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New York Times, Thursday, June 10, 1976

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,798
Across
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Boxer Barney : ROSS
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Less dangerous : SAFER
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Fireplace fodder : LOGS
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Common Latin word : AMAT
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By itself : PERSE
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Rose's friend : ABIE
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Skilled bartender : MIXOLOGIST
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Sped : TORE
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“Hurry!” : STEPONIT
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Sustained : UPHELD
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Child's toes, personified : PIGS
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Canadian Indian : CREE
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Orb : SPHERE
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Butterflies : MONARCHS
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“I told you so!” : THERE
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Tom's father : PIPER
34
Female ruff : REE
35
Little pitchers’ endowments : EARS
36
Having ridges : WALED
37
Hope-Crosby way : ROAD
38
Wind direction : ESE
39
Minor : CHILD
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Zigzag in traffic : WEAVE
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Rifles : DESPOILS
43
Slate : ROSTER
44
Tears : RIPS
45
Half: Prefix : SEMI
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Ooh and ah producer : THRILL
49
Strains' partners : STRESSES
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Bay and gray horse : ROAN
54
Bookkeeper : ACCOUNTANT
56
Came down : ALIT
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Shed a suitor : SPURN
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Writes : PENS
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Underworld : HADES
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Annoying sound : RASP
Down
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Farm animals : RAMS
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Leave out : OMIT
3
___-Coburg : SAXE
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No-trump players' needs : STOPPERS
5
Surgeon's need : SPONGE
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Protection : AEGIS
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Glass base : FRIT
8
Letter : ESS
9
Got back : RETURNED
10
Excited state : LATHER
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Woodwind : OBOE
12
Part of G.S.A. : GIRL
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Kind of corn or money : SEED
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French river : LOIRE
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Alligator ___ : PEAR
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Held one's own : COPED
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Horse : STEED
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Facet : PHASE
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Start of a toast : HERES
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Wind and pepper : MILLS
29
Yugoslavian : CROAT
30
Pitch : HEAVE
31
Hebrew feast : SEDER
33
Milkmaid's needs : PAILS
36
Popular insurance injury : WHIPLASH
37
Rheostat, for one : RESISTOR
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Rope formation : COIL
40
Certain people : WOMEN
42
Art copies : PRINTS
43
Second showings : RERUNS
45
Set ___ by (value) : STORE
46
Golf hazard : TRAP
47
Doughnut part : HOLE
48
Backdrop for Gene Kelly : RAIN
49
Windy spray : SCUD
50
F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
51
Austrian river : ENNS
52
“Watch your ___” : STEP
55
Tax expert : CPA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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