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New York Times, Sunday, July 9, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 514 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 105, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,557
Across
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Marshy tract : FEN
4
Vivacity : FIRE
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Admitted fact : DATUM
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Cacholong : OPAL
17
Actor Vigoda : ABE
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Resort in Ontario : KENORA
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Bay near Nagasaki : OMURA
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Do office work : FILE
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Austrian composer : WOLFGANGAMADEUSMOZART
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Function : OPERATE
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Overlook : OMIT
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Made slick : OILED
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___ canto : BEL
30
"___ Dimittis" (hymn) : NUNC
31
Troubles : AILS
33
Crusading monarch : RICHARDTHELIONHEARTED
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Suffix with sect : ARIAN
44
Western capital : BOISE
45
King in Kings : AMON
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Collection : ANA
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Parts of pots : LIDS
48
___ de combat : HORS
49
She wrote "A Certain Smile" : SAGAN
51
Dixie tree : TITI
52
Dessert : ICE
53
Amiens's river : SOMME
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Heavy, gaseous element : RADON
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Bridge expert : GOREN
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Condense, in a way : ADSORB
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___ energy : SOLAR
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Blood-bank supporters : DONORS
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French author : GUYDEMAUPASSANT
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Call to account : CHARGE
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Partner of true : TRIED
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Assembles, as equipment : RIGSUP
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Protection : AEGIS
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Wooden : TREEN
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Companionless : ALONE
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Truth, to Confucius : TAO
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Loblolly : PINE
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Stimuli : GOADS
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U.S. legislators : CONG
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Apex : CUSP
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United : ONE
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Denver building : MINT
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Obliquely : ASIDE
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Body passage : AORTA
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Scandinavian storyteller : HANSCHRISTIANANDERSEN
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Out of the wind : ALEE
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Bring to ruin : UNDO
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Morsel for Dobbin : OAT
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Corrupt : TAINT
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Per ___ : DIEM
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Bitter taunt : SARCASM
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British statesman : WILLIAMEWARTGLADSTONE
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Status quo ___ bellum : ANTE
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On a cruise : ATSEA
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Famous judge : SIRICA
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Noisy activity : ADO
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Set the pace : LEAD
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Showy display : GAUDS
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Vetch : TARE
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Tavern item : GIN
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Rotund : FAT
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Spanish river : EBRO
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One of the tides : NEAP
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Doe or ewe : FEMALE
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Business abbr. : INST
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Dissolute man : ROUE
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Sooner than : ERE
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Old master : DOMINE
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Three on ___ : AMATCH
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Harbor craft : TUG
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Receptacle : URN
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Barnyard noise : MAA
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Aloof : OFFISH
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Unpleasant person : PILL
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Tub plant : ALOE
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Indecent : LEWD
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Native of Pusan : KOREAN
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Male "dreamboat" : ADONIS
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Horses' cousins : ZEBRAS
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Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
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___ Heights : GOLAN
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Account exec : ADMAN
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Smooth out : IRON
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Surrealist : DALI
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Evergreen shrub : ERICA
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___ over (helped along) : TIDED
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Powerful projectiles : HBOMBS
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Standard : NORM
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Great Hindu poet : TAGORE
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City in Illinois : CAIRO
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Prefix with lace and weave : INTER
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A memorable Claude : RAINS
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"___ Lyricae," Watts poem : HORAE
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Fruit ___ : SALAD
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London's "Before ___" : ADAM
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Hammer's companions : TONGS
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Lieder : SONGS
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City northwest of Paris : ROUEN
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Swindle : GOUGE
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Striped textile design : STRIE
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Hale and Hari : SPIES
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"I am ___, Egypt . . . " : DYING
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Social classes : STRATA
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Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
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Monotonous talker : DRONER
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Table fowl : CAPON
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German poet : HEINE
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Miss Moorehead : AGNES
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Driver's maneuver : UTURN
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Food in Firenze : PASTA
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One thousand kilograms : TONNE
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Galatea's beloved : ACIS
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Napoleon won here in 1796 : LODI
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Colorful fish : OPAH
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He wrote "The Counterfeiters" : GIDE
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Of the ribs : COSTAL
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Disintegrates : MELTS
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___ by verdict : AIDER
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Mouthlike openings : STOMAS
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Landscaper's shrub : ACACIA
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Rodomontaded : RANTED
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Jogged : NUDGED
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Loos and Louise : ANITAS
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Roman poet : HORACE
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River duck : TEAL
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"Green Gables" girl : ANNE
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Greek vowel : IOTA
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Therapeutic agents : SERA
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Moslem lord : AMIR
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Scoria : SLAG
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Southern France : MIDI
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Hammarskjöld : DAG
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___ loss : ATA
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Dixie sch. : LSU
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G.B.S. was one : WIT
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Achieved : WON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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