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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Monday, July 9, 1979

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,835

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Across
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" . . . and women must ___": Kingsley : WEEP
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Voodoo : OBEAH
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Skillful : DEFT
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Mrs. Mahler : ALMA
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Obese one : FATSO
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Lapsus linguae : SLIPOFTHETONGUE
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Castle feature : PARAPET
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Showed disapproval : HISSED
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Stab : TRY
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Prefix with phone or vision : TELE
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Synagogue officials : RABBIS
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Dance movement : SWAY
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"Some ___ meat . . . ": Burns : HAE
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First month, in Madrid : ENERO
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Sped : HIED
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Caution : WARN
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Doing badly in Vegas : LOSINGONESSHIRT
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Shake ___ (hurry) : ALEG
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"When I was ___ . . . ": Gilbert : ALAD
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One at table : EATER
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Thus far : YET
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Gudrun's husband : ATLI
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Rancor : ENMITY
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In pain : ACHY
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Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
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Game for two : ECARTE
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Queenfish : CROAKER
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Prepremiere practices : DRESSREHEARSALS
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Copter's relative : GIRO
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Torpedo craft, British style : EBOAT
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Tito, for one : SLAV
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Black : EBON
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Reed or Fargo : DONNA
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Therm. reading : TEMP
Down
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Stinger : WASP
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Raines or Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Eastern potentate : EMIR
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"___ Doc" Duvalier : PAPA
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Proposes : OFFERS
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Off one's rocker : BATTY
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Ordinal suffix : ETH
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Impetuous people : HOTHEADS
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"___ Macabre" : DANSE
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Work units : ERGS
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Chimney piece : FLUE
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Kicked : TOED
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Choice : OPTION
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Covered with grease : OILY
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Fall fabric : TWEED
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Kind of race : RELAY
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Lizard : ANOLE
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Attack : BESET
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Sailing ship : BRIG
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Mideast hot spot : SINAI
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Port-au-Prince is its capital : HAITI
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Court decree : ARRET
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Passageway : ENTRY
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Christmas plant : HOLLY
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Hard blow : WHAM
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Amassed : GATHERED
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Upperclassman : SENIOR
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Bible book : ACTS
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Mistakes of a sort : ERRATA
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Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
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Vast expanse : OCEAN
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Maugham's "The Razor's ___" : EDGE
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Nursery item : CRIB
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Type of prof. : ASST
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Leafy vegetable : KALE
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Media was its neighbor : ELAM
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Initials on an invitation : RSVP
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Oil-yielding tree : EBO
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Kind of degree: Abbr. : HON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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