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New York Times, Wednesday, August 18, 1976

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,867

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Across
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Vaudeville turns : ACTS
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Hebrew teacher : RABBI
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Biblical gift-bearers : MAGI
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Result of a head-knocking : LUMP
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50th-state separator : OCEAN
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Radio-tube worker : AGER
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Tennyson in a rut : BREAKBREAKBREAK
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Menu offerings : ENTREES
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Singer Ethel : WATERS
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Crags : TORS
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Persian fairy : PERI
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Kind of scout : TALENT
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Maxim's bequest to gangsters : SILENCER
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Onto : AWARE
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Gun gals : MOLLS
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Comic Olsen : OLE
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France's Le ___ : MANS
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Staff people : AIDES
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English title : DAME
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Ingrid Bergman's daughter : PIA
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Violin : STRAD
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Second-brightest stars : BETAS
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Sharp side pains : STITCHES
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Regal fur : ERMINE
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Dutch painter : HALS
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Margarine's start : OLEO
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Plot : SCHEME
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Shows spirit : PRANCES
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George F. Root in a rut : TRAMPTRAMPTRAMP
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Seep : OOZE
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Downspout connections : EAVES
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Lost : ASEA
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Cows : AWES
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Be alive with : TEEM
Down
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Priest's robe : ALB
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"___ the disease and kill the patient" : CURE
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Secret Service sleuths : TMEN
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Splashes : SPATTERS
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Stack : ROBERT
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Farm measures : ACRES
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Buzzers : BEES
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Bleat : BAA
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Old-time desk features : INKWELLS
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Agronsky of TV : MARTIN
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Askew : AGEE
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Equipment : GEAR
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Bugs : IRKS
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Danish money : KRONE
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Denudes : BARES
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Like a soft carpet : PILED
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Pounds down : TAMPS
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Impend : AWAIT
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Hawaiian island : LANAI
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Washing and baking items : SODAS
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Raccoon's cousin : COATI
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Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
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Della or Peewee : REESE
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Bogs : MIRES
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Muscle users : ATHLETES
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Jimmy Carter, for one : DEMOCRAT
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Rogue : SCAMP
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Actor George : BRENT
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School chores : THEMES
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Pass : ELAPSE
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Abalone : ORMER
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Promenade : STOA
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Loser's eating : CROW
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Smog component : HAZE
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Facilitate : PAVE
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Relaxation : EASE
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River duck : SMEE
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Kind of trap : RAT
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Jack of clubs, in loo : PAM

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