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New York Times, Friday, July 13, 1979

15-Down : Move along sinuously

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,839
Across
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Hoffman or Farnum : DUSTIN
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Dance step : CHASSE
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Queued up : INLINE
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Shakes a leg : HASTENS
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In apple-pie order : SLICKASAWHISTLE
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Spasmodic sound : HIC
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Still-hunt : STALK
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Achilles' killer : PARIS
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___ out (stretched) : EKED
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Boy Scout, at times : HIKER
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Start of the N.T. : MATT
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Car style : SEDAN
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Erato's instrument : LYRE
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U.S. satellite : ECHO
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Damsel : LASS
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"To ___ with Love" : SIR
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See 50 Down : TEC
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Quiescent : ATREST
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Brief toast : CHEERS
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Much-used article : THE
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Monopolist : HOG
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In the home of: Fr. : CHEZ
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A son of Leah and Jacob : LEVI
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Killer whale : ORCA
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"The Sheik of ___," 1921 song : ARABY
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Foretoken : OMEN
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Chronicle of a sort : DIARY
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Island group off New Guinea : AROE
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Bellini heroine : NORMA
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Camel's backbreaker : STRAW
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Relative, familiarly : SIS
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Expedite : GREASETHEWHEELS
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Designate : ENTITLE
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Group now living in Oklahoma : PAWNEE
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Legal ___ : TENDER
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Some Arabs : STEEDS
Down
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Cookbook array : DISHES
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Dissimilar : UNLIKE
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Made a poor tee shot : SLICED
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Obsession : TIC
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Printing fluids : INKS
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Under, bard style : NEATH
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Cretaceous : CHALKY
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Sidewalk sellers : HAWKERS
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Wood for bats : ASH
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Yugoslav tobacco-shipping town : STIP
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Ruskin's "___ and Lilies" : SESAME
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Theatrical interval : ENTRACTE
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Move along sinuously : SLITHER
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Features of the Bounty : SAILS
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Renaissance rapiers : ESTOCS
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Rural place : DALE
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Hitler's Third ___ : REICH
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Poet Ogden : NASH
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Undid the lap : STOOD
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"Mother of the Gods" : RHEA
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"___ Last Love," 1938 song : ATLONG
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"___ I See of You," 1945 song : THEMORE
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Profoundly respectful : REVERENT
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Poet Pound : EZRA
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Cartilage : GRISTLE
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Writer John Le ___ : CARRE
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Reformatory resident : INMATE
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She wrote "My Antonia" : CATHER
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Lupin : ARSENE
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___ lobster : BOILED
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Assents : YESSES
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Makes raucous noises : YAWPS
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Hindu month : ASIN
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"How's that again?" : WHAT
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Airport listing: Abbr. : ETD
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Ram's dam : EWE

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

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