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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1977

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,232
Across
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Artists' area in N.Y.C. : SOHO
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Steep slope : SCARP
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Move swiftly : SCUD
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Seventh king of Israel : AHAB
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Genghis Khan was one : TATAR
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Stable belle : MARE
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Founder of the Dutch Republic : WILLIAMOFORANGE
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Sun parlor : SOLARIUM
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Garden bloom : ASTER
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Metal containers : TINS
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Advance by effort : PUSH
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Neglectful : REMISS
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Silly talk : MUSH
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Crawly creature : ASP
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Grocery item : OLEO
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Cause of ex-doughboys' desertion of farms : PAREE
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Evince distaste : BOO
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First czar of Russia : IVANTHETERRIBLE
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Recipient of eye shadow : LID
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Avian abode aloft : AERIE
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Far from dowdy : NEAT
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Compass point : SSE
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Water carrier : MAIN
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Deities around Bacchus : SATYRS
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Feudal bigwig : EARL
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Commanded : BADE
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In any way : ATALL
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Most sensible and staid : SOBEREST
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Guillotined queen: 1793 : MARIEANTOINETTE
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Therefore : ERGO
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Find out : LEARN
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Litigates : SUES
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Grime : SOOT
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Succinct : TERSE
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Asparagus ___ : TIPS
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Maxims : SAWS
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Birthplace of seven U.S. Presidents : OHIO
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Albert ___, in London : HALL
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Offering for religious uses : OBLATION
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Dishonors : STAINS
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He wrote "The Stranger" : CAMUS
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Energy source : ATOM
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English flyers : RAF
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Type of athlete : PRO
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Kind of hit : SMASH
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Hypocrisy : CANT
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Yen : URGE
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Game animal : DEER
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Yellow ___ (Jacob's-sword) : IRIS
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Bacon slice : RASHER
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Thick soup : PUREE
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Patron : USER
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Vexes : ROILS
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Name of rock fame : ELVIS
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Gettysburg general : MEADE
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Morning song: Poet. : MATIN
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Tintern or Westminster : ABBEY
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Word with heat or house : SOLAR
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The Brownings, e.g. : POETS
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Risky situation : PERIL
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Tampico fare : TAMALE
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"I ___ a Rhapsody": 1940 song : HEAR
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Source of income or outgo : INTEREST
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Victim of Roman aggression: 290 B.C. : SABINE
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Arabian gulf : ADEN
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Adam Bede's creator : ELIOT
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No gentlemen they : BOORS
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Iowa college town : AMES
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Pacific aroid : TARO
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Excel : STAR
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Small case for trivia : ETUI
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Short distance : STEP
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Bride of Angel Clare : TESS
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High in pitch : ALT
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Rosalynn Carter, ___ Smith : NEE

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