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New York Times, Thursday, July 1, 1976

Author:
Paul R. Barnes
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Paul R. Barnes has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,819
Across
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Common name for a dog : FIDO
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Orphan Annie's dog : SANDY
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F.D.R.'s dog : FALA
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News paragraph : ITEM
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Clean the board : ERASE
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Angers : IRES
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Thread: Prefix : FILI
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Boxer Carnera : PRIMO
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Tidy : NEAT
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Where pupils are found : INSCHOOL
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Pacific island : MAIANA
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Comedienne Martha : RAYE
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Skater Brinker : HANS
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Oral declarations : PAROLS
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Kind of truck route : LONGHAUL
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Vermont granite city : BARRE
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Actor Erwin : STU
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Servicemen's clubs : USOS
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Bumstead's dog : DAISY
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Suffer ___ (have spasms) : ATIC
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Weight : TON
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Troublesome : PESKY
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T.R. carried a big one : STICK
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"Student Prince," e.g. : OPERETTA
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Florida beach : DELRAY
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Pulitzer author of 1958 : AGEE
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Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
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Large bottle : FLAGON
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Bogart never said "Play it ___" : AGAINSAM
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Hindu queen : RANI
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___comic (half serious, half not) : TRAGI
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Tropical balsam : TOLU
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Tied : EVEN
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Owls, in Germany : EULEN
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Orient : EAST
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Hi and Lois's canine : DAWG
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Breeding dogs : STUDS
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Name for a Dalmatian : SPOT
Down
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Dog in "Bringing Up Father" : FIFI
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"Stick ___ your ear!" : ITIN
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Convention people: Abbr. : DELS
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Greek letters : OMICRONS
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Indian soldiers : SEPOYS
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Indonesian island group : ARROE
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Manicurist's target : NAIL
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Mil. decoration : DSM
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Small-landed proprietors : YEOMANRY
10
End : FINISH
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Range : AREA
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Jack Sprat's choice : LEAN
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Dog of Nick and Nora : ASTA
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Nathan : HALE
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French heavenly being : ANGE
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Like the polo crowd : HORSY
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Disney's dog : PLUTO
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Fable man : AESOP
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Arledge of TV sports : ROONE
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Sputnik's dog : LAIKA
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Up and about : ASTIR
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City on the Mohawk : UTICA
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Fortunate dog of comics : LUCKY
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Sew loosely : BASTE
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International easings : DETENTES
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Statues used as columns : ATLANTES
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"___ My Heart" : PEGO
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Half: Prefix : SEMI
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Turbulent : RAGING
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Exhausts : DRAINS
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Urged on : EGGED
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Basset of comics : FRED
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Vesuvius product : LAVA
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Over again : ANEW
50
Egyptian heaven : AALU
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Washstand item : SOAP
52
In addition : ALSO
53
Dog for Jeff's friend : MUTT
56
Boring routine : RUT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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