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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1977

Author:
Hal R. Hollinger
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Hal R. Hollinger has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,219
Across
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Crop up : ARISE
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Island of exile : ELBA
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Nibble at : GNAW
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Where Pago Pago is : SAMOA
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Put into motion again : REACTUATE
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Old Glory : STARSANDSTRIPES
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Bivouacked : TENTED
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Living "teddy bears" : KOALAS
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Hill's partner : DALE
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Trim : FIT
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Caribou's food : MOSS
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Town or city: Abbr. : MUN
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Dryad or naiad : NYMPH
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Eight: Comb. form : OCTO
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Having a handle : ANSATE
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In the manner of : ALA
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Hemingway novel : THESUNALSORISES
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Choler : IRE
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Prefix with cruiser or sphere : STRATO
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Washstand item : SOAP
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His goods are "hot" : FENCE
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Kind of lace : VAL
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Formicary occupants : ANTS
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Kind of ball or Fellow : ODD
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Dwindles : EBBS
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Determined the value of : PRICED
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Picnic or junket : OUTING
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Maugham novel (with "The") : MOONANDSIXPENCE
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Have relevance : APPERTAIN
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Pop-singer John : ELTON
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Exploit : DEED
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Film dubber's concern, for short : SYNC
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Chanticleer's domain : ROOST
Down
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Type of prof : ASST
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Deserve : RATE
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"___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
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Get the laundry ready : SORT
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Facilitated : EASED
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Guided : LED
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Take the sun : BASK
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Phrase with God or Congress : ACTOF
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Bench decree : GUILTY
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Valley in California (famed for wine) : NAPA
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Roscoe, the stutterer : ATES
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Westrum of baseball : WES
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Billy Turner, to Seattle Slew : TRAINER
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Utterly unyielding : ADAMANT
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Of the moon : LUNAR
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Subjugate : ENSLAVE
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Central theme : MOTIF
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Earthy color : OCHRE
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Dutch genre painter: 17th century : STEEN
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Signal from the Titanic: April, 1912 : SOS
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Construction worker : MASON
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Fold, of a kind : PLEAT
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Lid fasteners : HASPS
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Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
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Plumber's chest : TOOLBOX
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Kind of lot : USEDCAR
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"The Lady ___ Tramp" : ISA
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Originated a word : COINED
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Car owners' headaches : DENTS
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Part of SST : SUPER
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"Wicked Wasp of Twickenham" : POPE
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Manila, for one : ROPE
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June 6, 1944 : DDAY
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Distant: Comb. form : TELO
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Two prepositions in one : INTO
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Sgt. and cpl. : NCOS
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Courteous bloke : GENT
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Like Carroll's Hatter : MAD
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Theologian's concern : SIN
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Business abbr. : INC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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