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New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 1978

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 508 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,571
Across
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Rum-soaked cakes : BABAS
6
Name in espionage : MATA
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Securely attached : FAST
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Raddle : SCAR
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Siouan Indian : OMAHA
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Over, in Offenbach : UBER
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Wakefield churchman : VICAR
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Tops : AONE
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Heliacal : SOLAR
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Carolina rail : SORA
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Courage, to Carlos : ANIMO
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Cubitus : ULNA
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Musical sign : CYMBALSYMBOL
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Glum activist : DOURDOER
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Firm denials : NOES
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Iconoscopes, for short : IKES
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Parisian's property : AVOIR
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In toto : OVERALL
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Inconsiderable : SCANT
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Unfamiliar : NEW
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Calloway : CAB
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Players' social group : CASTCASTE
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Belgian river : YSER
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Distinction : REPUTE
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It's served at Sing Sing : TIME
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Targets of a Wylie book : MOMS
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Stave unit : VERSE
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Claudia ___ Johnson : ALTA
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October beverages : ALES
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Examination of records : AUDIT
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Norwegian fjord : ALST
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Hungarian sheep dogs : PULIS
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To boot : ALSO
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Heraldic band : ORLE
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Campaign verb : REELECT
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Of a secret order : MASONIC
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Beg : PLEAD
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Goats and rabbits : ANGORAS
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Lady's waiting maid : ABIGAIL
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Gnostic power : AEON
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Venetians' resort : LIDO
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Conrad of old films : NAGEL
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Gain as due return : EARN
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Shower footwear : CLOGS
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Type of thermometer : ORAL
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Court contender : ASHE
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Coadjutors: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Apiece : EACH
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Fixed route : LANE
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Prepare to start : GETSET
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Little foxes : KITS
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Zasu's theater areas : PITTSPITS
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Suffix for 20 Across : ESS
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Sol. Gen. : ATT
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Ballyhoos : TOUTS
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Mahogany trees : SAPELES
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Snout of a sawfish : SERRA
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What eleemosynars give : ALMS
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Hoosegow : STIR
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Canvas bargain : SAILSALE
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Kapellmeister : LIEDERLEADER
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"Vissi d'___": Puccini : ARTE
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Mooring chain : CABLE
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Hindu weight : TOLA
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Cathode's opposite : ANODE
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Russia's "Mother of Cities" : KIEV
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Retinue : TRAIN
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One-man performances : SOLI
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Solemn music : DIRGE
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Moderate : EASE
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True grit : SAND
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Formerly formerly : ERST
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Unctuous : SLEEK
Down
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Anjou's cousin : BOSC
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Far East seaport : AMOY
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Aromatic resin : BALM
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Husband of Jezebel : AHAB
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Name of three lakes in N.Y. : SARANAC
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Bivalves' brawn : MUSSELSMUSCLES
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Frost's "___ Will" : ABOYS
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Polk had one : TERM
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Semitic language : ARABIC
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Half a sawbuck : FIN
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Type of test : ACID
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South Pacific native : SAMOAN
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Medieval poet : TROUVERE
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___ Arabia : SAUDI
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Tint picker : COLORCULLER
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Maxwell Anderson heroine : ANNE
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Tower : REAR
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Roman emperor's drapery : VALENSVALANCE
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Falana : LOLA
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Acceptable : OKAY
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Baseball's "Schoolboy" : ROWE
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Girded one's loins : STEELED
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Colorado ski resort : VAIL
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Salinger girl : ESME
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1, 9, 66: Abbr. : RTES
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Trailer type, for short : SEMI
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Greek region : ATTICA
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Crude, coarse cads : BEASTS
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Brouhaha : TODO
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B.&O., etc. : RRS
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São ___, Brazil : PAULO
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Lifted loaves : STOLENSTOLLEN
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Direct passage : STRAIGHTSTRAIT
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Et ___ (and others) : ALII
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"___ My Heart" : PEGO
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Chem. process : ANAL
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Contemporary of a Stutz : REO
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Objectives : ENDS
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Get along : MANAGE
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Demotes : ABASES
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Spots lots : SIGHTSSITES
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Gulae : OGEES
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Musical suite : PARTITA
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Places : LOCI
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Inquire : ASK
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Folds over : LAPS
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Pitcher for Pericles : OLPE
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Complain bitterly : RAIL
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Prefix for chamber : ANTE
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Minus : LESS
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Magnetizes : ATTRACTS
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Teacup handles : EARS
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Japanese ink : SUMI
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Shadow : TAIL
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Fancy meals : SPREADS
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Peruvian seaport : TALARA
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Fly with an echo : TSETSE
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Lofty, in Lourdes : ELEVE
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Convinces : SELLS
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Benefit : SAKE
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See 113 Across : ARIA
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Middle East diplomat : EBAN
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Word with post or prize : DOOR
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Deep blue : ANIL
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Schary : DORE
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Advantage : EDGE
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Malodor : REEK
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Scuttle part : LID

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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