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New York Times, Tuesday, June 29, 1976

Author:
Mary Harris
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,817
Across
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Kind of bake or broth : CLAM
5
Dempsey opponent : FIRPO
10
Portuguese title : DOM
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Miss Horne : LENA
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Squash variety : ACORN
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Steno's slip : TYPO
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Berserk : AMOK
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French wine : MEDOC
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Med. course : ANAT
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Artists' subjects : NUDES
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Bennett's "Old ___" : WIVESTALE
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Dog : GREATDANE
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"Where ___ at" : ITS
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Escutcheon décor, at times : BLOT
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Apartment area : DINETTE
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Signaled : MOTIONED
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Soap opera : SERIAL
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Cassini : OLEG
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Pancake of Southwest : AREPA
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Skin: Prefix : DERM
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Draws a bead on : AIMSAT
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Wordy get-togethers : GABFESTS
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Overthrows : TOPPLES
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Paper measure : REAM
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Building wing : ELL
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Drives dangerously : TAILGATES
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Handy containers : SPRAYCANS
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Political kind of fund : SLUSH
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Word of regret : ALAS
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Where antiques are often found : ATTIC
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Miss Chase : ILKA
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Hole maker : MOTH
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Silk fabric : SURAH
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Dare, in France : OSER
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Farm animal : EWE
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N.H. city : KEENE
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Stool pigeon, in England : NARK
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Trolley sound : CLANG
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Tree animal : LEMUR
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Battery part : ANODE
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Dive poorly : MAKEABIGSPLASH
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Home group: Abbr. : FAM
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Room-service request : ICEWATER
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Sculptor of "The Kiss" : RODIN
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Confirmed : PROVED
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"You're only young ___" : ONCE
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Ming and Hapsburg, e.g. : DYNASTIES
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Gem : OPAL
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Speck : MOTE
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Poorly-dressed one : TATTERDEMALION
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French town : STLO
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___ qua non : SINE
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Help a fund drive : DONATE
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Mrs. Perón : ISABEL
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Pastry item : TART
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Trees : ELMS
31
Hazard for a castle invader : MOAT
32
Stew : OLIO
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One of the zones : TEMPERATE
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Graduate reward: Abbr. : DEG
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Anatole France, for one : PARISIAN
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Friend : ALLY
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Tires out : FAGS
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Niche occupant : STATUE
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Cave : ANTRE
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Oklahoma city : TULSA
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Sandy ridge : ESKER
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Star of "Jaws" : SHARK
53
Similar : SAME
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Farm piece : PLOW
55
Container : CASK
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Guevara : CHE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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