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New York Times, Friday, July 1, 1977

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,184
Across
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Attention-getting sound : AHEM
5
"___ to bury Caesar ... " : ICOME
10
Mil. decorations : DSMS
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Emulated Arcaro : RODE
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Burrowing animals : MOLES
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List abbr. : ETAL
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Prolific plant in W. Va. : SUGARMAPLE
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Large hall : SALA
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Sold in small quantities : RETAILED
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Musical group : OCTET
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Noah's eldest son : SHEM
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The high cost of leaving : FARE
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Parseghian : ARA
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Family member : SIS
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Wicker's "___ to Die" : ATIME
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Swig : GULP
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Ohio et al., to W. Va. : NEIGHBORS
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" ... ___ forgive those" : ASWE
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Peter, in Puerto Rico : PEDRO
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Burner : ETNA
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What 17 Across is to W. Va. : STATETREE
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British gun : STEN
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Where Aleppo is : SYRIA
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"Treasure Island" author's monogram : RLS
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Suffix with herb and verb : OSE
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Book by W. Va.'s Pearl Buck : SONS
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Emulates Rich Little : APES
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Garand, e.g. : RIFLE
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Source of resin : PINETREE
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About : INRE
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River's upper tributaries : HEADWATERS
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Deity, in Dijon : DIEU
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Napoleon's troops : ARMEE
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Arrived from above : ALIT
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Part of a strawberry : STEM
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Packer's Bart : STARR
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"Lang" follower : SYNE
Down
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Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
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3,600 seconds : HOUR
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Selvage : EDGE
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Cold cuts : MEATS
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Children's marbles : IMMIES
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One of many W. Va. workers : COALMINER
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Old Greek flask : OLPE
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Pinochle play : MELD
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Suffix with Siam and Japan : ESE
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Gives an account of : DESCRIBES
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For W. Va., it's "Montani Semper Liberi" : STATEMOTTO
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Man or boy : MALE
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Bed part : SLAT
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Cheering word : RAH
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Attestation : OATH
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"Peter Rabbit" cartoonist : FAGO
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Turkish chiefs : AGAS
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Corrodes : RUSTS
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Meaning of "Semper Liberi" : ALWAYSFREE
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Hebrew ceremonial feast : SEDER
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Kin of fulmars : ERNES
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Important W. Va. product : PETROLEUM
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Man from Dublin : IRELANDER
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Far from foolhardy : SANE
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Sch. affiliates : PTAS
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Mozart's "___ Kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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Oil well, for instance : SPEWER
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Greek letter : ETA
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Girls in Toledo: Abbr. : SRTAS
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Disencumbers : RIDS
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Saucy : PERT
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"___ Camera" : IAMA
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Smooth and slippery : EELY
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"___ go bragh" : ERIN
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Owns : HAS
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Sault ___ Marie : STE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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