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New York Times, Thursday, September 8, 1977

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,253

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Across
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Contraction used by servants and children : MAAM
5
Lyrical offerings : ODES
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Rank just below marquis : EARL
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O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
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Chic : SMART
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Author of "Q.B. VII" : URIS
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Prehistoric ruin in England : STONEHENGE
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Catamaran : RAFT
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Shoal : SANDBANK
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Where maîtres teach : ECOLES
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"Present ___!" : ARMS
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Literally not on the level : ALOP
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Bingo look-alike : LOTTO
27
Says once more : ITERATES
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City on a Great Lake : ERIE
32
Jazz opener : INTRO
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Peak : ALP
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Strict criterion : HARDANDFASTRULE
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Filled a certain void : ATE
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Man with a scepter : RULER
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___ house : OPEN
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Liberator : REDEEMER
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"___ a letter to my love . . . " : ISENT
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Blathers : GABS
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Thrashes : TANS
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Lacking delicacy : COARSE
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Sodium chloride factories : SALTERNS
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Suffix with drink, sink and think : ABLE
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The lowest point : ROCKBOTTOM
57
Apple-pie makers : MOMS
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"We aren't no thin red ___": Kipling : EROES
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Noggin, in Nantes : TETE
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Carrots' partners : PEAS
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Feathers : DOWN
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Words to accompany a nod : ISEE
Down
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Leonard Bernstein opus : MASS
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Theatrical acronym : ANTA
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Prolific author : ANON
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Administered, as a colony : MANDATED
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Warning signs : OMENS
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Like a medieval dungeon : DANK
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Work unit : ERG
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1975 Super Bowl winners : STEELERS
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Girl taken to Crete by Zeus : EUROPA
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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In profusion : RIFE
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Landing craft : LSTS
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Pseudo : SHAM
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Longest river of Spain : EBRO
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Painter of "Chartres Cathedral" : COROT
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Rose oil : ATTAR
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"Merry Widow" creator : LEHAR
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Take to the podium : ORATE
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Frazzled : TIRED
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Take for granted : INFER
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Hosiery shade : TAUPE
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Terry of stage fame : ELLEN
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All tuckered out : SPENT
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Runs in neutral gear : IDLES
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Spaces : AREAS
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Like some accounts : NUMBERED
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Writer of "Who Has Seen the Wind?" : ROSSETTI
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A way out : EGRESS
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"___ the jaws of death . . . " : INTO
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Occupied, as a seat : TAKEN
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Kin of amices : ALBS
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David, for one : CAMP
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Hautboy : OBOE
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___ mater : ALMA
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Boat for refuse : SCOW
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Ways to go: Abbr. : RTES
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Diplomatic communication : NOTE
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Duck or fictional pirate : SMEE
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"___ y Plata," Montana motto : ORO

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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