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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Wednesday, June 27, 1979

35-Across : Conrad hero

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 369 (avg 2.03)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,823
Across
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Sorrowful sound : SIGH
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Lexicographer's stock in trade : WORDS
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Mason follower : JAR
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Arrivederci's relative : CIAO
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Wintry white : HOARY
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Trans-Pacific wrestling : SUMO
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Cow in a nursery rhyme : HIGHJUMPER
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Year in the reign of Charles the Simple : CMVI
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"Alley ___" : OOP
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After sigma : TAU
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Unclose, to Shakespeare : OPE
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This outranks an earldom : DUCHY
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One-piece outfit : JUMPSUIT
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Site of Akershus Castle : OSLO
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Lancaster : BURT
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Birds that sound deserving : ERNS
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Ned Land's milieu, oddly enough : SEA
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Be in no hurry to go : BIDE
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Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
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___ jury (democratic process) : TRIALBY
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Conrad hero : LORDJIM
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Year in Louis XII's reign : MDII
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Teapot adjunct : COZY
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Actress Rehan : ADA
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In ___ (on the carpet) : AJAM
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Man's early residence : CAVE
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Civil rights org. : ACLU
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Double-Dutch requisite : JUMPROPE
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Annoyed : IRKED
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Some radios: Abbr. : FMS
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Tarzan's friend : APE
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Genetic acid : DNA
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Kind of chest : HOPE
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Fled venue, in a way : JUMPEDBAIL
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Ben Turpin's crossed features : EYES
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Mechanical reveille : ALARM
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"___ each life ... " : INTO
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Orch. section : STR
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Winner in 1876 : HAYES
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Charge : COST
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Acad., for one : SCH
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Clock numeral : III
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Wisecrack : GAG
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Sounds from Kringle : HOHOHO
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Larrup, Ali style : WHUP
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___ Paul Kruger : OOM
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"Oh joy, oh ___ unforeseen": G. & S. : RAPTURE
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What Abou Ben Adhem did : DREAMT
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Waffles' covering : SYRUP
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Toy with strings attached : JUMPINGJACK
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Post-W.W. II group : AMVETS
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Louis XVI, e.g. : ROI
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Used steel wool : SCOURED
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Something to jump for : JOY
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Dusty old verb? : DOST
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Person of concern to Nader : USER
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Sourdough's foe : CLAIMJUMPER
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Liza's mother : JUDY
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Crowd closely together : SERRY
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Actress Andersson : BIBI
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Zeppelin's relative : BLIMP
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Marsh or bog : OOZE
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Former First Family : ADAMSES
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Songwriter's topic : LOVE
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Between assignments : IDLE
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Tennyson poem : MAUD
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Southernmost county in N.J. : CAPEMAY
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Indy 500 winner: 1977 : AJFOYT
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Transitional musical passage : COPULA
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1, 2 vis-à-vis I, II : ARABIC
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Hindu ruler : RAJAH
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Hoosiers' home: Abbr. : IND
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Reps. opponents : DEMS
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Fellows : HES
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Midi meadow : PRE
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"Feliz ___ nuevo!" : ANO
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"___ a long way ... " : ITS
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Sodom evacuee : LOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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