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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Tuesday, September 20, 1977

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,265
Across
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Baum's "The Wizard ___" : OFOZ
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Deutschland dame : FRAU
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Dollop : BLOB
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Miss d'Orsay from Montreal : FIFI
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Brazilian money until 1942 : REIS
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Conrad ___, U.S. poet : AIKEN
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Poet inspired by Old Glory at Fort McHenry : FRANCISSCOTTKEY
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Basket for bass : CREEL
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Says : UTTERS
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Suffix with hero and voodoo : ISM
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Cold War antidote : ENTENTE
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Cover crop : RYE
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Supplied with funds : STAKED
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Sculls : OARS
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Impresario Sol : HUROK
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Serenaded : SANG
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"___ Yankee Doodle dandy" : IMA
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Important project of 1790 : FIRSTUSCENSUS
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Gratuity : FEE
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Ready for picking : RIPE
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Brewery kilns : OASTS
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Moslem call to prayer : AZAN
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More than somnolent : ASLEEP
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Former Mrs. Mickey Rooney : AVA
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MacDonald book, with "The" : EGGANDI
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Like some martinis : DRY
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Part of A.D. : DOMINI
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___ better (improve upon) : GOONE
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Legislation of Aug. 1, 1946 : ATOMICENERGYACT
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Kind of badge : MERIT
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Hawaiian chant : MELE
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Perry's victory site : ERIE
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___ Thomas clock : SETH
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Sputnik's birthplace : USSR
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Beauty's depth, in a saying : SKIN
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Vacationing : OFF
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Balsam or Douglas : FIR
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"Son ___ gun!" : OFA
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This plus copper equals brass : ZINC
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Damon, to Pythias : FRIEND
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Adjust : RESET
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Bridal path : AISLE
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Trojans' inst. : USC
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Rod Carew is a good one : BATTER
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___B. (university degree) : LITT
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Court star Tom : OKKER
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Wallace or Noah : BEERY
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Amex's cousin : NYSE
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Streams : CREEKS
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Power failure : OUTAGE
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Ending for boy or girl : ISH
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Nonsense's partner : STUFF
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Berlin song: 1928 : MARIE
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Present occasion : NONCE
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"M*A*S*H" locale : KOREA
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Plant named for a former Yucatán port : SISAL
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Plaintiff's action : SUING
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Viper : ASP
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Ruminated : MUSED
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Fall flower : ASTER
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Calamitous : TRAGIC
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Prying into : NOSING
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Agent provocateur : SPY
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Opposite of nadir : ZENITH
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Stage-door Johnny : ADORER
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Furniture style : ADAM
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Committeeman's concern : VOTES
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Love, to Dino : AMORE
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One of the de Milles : AGNES
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Seasonal songs : NOELS
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Counterfeit: Abbr. : IMIT
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In Texas, they're "upon you" : EYES
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Crossword bird : EMU
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Ham's father built it : ARK
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Thrice XXXIV : CII
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Round number : TEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 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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