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New York Times, Saturday, June 3, 1978

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,521
Across
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Dangers offshore : SHOALS
7
Kin of spades : SHOVELS
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Hard-hearted gal in a 1924 song : HANNAH
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Member of an ancient, scholarly Jewish sect : PHARISEE
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First or Second, in N.Y.C. : AVENUE
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Munificence : LARGESSE
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Holder of a D.V.M. : VET
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Pours from bottle to bottle : DECANTS
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African cobra : ASP
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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Bar mitzvah, e.g. : RITE
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Words heard on the Hill : AYES
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City on the Tevere : ROMA
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Very thin : BONY
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Hot spot at times : OVEN
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Procedural unit : STEP
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C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
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Crossbar patterns : GRIDS
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Made it big : PROSPERED
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Pivotal : POLAR
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Whitney : ELI
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Theories : ISMS
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Famed lithographer : IVES
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Sleep, to hurt minds: Shak. : BALM
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"Imagine ___!" : THAT
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Scored on a perfect serve : ACED
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Rank just below prince : DUKE
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Maneuverable, as a ship : YARE
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Vessel: Abbr : STR
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Having a green film, as old bronze : PATINED
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Boulevardier : FOP
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First heavyweight champ : SULLIVAN
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Important lawn grass : REDTOP
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Education : TRAINING
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Chant : INTONE
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Having a dividing wall : SEPTATE
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Weigh the pros and cons : ASSESS
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Little ones : SHAVERS
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Poor devil : HAVENOT
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Quondam : ONETIME
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Massachusetts cape : ANN
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Praise : LAUD
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Irish fairies : SHEE
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Abode for 2 Down : SHANTY
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Collaborator with Twain : HARTE
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Assns. : ORGS
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Compete : VIE
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Gave it a try : ESSAYED
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Eases up : LESSENS
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What a leak does : SEEPS
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Not mincing words : PLAINSPEAKING
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Constantine's vision : CROSS
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Variegated : DAPPLED
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Profiteer's vice : AVIDITY
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Yokel : BOOR
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Sphalerite is one : ORE
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Uncompromising : GRIM
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Ethiopian V.I.P. : RAS
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Actress Terry : ELLEN
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Dorian Gray's nemesis : PICTURE
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Partly coincide with : OVERLAP
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Mother Goose's "Pretty Bobby" : SHAFTOE
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Leaves high and dry : MAROONS
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Arid tracts : STEPPES
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Compound used as a fuel gas : BUTANE
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Members of a D.A.'s staff : ASSTS
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Boat hoist : DAVIT
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" . . . ___ rose on me" : PINA
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Nookeries : DENS
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Ignited : LIT
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Wino's affliction : DTS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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