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New York Times, Monday, August 1, 1977

Author:
Terry Healy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,215
Across
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Twist; swerve : SKEW
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D-Day craft : LSTS
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Substances used by etchers : ACIDS
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French composer : LALO
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Roman emperor : OTHO
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Young hog : SHOAT
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Collection from a congregation : OFFERTORY
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Bright : SUNNY
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Enjoy Jay Peak : SKI
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Yeats's homeland : EIRE
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Staple in the Far East : RICE
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Former frog, possibly : HANDSOMEPRINCE
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Zwei's precursor : EIN
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Uri : LEON
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Cooked in hot fat : FRIED
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State flower of Tenn. : IRIS
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Eliza crossed it : ICE
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Name to guess : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
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Elec. word : AMP
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Undiluted : NEAT
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Leading the pack : AHEAD
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Compartment : CELL
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Emulated Horner : ATE
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Heroine's tormentor : UGLYSTEPSISTER
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Playing piece for Fischer : PAWN
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Spanish cheer : OLE
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Unreliable people : LIARS
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Softens : MITIGATES
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Kind of singer : TORCH
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Rock of ___ : AGES
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Narrow route : LANE
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Buhlwork or mosaic : INLAY
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Underling of 1066 : ESNE
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Punctured tire : FLAT
Down
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Slog through mud : SLOSH
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"Amerika" author : KAFKA
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Puckish or dwarfish : ELFIN
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Misfortune : WOE
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Item for hair care : LOTION
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Tempest : STORM
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Housebuilders : THREELITTLEPIGS
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Kind of sauce : SOY
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Beast of burden : ASS
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Dairymaid's device : CHURN
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Column style : IONIC
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Ball : DANCE
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Eyelid disorder: Var. : STYE
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Medical-training period : RESIDENCY
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Like most artesian wells : DEEP
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Prefix for meter or scope : PERI
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Stir up : ROIL
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Activity on Inauguration Day : INSTATING
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Angelico, e.g. : FRA
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Jamaican export : RUM
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Young scamp : IMP
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Nickname for D.D.E. : IKE
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Hush-hush org. : CIA
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Pass-catcher : END
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Sediment : LEES
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Season : SALT
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"The Liner ___ a lady" : SHES
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___ as an owl : ASWISE
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Sherman's side : UNION
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Contort; distort : GNARL
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Spanish poet-dramatist : LORCA
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Eucharistic plate : PATEN
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Add up : TOTAL
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Mezzo-soprano Obraztsova : ELENA
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Freshly adjusted : RESET
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Height: Prefix : ALTI
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Reserved : SHY
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West : MAE
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Landon : ALF

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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