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New York Times, Friday, June 10, 1977

Author:
James & Phyllis Barrick
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,163

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Across
1
Willful : DELIBERATE
11
Shirley MacLaine role : IRMA
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One-sided : UNILATERAL
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Lamb cut : LOIN
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For the most part : DOMINANTLY
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Attic : LOFT
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Isle of exile : ELBA
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Coloring matter : DYESTUFFS
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Black bird : DAW
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Land in a musical : SIAM
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Mme., in Mexico : SRA
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False god : BAAL
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Pakistanis, Burmese, etc. : ASIANS
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What "none must hope to find": Pope : PERFECTION
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One of the tides : NEAP
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Ward off : AVERT
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Table part : LEG
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Teutonic sea god : AEGIR
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Sandwich filler : TUNA
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Tending to ramble : DIGRESSIVE
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Medium's offering : SEANCE
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Elusive, in a way : EELY
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Witness : SEE
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Hebrew letter : KAPH
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"Cry ___ River" : MEA
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Lazy : SHIFTLESS
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Old pronoun : THEE
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"Roads scholar" : HOBO
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Reptiles protected by law : ALLIGATORS
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"___ There" : OVER
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Shipshape : NEATASAPIN
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Schoolbook : TEXT
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Famed W.W. II flattop : ENTERPRISE
Down
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Foppish one : DUDE
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Precarious perch : LIMB
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Where to read about Achilles' wrath : ILIAD
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Enjoin : BAN
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Air schedule abbr. : ETA
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Tear to pieces : REND
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Dilettantish : ARTY
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Narratives : TALES
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Blissful : ELYSIAN
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Brightens : ILLUMINES
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Housetop : ROOF
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Offend : MIFF
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Tiny colonists : ANTS
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British thank-you's : TAS
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Help in wrongdoing : ABET
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Certain enlistee : WAC
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Footwear for W.C. Fields : SPATS
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Ziegfeld creation : REVUE
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Fight site : ARENA
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"Volsunga Saga" king : ATLI
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Feudal lord : LIEGE
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Sponsorship : AEGIS
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Gullible : NAIVE
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Carousal : SPREE
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Capital of Kentucky : FRANKFORT
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Monster : OGRE
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"___ sow . . . " : ASYE
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Get off at O'Hare : DEPLANE
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Shade tree : ELM
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Grimalkin : CAT
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Paris's prize : HELEN
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Perfume base : ATTAR
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Jigger : SHOT
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Resort next to Brighton : HOVE
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Mountain goat : IBEX
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Strip of wood : SLAT
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Locale : SITE
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Snake-dance specialist : HOPI
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Mythical apple thrower : ERIS
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Early laborer : ESNE
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Needlefish : GAR
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Cleo's way out : ASP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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