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New York Times, Thursday, June 17, 1976

Author:
DeWitt Anderson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
DeWitt Anderson has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,805
Across
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Eleonora : DUSE
5
Norman Luboff group : CHOIR
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Widow's ___ : MITE
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Norway's saint : OLAF
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Early invader of England : HORSA
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Greedy : AVID
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Karate, e.g. : MARTIALART
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Film-director Clair : RENE
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Minstrel man : END
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Trifle, in France : RIEN
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Calif. peak : LASSEN
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Kind of media : MASS
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Croesus-like : RICH
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Fly : AVIATE
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Painting, sculpture, etc. : FINEARTS
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Peter of films : LORRE
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Lion's pride : MANE
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100 centesimi : LIRA
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Chemical suffix : OLIC
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Children's author : SEUSS
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Gladly, to poets : FAIN
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Beehive State : UTAH
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Concerning : INRE
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Choral work : MOTET
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Actress Darrieux : DANIELLE
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Noisy insect : CICADA
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Plinth : ORLO
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Insipid : BLAH
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Borneo area : BRUNEI
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O'Casey : SEAN
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Shade of green : PEA
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Forfeit : LOSE
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Veteran actor : EGMARSHALL
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Shoshonean people : UTES
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Goose-gander fare : SAUCE
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Kind of surgery : ORAL
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Bench, Rose et al. : REDS
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Parsimonious : TIGHT
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Czech city : BRNO
Down
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Taj Mahal feature : DOME
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Red chalcedony : SARD
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Salamander : EFT
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___ longue : CHAISE
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Moth creations : HOLES
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
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Ship's rigging ladders : RATLINES
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W.W. I leader : MARSHALFOCH
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U.S. composer : IVES
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Prong : TINE
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British statesman : EDEN
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Peeved : IRATE
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Hole-in-one : ACE
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Titled lady : MARCHIONESS
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Laundry cycle : RINSE
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Viva voce : ALOUD
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Electrical pioneer : VOLTA
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Of an eye part : IRIAN
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French composer : FAURE
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Lasso : RIATA
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Trustworthy : TRIED
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Clara or Ana : SANTA
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Edison's park : MENLO
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Most inane : SILLIEST
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Hindu titles : MIANS
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Before : ERE
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Red Bordeaux : CLARET
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Miami or Pebble : BEACH
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Foggy view : BLUR
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Surf sound : ROTE
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Took advantage of : USED
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Complacent : SMUG
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Young salmon : PARR
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Verve : ELAN
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Reversal: Prefix : ALLO
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Merry, in Paris : GAI
57
Raise ___ with : HOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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