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New York Times, Monday, June 6, 1977

Author:
Dorothy Cannan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothy Cannan has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,159
Across
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Cheese coated with red wax : EDAM
5
Alms box : ARCA
9
Word with bag or board : EMERY
14
Fuddy-duddy : DODO
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Famous couturier : DIOR
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Lowest point : NADIR
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Chaucer's travelers : GROUPOFPILGRIMS
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Like some winds : EASTERLY
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Type size : ELITE
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Sharpen : HONE
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"___ Town" (Boston) : BEAN
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Twirls : SPINS
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Hot under the collar : BURNEDUP
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Fake : PHONY
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Reliable : SOLID
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"___ got sixpence" : IVE
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Boxer's square : RING
34
Mournful music : DIRGE
35
Picnic pest : GNAT
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Killer whale : ORC
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Actress Singleton : PENNY
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Winged : ALATE
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Least expensive quarters at sea : STEERAGE
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Kind of drum : SNARE
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Knowledge : LORE
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Miner's nail : SPAD
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Urbane : SUAVE
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One of Chaucer's travelers : MERCHANT
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Chaucer poem : CANTERBURYTALES
52
Prefix with mingle or mix : INTER
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French heavenly being : ANGE
54
Columbus caravel : NINA
55
Aromas : ODORS
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Row : TIER
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Hart or axis : DEER
Down
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"The Razor's ___" : EDGE
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Copperfield's first wife : DORA
3
Troubles : ADOS
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Grimacing with the lips : MOUTHING
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Embellishes : ADORNS
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Ransack and rob : RIFLE
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Transcript : COPY
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Former shipping magnate : ARI
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Locale of 50 Across : ENGLAND
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"Leatherneck" : MARINE
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Revise : EDIT
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Hoarfrost : RIME
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Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
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Garden bloomer : PEONY
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Stevenson's lamplighter : LEERIE
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Protuberant : BULGY
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Haberdashery item : SHIRT
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Explorer de Léon : PONCE
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Carried : BORNE
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Money in Baghdad : DINAR
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Conserve of grapes : UVATE
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Jazzman Fountain : PETE
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P.G.A. members : PROS
31
Beauty-shop treatment : SINGE
34
More precious : DEARER
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Warm welcome : GLADHAND
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Their motto is "Q.E.D." : PROVERS
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Put on ___ (pretend) : ANACT
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Click beetle : ELATER
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More agile : SPRYER
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Suit fabric : SERGE
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Grit : SAND
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"___ Caesar shalt thou go" : UNTO
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Star who played Pasteur : MUNI
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"It's a Sin to Tell ___" : ALIE
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Goose, in Hilo : NENE
49
Ivan, for one : TSAR
50
Labor-union initials : CIO
51
Club : BAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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