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New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 1979

Author:
John Chervokas
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
John Chervokas has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,845
Across
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Divine indignation : WRATH
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Legal matter : RES
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Boastful walk : STRUT
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Home on high : AERIE
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Paltry piece : ORT
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"BUtterfield 8" author : OHARA
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Chair person : CANER
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Red Brigades tactic : TERRORISM
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"Dum spiro, ___" (S.C. motto) : SPERO
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Wings on a rara avis : ALAE
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Greek group in W.W. II : ELAS
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Set off a charge : DETONATE
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Mountain goat's milieu : CRAG
30
Chinese fraternal organization : TONG
31
Destroyer's destroyer : UBOAT
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Item on a saint's statue : HALO
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Yen : URGE
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Scene of a Freedom March : SELMA
38
___ Drive, scenic road in Italy : AMALFI
40
Israeli's aloha : SHALOM
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Script with heavy strokes : RONDE
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Aviation was his vocation : POST
45
Split : RIVE
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Vague rumor : ONDIT
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River in Normandy : ORNE
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Prognostication is his vocation : SEER
49
Position in hockey or politics : LEFTWING
52
City or river in Maine : SACO
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Imitated : APED
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Automaton : ROBOT
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Captain Hook's nemesis : CROCODILE
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Banish : EXILE
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Sty cries : OINKS
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Overhead transportation : ELS
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Cleveland suburb : BEREA
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Old hat : PASSE
68
Fast jet : SST
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Where Saul saw a soothsayer : ENDOR
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Warriors in skirts : WACS
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Harvest : REAP
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Composer of the oratorio "Abel" : ARNE
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Stadium level : TIER
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Judean king : HEROD
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Muscle or motor : ROTATOR
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Soon : ERELONG
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Alien : STRANGE
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___ Canals : SOO
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Nursery trio : THREEBEARS
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Hobo's transportation : RAIL
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Minor Bear : URSA
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Coverings on Highlands heads : TAMS
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American caricaturist : REA
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Ornamental case : ETUI
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Exclamation of impatience : TUSH
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Hispanic "bombshell" : CHARO
27
Novarro of old films : RAMON
28
"___ flowing with milk and honey" : ALAND
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Young intruder (see 10 Down) : GOLDILOCKS
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Fran Allison's TV dragon : OLLIE
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Get ___ on (stir) : AMOVE
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Man in a Ringling ring : TAMER
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Joyous celebration : FETE
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Anna ___, star of "Nana": 1934 : STEN
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Crusty entrees : POTPIES
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"Animal Farm" author and kin : ORWELLS
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Nastiest : SNIDEST
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Goldfish swallowing, e.g. : FAD
51
Dabchick or didapper : GREBE
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Old English poet : SCOP
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Met melody : ARIA
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Swindles : CONS
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Plodding yokefellows : OXEN
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"A ___ in the hand . . . " : BIRD
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Bread spread : OLEO
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Lacerate : TEAR
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Chemical suffix : OSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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