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New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 1976

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,873
Across
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Grown-up : MATURE
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Demolition-derby feature : CRASH
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Charms : AMULETS
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Try again for the right number : REDIAL
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Lazy Susan, in a way : SERVICEREVOLVER
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Trieste measure : ORNA
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Hood or kind : MAN
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Eydie's partner : STEVE
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Folklore goblin : NIS
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Certain share : LIONS
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Cut, in Scotland : SNEG
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"___ on parle . . . " : ICI
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Instruction books : MANUALS
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"___ merry-go-round" : ONA
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Missionary's greeter : CANNIBAL
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Amsterdam's river : AMSTEL
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___ about : ONOR
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Addition word : PLUS
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On the mend, in Munich : BESSER
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Smith or Smothers : BROTHERS
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Yalie : ELI
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Exchanges coupons : REDEEMS
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Phonograph record : DISC
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Fiends, in Aberdeen : DEILS
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Tree of Brazil : APA
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Preclude, in law : ESTOP
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Babylonian sky god : ANU
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One of a radio twosome : AMOS
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Athletic Moslem : WHIRLINGDERVISH
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"___ to grow on" : ANDONE
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Coalition : ENTENTE
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Western park : ESTES
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Do a realty-tax job : ASSESS
Down
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Kind of lodge : MASONIC
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North, South or Central : AMERICA
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Calls it a day : TURNSIN
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Seaweed genus : ULVA
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Defendants, in law : REI
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Common abbr. : ETC
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Actor Richard : CRENNA
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Part of R.P.M.: Abbr. : REV
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Bustles : ADOS
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River-mouth deposits : SILTS
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Pauper : HAVENOT
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Study group : SEMINAR
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Actor Sam : LEVENE
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Director Walsh : RAOUL
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Stately : REGAL
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Lacking spontaneity : LABORED
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Skiing events : SLALOMS
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Seeker of lodes : MINER
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South African leader : SMUTS
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Refusals : NOS
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Sound in a library : SSH
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Musical piece : PRELUDE
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Moisten : BEDEW
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Hebrew prophet : ELISHA
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Famed chapel : SISTINE
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Person : BEING
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Open-mesh fabric : ETAMINE
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Fencing thrusts: Var. : REPOSTS
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Tennis coups de grace : SMASHES
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Silas and family : DEANES
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Wood quantities : CORDS
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Small bit of land : PLOT
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Roads: Abbr. : AVES
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Ending for opal : INE
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Queenly name : ENA
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Some tickets: Abbr. : RTS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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