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New York Times, Tuesday, July 25, 1978

30-Down : "Go fly ___!"

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,573
Across
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Headwear : TAMS
5
Standoffish : ALOOF
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Ship's front end : PROW
14
Encourage : ABET
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Bacon : ROGER
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Money in Milan : LIRA
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S.A. capital : LIMA
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Avant-___ : GARDE
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"___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
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Price : LEONTYNE
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Duck : DONALD
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Pierre's son : FILS
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Gist, as of a story : MEAT
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" ... let him first cast ___" : ASTONE
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Field : MARSHALL
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Mason : PERRY
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Ship's hoisting device : DAVIT
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Great ___, South African river : KEI
36
Dry : ARID
37
Oracular : VATIC
38
Cry of approval : VIVA
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Gear tooth : COG
40
Pub servings : PINTS
41
Rabbit : PETER
42
Saint : EVAMARIE
44
Kitchen implements : CORERS
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Therefore : ERGO
46
Sneezy sound : CHOO
47
Shostakovich : DMITRI
50
Wilder : THORNTON
54
Torn : RENT
55
Nostril : NARIS
57
Hercules' captive : IOLE
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Indigo : ANIL
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Castle : IRENE
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Gather : CULL
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Silent : MUTE
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Burns's river : AFTON
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Inland sea : ARAL
Down
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Like some stories : TALL
2
Nichols hero : ABIE
3
Reminder : MEMO
4
White : STANFORD
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Knitting pattern : ARGYLE
6
Items taken from some sharks : LOANS
7
Fairy-tale figure : OGRE
8
Ref. book : OED
9
Belgian genre painter: 1856-1940 : FREDERIC
10
Pedestal base : PLINTH
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"Green Mansions" heroine : RIMA
12
Spoken : ORAL
13
Conjurer's prop : WAND
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Minute : TINY
23
Kiln : OAST
25
Song thrush : MAVIS
26
Swiftly : APACE
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City near the Urals : SEROV
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Ancient three-horse chariot : TRIGA
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Dull finish : MATTE
30
"Go fly ___!" : AKITE
31
Crowbar : LEVER
32
Pseudomaniacs : LIARS
34
Aquarium fish : DANIO
37
Dare : VIRGINIA
38
Lake : VERONICA
40
Young salmon : PARR
41
Inferior : POOR
43
Spirit : METTLE
44
Elect : CHOSEN
46
Khaki-colored twill : CHINO
47
Small weight : DRAM
48
Carte : MENU
49
Put one's foot ___ : INIT
50
Weight allowance : TRET
51
What a cicerone conducts : TOUR
52
Earthenware jar : OLLA
53
Mrs. Jarley's friend : NELL
56
Kennel sound : ARF

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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