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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Wednesday, September 8, 1976

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,888

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Across
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Shrill cries : YELPS
6
Unharmonious : AJAR
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Forgery : SHAM
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N.Y. city : OLEAN
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Unaccompanied : SOLO
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Ore deposit : LODE
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Bear of down under : KOALA
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Follower of jour : NUIT
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Arden et al. : EVES
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Pullman section : UPPERBERTH
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Morays : EELS
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Shea player : MET
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Deserve : EARN
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Skunk's protection : SPRAY
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Govt. agency : FDA
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"One-way" sign : ARROW
30
Prefix for suggestion : AUTO
33
Year-end sale : CLEARANCE
37
Actor Evans : MAURICE
40
Aquatic mammal : SEALION
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Least homely : PRETTIEST
43
Swiss artist : KLEE
44
Baker's need : YEAST
45
Draft agency: Abbr. : SSS
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Presents : SHOWS
50
Be contiguous : ABUT
52
Hart's "___ One" : ACT
55
Indian of Arizona : HOPI
56
Canopy bed : FOURPOSTER
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Sobeit : AMEN
60
King of Siam's friend : ANNA
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Valerie Harper role : RHODA
62
Brew, as coffee : PERK
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Vegas "lady" : LUCK
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It makes the mare go : MONEY
65
Important times : ERAS
66
Wimbledon V.I.P. : ASHE
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Gardener's purchase : SEEDS
Down
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Li'l Abner : YOKUM
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Run away : ELOPE
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Vaulted : LEAPT
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Fence picket : PALE
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Caught : SNARED
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TV actor Ed : ASNER
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Periodical : JOURNAL
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Got off : ALIT
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Portnoy's creator : ROTH
10
Emulates Lady Macbeth : SLEEPWALKS
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Be doubtful : HOVER
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Miss St. Johns : ADELA
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Unkempt : MESSY
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Sheepish cry : BAA
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Rail bird : SORA
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Nap : FORTYWINKS
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Leftovers : REST
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Sheila Mac___ : RAE
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Mideast abbr. : UAR
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Calendar abbr. : TUE
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$100 bills : CEES
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Zero : NIL
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Iowa college : COE
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Compass point : ENE
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Residents: Suffix : ITES
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Undercover group: Abbr. : CIA
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Loyal : STAUNCH
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Dine : SUP
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Rages : STORMS
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Form : SHAPE
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Hank Aaron's poet : HOMER
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Verdi work : OPERA
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Bus stopper : BRAKE
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Redeem oneself : ATONE
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Gave up : CEDED
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Salvers : TRAYS
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F.D.R. pet : FALA
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Burden : ONUS
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Moccasin : SHOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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