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New York Times, Friday, June 29, 1979

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,825

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Across
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What hotheads fly into : RAGES
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Arafat covering : ABA
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Guardian gods for Gaius : LARES
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TV's "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
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Vespertilionid : BAT
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What the untruthful cockney did? : ELIDE
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U.S.A.'s CINC : PRESIDENT
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Aspect of a personality : FACET
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Proceed warily : TAKEPRECAUTIONS
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Exploit : USE
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The powers that be : INS
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Perform in a claque : CLAP
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Proceed warily : GOONTIPTOE
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Brooder on a farm : HEN
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Attention-getters : PSTS
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"___ Grecian Urn" : ODEONA
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Dispatch boat : AVISO
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Native: Suffix : OTE
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Set foot in : ENTER
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Bismuth and lithium : METALS
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"To hastening ___ a prey": Goldsmith : ILLS
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Caravansary : INN
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Proceed warily : PLAYITSAFE
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G-men : FEDS
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Trifle : SOU
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C.I.O. partner : AFL
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Proceed warily : MAKEHASTESLOWLY
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"Look ___!" : ALIVE
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Kipling's "Just ___" : SOSTORIES
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He needs seeds : SOWER
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Prior to : ERE
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Does a deejay's job : SPINS
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Wood: Comb. form : XYL
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___ clear : STEER
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Absorbed : RAPT
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Spanish seaport : ADRA
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One of the carnies : GEEK
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Make less severe : EASEUP
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Sometimes they're pink : SLIPS
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Busy as ___ : ABEE
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Seat for Marshall : BANC
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Reach : ATTAIN
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Larboards : LEFTSIDES
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Carty of baseball : RICO
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Where Paradise was lost : EDEN
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Units for a King : SETS
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Last licks : DREGS
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Ring king : CHAMP
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On an even keel : LEVEL
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Ekberg : ANITA
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Nebraska Indian : OTO
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Port for Pompey : OSTIA
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Voltaire's weapon : PEN
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Memorable Fields : TOTIE
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Erect : ONEND
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Is in line for rightfully : EARNS
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They have their shining hours : POLISHERS
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Authority, with "the" : SAY
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Polar aide : ELF
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Walkway for Pericles : STOA
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Part of L.C.M. : LEAST
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Breed of English cattle : SUSSEX
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Wee blossom : FLORET
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B'way bombs : FLOPS
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Kind of production : MASS
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Poorly proportioned : ALOP
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U.S.A.F. nonflier : KIWI
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Neck and neck : EVEN
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Loyalist in '76 : TORY
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Dresden donkey : ESEL
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Send the facts fast : WIRE
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___-majesté : LESE
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Nieuwpoort's river : YSER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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