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Elaine D. Schorr
Elaine D. Schorr

HOOKUPS

New York Times, Sunday, August 19, 1973

121-Across : Hugh Hefner, e.g.

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,772
Across
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"South Pacific" song locale : BALI
5
Metric measures: Abbr. : CMS
8
Do art work : ETCH
12
Kind of note : GRACE
17
Old Greek coin : OBOL
18
BB, for one : SHOT
19
Bride, in Bonn : BRAUT
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Venetian coin : DUCAT
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Pacific explorer's activity : COOKSTOUR
24
Mania for cutting hair : BARBERSITCH
26
Arctic bird : AUK
27
Newts : TRITONS
29
Unaspirated : LENE
30
___ bene : NOTA
31
Outmoded: Abbr. : OBS
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Comet's head : COMA
34
Scraps : ORTS
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Tenth of a sen : RIN
36
Rake : ROUE
38
Represent : ENACT
40
Aquarium fish : TETRAS
43
Do a tailoring job : ALTER
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Las Vegas area : STRIP
47
Kind of poker, with 5 Down : DEALERS
50
Golf tourney : MASTERS
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Big name in Troy : AENEAS
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Baby wear : SACQUE
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Hitchcock's 39 : STEPS
59
Pueblo people : KERES
61
Intimidate : DAUNT
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John or Bonar : LAW
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Louis XV word : APRES
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Left out : ELIDED
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Spanish child : NINO
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Go amiss : ERR
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Mild oath by a compositor : PRINTERSDEVIL
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Certain scholar's hour : TEN
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Kind of hammer : TRIP
77
Those not present : OTHERS
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Flynn : ERROL
79
Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
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___-miss : HITOR
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Kind of geometry : SOLID
83
Meuse city : SEDAN
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Symmetrized : EVENED
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Eat humble pie : RECANT
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Descendants of Shem : SEMITES
94
Quick attacks : SORTIES
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Lifeless : AMORT
98
Roman rooms : ATRIA
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Entertain in a way : SINGTO
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Webster and Beery : NOAHS
103
Grate : RASP
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First 3 of 26 : ABC
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Causes soreness : RAWS
108
Pintail duck : SMEE
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Month: Abbr. : DEC
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Dear ones : SIRS
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Seabird : ERNE
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Brimful : REPLETE
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Thai isthmus : KRA
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Star in dog-training class : TEACHERSPET
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Hugh Hefner, e.g. : LADIESMAN
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Tilter's suit : ARMOR
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Nutcracker, for one : SUITE
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Anthony : EDEN
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Immanuel : KANT
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Statements: Abbr. : REPTS
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Boot liners : PACS
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___ Darya (Soviet river) : SYR
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"Picnic" author : INGE
Down
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Chica or Raton : BOCA
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Eastern name : ABOU
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People in high places : LOOKOUTS
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Genre : ILK
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See 47 Across : CHOICE
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Fake furs : MOUTONS
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Organic frameworks : STROMATA
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Falls off : EBBS
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___-la : TRA
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Italian director, with 76 Down : CARLO
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Part of H.H.H. : HUBERT
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Mdse. : GDS
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Downfall : RUIN
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Antidote for upstaging : ACTORSEQUITY
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Saguaros : CACTI
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Allen : ETHAN
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Bivouacked : TENTED
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Map abbrs. : STS
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Residues: Fr. : RESTES
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Button base : NACRE
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Symbols of redness : BEETS
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Zodiac sign : RAM
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Spanish wave : OLA
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Symbol of nothingness : TINKERSDAMN
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Catfish : RAAD
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Link of Northwest : ALCAN
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Repeat a bugging job : RETAP
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Rinds : PEELS
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Wall St. figure : RUNNER
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Sutures : SETONS
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Glossy proof : REPRO
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Mast poles : SPRITS
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Take for ___ : ARIDE
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Ceremonial feasts : SEDERS
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Man of Brazil : SENHOR
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French porcelain : SEVRES
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States of oblivion : LETHES
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Coming, in Italy : ARRIVO
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Stomach ache for Poe : WRITERSCRAMP
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Stone slab : STELE
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Electron tube : DIODE
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Heath plant : ERICA
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S. A. beast : LLAMA
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See 10 Down : PONTI
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Curb : REIN
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Saltpeter : NITRE
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M.S. or D.D. : DEGREE
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Snare : NOOSE
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Stamps on : TRAMPLES
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Rail worker : TRACKMAN
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Ice, in Bonn : EIS
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Weaken : SAP
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Belle and Bart : STARRS
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The Tigers' neighbor : THELADY
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Admits : OWNSUP
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Gardener's gear : SEEDER
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Spectral type : ASTAR
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French café order : BIERE
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Brown color : SEPIA
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Sandra or Ruby : DEE
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Burns, for one : SCOT
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Ways: Abbr. : RTES
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Can or type : TIN
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Pealed : RANG
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Stake : ANTE
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Aaron clouts: Abbr. : HRS
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Common abbr. : ETC
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Aspen sight : SKI

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5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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