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GOURMET MEAL

New York Times, Sunday, July 29, 1979

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 631 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,855
Across
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"Marching as ___" : TOWAR
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Spartan magistrate : EPHOR
11
Heroic story : SAGA
15
Kind of seaman : ABLE
19
Have ___ (be prudent) : ACARE
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English author of 19th century : READE
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Yule-tree ornament : ICICLE
24
Coward : NOEL
25
Banquet appetizer choice : SHRIMPORLOBSTERCOCKTAIL
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Disgruntled : SORE
30
Resort near Lisbon : ESTORIL
31
"Faster!" : STEPONIT
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Duchess of ___, Goya's friend : ALBA
34
Coyote St. : SDAK
36
Food store, for short : DELI
37
Bowler or dicer : HAT
40
Managed : RAN
42
One of the Johnsons : ARTE
45
Nondisputable thing : TASTE
48
Word with cap or gold : FOOLS
50
Banquet second-course choice : OXTAILORGREENTURTLESOUP
57
On one's toes : ALERT
58
Afghan prince : AMEER
59
On the briny : ATSEA
60
Vail equipment : SKIS
61
Judge : DEEM
62
Loman : SALESMAN
65
Ready for reaping : RIPE
67
"Get out!" : SCAT
70
"___ My Shadow" : MEAND
71
Trespass : ENCROACH
75
Start-off trio : ABC
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Gazetteer data : AREAS
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U. of Florida player : GATOR
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Subtle emanations : AURAE
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Banquet fish course : SAUTEEDFILLETOFGREYSOLE
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Gardner et al. : ERLES
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Suffix with sect : ARIAN
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Civil War admiral : FOOTE
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Performed : DID
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American historian : COMMAGER
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De Soto and Hudson : AUTOS
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Court ace : BORG
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P.G.A. members : PROS
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___ of nature (nude) : INASTATE
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___ Scotia : NOVA
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Greek wine pitcher : OLPE
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Argentine actor : LAMAS
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Airs : TUNES
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Mansard extensions : EAVES
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Banquet meat-course choice : ROASTDUCKORVENISONSTEAK
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Twain's pauper : CANTY
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Tooth: Comb. form : DENTI
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"___, you noblest English!" : ONON
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"Tusitala" monogram : RLS
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Friend of Pierre : AMI
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Somewhat, in music : POCO
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Predicate word : VERB
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Superior violins : CREMONAS
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Complain : GRUMBLE
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Banquet dessert-course choice : BAKEDALASKAORPIEALAMODE
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First place : EDEN
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Depended : RELIED
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Fencers' needs : EPEES
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Let down : LOWER
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Bustle : TODO
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Crowlike birds : DAWS
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Polite blokes : GENTS
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Kind of circle : INNER
Down
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Soviet agency : TASS
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___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
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Recipient of a guarantee : WARRANTEE
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Prospero's servant : ARIEL
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Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM
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Desire : EROS
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Saucy : PERT
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Saint's headgear : HALO
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Perfumes : ODORS
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Bridge ploy : REBID
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Command to Fido : SIT
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Service scores : ACES
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Equip or encircle : GIRT
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Those who give in : ACCEDERS
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Prefix for dote or freeze : ANTI
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Mooring device : BOATHOOK
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Waikiki wreath : LEI
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Building extension : ELL
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Easy gait : LOPE
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Sci. in the news : ECOL
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Teardrop or dewdrop : PEARL
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List of candidates : SLATE
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Coutel : KNIFE
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Torment : BAIT
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Neighbor of Neb. : KAN
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His, in Caen : ALUI
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Tableware: Abbr. : TSPS
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Artery : ROAD
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Chassis part : AXLE
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Heated and browned : TOASTED
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Author Bombeck : ERMA
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"We ___ our guns all day": G. & S. : STANDTO
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Pharaoh, for short : TUT
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Bony : OSSEOUS
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Venus de Milo's lack : ARMS
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Semisolid material : GEL
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Wild ox, in the Bible : REEM
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Gull's cousin : TERN
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Secular : LAIC
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Purplish red : MAGENTA
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Med. study : ANAT
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Orison : PRAYER
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Latin II teaser : CAESAR
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Part of "to be" : ARE
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Consequently : ERGO
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" ... there shall come forth ___": Isa. 11:1 : AROD
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City in Colombia : CALI
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Pay attention : HEED
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"Wait ___!" : ASEC
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Weight: Comb. form : BARO
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Refuse coal screenings : CULM
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Distant : AFAR
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Bors or Modred : SIR
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Having a holiday : OFF
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Commotion : TEMPEST
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Close bond : LIAISON
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Potter's net : LAUN
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He once played Othello : ROBESON
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W.W. II area : ETO
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Forty-niner's quest : GOLD
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A son of Isaac : ESAU
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Italian innkeeper : OSTE
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Daze : STUN
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Midge : GNAT
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Witch bird : ANI
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Eastern Uganda group : TESO
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Past full bloom : OVERBLOWN
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Kind of cutlet : VEAL
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Inquires : ASKS
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Good earth : LOAM
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Affected with terror : PANICKED
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Steel union's former boss : MCDONALD
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N.Z. tree : AKE
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Slave of yore : ESNE
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Pounded the keys : TYPED
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Hwy. : RTE
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Constellation : VIRGO
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Austen product : NOVEL
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Khayyám : OMAR
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Cabbage : COLE
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Like some verbs: Abbr. : IRREG
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Composer Franz von ___ : SUPPE
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Novarro of films : RAMON
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Some ties end here : RENO
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Where Laos is : ASIA
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Twist : SKEW
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Bearing : MIEN
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Chard : BEET
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Bonnie bairn : LASS
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Virgin Islands, to U.S. : TERR
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Stake : BET
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Foofaraw : ADO
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Plugs : ADS
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MacGraw : ALI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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