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New York Times, Thursday, January 10, 1974

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Virginia Butler has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,916

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Across
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Reason : LOGIC
6
Constructed : MADE
10
Scanty : SLIM
14
Friendship : AMITY
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Chinese city : AMOY
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Area of Istanbul : PERA
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Deep-sea ___ : DIVER
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Pest at a concert : LATECOMER
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Prepare surgical tools : STERILIZE
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Foolish : LOONY
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Theater box : LOGE
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Film-festival city : CANNES
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___ of honor : MATRON
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Trifling sum : SOU
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Jargon : PATOIS
30
Weighed carefully : PONDERED
35
Distribute : ALLOT
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Dine : EAT
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Entire : EVERY
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G.I. happy time : MAILCALL
40
City in Denmark : ODENSE
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___ and hers : HIS
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Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
43
___ virgin : VESTAL
47
Mop : SWAB
48
Among: Prefix : INTER
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Qualify : MEASUREUP
54
Bank's bad news : OVERDRAWN
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"___ bleu!" : SACRE
57
Cut of meat : LOIN
58
Spark or fire : PLUG
59
Acting area : STAGE
60
Math ratio : SINE
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Ex-N. Y. mayor, for short : IMPY
62
Swiss air : YODEL
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Boys : LADS
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Leave out : OMIT
3
Yield : GIVE
4
Roman road : ITER
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Portrayer of Captain Hook : CYRILRITCHARD
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Speak ill of : MALIGN
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Surprise : AMAZE
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Be overfond of : DOTE
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Hurricane center : EYE
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Ladle : SPOON
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Dud : LEMON
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Peace goddess : IRENE
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Martin and Astor : MARYS
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"Clair de Lune" composer : CLAUDEDEBUSSY
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Writer Anita : LOOS
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Cheat : CON
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___ fide (in bad faith) : MALA
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Gudrun's husband : ATLI
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Cat's-paw : TOOL
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Tosspot : SOT
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Card game : PAM
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Chum : PAL
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Level : EVEN
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Lease : RENT
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Color : DYE
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City lines : ELS
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Trouble : AIL
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Danish moneys : ORAS
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Nasal : TWANGY
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Stringed instruments : VIOLS
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Final stanza : ENVOI
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Beer mug : STEIN
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Coated iron : TERNE
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Monopolize : SEWUP
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Brick made of clay and chalk : MALM
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Flight acronym : RATO
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Modified organism : ECAD
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Encourage : URGE
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Pare : PEEL
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Campus in Troy, N. Y. : RPI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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