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New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1979

Author:
Strassheim
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,828

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Across
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In addition : ALSO
5
Thin piece of pastry : WAFER
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Nail, in Nantes : CLOU
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Attitude : MOOD
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Wrathful : IRATE
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Scull equipment : OARS
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Sport for the horsy set : POLO
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Shoot or bud : SCION
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Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
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Great horse sponsored by a fox-trotting Eskimo? : NORTHERNDANCER
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Vermilion or carnelian : RED
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Records : ENTERS
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Clove and nutmeg : SPICES
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Stroke on a letter : SERIF
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Ritualistic declarations : OATHS
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Dream, to Descartes : REVE
33
Give temporarily : LEND
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Dog's enemy : FLEA
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Well-known : NOTED
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Buffalo's county : ERIE
40
Seafowl : TERN
41
Abba of Israel : EBAN
42
Norman Vincent : PEALE
43
Suspend : CEASE
45
"More ___ with less art": "Hamlet" : MATTER
46
Gobi, e.g. : DESERT
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Great horse sponsored by the Ivy League? : ARTSANDLETTERS
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Jacob's wife : LEAH
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Decay or vanish gradually : ERODE
58
Chump : DUPE
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Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
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Type of energy : SOLAR
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Jewish month : ADAR
63
Direction to a printer : STET
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Forms an arch over : SPANS
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Adjective for a trifle : MERE
Down
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Bird with a clumsy gait : LOON
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Cavatina : SOLO
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Frangipani, for one : ODOR
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"If ___ were horses . . . " : WISHES
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Formed a curve : ARCED
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Festival or carnival : FAIR
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Town on the Thames : ETON
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Provided, as a service : RENDERED
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Great horse sponsored by a fast-moving nobleman? : COUNTFLEET
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Thrusting weapon : LANCE
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Law and ___ : ORDER
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Those who employ : USERS
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Very, in Verdun : TRES
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Black cuckoo : ANI
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Mushy : SOFT
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Ashen : PALE
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Tiberian thoroughfare : ITER
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Great horse sponsored by a lottery? : CHANCESHOT
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Bristles : SETAE
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Not varying : EVEN
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Pilfers : ROBS
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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River in northeast Africa : NILE
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Muntjac : DEER
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In some exams, this counts : NEATNESS
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Pulsate : PANT
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Cenozoic or Paleozoic : ERA
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Rhythmic patterns of a verse : METERS
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Robertson and Evans : DALES
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In an upright position : ERECT
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Specify : STATE
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City on the Meuse : SEDAN
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Sack the QB : DROP
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Miss Falana : LOLA
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Lacking refinement : RUDE
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Shadowbox : SPAR
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Before, in poesy : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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