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___ own grave : DIGONES
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One led astray : SEDUCEE
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Jumble : OLIO
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Here, in Brest : ICI
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Blow a ___ : GASKET
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Colonel's superior: Abbr. : GENL
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Contemptible one : RAT
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Network : WEB
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Freight agent: Abbr. : FFA
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___ odds on : LAY
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___ Center of "Main Street" fame : SAUK
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Food fish : SMELT
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Common citizen : PLEB
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French or small : FRY
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Easy to ventilate : AIRABLE
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Joined, as a class session : SATINON
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Star's reading matter : FANMAIL
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Cabbie's query : WHERETO
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"I saw it with my own ___" : TWOEYES
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Embryonic system : ENTERON
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Fire exit: Abbr. : ESC
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Germ cell : SPORE
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Paul Newman thriller : TOWERINGINFERNO
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Prom date : HIGHSCHOOLFLAME
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Wallach : ELI
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Time in office : TERM
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Gardner et al. : ERLES
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Body sections : ABDOMENS
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___ de la Paix : RUE
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Whodunits: Abbr. : MYSTS
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Intensely : LIKEAHOUSEAFIRE
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Awaiting a later decision : ONTHEBACKBURNER
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Stub ___ : ATOE
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Info : DOPE
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Skirt style : MAXI
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Certain age : TEEN
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Short keel : SKEG
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Debater's discourse: Abbr. : RHET
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Sick as ___ : ADOG
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Perturb : RILE
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Golda : MEIR
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Tools for Dr. Barnard : SCALPELS
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Crowlike birds : DAWS
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Typeface: Abbr. : ITAL
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Cornered : ATBAY
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"___ have no bananas" : YESWE
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Honshu city : KYOTO
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Downy, in Scotland : SAFT
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Cat's cry: Var. : MIAW
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German road : BAHN
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"Would I ___?" : LIE
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Asian holiday : TET
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Parisian's rebuff : NON

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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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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