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GETTING AWAY FROM IT ALL

New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 1977

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,235
Across
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Insertion mark : CARET
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Frenchman's smoke or snuff : TABAC
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Irish port of call : COBH
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Figures the bill : ADDS
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Affaire de coeur : AMOUR
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Fight site : ARENA
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Alpine river : AARE
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French cheese : BRIE
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Relative of a clip joint : TOURISTTRAP
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Stowe or Vail : SKIRESORT
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Sea-going flyer : ERN
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Telegraphs : MORSES
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Weapons hole : SILO
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Kind of charge : DEPTH
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Pete Rose's colleagues : REDS
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Guffaw : HAHA
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The boss calls it : TUNE
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"Whatever ___ right": Pope : ISIS
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Matador chaser : TORO
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Where not to fall : OVERBOARD
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Hot outpouring : LAVA
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Sutherland role : NORMA
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Paer wrote 43 of these : OPERAS
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Feudal estate : FIEF
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Author Deighton : LEN
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Belief that things have souls : ANIMISM
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Relish : SAVOR
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No-no for a pitcher : BALKING
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Disgusted : REPELLED
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Caballero, e.g. : SENOR
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Legal claim holder : LIENOR
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Drop shots, in the ring : KOS
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Boston airport : LOGAN
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Whitewashed : LIMED
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Marius, to Sulla : ENEMY
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Domestic travel slogan : SEEAMERICAFIRST
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Famous maître d'hôtel : OSCAR
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"Morning's at ___": Browning : SEVEN
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Absolute negative : NEVER
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Towel sign : HIS
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Rutabaga : TURNIP
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Golfer Louise : SUGGS
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Far from pushy : RETICENT
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Name callers, and worse : ABUSERS
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Unchic shoe : SABOT
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Assign to new categories : REGRADE
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Defendants at law : REI
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Grime : SOOT
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Least abundant : RAREST
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Everglades sight : HERON
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Bright Bear : URSA
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Chess, for instance : BOARDGAME
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Typesetter's cue : STET
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Where Toledans go sailing : ERIE
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Whoppers : LIES
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Memphis deity : PTAH
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Succotash item : LIMA
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Washbowl : BASIN
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Loving : FOND
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Remove, as ink or gravy : BLOTUP
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Prefix with sked or skid : NON
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Their Acropolis is a tourist's must : ATHENIANS
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Trip merchant : TRAVELAGENT
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Simmer in summer : BOIL
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The steppes don't have one : TREE
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Info supplied by 116 Across : RATES
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Gimcrack gems : PASTE
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Diamond judges : UMPS
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Builds a lawn : SODS
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Motionless : INERT
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Areas in St. Peter's : APSES
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Do a party job : CATER
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Love, in Livorno : AMORE
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Two-way journeys : ROUNDTRIPS
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Grand-tour cont. : EUR
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Adjust the sails : TRIM
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___ Mountains in S Poland : TATRA
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Its customers paint, sculpt, etc. : ARTSHOP
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Leaves forlorn : BEREAVES
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Duck genus : ANAS
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___ d'Antibes : CAP
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Nassau attraction : CASINO
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Item on a G.I. medal : OAKLEAF
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Verve, in Venezia : BRIO
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Pronoun : HER
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Descend a mountain by rope : ABSEIL
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Writes "Wish you were here" : DROPSALINE
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All the gossip : DIRT
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Clockmaker Thomas : SETH
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London district : SOHO
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First ___ (rare bks.) : EDS
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At turbo-prop speed : SUBSONIC
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River at Amiens : SOMME
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Grips for trips : TRAVELINGBAGS
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Flawless : IDEAL
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Badinage and persiflage : RAILLERIES
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Christian and Mayan : ERAS
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Needle : RIB
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Spite : VENOM
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Fit to be tied : ANGRY
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Scotland Yard stoolie : NARK
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___ cat : ONEO
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Letters from Greece : OMEGAS
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Does the correct thing : FLIESRIGHT
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Plum for gin : SLOE
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Kind of holiday : ROMAN
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Where Canterbury is : KENT
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Beknighted women : DAMES
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Allude : REFER
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Mole : NEVUS
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Amuse : DIVERT
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Without : SANS
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Considered : REGARDED
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Plexus : RETE
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Hokkaido port : OTARU
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Cork-oak bark : SUBER
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Tourist vessel : CRUISESHIP
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Boniface's bonhomie : HEARTINESS
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___-European : INDO
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Rapid-fire gun : STEN
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Investigation : PROBE
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Marsh bird : SORA
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Fishing basket : CREEL
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Great Lakes canals : SOO
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Pattern or mold : TEMPLATE
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Having claws : TALONED
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Place above : SETOVER
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Sprite and satellite : ARIELS
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Washes out : RINSES
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Synagogue : SHUL
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Tourist stopover : INN
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Nevada blast : ATEST
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___ Carlo : MONTE
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Kitty starters : ANTES
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Clerk, in India : BABU
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Power source : ATOM
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Reno game : FARO
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Fiber food : BRAN
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Haydn's nickname : PAPA
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"___ all in the game" : ITS
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Prefix with cycle or plane : TRI
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Cumberland ___ : GAP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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