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New York Times, Saturday, June 26, 1976

Author:
Hal R. Hollinger
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Hal R. Hollinger has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,814
Across
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Something children make : BELIEVE
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Malign : ASPERSE
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Sluggishness : INERTIA
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Amazons' conqueror : THESEUS
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Salt holders : SHAKERS
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Appendages for musical illiterates : TINEARS
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Container : CAN
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___ Mill, 1848 gold site : SUTTERS
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Prefix for tend or text : PRE
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Reverse : UNDO
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Farm creatures : SWINE
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Inaugurate : OPEN
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Petits-fours decorators : ICERS
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"___ how!" : AND
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Fond ___, Wis. : DULAC
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Alps' formative period : TERTIARY
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Colorful sock : ARGYLE
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Roman poet : OVID
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Jacob's wife : LEAH
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Place for wine : CELLAR
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Beach loungers' quests : BACKTANS
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Concerning birds : AVIAN
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City on the Danube : ULM
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Follow : ENSUE
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Countenance : MIEN
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Social climbers : SNOBS
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How Kate ended up : TAME
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Tokyo, formerly : EDO
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Belong : PERTAIN
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French sea : MER
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Brown study : REVERIE
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Prestige : STATURE
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Showy flower : ANEMONE
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Slender flies : TIPULAS
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Pastry from Germany : STRUDEL
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Nail covers : ENAMELS
Down
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Word with Sea or tea : BISCUIT
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Intensify : ENHANCE
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Hellespont swimmer : LEANDER
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Annoy : IRK
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Camargue seasons : ETES
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Infectious agent : VIRUS
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Toward the rising sun : EASTWARD
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Accept an R.S.V.P. : ATTEND
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English county : SHIRE
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Writes : PENS
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Suffix for Japan or Siam : ESE
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Appeal again : REAPPLY
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Like Dali's art : SURREAL
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Heart of the matter : ESSENCE
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Albee's Alice : TINY
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Old-World bird : ORTOLAN
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Cousin of shouldn't : OUGHTNT
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Jewish month : SIVAN
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Sir Francis : DRAKE
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Kind of port : AIR
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Power org. : AEC
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Attack verbally : LAMBASTE
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Mathew Brady's instruments : CAMERAS
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Plain and clear : EVIDENT
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Await future action : LIEOVER
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Ink mishap : BLOT
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Stubborn ___ : ASAMULE
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Roman or Arabic : NUMERAL
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Deborah was one : SEERESS
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Let out fishing line : UNREEL
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Ile de la Cité location : SEINE
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Type of protest : SITIN
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Stir : PROD
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Calif. wine area : NAPA
55
Flightless bird : EMU
57
Card wool : TUM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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