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New York Times, Saturday, September 17, 1977

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { C J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,262
Across
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Apparel : GARB
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Ye ___ tea shoppe : OLDE
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Clammy : DAMP
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Libertine : ROUE
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The late Orient Express : TRAIN
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Place for a caboose : REAR
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British ___ of Court : INNS
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Grant's successor : HAYES
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Prokofiev orchestral fairy tale : PETERANDTHEWOLF
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Radio role of Jay Silverheels : TONTO
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Agcy. that electrified rural America : REA
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Sample the library : BROWSE
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Kooks : WEIRDOS
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"C'est ___!" : LAVIE
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Unsigned, for short : ANON
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Iroquoian : ERIE
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Conspire, in a way : ABET
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Recumbent : PRONE
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Attain justly : EARN
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Darkroom receptacle : BATH
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Brinker of fiction : HANS
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Chose : OPTED
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Polliwog : TADPOLE
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Religious superior : ABBESS
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Fitting : APT
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Relish : SAVOR
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Two difficult alternatives : HORNSOFADILEMMA
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Keyed up : AGOG
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Callas or Tallchief : MARIA
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August, in Paris : AOUT
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He, to Hadrian : ILLE
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Biblical land, east of the Jordan : AMMON
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Svelte : TRIM
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Glance askance : LEER
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Khyber or Donner : PASS
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Start of an epitaph : HERE
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Stagehand : GRIP
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Topflight : AONE
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Smallest of a litter : RUNT
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Perilous : BESETWITHDANGER
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Praying female figure : ORANT
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Surrender : LAYDOWNONESARMS
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Bantingize : DIET
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Cherish as sacred : ENSHRINE
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Sigh with relief : DRAWADEEPBREATH
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Prefix with sol or stat : AERO
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Suburban shopping center : MALL
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One of the prexy's staff : PROF
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Banquo, for one : THANE
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Kind of wine : ROSE
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"All that wealth ___ gave": Gray : EER
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Spill the beans : BLAB
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Moroccan capital : RABAT
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___ Culp Hobby : OVETA
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Cosmic cycles : EONS
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Hold forth : ORATE
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Progenitors : SIRES
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Russian sea : ARAL
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At loose ___ : ENDS
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Aerial mosaic : PHOTOMAP
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One-sixth of a drachma : OBOL
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Afterthought No. 2 on a letter : PPS
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Of doves, hawks, etc. : AVIAN
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Barrio farewell : ADIOS
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"___ to thee, blithe spirit!": Shelley : HAIL
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Give the once-over : OGLE
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Gremio or Grumio : ROLE
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Rumor personified : FAMA
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"Utopia" visionary : MORE
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Glacier in Alaska : MUIR
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"Ma, He's Making Eyes ___" : ATME

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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