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New York Times, Tuesday, July 10, 1979

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,836
Across
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"___ Price Glory?" : WHAT
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Severity : RIGOR
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"Mean ___," 1929 song : TOME
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Apiece : EACH
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Idolize : ADORE
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Greek coin : OBOL
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In any way at all : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
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Fawning; truckling : SERVILE
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Hives : UREDO
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Units of measurement : ENS
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Curtis ___, biographer of George Sand : CATE
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Frame : CASING
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Part of R.I.P. : PACE
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Bread spread : JAM
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Discharge : EMIT
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Schismatic groups : SECTS
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Copenhagen coin : ORE
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Make war : DIGUPTHEHATCHET
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Massachusetts cape : ANN
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Orléans's river : LOIRE
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Homophone for auntie : ANTE
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Aussie animal : ROO
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Water birds : ERNS
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Fell into disuse : LAPSED
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Clownish : ZANY
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Southern ___, U.C.L.A. rival : CAL
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Conveys : TOTES
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Gorge : SATIATE
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Lives dangerously : SKATESONTHINICE
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Sills song : ARIA
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Combine : UNITE
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Roman emperor : OTHO
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Phooey! : RATS
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Distinguished diarist : PEPYS
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Time of day : NOON
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Tarantula's toils : WEB
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Does farm work : HAYS
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Be so eager it hurts : ACHE
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Deity for whom a weekday was named : THOR
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Yard work : RAKING
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Many movie heroes : IDOLS
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Bullfight memento : GORE
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Sun or Earth : ORB
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Juan Carlos I : REY
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Mets' manager : TORRE
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D is its natural scale : OBOE
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Ellington's "___ Indigo" : MOOD
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Original site of U. of Nevada : ELKO
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Dutch ___ : OVEN
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Most doll-like : CUTEST
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Hide the heirlooms : CACHE
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Things done : ACTA
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Wood for railroad ties : CEDAR
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___ acids : AMINO
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"In hoc ___ vinces" : SIGNO
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Printers' org. : ITU
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Equals : PEERS
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Saint ___ (Florida river) : JOHNS
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Range crest : ARETE
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Distributed : METED
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Bright : SHINY
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"Pretty" follower : PLEASE
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Anguished : TORN
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Highest part : CAP
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Woodworking machines : LATHES
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Et ___ : ALII
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Greek letters : ZETAS
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Given to malicious gossip : CATTY
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Ruler until 1917 : TSAR
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Poddy plant : OKRA
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She wrote "My Father, Bertrand Russell" : TAIT
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Fragment : SNIP
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At another time : ANON
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Eminent European : TITO
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Repeat : ECHO
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Take sustenance : SUP
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United : ONE
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Very long time : EON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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