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New York Times, Monday, August 16, 1976

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.53, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 337 (avg 1.86)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,865

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Across
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Lugosi : BELA
5
Brace : STAY
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Sequel to a store fire : SALE
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French friends : AMIS
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Chopin work : ETUDE
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Extra : PLUS
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Have fun : KICKUPONESHEELS
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B.P.O.E. member : ELK
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Corn biscuit : PONE
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Follow : ENSUE
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Sly : FOXY
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___ roe : SHAD
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Bogus : PHONY
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Gang-member's knife : SHIV
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Cartoon sound : POW
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Cream or grapes : SOUR
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Carry on : WAGE
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French street : RUE
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Perform sketchily : HITTHEHIGHSPOTS
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Corporation abbr. : INC
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Sharif : OMAR
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Booty : LOOT
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Kind of degree : NTH
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Capsule : PILL
44
Poker raise, at times : BLUFF
46
Concerning : ASTO
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Vessel's width : BEAM
48
Belgian city : GHENT
51
New York team : JETS
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Org. for Welby : AMA
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Goldbrick : LIEDOWNONTHEJOB
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Not working : IDLE
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Intoxicating : HEADY
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Clothing : GARB
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Eleanor's successor : BESS
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Has : OWNS
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Lady Jane : GREY
Down
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Prepare an Alaska : BAKE
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Jannings : EMIL
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Beat all hollow : LICK
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Invite : ASK
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Unrelenting : STONY
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Ditty : TUNE
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Drink : ADE
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Affirmative : YES
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Use up : SPEND
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Drinks : ALES
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Doozy : LULU
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Basic nature : ESSE
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Hard glue : EPOXY
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Well-informed : UPON
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Tosses : HEAVES
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Worth or Wayne : FORT
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Kind of carpet : SHAG
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Expensive : HIGH
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Indicate, with "to" : POINT
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Dining-room piece : HUTCH
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Eddy, as windblown snow : SWIRL
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Conclusive evidence : PROOF
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Words with order of sorts : OUTOF
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Mae or Jerry : WEST
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Climb in a way : SHIN
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Acts immediately : HOPSTO
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Give off : EMIT
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Angel's feature : HALO
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Choice thing : PLUM
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Successor to Pat : BETTY
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Bind : LASH
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Condor's range : ANDES
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Diver's hazard : BENDS
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Smooth-talking : GLIB
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Mask : HIDE
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Slippery ones : EELS
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Sutherland : JOAN
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Open : AJAR
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Additional : MORE
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Dear columnist : ABBY
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Question beginner : WHO
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Untried : NEW
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Farm product : EGG

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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