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New York Times, Saturday, July 17, 1976

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Virginia Butler has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,835
Across
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"Cry ___" : HAVOC
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Detest : HATE
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Young sheep : TEGS
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Spanish friend : AMIGO
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"See ___, pick . . . " : APIN
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Notion : IDEA
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Notorious city : SODOM
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John the Baptist, to Jesus : PRECURSOR
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Exterminator of fiction : PIEDPIPER
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"___ say more?" : NEEDI
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Lemon and lime ___ : ADES
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Confuses : ADDLES
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"Let that be a ___ to you" : LESSON
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Bravo! : OLE
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Mends : HEALS
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Politician's asset : CHARISMA
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Final stanza : ENVOI
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Cuba libre base : RUM
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Slow mover : SNAIL
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Complete : TEETOTAL
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Belief : TENET
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Opposite of pos. : NEG
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Word for a hussy : BRAZEN
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Informal : CASUAL
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Inflexible : IRON
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Kind of wise : LEAST
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One of 26 : AMENDMENT
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Good seat location : ORCHESTRA
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Old region of Asia Minor : IONIA
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Desperate : DIRE
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Guinness : ALEC
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"___ a Stranger" : NOTAS
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Crystal-gazer : SEER
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Lillian or Dorothy : GISH
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Vulgar : GROSS
Down
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Door holder : HASP
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Mine, in France : AMOI
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Latin referral word : VIDE
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"___! that bread should be so dear" : OGOD
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Sympathetic : COMPASSIONATE
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Come about : HAPPEN
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___ ski : APRES
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Layer : TIER
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Business-letter abbr. : ENC
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Hackneyed : TIRED
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Ford's mistake : EDSEL
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Hollow stone : GEODE
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Ranis' gowns : SARIS
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Entente, for one : UNDERSTANDING
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Words of assent : IDO
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Wing : ALA
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Unaspirated : LENE
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Roof part : EAVE
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Deer track : SLOT
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Electrical unit : OHM
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___ up (in a snit) : HET
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___-de-sac : CUL
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Healthy : SANE
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Carriage : MIEN
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Old, in Cologne : ALT
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Tease : RAG
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Wire: Abbr. : TEL
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Dissension : BREACH
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Swoboda : RON
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Dolts : CLODS
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High dwelling : AERIE
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"___ bleu!" : SACRE
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House that fell : USHER
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Hungary's Nagy et al. : IMRES
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Gudrun's victim : ATLI
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Make fast : MOOR
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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Island off Sumatra : NIAS
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Russian agency : TASS
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___ Harbor : SAG

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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