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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

COARSE CODE

New York Times, Sunday, June 8, 1975

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 524 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,430
Across
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Actuality : FACT
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"___ crowd of . . . daffodils" : ISAWA
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Separated : APART
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Baba : ALI
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"___ with a View" : AROOM
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Kind of boom : SONIC
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Taste : SAVOR
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Gypsy : ROM
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Rirosyng : RINGAROUNDTHEROSY
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Hair quantity : MOP
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Words to a French sweetheart : MONAMOUR
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Spanish relative : TIO
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Family member : SIS
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Assess : RATE
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Compass point : ESE
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Sup : EAT
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Ho Use : AHOUSEDIVIDED
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Hudson : ROCK
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Norse goddess : NORN
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New Deal initials : NRA
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Finnish lake : ENARE
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Celebrity : STAR
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Entertain : FETE
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Ustinov and Falk : PETERS
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Gymnastic sport : TUMBLING
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Wagnerian role : ISOLDE
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Large deer : CARIBOU
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"Of and the River" : TAKETIMEOUT
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Single : ONE
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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___ colony : PENAL
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Protuberance : TUMOR
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Star in Cetus : MIRA
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Chemical suffixes : INES
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Play part : ACTI
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Weary : TIRE
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Book-jacket item : BLURB
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Logarithmic unit : NEPER
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Scottish sundowns : EENS
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French soul : AME
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"Upon a time . . . " : ONCEREMOVED
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Followed : TRACKED
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"L'___ d'Amore" : ELISIR
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Excess : PLETHORA
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East Indian tree : LANSAT
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Brusque : CURT
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Town near Salerno : EBOLI
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Wane : EBB
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Inside dope : INFO
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Eucalyptus secretion : LERP
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Roo Ms : SEPARATEROOMS
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Land mass: Abbr. : ISL
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Title : SIR
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Certain pistol fodder : CAPS
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Org. : SOC
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Hereditary factor : DNA
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Armed-forces newcomer : SELECTEE
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Fuss : ADO
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Pocposyket : APOCKETFULLOFPOSY
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Footlike part : PES
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Instrument for Casals : CELLO
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Greased : OILED
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French bakery item : TARTE
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Dutch town : EDE
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Our, in Munich : UNSER
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Smith and Greenaway : KATES
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Germ : SEED
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Dell denizen : FARMER
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Musical passages : ARIOSOS
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Join : CONNECT
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Roman wear : TOGA
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Buness : ISOUTOFBUSINESS
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Aesop's grapes : SOUR
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Miss Dvorak : ANN
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Amplitude : WIDTH
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"Lights! Camera! ___!" : ACTION
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Do a grammar stint : PARSE
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Skirt : AVOID
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Physicist Bruno : ROSSI
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Attempt : TRY
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Fleet : ARMADA
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One who pillages : LOOTER
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Obstruct : IMPEDE
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Famed aunt : MAME
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Horse : ROAN
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Time span : HOUR
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Remove soap : RINSEOUT
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Against : ANTI
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Wisdom : SAPIENCE
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Green shade : VERDET
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Kafir people : KATI
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Electrical unit : REL
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___ the wrong way : RUB
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Insect study: Abbr. : ENT
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Possessions : ESTATE
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Fietoillds : TOILINTHEFIELDS
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Shade tree : ELM
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Barnyard sound : MOO
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Generation, for one : GAP
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Dressing-table item : COMB
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Bast-fiber tree : ANILO
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Late Show, often : RERUN
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N. Z. parrot : KEA
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Eskimo boat : UMIAK
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Singer Mel : TORME
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Lack of vigor : ANEMIA
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Newsman : REPORTER
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Woodwind : REED
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Fresh-water protozoans : ARCELLAS
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More than one: Abbr. : SEV
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Section of L. A. : BELAIR
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One's image, for short : REP
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Hit initials : SRO
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___-Tin-Tin : RIN
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Metric units: Abbr. : DLS
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Kind of welding : ARC
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Covering network : CAUL
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Roof ornaments : EPIS
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Honor card : TEN
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Freshen up : RESTORE
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Adriatic port : TRIESTE
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Fire or narrow : ESCAPE
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Like some handbags : BEADED
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Resist : OPPOSE
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Portend : BODE
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Luzon people : BONTOK
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Olaf's capital : OSLO
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___ on (victimized) : PREYED
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Tree : ASPEN
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Saw, file, etc. : TOOLS
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English woodpecker : ECCLE
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Underworld group : MAFIA
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Remaining : LEFT
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Cunning, in Britain : SLEE
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Men of accounts: Abbr. : CPAS
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Needle: Prefix : ACU
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Hebrew measure : KOR
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Last: Prefix : ULT

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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