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New York Times, Monday, June 13, 1977

Author:
Farrant
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,166
Across
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Kind of closet : CEDAR
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Branch : LIMB
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Lucille's ex-husband : DESI
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Once upon ___ : ATIME
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Potentate in Arabia : EMIR
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Absorbed : RAPT
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Pilfer : STEAL
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Kind of rifle or pistol : AUTOMATIC
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Caesar's words re Cassius : HETHINKSTOOMUCH
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First to draw the Democrats' mule : NAST
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Covering on a Bernini creation : DRAPE
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Eden : GARDEN
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America or Liberty : MISS
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Shun : AVOID
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Sound of a bullet or brat : WHINE
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Damage : MAR
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Bird with a natural necklace : LOON
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Snowshoe strap : THONG
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Type size : PICA
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Football player : END
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Destroy by degrees : ERODE
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Popular garb : PANTS
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Sector : AREA
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Pastor's people : PARISH
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Calorie : THERM
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Please : SUIT
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Anthony's words re Brutus : THENOBLESTROMAN
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Forbidding : REPELLENT
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Preach with passion : ORATE
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Canine star : ASTA
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Facility : EASE
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Listings in a directory : NAMES
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Legumes : PEAS
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Ran : SPED
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Ugly-weather factor : SLEET
Down
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Bills and coins : CASH
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Feminine ending : ETTE
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Regimen : DIET
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Asian nurse : AMAH
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Did an "inside job" : RELINED
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Some news sources : LEAKS
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"___ down to the seas again" : IMUST
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Baseball gear : MITT
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In a moody mood : BROODING
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Shakespearean fare : DRAMAS
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Words to dawdling diner : EATUP
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Variety, to life : SPICE
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Yen : ITCH
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Famed name in Oregon : MORSE
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Anagram for Ann : NAN
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Hurricane's little sister : GALE
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Bard of ___ : AVON
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Cross : ROOD
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Clamor : DIN
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Golconda : MINE
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"Stop, steed!" : WHOA
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Bricklayer's burden : HOD
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Kind of skirt : MINI
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Performances : ACTS
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Heedless : RASH
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Shakes : TREMBLES
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Golf score : PAR
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Flynn of film fame : ERROL
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Clientele : PATRONS
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Classic wanderer : AENEAS
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Place for an orchestra : PIT
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"___ Foolish Things" : THESE
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Seven: Comb. form : HEPTA
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Horse or common : SENSE
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"Cómo está ___?" : USTED
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Snare : TRAP
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Ballet movement : LEAP
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Kind of test : ORAL
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Role for Russell and Lansbury : MAME
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Fits to ___ : ATEE
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Cozy abode : NEST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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