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Guido N. Scarato
Guido N. Scarato

TIME PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, September 12, 1971

Author:
Guido N. Scarato
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 632 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Guido N. Scarato has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,065
Across
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Catfish : DORAD
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Sample TV film : PILOT
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Latch again : REBAR
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Like some eyes : BEADY
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Spanish month : ENERO
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"___ Mio" : OSOLE
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Remove : ERASE
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Proportion : RATIO
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Steel, in Paris : ACIER
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Clear : PLAIN
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Squalls : GUSTS
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Old Times Sq. hotel : ASTOR
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St. Peter's and Farnese, e.g. : RENAISSANCEARCHITECTURE
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Drop ___ (suggest) : AHINT
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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Does math work : ADDS
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Furnish : ENDOW
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"___ deal!" : ITSA
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Kind of relief : BAS
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Roll-call note: Abbr. : ABS
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Closet items : BROOMS
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Here, to Caesar : HIC
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Café additive : LAIT
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Salad : SLAW
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Antique-buyer's choice : EARLYAMERICANPEWTERWARE
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Chemical prefixes : AMIDS
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Chemical compound : OXIME
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Sierra ___ : MADRE
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Colony near Hong Kong : MACAO
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Beaks : NIBS
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Explorer : ERIC
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"I can't ___!" : STANDIT
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Chisholm, for one : TRAIL
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Italian family : ESTE
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Like a grain : OATY
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Miss Claire : INA
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Sphinxes, etc. : ANCIENTEGYPTIANCARVINGS
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Mediocre : SOSO
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City officials: Abbr. : AIDS
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Eastern title : EMEER
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More daft : DOTTIER
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Word with shoppe : OLDE
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One opposed : ANTI
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Latin nine : NOVEM
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Maple and box elder : ACERS
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Rose lover : ABIE
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Toxic protein : ABRIN
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Empty : INANE
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Certain tapestries : MEDIEVALEUROPEANARRASES
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Shortly : ANON
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Bakery worker : ICER
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U. S. storyteller : POE
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Sea : AEGEAN
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Biblical name : NER
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Decree : ACT
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Cleaner's concern : SPOT
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Salutation : TOAST
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Actual being : ESSE
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After pi : RHO
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Lively: Abbr. : ANIM
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Struck : SMOTE
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Space station, maybe : TWENTYFIRSTCENTURYABODE
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Color over : REDYE
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Grind, as teeth : GNASH
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Room in Paris : SALLE
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P. I. island : SAMAR
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Judge's call : ORDER
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"My cup ___" : OFTEA
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Shade of gray : STEEL
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Works on copy : EDITS
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Like some moss : PEATY
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Performs, old style : DOEST
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L. A. Mayor : YORTY
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Bristles : SETAE
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Costly : DEAR
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Fairy-tale word : ONCE
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Guide : REIN
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Kind of code : AREA
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Genoese admiral : DORIA
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Visits casually : POPSIN
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Safety zone : ISLAND
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Make a ___ (finance) : LOANTO
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Acid suffix : OLIC
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Dogma : TENET
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Compunction : REGRET
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Ejects : ERUCTS
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Wild party : BASH
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Italian city : ASTI
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Take five : RESTABIT
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Plant parts : BRACTS
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Bridge seat : EAST
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Pacific island : ATTU
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Fashion name : DIOR
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Poetic time : YORE
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"___ jewel" (words for a new maid) : SHESA
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Chilean port : ARICA
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Puff up : ELATE
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Nautical word : ABEAM
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Shaw product : DRAMA
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Column style : DORIC
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Italian army men : SOLDATI
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Caprice : WHIMSEY
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Fine lace : ALENCON
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Lamp rubber : ALADDIN
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Blocking : BARRING
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As ___ sugar : SWEETAS
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Indian state : MYSORE
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Diamonds : ICE
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Reverence : AWE
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Cygnus : SWAN
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Civil War ship : MONITOR
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Banishes : EXILES
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Tease : RIB
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Sea nymph : NEREID
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Sawlike: Prefix : PRI
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Woolwich initials : RMA
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Attempt: Scot. : ETTIE
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Miler's need : STAMINA
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Sidon's neighbor : TYRE
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Gardener : SPADER
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Liquid ester : ACETIN
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Islands in Bay of Bengal : ANDAMAN
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Geologic era : NEOCENE
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Area of France : COTEDOR
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Peanuts : GOOBERS
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As red ___ : ASABEET
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Jury panel : VENIRE
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Early period : IRONAGE
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Triplet : TRIN
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Noun suffix : ISE
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Brooklyn campus : LIU
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Agency of 1930's : NRA
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Lobby pieces : VASES
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Vergil hero: Var. : ENEAS
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Middle, in law : MESNE
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Drink : ALE
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Army address: Abbr. : APO
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French capital in W. W. II : VICHY
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Inevitable accident : ACTOFGOD
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Of sight : OPTIC
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Shabby : RATTY
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Through street : ARTERY
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Goes by : PASSES
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"I wouldn't bet ___!" : ONTHAT
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Early stable man : OSTLER
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Talisman : AMULET
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Extremely : SORELY
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Disordered : MESSY
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Slackens : EASES
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Too much: Fr. : TROP
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"As you ___" : WERE
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Norse myth : EDDA
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Russian vote : NYET
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Lowdown : INFO
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Have it made : RATE
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Western alliance : NATO
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Commanded : BADE
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Leave out : OMIT
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Statistics : DATA
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Gaelic : ERSE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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