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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 1975

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,482
Across
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Guinness : ALEC
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Prepare the Xmas tree : TRIM
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Off the ___ (impromptu) : CUFF
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Accompanying : WITH
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"I could ___ horse" : EATA
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Obsession : MANIA
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Theater group : ANTA
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Dec. 24 and 31 : EVES
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Guardian ___ : ANGEL
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox poem : YOUNEVERCANTELL
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Captured, in poems : TAEN
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Norway sights : FIORDS
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Tactful : POLITE
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Norse god : ODIN
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Soap plant : AMOLE
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Completed : OVER
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Excursion : TRIP
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Longfellow poem : PAULREVERESRIDE
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La-di-da : ARTY
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Simple : MERE
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Speech, in Madrid : HABLA
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Confined : PENT
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Verb forms : TENSES
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Insolent : BRAZEN
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Mine outputs : ORES
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Elizabeth B. Browning poem : REWARDOFSERVICE
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Walking ___ : ONAIR
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Diva's number : ARIA
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Irish county : KERRY
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___ off (angry) : TEED
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"___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
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Report-card grades : EEEE
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Towel word : HERS
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Capitol output : LAWS
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Vacationing : AWAY
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Floor covering, for short : LINO
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Caesar's words : ETTU
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Fine lace : CHANTILLY
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One of the media: Var. : TEEVEE
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Lustrous black : RAVEN
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Roman road : ITER
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
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Part of a long poem : CANTO
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German composer : UNGER
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Blue part of U.S. flag : FIELD
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Potomac's Great ___ : FALLS
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"The ___ the Iron Mask" : MANIN
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" . . . Peter, pumpkin ___" : EATER
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Burning : AFIRE
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___ Doc Duvalier : PAPA
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Bradley : OMAR
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Bumpkin : LOUT
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Observable : OVERT
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Marty Allen's "Hello ___" : DERE
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Kiln : OVEN
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South African province : TRANSVAAL
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Pokes fun at : RIBS
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Kind of fancy : IDLE
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"Rubber chicken and bullet ___" : PEAS
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Correct : EMEND
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Diaphanous : SHEER
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Antoinette of Tony fame : PERRY
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___ the boards (acts) : TREADS
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Without a sou : BROKE
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Comedienne-writer Taylor : RENEE
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Cognizant : AWARE
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Site of an Ali fight : ZAIRE
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Willow : OSIER
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Swear word : OATH
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Part of F.O.B. : FREE
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"___ La Douce" : IRMA
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Hammer part : CLAW
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Time periods : EONS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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