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New York Times, Thursday, June 1, 1978

9-Down : Veer

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,519
Across
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Heat meas. : BTU
4
Bernhardt : SARAH
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Pat : DAB
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Winglike : ALAR
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Moslem brain trust : ULEMA
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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He wrote "The Psalm of Life" : LONGFELLOW
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Novelist Hunter : EVAN
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Hard roll : BAGEL
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Question : ASK
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Same: Fr. : MEME
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Tobacco curer's kiln : OAST
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Skyline sights : SPIRES
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Act of combining : MERGENCE
29
TV actress Dickinson : ANGIE
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___ volente : DEO
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Revered one : GOD
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Pressing : URGENT
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Catchy tune : LILT
35
Sketched : DREW
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Color coarsely : RADDLE
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Word with white or tail : BOB
40
Long ___ of the law : ARM
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Humble : ABASE
44
1980 or 1984 : LEAPYEAR
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Seal or man : MAMMAL
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Exclamation in Essen : ACH
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Asian range : ALAI
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Dummkopf : ASS
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Extinct: Prefix : NECRO
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Poetic verb : DOST
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He wrote "Up from Slavery" : WASHINGTON
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Egyptian cross : ANKH
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Like Humpty Dumpty : OVOID
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Dancer Kelly : GENE
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Vane readings : NES
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___ fatale : FEMME
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Measures larger than ft. : YDS
Down
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Swollen : BLOATED
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Noli me ___ : TANGERE
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Inclination : URGE
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"Sweet" girl : SUE
5
Everyone : ALL
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Akin : RELATED
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Andy's sidekick : AMOS
8
War supporters : HAWKS
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Veer : DIVERGE
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El ___, battle scene in 1942 : ALAMEIN
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Folk-medicine herb : BONESET
12
Streisand offering : ALBUM
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He wrote "The Sun Also Rises" : HEMINGWAY
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Arctic sight : FLOE
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Point of view : ANGLE
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Native of Inverness-shire : SCOT
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Shave : PARE
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He wrote "The Deserted Village" : GOLDSMITH
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Kind of development : URBAN
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Anatomical parts : ILEA
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Activist : DOER
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Mohammedan month : RAMADAN
37
Ear shell : ABALONE
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Napery : DAMASKS
39
Rosebud : BLOSSOM
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Responded to a stimulus : REACTED
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Marks over vowels : MACRONS
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Famous Quaker : PENN
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Lake of Geneva's river : RHONE
48
___ averages : LAWOF
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Lay by : SAVE
55
Like omelets : EGGY
58
Play by e. e. cummings : HIM
59
Chemical suffix : IDE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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