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New York Times, Saturday, August 27, 1977

Author:
Ann Jenkins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,241
Across
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Monarch's crown, scepter, etc. : REGALIA
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Town that lost its rats and children : HAMELIN
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Dodger's activity : EVADING
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Quicken : ANIMATE
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Actress Carmen : MIRANDA
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Reads aloud : RECITES
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City official: Abbr. : ALD
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Jaded : TIRED
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Make wary : ALERT
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___ off (used a driver) : TEED
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Primeval abodes : CAVES
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Epochal : ERAL
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Prophet of doom : CYNIC
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DNA factors : GENES
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Supped : ATE
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M.P.'s cry of approval : HEARHEAR
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Mercury Theater man : WELLES
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Rigging or tackle : GEAR
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Beautiful woman : PERI
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Concurs : AGREES
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Ritualistic suicide : HARIKARI
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Winged stinger : BEE
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Put the ball on a runner again : RETAG
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Yielded, as by treaty : CEDED
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Compulsory bet : ANTE
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Missile caches : SILOS
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Beguile : DUPE
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Serene : STILL
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"___ Moon" : PAPER
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Grassy mead : LEA
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Accept employment : HIREOUT
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Unyielding : ADAMANT
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Prefix for type or magnet : ELECTRO
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Journal : GAZETTE
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Preordain : DESTINE
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Unity : ONENESS
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Second try with Ali : REMATCH
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Ogling hex : EVILEYE
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L.A. suburb : GARDENA
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Political org. : ADA
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Bit of fluff : LINT
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Grammarian's mood: Abbr. : INDIC
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Thickening agent, from seaweed : AGARAGAR
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Become callous : HARDEN
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Donkey, in Dijon : ANE
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Isinglass : MICA
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M. Zola : EMILE
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Type of pass : LATERAL
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Echo : ITERATE
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Snuggles : NESTLES
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By any chance : EVER
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Requiem : DIRGE
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Draining main : SEWER
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Hearten : CHEER
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Silken : SERIC
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Gives relief to : EASES
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Fancied : LIKED
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Chief port of American Samoa : PAGOPAGO
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Put to shame : ABASHED
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Non-Morman, to a Morman : GENTILE
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Beds down : RETIRES
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Screw pine of Hawaii : HALA
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Fawn upon : ADULATE
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Becomes contrite : REPENTS
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Dreams up : IDEATES
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Walk quietly or cautiously : TIPTOE
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Choose : ELECT
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Type of Detroit model : SEDAN
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Viaud's pen name : LOTI
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Demolish : RAZE
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Vase on a pedestal : URN
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"All the President's ___" : MEN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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