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Herb L. Risteen
Herb L. Risteen

New York Times, Monday, July 24, 1978

51-Across : Dwelling place

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,572
Across
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Hit hard : BASH
5
Linguini, ziti, etc. : PASTA
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Forbidding one : OGRE
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Things done : ACTA
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Popular pigment : OCHER
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Strip : PEEL
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"Golden West" person : GIRL
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Foot the bill : TREAT
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Enlarged : DILATED
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"___ and Punishment" : CRIME
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Japanese seaport : KOBE
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Humble : DEMEAN
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Was fretful : STEWED
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Wroth : IRED
30
Use a shuttle : TAT
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___ beam : LASER
34
Historic river : NILE
35
Unclose, to Shakespeare : OPE
36
"The Story of ___ Boy" : ABAD
37
Cause to be : BEGET
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Transport : SHIP
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Unlucky : ILL
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___ down (scold) : CALL
42
Was selective : CHOSE
43
Recent: Comb. form : NEO
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Dress : CLOTHE
46
" ... a ___ dream?": Keats : WAKING
48
Acknowledge : AVOW
49
Slow pace : AMBLE
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Dwelling place : HABITAT
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Soothe : LULL
55
___ statistics : VITAL
57
Use a dirk : STAB
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Relative of a yucca : ALOE
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Like very much : ADORE
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Of aircraft : AERO
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Fastened, in a way : SEWN
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___ up (strengthened) : TONED
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Helen's abode : TROY
Down
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Catch : BAG
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Biting : ACID
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Acts unfairly : STRIKESALOWBLOW
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Sanctified : HALLOWED
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Under the alfluence of incohol : POTTED
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Unit on a grange : ACRE
7
Making clear : SHEDDINGLIGHTON
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Kind of rose or party : TEA
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Skill : ART
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"Norma" is one : OPERA
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Cross the boss : GETINTOHOTWATER
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Use an auger : REAM
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Differently : ELSE
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But, in Berlin : ABER
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Hand over, as lands : CEDE
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Relative of a Huron : ERIE
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Dissolve : MELT
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"I am ___ by a fair cruel maid": Shak. : SLAIN
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Grace place : TABLE
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Very silly : APISH
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Arikara abode : TEPEE
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South Seas isle : BALI
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Spirit : ELAN
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Strives toward : SHOOTSAT
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Gingerbread : CAKE
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One-fourth of DCXXIV : CLVI
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Sent a message overseas : CABLED
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Ticonderoga hero : ALLEN
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Word said with a sigh : ALAS
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Symbol of obstinacy : MULE
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Swiss river : AARE
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Starchy plant : TARO
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Large container : VAT
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Witness's pledge : IDO
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Altar ___ : BOY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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