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HACKED SAWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 1979

Author:
Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Caroline G. Fitzgerald has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,820
Across
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Where the Yukon rises : CANADA
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Sculptor Lorado : TAFT
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Part of a slip : STRAP
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Vinegary : ACETIC
17
Nondependent : EARNER
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"I'm in ___ for Love" : THEMOOD
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Silken : SERIC
26
Floating zoo : ARK
27
Brace : TWO
28
Advice to a loner : MINGLE
29
Reason for a D.S.C. : HEROISM
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Greek dialect : ELEAN
35
Cave man of comics : OOP
36
Studio spinner : DISC
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Stamen parts : ANTHERS
45
Triclinium meal : CENA
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Herring barrel : CADE
47
Principled : MORAL
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Eureka! : AHA
49
Electrical unit : MHO
52
Mallorca or Menorca : ISLA
56
Poor devil : AFIENDINNEED
60
"___ the truth!" : AINTIT
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Factor in Mendel's law : GENE
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Kind of shark : LOAN
65
Two English saints : OSWALDS
67
Surgeons' assts. : RNS
68
Ann or Andy : RAGDOLL
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"Be my ___!": Shak. : TROTH
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"Let them ___" : EATCAKE
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Stone or Iron : AGE
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Dennis the Menace : HELLION
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Blow ___ top : ONES
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Looped handle : ANSA
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Individual : PERSON
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Decorator's activity : EMBELLISHING
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Formerly formerly : ERST
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Haw's opposite : GEE
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Pop singer Janis : IAN
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Tiny creature in warm seas : SALPA
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Old chest for valuables : ARCA
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Cut of beef : RUMP
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Lacking atmosphere : AIRLESS
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Jonathan Livingston : ABIRDINTHESAND
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Discordia : ERIS
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Parties, British style : DOS
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Give way : BUDGE
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___ aqueduct, brain channel : SYLVIAN
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Branch of physical science : OPTICS
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Antediluvian : OLD
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River islet : AIT
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Elèves' milieu : ECOLE
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Put a nag up against a Derby winner : LEADAHORSETOSLAUGHTER
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Hot under the collar : ENRAGED
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___ time (singly) : ONEATA
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Englishman : BRITON
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Soothing word : THERE
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Soviet refusal : NYET
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Liquid used in perfumery : IONONE
Down
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Clowder members : CATS
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Charley horse : ACHE
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___-do-well : NEER
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To you, in Toulouse : ATOI
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Leave in the lurch : DITCH
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"Alas!" in Anhalt : ACH
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Part of TNT : TRI
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Moreover : AND
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Iambs or spondees : FEET
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Dogtail, e.g. : TROWEL
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Norm: Abbr. : STD
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Subjects of discourses : THEMATA
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Highbred : REFINED
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Sanction : AMEN
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Orangutans : PONGOS
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Little Lord Fauntleroy : ERROL
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Henderson, with his metronome : ASKITCHINTIME
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Locale of Frogner Park : OSLO
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Benchley's "The ___" : DEEP
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H.L. members : EARLS
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One of the Pirates : FOLI
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Lug of a jug : EAR
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Gallagher's partner : SHEAN
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Subject of a Pope essay : MAN
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Favorite word of Anna's king : ETC
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Rain check, at times : DAM
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Wife of Athamas : INO
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Sandburg's "Always the Young ___" : STRANGERS
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Irritated : CHAFED
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Most subdued : TAMEST
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Saddler's product : REIN
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Hophni's father : ELI
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Nabokov heroine : ADA
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Indy trailer : HEWHOLAPSLAST
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Turkish chamber : ODA
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Tree or fig : STRANGLER
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Player milieu : LINKS
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Uncertain : ATSEA
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Terry or Drew : ELLEN
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Steelers' coach : NOLL
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Nemo, to Nero : NOONE
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" ... of folly": Addison : ADASH
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"How ___ with me ... ?": Macbeth : IST
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Oenology symbol : GRAPE
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Gung-ho : EAGER
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Sordor : LEES
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Taunting word : OHO
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Herrick or Service : ROBERT
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Venezia sight : CANALE
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Gamb : LEG
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"Delta of Venus" author : NIN
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Sudden pain : STAB
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English swabbie : LIMEY
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Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
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"___ Love You" : PSI
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Numbskull : ASS
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Chest wall : RIBCAGE
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Knockout : CRUSHER
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Say more : ADD
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Vocalized pauses : UHS
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Santa ___ race track : ANITA
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Mt. near Troy : IDA
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Suddenly : ASTART
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Sikorsky : IGOR
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Wrestling hold : NELSON
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Teresa de ___ : AVILA
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Handout : DOLE
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Hit Broadway : OPEN
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Amazon tributary : NEGRO
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Town on the Niger : IDAH
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Refuse : DENY
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Yak or jaw : CHIN
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Teutonic king : OTTO
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Trotsky : LEON
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Former lightweight champ : ERNE
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Ronsard product : ODE
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Whence Pate drives : TEE
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Pilcorn : OAT
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Where, in prescriptions : UBI

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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