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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

SAYINGS ACCOUNT

New York Times, Sunday, September 11, 1977

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 626 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,256
Across
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Gorge : CHASM
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___ da Gama : VASCO
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Moslem judge : CADI
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Fescue or rye : GRASS
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Logrolling contest : ROLEO
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Detest : ABHOR
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Rajah's spouse : RANEE
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Love : ALLCONQUEROR
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Slow and steady : RACEWINNER
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Tunis ruler : BEY
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Wakened : ROUSED
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French seat of learning : ECOLE
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Cat variety : ANGORA
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Moslem prince : EMEER
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In unison : ASONE
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Faction : SIDE
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Globe : ORB
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Patriotic org. : DAR
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Mal de ___ : TETE
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Name : DUB
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Edge: Abbr. : MARG
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Rolling stone : NOMOSSGATHERER
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Grapes : UVA
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Soap plants : AMOLES
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Fred or Steve : ALLEN
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Smudge : BLUR
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"Grand ___" : HOTEL
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"The King ___" : ANDI
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Ohio city : AKRON
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"Un ___ in Maschera" : BALLO
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Residue : ASHES
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Still waters : DEEPRUNNERS
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Kind of renewal : URBAN
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French possessive : SES
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Max or Buddy : BAER
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French wave : ONDE
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Merchant ship : ARGOSY
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Vichy marshal : PETAIN
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Bishop's headdress : MITRE
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Harmless hawk : OSPREY
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Connecticut submarine base : GROTON
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
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Second : ABET
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British lawmakers: Abbr. : MPS
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Scottish man of property : LAIRD
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Cain's postman : TWICERINGER
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Tire : SPARE
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Was flirtatious : OGLED
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Lent a hand : AIDED
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Alpine stream : AARE
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Subway item : TOKEN
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Troubles : WOES
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Teen-ager's bane : ACNE
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Cavaradossi, Tosca's lover : MARIO
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Fondle : CARESS
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Fifth-largest cont. : EUR
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Charity : ATHOMEBEGINNER
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Corner : TREE
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Wall Street abbr. : RTS
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Turns down : NOES
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Musical symbols : NOTES
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Scotch denial : NAE
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Criterion: Abbr. : STD
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Takes the blue ribbon : WINS
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Insults : SLURS
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Powders : TALCS
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Achaean League member : SPARTA
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Fine violin : AMATI
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Art objects : CURIOS
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Friend, in Nice : AMI
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All the world : LOVERLOVER
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New broom : CLEANSWEEPER
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Jong : ERICA
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Wampum : PEAG
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Court decree : ARRET
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Not a soul : NOONE
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Office furniture : DESKS
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Land unit : ACRE
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Lavishes love on : DOTES
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Over : ENDED
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Zodiac sign : CRAB
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Golf course unit : HOLE
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Friend : ALLY
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Like certain wines : SEC
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Anchored : MOORED
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Cowboy, Spanish style : VAQUERO
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Mistreat : ABUSE
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Transparent : SHEER
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Wood measure : CORD
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Spanish gold : ORO
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Crown : CORONET
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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Game pieces : DICE
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Chill : ICE
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Organ ___ : GRINDER
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Gamut : RANGE
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Prophet : SEER
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Evening, in Naples : SERA
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___ land : NOMANS
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Call it quits : RESIGN
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Bided one's time : WAITED
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Soft drink : COLA
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Faulkner character : ANSE
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Small finches : SERINS
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Sioux : OMAHAS
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Branching : RAMOSE
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Too many cooks : BROTHSPOILERS
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"There's many ___ . . . " : ASLIP
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Meaning : TENOR
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All work and no play : DULLBOYMAKERS
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Palate lobes : UVULAS
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Noble rank : BARONY
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Kind of club : GLEE
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Wee fellow, in Eire : MANEEN
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Partner of wiser : OLDER
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Roll-call word : HERE
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City transportation : ELS
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River boat : BARGE
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Louisiana Indians : ADAI
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Gromyko : ANDREI
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Joint : KNEE
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Aaron or Raymond : BURR
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Muddied : ROILED
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___ den Linden : UNTER
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Taboo : BAN
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Likely : APT
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Creatures: Fr. : ETRES
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Mrs. Lincoln's maiden name : TODD
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Aromatic spice : MACE
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Titania's spouse : OBERON
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Arid : SERE
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Scowl : GLOWER
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Stew : RAGOUT
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Encore! : AGAIN
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Adjust earlier : PRESET
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Felt : SENSED
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Buckles : TACHES
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Bowery figures : WINOS
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Nostril : NARIS
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R.R. stop : STA
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Wine : PORT
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Dissonant : ATONAL
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Kind of system : METRIC
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A long time : AGES
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City on the Vistula : CRACOW
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"___ Dance" : ANITRAS
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Do a photographer's job : ENLARGE
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Match : BOUT
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Signs up : ENLISTS
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Early Christian : ESSENE
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Road mishap : WRECK
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Defamation : SMEAR
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Australian tree : TUART
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Female water buffalo : ARNEE
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Logger's travois : SLED
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Minute opening : PORE
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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With, in Tours : AVEC
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Kingfish : CERO
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Footless one : APOD
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Writing on the wall : MENE
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Enraged : IRED
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W.W. II agency : OPA
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Boy : LAD
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Long period : EON

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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