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New York Times, Friday, June 22, 1979

Author:
Russell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Russell has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,818
Across
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Hoofbeat on cobblestones : CLOP
5
Crucial : ACUTE
10
Exclamation in Dublin : ARRA
14
Israeli folk dance : HORA
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Sniffed : NOSED
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Nobelist in Chemistry: 1944 : HAHN
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Officially approved, as a college : ACCREDITED
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Chief Norse god : ODIN
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Vincent Price chiller: 1963 : DIARYOFAMADMAN
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Ineloquent pauses : ERS
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Regard with repugnance : ABHOR
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Street urchin : WAIF
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A two-master: Abbr. : SCH
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Gang : CREW
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Zombielike state of mind : TRANCE
36
Letter : CEE
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Vincent Price hair-raiser: 1963 : COMEDYOFTERRORS
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Saint Louis was one : ROI
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Set of nine : ENNEAD
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Heroic poetry : EPOS
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Wee hrs. : AMS
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Kingly role : LEAR
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Silly ones : GEESE
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Tiff : SPAT
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Spy guys : CIA
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Vincent Price thriller: 1973 : THEATREOFBLOOD
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Section of the Met : TIER
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Sound, practical judgment: Colloq. : HORSESENSE
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Prefix with phobia : ACRO
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Make joyful : ELATE
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"___ Eruditorum," Roman journal : ACTA
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Kin of "geetars" : UKES
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Gold or silver : METAL
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"A ___ of dreadful note": Shak. : DEED
Down
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Actor Everett : CHAD
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Places, in legal phrases : LOCI
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Catherine ___, last wife of Henry VIII : PARR
5
Communicative catchall : ANDOR
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Styles the hair : COIFS
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Harness racing org. : USTA
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Rain cats and dogs : TEEM
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Icelandic epic : EDDA
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Adler's "A House Is Not ___" : AHOME
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Viewing screen used at airports : RADARSCOPE
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Ionesco play : RHINOCEROS
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Actress Blyth : ANN
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One who ogles : EYER
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Yield : DEFER
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Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
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Vehicle for Endora? : BROOMSTICK
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Realm; province : HEMISPHERE
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"The little I know, I ___ to my ignorance": Guitry : OWE
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Thin cake : WAFER
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Theater org. : ANTA
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Frosted : ICED
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Hermann ___, German novelist : HESSE
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Northumberland river : TYNE
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Columnist Barrett : RONA
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Word with ray or wing : DELTA
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Arikara : REE
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Has a bull session : GABS
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Planes, for short : AEROS
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___ Mesa, L.A. suburb : COSTA
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"___ a Song Coming On" : IFEEL
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Horror film of 1954 : THEM
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Work for Mr. Price : ROLE
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Top job for Vincent : LEAD
55
Fairy tale's first word : ONCE
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
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"The Walking ___," 1936 horror film : DEAD
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St. Anthony's cross : TAU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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