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

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

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