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AQUA-MARINE

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 1976

Author:
Bill Hartman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 108, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 643 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Bill Hartman has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,864
Across
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Mountain dweller : LLAMA
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Juno's counterpart : HERA
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Tree or Sunday : PALM
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Weather abbr. : SLT
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Of hearing : AURAL
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Flower : IRIS
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Et ___ : ALII
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Also : TOO
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Barnyard dweller : HEN
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Small land body : ISLET
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Rochester output : FILM
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Iranian coin : RIAL
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Hard wood : OAK
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Beverage : ALE
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What Helen's beauty was like, to Poe : THOSENICEANBARKSOFYORE
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Effort : TRY
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Asian land : LAOS
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Earth : SOD
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Miss Korbut et al. : OLGAS
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Consents : AGREES
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High: Prefix : ALTI
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Balsam : TOLU
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Arnaz : DESI
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Temple vessel : GOODSHIPLOLLIPOP
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Takes on : HIRES
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Light color : TAN
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Duck, in Bonn : ENTE
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Print measures : EMS
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Manner : AIR
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Ships or clams : STEAMERS
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Church area : APSE
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Meddler of a sort : CENSOR
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Act : PERFORM
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Moves furtively : SKULKS
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Salutation : AVE
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Adroit : NEAT
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Legal thing : RES
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Bridge setback : DOWNI
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Area of Morocco : IFNI
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Wise one : SAGE
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Java's neighbor : BALI
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Stevenson's craft : THEHISPANIOLA
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Oil land : IRAN
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Guinness : ALEC
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Missing, in a way : AWOL
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Fur animal : PEKAN
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Energy unit : RAD
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Art movement : DADA
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Gardner : AVA
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Give a sly glance : LEERAT
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Divides : BISECTS
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Reply : ANSWER
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Strong drink : GROG
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Zoo of a sort : NOAHSARK
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What!, in Spain : QUE
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Across: Prefix : DIA
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Teases : RIBS
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Sauce source : SOY
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Misbehave : ACTUP
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Famous deal : MAYFLOWERCOMPACT
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Thames area : NORE
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Periods : AGES
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Pike's discovery : PEAK
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Miss Thomas et al. : MARLOS
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More correct : TRUER
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Denials : NOS
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Beset : PELT
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Marble : MIB
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New World explorers : NINAPINTAANDSANTAMARIA
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Poetic word : TIS
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Solidify : GEL
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Desire : URGE
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Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
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Legislate : ENACT
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Edge : HEM
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Pitching stat : ERA
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Atlantic cape : FEAR
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Like some rumors : IDLE
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More developed : RIPER
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Bitter vetch : ERS
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Wall and Main: Abbr. : STS
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Admirers : FANS
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Colorless : PALE
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Impertinent : SASSY
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Drunk : LUSH
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Conductor : MAESTRO
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Changed : ALTERED
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Record player : HIFI
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Norse mariner : ERIC
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Anger : RILE
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T. Fuller wisdom, with 66 Down : ASMALLLEAKWILL
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Precook : PARBOIL
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Nom de plume : ALIAS
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Untruthful one : LIAR
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Mollycoddles : MILKSOPS
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Arose : STOODUP
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Kill time : LOAF
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Ginza locale : TOKYO
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Kind of horse : CHARGER
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Discharge : RELEASE
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Pronoun : ONE
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Humorist Bill et al. : NYES
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Alliance : NATO
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Kind of flight : SOLO
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Veteran of 1812 : OLDIRONSIDES
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Family member : SIS
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Small type : AGATE
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Dead duck : GONER
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Man's nickname : SHERM
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Quick : APT
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Bob's son : TIM
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Political winners : INS
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Pungent herb : LEEK
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Towel word : HIS
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Recipe meas. : TSP
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Chemical suffix : ANE
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Cleopatra was one : AFRICANQUEEN
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One of the Stooges : MOE
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Once, old style : ERST
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Jokesters' standbys : PUNS
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Glass or lady's : SLIPPER
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Clergyman : CANON
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Kind of eye : EVIL
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Kind of guard : REAR
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London area : SOHO
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See 9 Down : SINKAGREATSHIP
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Turkish title : AGA
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Indians or pins : TEN
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Scottish chemist : DEWAR
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Decree : FIAT
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Kind of luck or egg : BAD
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Swan lady : LEDA
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Experience : HAVE
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Aviation prefix : AERO
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Melody : ARIA
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Cigar yield : ASH
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Wonder : AWE
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Alike, in Paris : EGAL
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Kind of buddy : BOSOM
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Maine bay : CASCO
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Horse races : TROTS
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Kind of scraper : SKY
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Dine : SUP
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Part of R.C.A. : NBC
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Coloring base : DYESTUFF
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Qualifying words : IFS
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Bother : IRK
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Insect : ANT
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More trite : CORNIER
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Platitudes : TRUISMS
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Brown envelopes : MANILAS
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Greek conflict : AGON
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Certain poker players : OPENERS
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Fuse : WELD
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Family member : MAMA
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School books : PRIMERS
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Tirana's land : ALBANIA
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Shows fury : RAGES
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Heathen : PAGAN
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Lively : PERT
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Vicinity : AREA
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Opera girl : AIDA
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Little Girl : NELL
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Clothes or Christmas : TREE
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Knocks : RAPS
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Desserts : ICES
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"It's worth ___" : ATRY
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Article : THE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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