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New York Times, Thursday, September 22, 1977

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 241 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,267
Across
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"The Ancient of Days" : GOD
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Mimic Little : RICH
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Roman household gods : LARES
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Heroic : EPIC
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Reverberate : ECHO
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Foil the dragnet : ELUDE
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Mendacious one : LIAR
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Trot or gallop : GAIT
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Skirt style : ALINE
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Ingenuousness : INNOCENCE
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Yugoslav monetary unit : DINAR
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Church officer : DEACON
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Light used in movie making : KLIEG
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"___ Beach" : ONTHE
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City in Kerry County : TRALEE
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Nuance : SHADE
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At ___ (immediately) : ONCE
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Bridge fee : TOLL
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Ankles : TALI
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Become liable or subject to : INCUR
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Greek mountain : OSSA
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Fashion name : DIOR
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Prink : PREEN
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Narrate anew : RETELL
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Abate : LETUP
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Attach : TIETO
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Small opening, as on a cactus : AREOLE
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German industrial city : ESSEN
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Affording grounds for a certain premium : INSURABLE
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Gigantic creature : TITAN
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Surpass : BEAT
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Iranian coin : RIAL
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Honor as divine : ADORE
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She, in Marseilles : ELLE
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Ornamental pattern : SEME
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Minimum : LEAST
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Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
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Veterans' org. : SAR
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Icy : GELID
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Think : OPINE
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Roman hunt goddess : DIANA
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George IV: 1811–20 : REGENT
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"___ Dream, Can't I?" : ICAN
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Brass wearing eagles : CHICKENCOLONELS
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Vicki Baum's was "Grand" : HOTEL
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Macnamara or Alexander : LEADER
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Avocados : ALLIGATORPEARS
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Devastate : RUIN
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Best or Ferber : EDNA
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Oracle of Delphi : SEER
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Hypocritical sorrow : CROCODILETEARS
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Ice cream receptacle : CONE
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Road for Romulus : ITER
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"___ soit qui . . . " : HONI
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"Tails, you ___" : LOSE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Dash : ELAN
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Play the lead : STAR
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Leveret : HARE
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Parish priest : CURE
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Not in use : IDLE
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Cat sound : PURR
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Small finch : LINNET
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More strained : TAUTER
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Himalayan country : TIBET
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Off Broadway awards : OBIES
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Domesticated guanaco : LLAMA
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He might sing out: "That's a moray!" : EELER
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Relative of etc. : ETAL
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East or West follower : SIDE
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Colonnade of old : STOA
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Room in a casa : SALA

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