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New York Times, Tuesday, July 5, 1977

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,188

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Great amount : REAMS
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Rescue : SAVE
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Arf or woof : BARK
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Decorative : ORNAMENTAL
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Relative of a yucca : ALOE
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Never? Well, almost : ONCEINALIFETIME
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C or F, e.g. : KEY
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Souvenir : TOKEN
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Mill product : STEEL
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___ majesty : LESE
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Wind direction: Abbr. : SSE
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Where a Venus was found : MELOS
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Constellation : ASTERISM
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Brainchild : IDEA
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Pennsylvania city : EASTON
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Haggard novel : SHE
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A playground pair? : TWOFORTHESEESAW
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Bolivian export : TIN
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Prefaces : PROEMS
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Term in knitting : PURL
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Offerings on a Florida menu : SNAPPERS
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Grazes on the lea : FEEDS
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Curtain support : ROD
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Qualified : ABLE
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Elder statesmen : SAGES
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"Saki" was his pen name : MUNRO
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Cave dweller : BAT
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Cheap production? : THREEPENNYOPERA
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"___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
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Retinue group : ATTENDANTS
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C.S.A. troops : REBS
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"___ Sorry Now?" : WHOS
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Satiny : SLEEK
Down
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Swindle : ROOK
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Lake in Ireland : ERNE
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Suffix with buoy and exult : ANCY
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Miss West : MAE
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Strikes sharply : SMITES
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Kind of dance : SNAKE
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Conceited : VAIN
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Sprite : ELF
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Bombard : BATTER
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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City once saved by geese : ROME
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Boat-bottom timber : KEEL
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Grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Dead Sea monastic : ESSENE
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What slugabeds do : LOAF
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Facing a glacier : STOSS
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Gloves for Bench : MITTS
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Booth or Newman : EDWIN
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Met soprano Mitchell : LEONA
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Burnt residue : ASHES
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Part of a goblet : STEM
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Offspring : ISSUE
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Piece of pottery : SHARD
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Whimpers : MEWLS
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Made a mistake : ERRED
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Agent: Suffix : ATOR
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Resist : OPPOSE
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Fencing gear : EPEE
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Dolls up : PREENS
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Headline-makers in spring : FLOODS
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Bancroft and Boleyn : ANNES
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___ Mawr : BRYN
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Budge : STIR
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"O, woe!" : AHME
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Snatch : GRAB
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Mode of procedure: Abbr. : METH
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Golden-rule preposition : UNTO
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Part of N.B. : BENE
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Comedian Johnson : ARTE
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Chore : TASK
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Rover's offering : PAW
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Crony : PAL

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