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New York Times, Friday, June 4, 1976

Author:
Stanley A. Kurzban
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Stanley A. Kurzban has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,792
Across
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Game for riders : POLO
5
Did in : SLEW
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Indiscreet : RASH
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Compare : LIKEN
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Word with mutuel : PARI
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"Tell ___ the judge!" : ITTO
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Like beaten egg-whites : STIFF
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Remove : OUST
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Large: Fr. : GROS
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Place for a superstar : THETOPOFTHEHEAP
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Garden worker : HOER
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Places a bet : ANTES
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Musical work : SONATA
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Royal name in Oslo : OLAF
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President Idi of Uganda : AMIN
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Place for a bitt : SHIP
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Singer Mel : TORME
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Place for a candidate : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
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Commit robbery : STEAL
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Place for flowers : VASE
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Dialer's go-ahead : TONE
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Appellation : NAME
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Furnace cleaner : ASHMAN
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"I ___ idea!" : HADNO
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Small: Suffix : ETTE
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Place for a fullback : BOTTOMOFTHEPILE
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Stage org. : ANTA
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Essay name : ELIA
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Hindu title : RANEE
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Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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Flynn : ERROL
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Fruit part : CORE
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Carry : TOTE
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Type of gun : STEN
Down
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Helmet material : PITH
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Dust–Bowl migrant : OKIE
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"Give with the ___ with the right" : LEFTHANDANDTAKE
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Way to get somewhere : ONFOOT
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Animal track : SPOOR
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Course, in Germany : LAUF
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Kind of while : ERST
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Nevertheless : WITHAL
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Words for an actor : RIGHTFORTHEPART
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Up ___ : ATREE
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Porticoes : STOAS
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Place for the ill: Abbr. : HOSP
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W.W. II craft : LST
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Kind of porridge : PEASE
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Growing out : ENATE
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U.S. missiles : SAMS
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Leave out : OMIT
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Group of pheasants : NIDE
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Makes a choice : OPTS
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Moved into place : HOVE
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"___ meet a body . . . " : IFA
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Place to swing a cat : ROOM
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Force, in Hawaii : MANA
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British P.M. : EDEN
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Terrain in South America : LLANO
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Terrain in Scotland : HEATH
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Short time : MOMENT
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Measures : STERES
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Old name for Honshu : HONDO
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Perfume : ATTAR
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Military camp : ETAPE
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Place for a judge : BANC
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Spread : OLEO
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Decree : FIAT
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Concerning : INRE
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Ponce de ___ : LEON
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Slippery one : EEL

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

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