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New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 1977

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,199
Across
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Misgivings : DOUBTS
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American and National : LEAGUES
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Beseech : ENTREAT
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Upcoming doctor : INTERNE
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Aristophanes's realm of fantasy : CLOUDCUCKOOLAND
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Military caps : KEPIS
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Calorie : THERM
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Jan. 1 drink : NOG
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Reclined : LAIN
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Kind of boat or iron : STEAM
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Unkind twitting : JIBE
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Eggs, to Lucullus : OVA
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Sound of rustling leaves : WHISP
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Touchdowns : GOALS
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Classes or groups : GENERA
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Tailor's measurement : HIPLINE
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Literally "fat Tuesday" : MARDIGRAS
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Fastening : GRIPPER
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Panama and Suez : ISTHMI
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Examines by touch : FEELS
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Declaration Signer from N.C. : HEWES
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Intention : AIM
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Dear me! : OHMY
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Narcotic leaves : COCAS
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Hoofbeat : CLOP
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Waikiki garland : LEI
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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Piece of bologna : SLICE
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Ecstatic : INSEVENTHHEAVEN
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"___ above all . . . ": Keble : ONENAME
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Dec. 31 : YEAREND
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Encumbered : SADDLED
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Lays away : STORES
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Record of a voyage : DECKLOG
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Enjoying a furlough : ONLEAVE
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Impossibly ideal : UTOPIAN
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Bear : BRUIN
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Spreads hay : TEDS
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Pouch : SAC
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Eat ___ (overdo it) : LIKEAPIG
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Monstrous, old style : ENORM
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Energy source : ATOM
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Become more solid : GEL
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Celestial : URANIAN
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Uplift : ENNOBLE
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Rough grasses : SEDGES
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Conductor's "All together, now!" : TUTTI
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A disembodied smile : CHESHIRECAT
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Shrewd : SHARP
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Supporting timber : JOIST
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Outdoor garments : WRAPS
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Mirror : GLASS
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Post or Brontë : EMILY
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Snoops : PRIES
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Disarmed a bull : DEHORNED
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Hell : GEHENNA
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Surrendered by deed : REMISED
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Halibut liver oil : HALIVER
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A Tertiary epoch : MIOCENE
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Looms : IMPENDS
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Very large books : FOLIOS
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Wishy-___ : WASHY
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Liqueur : CREME
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Mild cigar : CLARO
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Of grandparents : AVAL
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Settee or sofa : SEAT
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The last word : END
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Males : HES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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