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THROUGH ROSE-COLORED GLASSES

New York Times, Sunday, June 20, 1976

1-Down : Shortly

Author:
Bert Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,808
Across
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Tell : IMPART
7
___ Squad : MOD
10
Biblical song: Abbr. : PSA
13
Luau food : POI
16
Extreme disgust : NAUSEA
17
Supplying food : ALIMENTAL
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Senegal bay : HANN
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Hervey Allen best-seller : ANTHONYFAVORABLE
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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___ relief : BAS
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Yarn quantity : SKEIN
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Flower parts : SEPALS
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Push, old style : POTE
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Cadmus's daughter et al. : INOS
31
Carriage of Java : SADO
33
Egyptian god : PTAH
34
Pretext : PLEA
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Fit of temper : TANTRUM
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Work hard : SLAVE
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What Jan. 1 ushers in : NEWYEAR
43
Of the kidneys : RENAL
45
Stravinsky et al. : IGORS
47
Auto racers Al and Bobby : UNSERS
48
Famous daredevil : GOODKNIEVEL
51
Race, in Rome : CORSA
53
William ___ Williams : CARLOS
54
Leg part : KNEE
55
Dress insert : GORE
56
Kind of steak or sandwich : CLUB
60
Roman official : EDILE
61
Writers Jean and Walter : KERRS
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Pakistan language : URDU
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Military cap : KEPI
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Ripen : AGE
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Off. worker : STENO
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Pope less than a month : LEOXI
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Piercing tool : AWL
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Wash. people : SENS
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German salute : HEIL
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Bric-a-___ : BRACS
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Having melody : TONAL
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"___, Brute" : ETTU
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Service addresses : APOS
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Bonheur : ROSA
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Yellow colors : OCHERS
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Synonym for "on the house" : NOTAB
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Almanack man : RICHRICHARD
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Big wine bottle : MAGNUM
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Period of time : EPOCH
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Overly-fond one : DOTER
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Mechanic's cloth, eventually : OILYRAG
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Garden tools : RAKES
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Cash-register keys : NOSALES
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TV horse : MRED
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Heavy cart : DRAY
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Bangkok native : THAI
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Yemen's capital : SANA
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Merited : EARNED
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Early people of India : ORAON
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Force unit: Abbr. : PDL
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
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Historic czar : IVANTHEWONDERFUL
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Thing knotted, to Scots : TIAL
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Video programs : TELECASTS
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Guarantee : ASSURE
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Student org. : SDS
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Do seating, for short : USH
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Wooden tub : SOE
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Neck wraps : STOLES
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Shortly : INABIT
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Tomorrow : MANANA
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Dons : PUTSON
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Hard wood : ASH
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Extinct autos : REOS
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Think center : TANK
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Criminal group : MAFIA
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Chan portrayer and family : OLANDS
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Roman 504 : DIV
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Marquette : PERE
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Turtle or fish : SNAPPER
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Up : ATBAT
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Certain ex-prisoner : PAROLEE
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Rampaging : ONATEAR
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Weeping : INTEARS
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Parts of yrs. : MOS
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Poe name : ALLAN
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Victor Hugo classic : LESHEUREUX
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Military misfit : HAPPYSACK
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Sycophant : YESMAN
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Saunter : STROLL
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Twist or Hardy : OLIVER
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Fixes over : REDOES
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Certain factors: Abbr. : UNKS
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Writer James at al. : AGEES
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Tenn. athlete : VOL
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Ship hoists: Abbr. : WNS
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"___," all smiles : LIKENIOBE
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Game-watcher's aid : SCORECARD
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Device : GADGET
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Familiarize : ORIENT
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Enlists : ENROLS
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Church calendars : ORDOS
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Partner of desist : CEASE
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Hungarian dish: Var. : GULASH
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Horseshoe pitch : LEANER
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Onward's partner : UPWARD
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Nye and Tilden : BILLS
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"___ civil tongue in your head!" : KEEPA
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Kipling's "The Light ___" : THATMADEIT
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Irritates : ITCHES
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Unethical act : SUNNYDEAL
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Good egg : BRICK
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Bishop's vestment : ROCHET
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Writer John et al. : OHARAS
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Eight: Prefix : OCTO
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"___ Town" : OUR
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Spanish village : ROA
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Sea off Greece : IONIAN
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Brief times : MOMENTS
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London ordeal of W.W. II : AIRRAID
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Actress Farrell et al. : GLENDAS
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Hester and family : PRYNNES
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Solemn : GRAVE
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Demonstrate : SHOWTO
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Young twins, to a sitter : LAPFUL
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Tolerate : ENDURE
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Rooms: Fr. : SALLES
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Babylonian abode of dead : ARALU
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Left one's bed : AROSE
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Delineate : ETCH
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Rangoon measure : DHA
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Harem rooms : ODAS
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Snug home : NEST
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Before tee : ESS
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Postal unit: Abbr. : RSO

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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