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New York Times, Thursday, July 15, 1976

34-Down : Tennessee town

Author:
Eileen Daly
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eileen Daly has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,833
Across
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N.F.L. player : STEELER
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Feeds a memory bank : STORES
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Earthly : TERRENE
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Lewis or Pat : CARROLL
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Ciao at Trevi fountain : ARRIVEDERCIROMA
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Sarcasm : IRONY
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Seed : SPORE
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Famous vaudeville family : FOY
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Persian gateway : DAR
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Minnows : SHINERS
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"With ___ toward none ... " : MALICE
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Danish island : AARO
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Fisherman's shrine : STPETERS
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"As ___ you're up, get ... " : LONGAS
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Small space : AREOLET
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Babylon's hanging pride : GARDENS
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Stand out in the rain : GETWET
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Dear me, to Gina : MAMMAMIA
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Bacteriologist's wire : OESE
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Absolute truth : GOSPEL
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Lament : DEPLORE
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Penpoint : NIB
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___ poetica : ARS
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Yale song word : BOOLA
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Babylonian hero : ETANA
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Wolf-fed duo : ROMULUSANDREMUS
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Dosages for poison swallowers : EMETICS
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Token movement : GESTURE
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Smalltown U. : SIWASH
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Recorded : ENTERED
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Sober : STAID
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___ firma : TERRA
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Miscue : ERROR
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Home of poteen : ERIN
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Conscript : LEVY
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Compass point : ENE
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Follower of Garibaldi : REDSHIRT
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"___ bleu!" : SACRE
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Rhineland city : TRIER
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Hockey's Bobby : ORR
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Santa's landing strip : ROOF
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Sailors' saint : ELMO
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Do in : SLAY
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Beldam : CRONE
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Certain poems : EPICS
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Winter driving hazard : SLEET
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Beach footwear : SANDAL
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Made an alley noise : MEOWED
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Salt tree : ATLE
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" ... many ___ of purest ray serene" : AGEM
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Rajah's consort : RANI
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Pelion's partner : OSSA
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Palm starch : SAGO
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Corner : TREE
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Favorites : PETS
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Florence Nightingale's aid, to French : LAMPE
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Tennessee town : ORME
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Kitchen fixture : GASRANGE
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Spondulix : MOOLA
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Luster : GLOSS
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Arabian Satan : EBLIS
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Tobacco holder : POUCH
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Belgian city : NAMUR
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Habituate : INURE
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Established : BASED
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Greek god : ARES
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Gypsy wife : ROMI
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Small duck : SMEW
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Formerly, old style : ERST
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Parisian's head : TETE
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Japanese verse : UTA
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Snuggery : DEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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