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PAROLE INCROCIATE

New York Times, Sunday, August 6, 1978

Author:
Joseph La Fauci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original solution to puzzle was missing, so puzzle was solved by litzer.

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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,585
Across
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Caracalla feature : BATH
5
Hazards for Columbus : REEFS
10
Famous bovine : ELSIE
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Pipe smoker's device : TAMP
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Medal presented by a doge : OSELA
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Leghorns' lodge : ROOST
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Kitchen staple : OLEO
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Brutus, to Antony : NOBLESTROMANOFTHEMALL
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Stars, to Seneca : STELLAE
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Michelangelo work : PIETA
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Marconi interest : RADIO
30
What Cassius lacked : FAT
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Thinly populated : SPARSE
33
Fen fuel : PEAT
35
"Naughty Marietta" selection : THEITALIANSTREETSONG
42
Festivals, in Firenze : SAGRE
43
Rainbows : ARCS
44
Neapolitan's naso : NOSE
45
Orfeo's orecchio : EAR
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Amor's wings : ALAE
48
Galley word : STET
49
Verdi opera : ERNANI
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Salt, in Siena : SALE
53
Santo : RON
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Played glissandi : SLID
55
Fiori, in Fiesole : BLOOMS
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Plate for Pius : PATEN
57
Verdon : GWEN
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Composed : SEDATE
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Placid : SERENE
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Women's wear : CAPRIPANTS
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Summer hat fabric : MILANSTRAW
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Fallible : ERRANT
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Gone up : ARISEN
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"The Bridges at ___-Ri" : TOKO
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Comedian Martin : STEVE
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Umbral : SHADED
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Red dye root: Var. : CHOY
73
Ponchielli's "Cielo e ___!" : MAR
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Relative of terrazzo : TILE
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Frolicked : PLAYED
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Annina, in "La Traviata" : MAID
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Cavatina : SOLO
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Sly ___ fox : ASA
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Irish island group : ARAN
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Hit the books : PORE
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Absquatulate : SCRAM
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Rivals for Silvia's hand : TWOGENTLEMENOFVERONA
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Gin pole : MAST
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Ethically neutral : AMORAL
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Altar in a chiesa : ARA
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Key : ISLET
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"Don't ___ Lulu" : BRING
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Came in on a radar screen : BLIPPED
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Amazing campanile : THELEANINGTOWEROFPISA
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Etna has one : CONE
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Gondolier : POLER
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Romeo : LOVER
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Zest for life : ELAN
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Caldo, in Calabria : HEAT
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A diacritic : TILDE
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Sentient : AWARE
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Casanova : ROUE
Down
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Interdicts : BANS
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Molto : ALOT
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Caesar's "esse" : TOBE
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"Inferno" sight : HELLFIRE
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Acqua ___ (rose water) : ROSATA
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Ferrara family : ESTE
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Poetic word : EER
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Broadway name : FLO
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Chinese skiffs : SAMPANS
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Borgnine : ERNEST
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Blackout villain : LOOTER
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Upholstered item : SOFA
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Firm follower: Suffix : IST
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Anglo-Saxon letter : ETH
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Source of a pasta sauce : TOMATO
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Honey: Comb. form : MELI
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Venetian globe-trotter : POLO
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Cause euphoria : ELATE
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Affectation : AIRS
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Sponge out : ERASE
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Begat : SIRED
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SEATO is one : PACT
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Kin of paesani : PEONS
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Although, to Antony : ETSI
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Word derived from "Caesar" : TSAR
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Aureola : HALO
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Noted Alaskan : EGAN
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Via ___ (used by Hannibal) : LATINA
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Nail polish : ENAMEL
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Less like Oscar Madison : NEATER
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Chief ore of lead : GALENA
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Freshen : RENEW
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Dozed : SLEPT
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"Memories of ___": Poe : ELD
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Went far afield : ROAMED
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" . . . and ye took me ___": Matt. 25:43 : NOTIN
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Andrea del ___ : SARTO
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Spurners of pearls : SWINE
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Next to : BESIDE
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Troublesome : PESKY
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Keats's is in Rome : GRAVE
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Lost dogie : STRAY
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Hairnet : SNOOD
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Basket, in Bologna : CESTA
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Titian was one : ARTIST
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College course : PRELAW
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Resort town in Mass. : NAHANT
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"To Catch ___" : ATHIEF
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But, to Britannicus : SED
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Distort a report : SLANT
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Channing : CAROL
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Italian statesman : MORO
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Arkin : ALAN
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City on the Tevere : ROMA
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J.E.C. : PRES
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"___ Lisa" : MONA
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Pugilist : SCRAPPER
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Size of type : AGATE
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Trellis, Italian style : PERGOLA
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Calligraphy line : SERIF
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Fluffy fare : OMELET
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City in Kansas : LARNED
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Refugee : EMIGRE
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___ Blanc : MONT
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Soldato's courage : VALORE
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Hankering : ITCH
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Clog : SHOE
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Venetian's vigor : LENA
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Invoice : BILL
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Fox or Rabbit : BRER
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Hair: Comb. form : PILO
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Biblical twin : ESAU
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Hamlet : DANE
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Likely : APT
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We, to Loren : NOI
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"Mamma mia!" : WOW
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Soprano Marton : EVA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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