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New York Times, Monday, June 12, 1978

Author:
Ann Jenkins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,530
Across
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Grand Canyon, e.g. : CHASM
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Gear for Grote : MITT
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Use a jarring tone : RASP
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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Bugbear : OGRE
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List-ending abbr. : ETAL
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Departed in a rage : STORMEDOUT
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Desert in Mongolia : GOBI
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Senior, in Saint-Etienne : AINE
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Raw material for an N.C.O. : TRAINEE
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Vexed : CHAFED
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Bewitching belles : CHARMERS
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Function : ROLE
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Merkel of movies : UNA
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Cube : DIE
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Choose : OPT
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Gives a crew cut : CROPS
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Well-timed, as an entrance : ONCUE
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Overcome adversity : WEATHERTHESTORM
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Less moist : DRIER
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"Remember the ___" : MAINE
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Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
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Underhand toss : LOB
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Political maverick: Abbr. : IND
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Handout : DOLE
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Night light for lovers : FULLMOON
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Hans C. Andersen's birthplace : ODENSE
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Snapping beetles : ELATERS
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Type of song or dive : SWAN
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Pilaster : ANTA
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Tail ends of most hurricanes : RAINSTORMS
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Far East weight unit : TAEL
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Hollyhock's cousin : OKRA
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Encampment place : ETAPE
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Wizened : SERE
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Kind of waist : WASP
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Word in a Paine title : SENSE
Down
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Prescription amts. : CCS
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Faucet word : HOT
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Censure savagely : STRAFE
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Ike's wife : MAMIE
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Fashion : MODE
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"Whither ___, ye cannot come": John 8:21 : IGO
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Verity : TRUTH
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Group of four : TETRAD
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"Daughter of the ___": Donizetti : REGIMENT
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Agreed : ATONE
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Kind of saw : SABER
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Wields a tool : PLIES
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Stand : ENDURE
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Melodious : ARIOSE
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Swarm : CROWD
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One with expectations : HOPER
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Mt. Belukha's range : ALTAI
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Hook or Cook : CAPTAIN
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Comedian Crosby : NORM
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Finish for bumpers : CHROME
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Get up to the tree house : SHIN
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Punctuation mark : COLON
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U.S.S.R. range : URALS
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Man on the dais : EMCEE
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Indiscreet confidant : TELLTALE
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Bequeaths : ENDOWS
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Disregard Polonius's advice : BORROW
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Indicate : DENOTE
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Exploits : FEATS
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Arm bones : ULNAE
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Afterward : LATER
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Japanese metropolis : OSAKA
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Appointments : DATES
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Easy task : SNAP
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Form 1040 agcy. : IRS
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Scampered : RAN
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Provost marshal's men: Abbr. : MPS
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View : SEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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