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TRANSMISSION

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1977

Author:
Jay Scott
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,165
Across
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Galileo's town : PISA
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Fill up again : REPLENISH
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Middle: Comb. form : CENTRI
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Effluvium : ODOR
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Guarantee against loss, old style : ENSURANCE
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Assertive one : AVOWER
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Counteractive process : NEUTRALIZATION
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City in Suisse : GENEVE
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October attraction : SERIES
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Made of wood : TREEN
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In the: It. : NEL
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"Reduce Speed" : SLO
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G.B.S. : SHAW
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Unearth : FIND
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___ vez (again, in Spain) : OTRA
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Middle East garment : CAFTAN
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In code : CIPHERED
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A ___ the ointment : FLYIN
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Go by plane : AVIATE
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Makes effervescent : AERATES
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Word with bare or flat : FOOTED
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More succinct : TERSER
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Contort : WRITHE
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Far from fragile : TOUGH
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Morns : AMS
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C.I.A.'s forerunner : OSS
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Kind of charges : CARRYING
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Carroll grinner : CAT
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Jockey Angel : CORDERO
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Ex-Yankee pitcher : LOPAT
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U.S. cartoonist : REA
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Begin intense activity : SHIFTINTOHIGH
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Pennyweight: Abbr. : DWT
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Hr. component : MIN
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Must : HASTO
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Signoret and de Beauvoir : SIMONES
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That girl : SHE
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D's and F's : BADMARKS
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Hitherto : YET
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Former chess champion : TAL
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Incursion : FORAY
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Land tenure : SOCAGE
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Do road work : REPAVE
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Reporting coups : SCOOPS
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Plant named for a governor of Santo Domingo : BEGONIA
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Makes one's day : ELATES
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Whittles : PARES
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More ingenious : BRAINIER
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Producer-director Stanley and family : DONENS
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"___ Three Lives" : ILED
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Vientiane's land : LAOS
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June celebrities : DADS
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Disencumber : RID
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___ de guerre : NOM
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Miles : SARAH
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Tristan's beloved : ISEULT
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X-rated : EROTIC
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Gridiron razzle-dazzle plays : DOUBLEREVERSES
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Medicinal drink : TISANE
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Wipe out : ERADICATE
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Pack down : TAMP
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Bird dog : SETTER
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One of the media : NEWSPAPER
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In the twinkling ___ eye : OFAN
Down
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French Lily : PONS
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Off-key : SOUR
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Picasso y Goya : ARTISTAS
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Logical newsman? : REASONER
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Made bigger: Abbr. : ENL
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Greek letter : PSI
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Light, in Cuba : LUZ
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
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One of the Turners : NAT
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Hole ___ (golf thrill) : INI
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Not in harm's way : SCOTFREE
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Units of inductance : HENRIES
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Behind bars : CAGED
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Deadlocked : EVEN
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Reverse of: Prefix : NON
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Maine : TWENTYTHIRDSTATE
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Woolgatherer's vision : REVERIE
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Limerick's locale : IRELAND
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Spin a yarn : RELATE
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Peroration : END
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Old word for headland : SCAW
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Yesterday, in Paris : HIER
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Deductive : APRIORI
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Famous dialogue line : WHATSONSECOND
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Science : OLOGY
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Subterranean complex : CATACOMB
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Rosary bead : AVEMARIA
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Primary : FIRSTANDFOREMOST
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Old English letters : ETHS
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Quarters : FOURTHS
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Animal food : FORAGE
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Easy shot for Dr. J : TAPIN
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Silver salmon : COHO
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Ivy League city : NEWHAVEN
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Like some fences : GATELESS
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Notes : CSHARPS
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Maureen and Scarlett : OHARAS
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Having long odds : RISKY
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Ones on trial: Abbr. : DFTS
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W.W. II area : ETO
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Actor Herbert : LOM
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Oberon's spouse : TITANIA
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Lowed : MOOED
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Berra or Bear : YOGI
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Vacation spot : SEASHORE
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Donated, in Scotland : GIED
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Dumbo's large features : EARS
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Oklahoma-Texas border : REDRIVER
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Kay Thompson's heroine: 1956 : ELOISE
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Wait on hand and foot : PANDERTO
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Small pianos : SPINETS
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Dieter's unit : CALORIE
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Expand : BROADEN
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Tavern section : BAR
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Worker in a football factory : LACER
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Trig function : SINE
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"Wild blue yonder" gp. : USAF
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Motto, in Madrid : LEMA
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Recipe amt. : TSPN
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Work on doilies : TAT
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Detroit labor initials : UAW
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Groups of directors: Abbr. : BDS
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Durocher's nickname : LIP
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U.S. agcy., 1948–51 : ECA
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What fall guys take : RAP
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Paris, when it sizzles : ETE

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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