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New York Times, Wednesday, August 9, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,588
Across
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North Sea feeder : EMS
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"Big A" sound : CLOP
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Leather named for a Western city : NAPA
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Electrical unit : VOLT
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Regional : AREAL
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Muscat is its capital : OMAN
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On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
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Alpinist's challenge : MATTERHORN
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Highest spot on earth : EVEREST
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Site of Bogus Basin ski resort : BOISE
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___ libre : VERS
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Throw things at : PELT
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___ Islands, supposed Fountain of Youth site : BIMINI
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Money in Madrid : PESETAS
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Silver Springs neighbor : OCALA
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Made tucks : SEWED
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G.I. offense : AWOL
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Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
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Be worthy of : RATE
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Exposes : BARES
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Improve : AMEND
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Give ___ try : ITA
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Any undesirable locale : SIBERIA
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Ohio home of the Wrights : DAYTON
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River of "The Bard" : AVON
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Kind of moth : LUNA
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Crete's capital : CANEA
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___ Lake, N.Y. spa : SARANAC
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Industrial suburb of Detroit : RIVERROUGE
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"Twittering Machine" painter : KLEE
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Salt Lake City team : UTES
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Blundered : ERRED
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East or West in N.Y.C. : SIDE
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Jane of fiction : EYRE
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Maine's ___ Island : DEER
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Girl saved by Uncle Tom : EVA
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Act listlessly : MOPE
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Dubrovnik resident : SLAV
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Stupid; oafish : CRASS
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Baltic dweller : LETT
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Word with cake or meal : OAT
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New West Pointers : PLEBES
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Hurler's dream : NOHITTER
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Biblical book : AMOS
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Reduce : PARE
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Massachusetts cape : ANN
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Rome's Fountain of ___ : TREVI
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"The Beautiful" : AMERICA
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Play parts : ROLES
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City once called Lake's Crossing : RENO
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Washington posed for him : PEALE
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Spill the beans : BLAB
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Midwest Indians : IOWAS
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N.Z. Polynesian : MAORI
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Pen for Pedro : PLUMA
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Be in store for : AWAIT
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Bout : SETTO
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Violently : AMAIN
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Doyen : DEAN
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Natives of Beirut : LEBANESE
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Lasted : ENDURED
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Cut : SEVER
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Artist Charles ___ Gibson : DANA
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Uttered loudly : ROARED
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Pershing's men : YANKS
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Brewery product : LAGER
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Gary or Eugene : CITY
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Affirm : AVER
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Word with fire or footed : SURE
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Left the bus : ALIT
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Hand over : CEDE
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Scribe or de Rivoli : RUE
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Pitchblende, e.g. : ORE
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Snakelike fish : EEL

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