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RUN FOR THE ROSES

New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 1978

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,494
Across
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Shade of brown : ALMOND
7
Produce : HATCH
12
Unit of power : WATT
16
Bernie of the Red Sox : CARBO
21
Conakry is its capital : GUINEA
22
"Fidelio" is one : OPERA
23
Mingle-mangle : OLIO
24
"You're ___ Smoothie," 1932 song : ANOLD
25
Ridder of rats in 1918? : EXTERMINATOR
27
Wilted immature flower of 1914? : OLDROSEBUD
29
Ruby or Sandra : DEE
30
Horsy flicks : OATERS
31
Dillydally : DELAY
33
Little or Frye : MIMER
34
Mtg. : SESS
35
Author of "The Green Hat" : ARLEN
36
Years, to Claudius : ANNI
37
Colloway : CAB
40
"Flee, feline!" : SCAT
41
Tod ___, great jockey : SLOAN
42
General's host : BRIGADES
46
Threatening : OMINOUS
48
Solar year excess : EPACT
49
Lagniappe : BONUS
50
Lizard : UMA
51
Jaw teeth : MOLARS
52
Poet recalled in 1917? : OMARKHAYYAM
54
Kind of story : SOB
55
Prefix for fold or graph : MULTI
56
Endure : ABIDE
57
N.M. neighbor : ARIZ
58
Smelting mixture : MATTE
60
Faulkner character : ANSE
61
Nimble in 1905? : AGILE
62
Where to get tired : AKRON
64
Limoges item : SAUCER
65
Direction: Abbr. : STH
66
Herb of 1909? : WINTERGREEN
68
World's greatest coffee port : SANTOS
69
Papal capes : ORALES
71
Poetic contraction : EEN
72
Infrequently : SELDOM
73
Della and Peewee : REESES
74
Road ridden in 1960? : VENETIANWAY
78
Mary Quant's style : MOD
81
Order back : REMAND
82
Apportioned : METED
83
Bobbin : SPOOL
84
Japanese ship : MARU
85
M.O.M.A. display : OPART
86
"Bugs," the writer : BAER
87
Menu entree : CAPON
88
Thrasher : CANER
89
Seoul soldier : ROK
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U.N. group of 1973? : SECRETARIAT
93
Test eggs : CANDLE
94
Suffix with Siam : ESE
95
Choir group : ALTOS
96
Model : IDEAL
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Size : BIGNESS
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Of noon in 1911? : MERIDIAN
100
Locale for Rosalind : ARDEN
101
Jazzman Fountain : PETE
102
Thing, in law : RES
103
Placebos : SOPS
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Skedaddles : FLEES
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Entertainer Falana : LOLA
106
Milan's subway : METRO
108
Brightness : SHEEN
109
SAC members : PILOTS
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Jack ___, TV actor : SOO
114
Courteous Reynard of 1930? : GALLANTFOX
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Theme of this puzzle : DERBYWINNERS
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Embassy worker : ALIEN
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Sea or salt: Comb. form : HALI
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Take over forcibly : USURP
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Forecaster : ORACLE
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Horse, e.g. : BEAST
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Former spouses : EXES
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Specks : MOTES
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Loire seaport : NANTES
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Well along : AGED
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Elegance : LUXE
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Bit : MITE
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___-horse town : ONE
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Fiddler or pianist : NERO
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Capital of Syria : DAMASCUS
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Aboveboard : HONEST
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Armadillos : APARS
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Hanoi holidays : TETS
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___-Magnon man : CRO
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Kind of miner : HARDROCK
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Fabric from yarn : WOOLEN
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Historian Nevins : ALLAN
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Shipshape : TIDY
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Rocky peak : TOR
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Enclosing frames : CASINGS
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Lack of pep : ANEMIA
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Home wear : ROBE
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Indistinctness : BLUR
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Bizarre : ODD
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Willows : ITEAS
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Whatnot : OMNIUM
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Israeli port : ELATH
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Nose part : ALARE
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Desi or Lucie : ARNAZ
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Quotation marks : COMMAS
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Aggregate : AMOUNT
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Charge a cobbler? : BILLSHOEMAKER
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Fern spores : SORI
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Disk harrow : SPADER
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Cézanne's "___ a Red Vest" : BOYIN
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Saharan leader in 1970? : DUSTCOMMANDER
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Overplays : EMOTES
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Side arm : SABER
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Thurmond of N.B.A. fame : NATE
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Zola : EMILE
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Author of "Don Juan" : BYRON
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Final notices : OBITS
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Rhine feeder : AARE
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Choreographer de Mille : AGNES
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Berlin song : MANDY
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Durant or Kissel : AUTO
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Felt out of sorts : AILED
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Slender as ___ : AREED
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British dukedom : KENT
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Western shrub : SALAL
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" . . . man who ___ there" : WASNT
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Littler or Wilder : GENE
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Attach, as a button : SEWON
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Perform a pesade : REAR
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High-hat : SNOOT
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Rest : REPOSE
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Yaws : VEERS
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To be, to Bardot : ETRE
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Of a Hebrew prophet : ISAIAN
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Shock : APPAL
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Threatening term : ORELSE
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Constraint : DURESS
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Ned ___, U.S. composer : ROREM
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City on the Ocmulgee : MACON
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Thomas or Horace : MANN
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Certain rays : BETAS
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Hudson Bay Indians : CREES
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Zoo structure : CAGE
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Pullover : SLIPON
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Hebrides island : TIREE
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Supplement : ADDENDUM
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Award of 1948? : CITATION
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Loving : ADORANT
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In Hades : BELOW
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Fibers for cordage : ISTLES
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Czar-to-be, slain in 1918 : ALEXIS
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Sea anemones : POLYPS
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Violin aperture : FHOLE
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Cuba ___, rum drink : LIBRE
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Cob or drake : MALE
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Lamb : ELIA
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Tunisian seaport : SFAX
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River into the Danube : PRUT
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Mrs., in Portugal : SNRA
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Denomination : SECT
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Shield border : ORLE
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Sugars : OSES
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Certain "gift" : GAB
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___ Four Horsemen : THE
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That, in Taxco : ESO
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Merriman of opera : NAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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