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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

"THIRTY DAYS HATH . . . "

New York Times, Sunday, September 4, 1977

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 594 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,249
Across
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___ canem : CAVE
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Cry of surprise : OHO
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Cumberland river : TEES
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Johnny of the C.S.A. : REB
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"The ___ Love" : ONEI
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Disciple's emotion : REVERENCE
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Quagmire : MORASS
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Majority of September births : VIRGOTHEVIRGIN
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Cabaret dance : APACHE
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Result of "hearthburn" : EMBERS
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___ room : REC
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What bugbears do : SCARE
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Mauna ___, Hawaiian peak : KEA
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Like September in a 1937 song : RAINY
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Kennel cacophony : BARKS
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Grogram material : SILK
34
Caesar's road : ITER
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Letter from Plato : ETA
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"Have you ___ wool?" : ANY
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Wood for 36 keys : EBONY
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Hens' pens : COOPS
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Vulgarized : DEGRADED
44
Coil, in Calabria : SPIRA
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McAuliffe's reply : NUTS
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More recondite : DEEPER
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Citoles : LUTES
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Retreat : GOBACK
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Trained sailors, for short : ABS
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Slugger in Hall of Fame : KINER
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Very hungry : FAMISHED
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Journalist Bernstein : CARL
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Numismatist's prize : COIN
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Actor Darren : MCGAVIN
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"___ the fields we go" : OER
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Acapulco wealth : ORO
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Maxwell Anderson-Kurt Weill opus : SEPTEMBERSONG
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Four quarters : ONE
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"___ for the million ... " : MIS
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Agreement between nations : ENTENTE
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Funnies' Ms. Kett : ETTA
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Emulated Daedalus : FLEW
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Slain, Boleyn style : BEHEADED
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Burger adjunct : FRIES
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Numerical prefix : TRI
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Used a plane : SHAVED
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Cud : RUMEN
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Sources : FOUNTS
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Senectuous : AGED
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Barbara, for one : MAJOR
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Entertained, as an idea : HARBORED
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Goose genus : ANSER
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Rock bottom : NADIR
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DeSoto, e.g. : CAR
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Summer cooler : ADE
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"Oz" cast member : LAHR
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Pop singer Mitchell : JONI
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O.T. book : NAHUM
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Trumpeter Miles : DAVIS
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___ loss : ATA
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Expenses : OUTGO
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Understood : DUG
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Mazuma : DOREMI
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Where Regina is : CANADA
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The remaining September births : LIBRATHESCALES
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Loud horn : KLAXON
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Zippy : ENERGETIC
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Dollars for quarters : RENT
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L.B.J. beagle : HER
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"Beware!," in Brest : GARE
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1984 et al.: Abbr. : YRS
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Fine and liberal : ARTS
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Kind of bridge : COVERED
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Far from torpid : ANIMATED
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Prolixity : VERBIAGE
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Own: Ger. : EIGEN
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Remnants : ORTS
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Chuckling sound : HEH
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"___ out!" : OVERAND
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Mountebank's forte : TRICK
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Poetic contraction : EER
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School subj. : ENG
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Collage-maker's need : SCISSORS
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Jackstay : ROPE
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Diamond stat. : ERA
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Phrase welcomed by Mom : BACKTOSCHOOL
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Complete : EVERY
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Live oak : ENCINA
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A+ is one : MARK
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Romney Marsh : SHEEP
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Catches on guns : SEARS
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Kid ___, of jazz fame : ORY
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___ Khan : ALY
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Founder of embryology : BAER
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Chabas painting : SEPTEMBERMORN
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Little bits : IOTAS
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Author of "The Devil's Dictionary" : BIERCE
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Mathematical exercise : CUBING
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Kind of estate : REAL
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P.D. alert : APB
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Fell : DESCENDED
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Realm of Helios : SUN
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Convention figure : NOMINATOR
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Irish export : LINEN
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Minuet's cousin : GAVOT
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N.H. campus : KEENE
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Tampered with checks : KITED
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Crash diets : FASTS
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Fictional girl detective : DREW
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It's of no use to Kojak : COMB
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Ram : ARIES
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Sept. 13, 1977 : ROSHHASHANAH
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Made a decision : OPTED
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U.S. Open winner: 1977 : GREEN
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Red-battery half : SEAVER
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Highest spot in Japan : MTFUJI
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Driest Spanish sherry : FINO
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Athirst : EAGER
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Comparative ending : IER
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Use an eraser : RUB
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C.B. activity : RADIOING
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Sunnybrook, for one : FARM
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He peregrinates : TRAVELER
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Dregs : SEDIMENT
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Laundry machine : MANGLE
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Arrogant : HAUGHTY
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Leaves off : DESISTS
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Welladay! : ALACK
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Of birth : NATAL
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"Touch ___ the Cat" : NOT
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Rodeo structure : CHUTE
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Don or San : JUAN
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"Time flies," e.g. : ADAGE
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Johnny's bandleader : DOC
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Palm cockatoo : ARARA
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Bloodhound's find : ODOR
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Mil. awards : DSCS
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Halberd part : AXE
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Actress Arthur : BEA
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School days' trio : RRR
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Goddess of healing : EIR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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