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New York Times, Saturday, June 11, 1977

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,164
Across
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Et ___ : CETERA
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How this word goes : ACROSS
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Ludicrous : COMICAL
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Records kept by Evelyn and Frank : DIARIES
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Fawn upon : ADULATE
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In ___ (basically) : ESSENCE
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Gape : DEHISCE
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"Bear" in C.B. lingo : COP
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Military sch. : ACAD
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Aware of : ONTO
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Dwelling in a Valentino film : TENT
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Mineral: Comb. form : LITE
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Ruminate : MUSE
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Avant-___ : GARDE
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Smoothest : SLEEKEST
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Most wan : PALEST
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War-plane maneuver : POWERDIVE
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Trees used in making cabinets : ALDERS
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With importunacy : URGENTLY
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Della from Detroit : REESE
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One-spots : ACES
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The Fates, e.g. : TRIO
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Milk: Comb. form : LACT
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Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
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Emulate Hancock : SIGN
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Suffix with favor or labor : ITE
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Red Cross supply : PLASMAS
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Rotten : BAD
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Brighter : SHINIER
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Declaim : ELOCUTE
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Wake-up time for many : SEVENAM
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He has tales : RELATER
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V-shaped fieldworks : REDANS
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Oozed : SEEPED
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Will supplement : CODICIL
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Strive to equal : EMULATE
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Sesame : TIL
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Organism modified by environment : ECAD
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Be in good standing : RATE
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Pub : ALEHOUSE
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"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
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Fish or "Kid" : CISCO
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Scratch out : RASE
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Galena, for one : ORE
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Heartfelt : SINCERE
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Endorses : SECONDS
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Late Spanish cellist : CASALS
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Rhyme royal : SEPTET
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Teaches : INSTRUCTS
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Most profound : DEEPEST
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Certain gifts : TALENTS
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Gulls : MEWS
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Showed resiliency : GAVE
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Persephone : KORE
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Greedy ones : PIGS
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Builders of castles in the air : DREAMERS
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Actor who played Disraeli : ARLISS
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Fourth-anniversary gift : LEATHER
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Mislead : DECEIVE
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Kind of tax : TRIBUTE
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Tied, in surgery : LIGATED
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Over there : YONDER
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Causes fear : ALARMS
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" . . . Cassius has ___ and hungry look" : ALEAN
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Mexican fruit or drink : PINA
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Opposite of aweather : ALEE
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Dover ___ (fish dish) : SOLE
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Someone to raise besides Cain : NED
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Small explosive device : CAP

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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