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New York Times, Monday, July 4, 1977

Author:
Dorothy Cannan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Dorothy Cannan has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,187
Across
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Indian princes : RAJAS
6
Skeet feats : HITS
10
Creator of Tobacco Rhoda : CAPP
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Ooze out slowly : EXUDE
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Tale: Abbr. : ANEC
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Cohan's "___ There" : OVER
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Apportion : ALLOT
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Inactive : IDLE
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Name meaning "black" : NERO
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Alfonso XIII, e.g. : REY
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Marching instruments : FIFEANDDRUM
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Winter headgear : FURCAP
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Perfect score on a test : IOO
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Floor of a building : STOREY
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Builds slopes around a fort : ESCARPS
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Something to fight for : CAUSE
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Kind of attack : SNEAK
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Landon : ALF
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Distinctive air : AURA
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Foot lever : PEDAL
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Cap-___ (from head to foot) : APIE
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Nobel product : TNT
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Kilmer poem : TREES
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___ de menthe : CREME
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Nickname for Chile's cape : THEHORN
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Plume: Var. : AIGRET
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Adage : SAW
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Habitual practice : CUSTOM
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French counterpart of 7 Down : BASTILLEDAY
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Pussy-cat's shipmate : OWL
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Clarinet's cousin : OBOE
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Judge, in Baghdad : CADI
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Obsession : MANIA
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Unerring : SURE
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"Give ___ a horse . . . " : AMAN
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Expert : ADEPT
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Prow of a ship : STEM
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Comedienne from Butte : RAYE
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Receiver of a check : PAYEE
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With 2 Down, car part : REAR
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See above : AXLE
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Today : JULYFOURTH
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What the Stamp Act caused : ADO
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No longer dependent : SETFREE
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Israeli port : HAIFA
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Today : INDEPENDENCEDAY
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Brain tissue : TELA
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Picturesque, as a stage performance : SCENICAL
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American vulture : CONDOR
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State firmly : AVER
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Seat of the Inca empire : PERU
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Gym dance, at times : PROM
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Kind of stare : ICY
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Walker of football fame : DOAK
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Minor or Major : URSA
27
Ailurophobe's cry : SCAT
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Gibe : TAUNT
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Magellan's milieus : SEAS
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Currency of a sort : PAPERMONEY
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Sticky mud : SLIME
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Clairvoyant : SEER
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A mile has 5,280 : FEET
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Police vehicle : PROWLCAR
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Siamese : THAI
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Town plat : CITYMAP
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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Fresh ___ daisy : ASA
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Neighbor of Trieste : UDINE
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Office bigwig : BOSS
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Be adjacent : ABUT
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In a pique : SORE
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Tibetan priest : LAMA
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Rub clean : WIPE
55
Behind schedule : LATE
59
Political org. : ADA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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