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GOOD MIXERS

New York Times, Sunday, May 6, 1979

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 93, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 605 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,771
Across
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Edmonton's locale : ALBERTA
8
Jury : PEERS
13
Topic in the tropics : HEAT
17
Letter : ESS
20
Keep in office : REELECT
21
Twine : ENLACE
23
Progress : ONGO
24
Mauna ___ : LOA
25
Held, Hale, Gide, Uncle : ANNATHANDREMUS
27
Appreciative : GRATEFUL
29
Nightclubs : BOITES
30
Descendant of Esau : EDOMITE
31
Dilute : WATER
32
Hwy. : RTE
33
Cohan's "Little ___ Kelly" : NELLIE
34
Buttons : PAGE
35
Bet : RISK
39
Vintage cars : REOS
40
Example : MODEL
41
Shame : ABASE
43
Rib : COSTA
44
Furthermore : ANO
45
Seine sight : ILE
46
Overshoe : GALOSH
48
Shrew : TARTAR
49
N.Z. bird that cries "More pork!" : PEHO
51
Showed the way : LED
52
Sidetrack : DIVERT
53
Inlet : ARM
54
West role : LIL
55
Münster men : TEUTONS
57
Minuit, Seton, nobleman, Foster : PETERNESTEPHEN
60
Nostrils : NARES
61
MOMA display : OPART
62
Hiawatha carrier : CANOE
63
Library list : TITLES
65
Distort a report : SLANT
66
Fishwife : SCOLD
68
Nordland native : LAPP
72
Gateway to Finger Lakes : OWEGO
73
Latin bombshell : CHARO
74
Cache : STORE
75
Malign : LIBEL
76
Seaweed eaten in Japan : NORI
77
Like hamsters' tails : SHORT
78
Courage : SPINE
79
Like wasps' nests : PAPERY
80
Up and around : ASTIR
82
Jousting : ATILT
83
Fauntleroy : ERROL
84
Balboa, Porter, lover, Gardner : VASCOLEANDERLE
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Frank, e.g : DIARIST
91
Shahn or Vereen : BEN
92
Gallic go-ahead : OUI
93
Hermes' herbs : MOLIES
94
Drone : HUM
95
Polynesian cloth : TAPA
96
Say yea : ASSENT
98
Hinge : DEPEND
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Peruvian plant : OCA
100
Zoot Sims plays it : SAX
101
Comedian Martin : STEVE
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Not so coarse : FINER
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"Delphine" author : STAEL
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Title Nehru held : SHRI
106
Charter : HIRE
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True grit : SAND
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Slow up : RETARD
110
Pipe joint : TEE
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Garner name : NANCE
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Glossy coatings : ENAMELS
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Everest porter : SHERPA
118
Peale product : PORTRAIT
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Webster, Roosevelt, Cousins : DANIELEANORMAN
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Goat's-hair fabric : ABA
124
Cartoonist Gross : MILT
125
Jot : TITTLE
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Bernstein : LEONARD
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Infra ___ (undignified) : DIG
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Term at sea : ALEE
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Also-ran : LOSER
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Battle scene: 1571 : LEPANTO
Down
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Nejd native : ARAB
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Poe girl, Irv of baseball, Zola girl : LENORENEE
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Axis name, Stout name : BENITOOHUNTER
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Happifies : ELATES
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Neural network : RETE
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Exclamations of vexation : TCHS
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One ___ time : ATA
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Hawk : PEDDLE
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Sign up : ENROLL
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Oleoresin used as incense : ELEMI
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Chinese fiber plant : RAMIE
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Hare's tail : SCUT
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Bunk : HOGWASH
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Infuriate : ENRAGE
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Type of type : AGATE
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Lug : TOTE
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Nixie or pixie : ELF
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Trifle : SOU
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Girl of songdom : SAL
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Compass point : ESE
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Requisite : NEEDED
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Fluff or muff : ERROR
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At least : NOLESS
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Costume jewelry : PASTE
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Carpet fiber : ISTLE
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Paint-shop offering : STAIN
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Malden or Marx : KARL
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Spellbound : RAPT
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Met baritone : MILNES
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Red follower : ALERT
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"___ Free": Adamson : BORN
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___ Grande, Brazilian city : CAMPO
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Male gypsy : GITANO
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Prevent : AVERT
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Pollster's study : TREND
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Earaches : OTALGIAS
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Take off : DEPART
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"And thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
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Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
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Pivotal : POLAR
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Berate : SCORE
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One use for a high roof : HELIPORT
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Great weight : TON
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___ Jima : IWO
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Snipe's habitat : SHORE
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Quarry of "reve-nooers" : STILLS
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Brief story : CONTE
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Shepherd, Howe, Arthur, general : ABELIASHERMAN
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Part of r.p.m. : PER
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Thickness : PLY
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Goat pepper : CHILI
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Tapering to a point : SPIRED
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Pasternak heroine : LARA
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Robust : STOUT
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Toast vessel : STEIN
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First in time : PRIMAL
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Treat at teatime : SCONE
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Kurt, Larry or Luther : ADLER
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Reasoned out : EDUCED
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"___ la giubba" : VESTI
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Goose genus : ANSER
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Improve : AMEND
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Slangy declination : NOPE
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Replacement item : SPAREPART
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Kind of stand : TAXI
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Soho shindig : BASH
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Raucous : HOARSE
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Olympics attraction : EVENT
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Space off a kitchen : DINETTE
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Easy : FACILE
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Isaac Bickerstaff : STEELE
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More farfetched : TALLER
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Breastbones : STERNA
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Escargot : SNAIL
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Totaled, as a bill : RANTO
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Gives voice to : EMITS
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"Aeneid" opener : ARMA
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Timetable abbr. : EDT
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Brad or spad : NAIL
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Old dirk : SNEE
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Dr. J.'s target : HOOP
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B. ___ Railroad : ANDO
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Expand : PAD
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Sash for Yum-Yum : OBI
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Joplin offering : RAG
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Kit and caboodle : ALL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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