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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Thursday, June 30, 1977

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,183

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Across
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Expunges : DELES
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Well-known uncle : SAM
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___ ben Adhem : ABOU
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Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
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Biblical prophet : AMOS
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Aaron or Raymond : BURR
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Ice : CHILL
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Scarlett's place : TARA
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Of the dawn : EOAN
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Berlioz work : HAROLDINITALY
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Connective : AND
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Sin : ERR
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Partner of tuck : NIP
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Lerner-Loewe subject : RAININSPAIN
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Jump : LEAP
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Youth org. : BSA
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Chopin specialty : ETUDE
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Misbehave : ACTUP
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Spasm : TIC
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Drawing room : SALON
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Glittered : SHONE
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Ethiopian prince : RAS
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Robust : HALE
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Rimsky-Korsakov aria in "Sadko" : SONGOFINDIA
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Writer Anais ___ : NIN
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Attention : EAR
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Short swim : DIP
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Copland score : ELSALONMEXICO
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Street sight : TAXI
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Powder : TALC
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"___ say die" : NEVER
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Gelling agent : AGAR
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Dirk of yore : SNEE
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Concerning : ANENT
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Respighi's "Pini di ___" : ROMA
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___ Passos : DOS
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Ilks : SORTS
Down
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Russian villa : DACHA
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Allen of Ticonderoga : ETHAN
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Scottish landowner : LAIRD
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It, in Toledo : ELLO
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Dispenser of goods : SELLER
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Swift, for one : SATIRIST
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"End As ___": Willingham : AMAN
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Violinist Erika : MORINI
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Cain's victim : ABEL
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Float : BUOY
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Handel opus: Abbr. : ORA
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Coffeemaker : URN
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Bright fabric : SATIN
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Dull : DRAB
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Church parts : APSES
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Scottish county : NAIRN
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Deity featured in "Aida" : PTAH
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Large hall : AULA
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Matinee ___ : IDOL
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Maiden : LASS
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Reverberate : ECHO
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Sled : PUNG
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Hacienda hands : PEONS
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Chord sequences : CADENCES
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Thailand's former name : SIAM
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Decrees : FIATS
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Opposite of maritime : INLAND
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Where the action is : ARENAS
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Underwater man : DIVER
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Kind of sale : ICENT
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Boston and New York, e.g. : PORTS
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Student's concern : EXAM
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Syrian pound : LIRA
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Table spread : OLEO
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Foreign: Prefix : XENO
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Sailor : TAR
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Past : AGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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