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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Thursday, June 2, 1977

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,155
Across
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Star worn by a sheriff : BADGE
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Skunk's defense : ODOR
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Italian seaport : BARI
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Fleming characters : SPIES
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Knowledge : LORE
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These enlarged Pinocchio's nose : LIES
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Abe's coins : CENTS
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Hamill's prize: 1976 : GOLDMEDAL
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Court figure : ROSEMARYCASALS
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Its age is 200 plus : USA
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Madison Ave. output : ADS
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Radar warning : BLIP
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Make a new chart : REMAP
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Altar affirmative : IDO
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Sindbad's flier : ROC
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Catchall combo : ANDOR
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Make zzz's : SNORE
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Court figure : EVONNEGOOLAGONG
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Exorcist's target : DEMON
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Analyze ore : ASSAY
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Yule potation : NOG
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Gun a motor : REV
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Religion : CREED
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Bridge coups : SETS
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Van Gogh's loss : EAR
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Kreskin's forte : ESP
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Court figure : BILLIEJEANKING
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"Monopoly" purchases : RAILROADS
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Broadway musical : IRENE
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City in India : AGRA
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Flooring, for short : LINO
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Shore : DINAH
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"Pop ___ the weasel" : GOES
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Fervor : ELAN
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Boils slowly : STEWS
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Science degree: Abbr. : BSC
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Little or Frye : APER
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Jerry's ex-partner : DINO
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Starts the day : GETSUP
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Mountain roads : ESSES
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Ms. Korbut : OLGA
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It's in a jamb : DOOR
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Paris airport : ORLY
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Porter : REDCAP
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"A ___ in disguise" : BLESSING
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Verdi opus : AIDA
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Adjective for a McCoy : REAL
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Virgin and Solomon: Abbr. : ISLS
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Like a March hare : MAD
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W.W. I battle site : MARNE
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Word with pure or cross : BRED
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Peggy Lee tune : LOVER
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"___ to bury Caesar . . . " : ICOME
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Poe or Masters : EDGAR
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Animal weighing up to 1800 lbs. : MOOSE
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Start of Gertrude's quote : AROSE
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Lorna of fiction : DOONE
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Whether ___ : ORNOT
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Miller from Houston : ANN
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Pipe up : SAY
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Breakfast dish for many : EGGS
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Longer kin of short stories : NOVELLAS
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Freighted : LADEN
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Mardi Gras celebrant : CREOLE
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Apparition : SPIRIT
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"Londonderry ___" : AIR
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Icy-road occurrences : SKIDS
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Rodomontade : BRAG
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Shakespearean "baddie" : IAGO
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Via Veneto money : LIRE
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Calaboose : JAIL
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Millay : EDNA
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" . . . and she bare ___" (Gen. 4:25) : ASON
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50th state bird : NENE
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Emulate a beaver : GNAW
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Brief inquiries : EHS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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