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New York Times, Saturday, July 3, 1976

Author:
Allan Blackman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Allan Blackman has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,821
Across
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Threshing byproduct : CHAFF
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Lincoln and Beame : ABES
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Queen of Carthage : DIDO
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Moslem beauty : HOURI
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Formal doing : RITE
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English river : AVON
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Sacred book : KORAN
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Relative of a jog : TROT
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Carry on : WAGE
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Star follower, with 22 Across : SPANGLED
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See 20 Across : BANNER
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Line, as a roof : CEIL
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Earth's neighbor : MARS
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Musical ___ : CHAIRS
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Like overparked cars : TICKETED
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Bricklayers' needs : HODS
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Kind of bomb : STINK
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Peter of cartoons : ARNO
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Fine furs: Abbr. : ERMS
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Used up : ATE
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Laugh, in Paris : RIRE
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Non-expert : LAIC
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Be in the lineup : START
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Asian nation : LAOS
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Certain Oregon resident : ASTORIAN
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Partner of Charybdis : SCYLLA
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Plating materials : TINS
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Comedian Mort : SAHL
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N.L. manager Walter : ALSTON
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Go ___ (be law-abiding) : STRAIGHT
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Scientist Jonas : SALK
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Miss Kett : ETTA
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Alaska sight : IGLOO
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Snick and ___ : SNEE
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Bellow : ROAR
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Motif : THEME
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Singer Nelson : EDDY
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Unit of loudness : SONE
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Horse : STEED
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Payment mediums: Abbr. : CHKS
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Hula, for one : HOOP
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Nimbus : AURA
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Man known for one poem : FRANCISSCOTTKEY
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Upstate N.Y. lake group : FINGER
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Russian co-op : ARTEL
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Kind of brain or seed : BIRD
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W.W. II area : ETO
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Defeat : SETBACK
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Part of opus of 4 Down : DAWNSEARLYLIGHT
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Terrible one : IVAN
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Venetian official : DOGE
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Exceptional person : ONER
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Irish fortification : LISS
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Biblical transport : ARK
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U.M.W. member : MINER
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Lobster claw : CHELA
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Israeli dances : HORAS
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Acknowledge : ADMIT
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Business giant : TITAN
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Court proceeding : TRIAL
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Sign up : ENROL
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___ good deed : DOESA
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Parting words : TATAS
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Adam and Eve, e.g. : SINNERS
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Alexander or Nicholas : TSAR
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Brazilian coffee : RIO
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Hindu months : CHAITS
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Gaze : STARE
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African fox : ASSE
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"___ of the free" : LAND
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Winter sight : SLED
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Musial : STAN
54
Kind of club : GLEE
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"___ of the brave" : HOME
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Pigeon-___ : TOED
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Moreover : TOO

Answer summary: 3 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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