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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Monday, June 14, 1976

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,802
Across
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Hoofbeat sound : CLOP
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___ in a poke : APIG
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Shorten again : RECUT
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Charlie of TV ads : TUNA
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"___ and Circumstance" : POMP
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Marble : AGATE
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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"QB VII" author : URIS
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Fishmonger Molly : MALONE
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Word for Poe's heart : TELLTALE
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Bowling alleys : LANES
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Dostoevski's "The ___" : IDIOT
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"You used to come ___ o'clock ... " : ATTEN
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Aide on a talk show : COHOST
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File : RASP
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Amor : EROS
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Paul's unwilling provider : PETER
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Friend of Rose : ABIE
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Head woe area : SINUS
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Ben Franklin's item : KITE
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Peddles : VENDS
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Common French word : ETRE
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Actual being : ESSE
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"It will pay for ___ in no time" : ITSELF
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Ancient slave : HELOT
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Beetle Bailey's boss : SARGE
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Yankees' equipment : MITTS
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Less unsightly : PRETTIER
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Lets : ALLOWS
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Emanation : AURA
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Like a haunted house : EERIE
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Glass bottle : VIAL
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Grace or foot : NOTE
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Animal backs : DORSA
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Print measures : ENS
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Stun : DAZE
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Robert Stack TV role : NESS
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Study at the last minute : CRAM
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___ tender : LEGAL
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Florida city : OCALA
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Worship : PUTONAPEDESTAL
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___ loss : ATA
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Soft-shoer's melody : PUTTINONTHERITZ
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"___ that like a hole in the head" : INEED
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Language for Eire : GAELIC
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Mrs. Nick Charles : NORA
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Actor Jannings : EMIL
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Church part : APSE
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Ism : TENET
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Request to Polly : PUTTHEKETTLEON
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Kefauver : ESTES
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Chicago district : LOOP
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U.S. lake : ERIE
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Skinner of stage : OTIS
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Hardens : SETS
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Larch or loblolly : TREE
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Shankar : RAVI
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Encourage : ABET
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Envy, sloth, etc. : SINS
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O.K.! : SURE
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Comedienne Diamond : SELMA
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Wood strip : SLAT
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Quaker : FRIEND
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Did a lube job : OILED
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Columbus's home town : GENOA
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N.L. infielder Joe : TORRE
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William Tell, for one : SWISS
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Apply blacktop : PAVE
55
Destruction : RUIN
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Time periods : ERAS
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Half ___ over (tipsy) : SEAS
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Scottish river : DEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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