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New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 1978

Author:
Charles Engler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B F J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Charles Engler has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,587
Across
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Amish, e.g. : SECT
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Razorlike : SHARP
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Pip-pip : TATA
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Declare : AVER
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Hairy : PILAR
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CENTO member : IRAN
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Arizona "monster" : GILA
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"___ a Parade" : ILOVE
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Belted : GIRT
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Start of a Will Rogers line : ALLIKNOWISWHATI
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Crusted dessert : PIE
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N.Y.C. subway : IRT
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Pets : COSSETS
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Menlo Park family : EDISONS
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Russian cooperative : ARTEL
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Creed : TENET
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"Blue Knight" : COP
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U.S. radio station in Berlin : RIAS
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Budged : MOVED
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Harness part : HAME
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Downing Street number : TEN
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Fast-food stop : DINER
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The "man without a country" : NOLAN
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On in age : ELDERLY
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Scented : ODORANT
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___ Sparks, memorable sourpuss : NED
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Sea eagle : ERN
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End of the Rogers line : READINTHEPAPERS
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Injure : HARM
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Zola : EMILE
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Corn lily : IXIA
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Relative of a ceorl : ESNE
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Finch : SERIN
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Mechanics' stations in an auto race : PITS
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Epochs upon epochs : AEON
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Golfer Sam : SNEAD
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Peary's winter base : ETAH
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"Heimskringla," e.g. : SAGA
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Depraved : EVIL
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Sing Sing lodging : CELL
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Walks idly : TRAIPSES
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Upright piano : SPINET
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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Down in the hold : ALOW
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Sitar star Shankar : RAVI
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Chaired : PRESIDED
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Acrobat's apparel : TIGHTS
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___ da capo (musical form) : ARIA
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Fruity pastry : TART
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Not for : ANTI
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German canal : KIEL
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Court order : WRIT
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A la ___ : CARTE
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Bear : STAND
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Unfeeling : STONY
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January, in Jaén : ENERO
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Florida city : OCALA
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"___ is an island": Donne : NOMAN
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Used up : SPENT
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Holiday time : EVE
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Bland quality : MILDNESS
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Lively folk dance : HORNPIPE
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Three, in Mainz : DREI
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Mrs. Nick Charles : NORA
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Interlocutors' foils : ENDMEN
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Be contingent : DEPEND
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Large bird : RHEA
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Naturalness : EASE
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Cartoonist Peter: 1904–68 : ARNO
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U.S. Treasury sleuths : TMEN
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"This Gun for ___" : HIRE
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Lamb : ELIA
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Sign in a theater : EXIT
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Actress Moreno : RITA
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Waist cincher : SASH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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