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New York Times, Saturday, June 5, 1976

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F G J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,793
Across
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"Man's inhumanity ___" : TOMAN
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Gumbo: Var. : OCRA
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Family of musicians : BACH
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Make up for : ATONE
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Advantageous quality : PLUS
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Federal news org. : USIA
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Ignore : LOOKTHEOTHERWAY
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Pottery art : CERAMICS
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___ coming : UPAND
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Ruff's mate : REE
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Biblical tower : EDAR
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___ sequitur : NON
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___ tuck : NIPAND
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Satellite path : ORBIT
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Fury : IRE
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Most meddlesome : SNOOPIEST
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Point out : CALLATTENTIONTO
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Even balance : EQUIPOISE
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Slow boat : TUB
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Twofold : DUPLE
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M. Lupin : ARSENE
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Baden-Baden, for one : SPA
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Tiger or water : LILY
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Circuit : LAP
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Indochinese city : HANOI
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Abstruse : ESOTERIC
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Sure thing : OPENANDSHUTCASE
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Peewee : RUNT
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Whit : IOTA
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Script : LINES
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Defense acronym : NATO
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Forehead : BROW
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"The days of our ___" : YEARS
Down
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Powder : TALC
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Sioux : OTOE
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Othello : MOOR
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Turkish city : ANKARA
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Tennis players : NETMEN
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International cartel : OPEC
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Wink at : CLOSEONESEYESTO
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Groove : RUT
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Kind of blonde : ASH
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After-dinner sound : BURP
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Egyptian dam : ASWAN
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Il Duce's son-in-law : CIANO
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Mozart contemporary : HAYDN
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Sped : HIED
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Tidal tracts : EURIPI
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Loafer : DRONE
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Mishna section : ABOT
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Genteel : NICE
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Mesopotamia, today : IRAQ
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Chilean tree : PELU
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Uncle, in Mexico : TIO
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Certain photo : STILL
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Heraldry word : ENTE
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Bewilder : STUN
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Hamlet's opening : TOBE
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Cover : LID
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Bari's region : APULIA
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African antelope : TOPI
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Baseball brothers : ALOU
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Like an old auto : RATTLY
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Hard money : SPECIE
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Cut : SHORN
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New Guinea area : PAPUA
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Concerning : ANENT
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In the know : ONTO
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Irwin or Artie : SHAW
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Frog genus : RANA
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Czech river : ISER
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Luck, in Ireland : CESS
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Penpoint : NIB
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"Le Coq ___" : DOR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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