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New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 1974

Author:
Edward Julius
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Edward Julius has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,921
Across
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Twig broom : BESOM
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Words before Brute : ETTU
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Nine inches : SPAN
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Violin maker : AMATI
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So : THUS
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Cole Porter tune : BEGINTHEBEGUINE
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Sunken fence : HAHA
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Edward of TV : ASNER
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Opposite of antonym: Abbr. : SYN
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"Mens ___ in corpore sano" : SANA
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Record : DISC
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Incite : ABET
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Kind of fire : SPIT
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Hebrew judge : ELI
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Engaged in conflict : ATWAR
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English school : ETON
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Greek letters : PSIS
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Gershwin tune : SOMEBODYLOVESME
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Arab title : EMIR
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Palm drink : NIPA
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Up ___ : ATREE
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TV network : ABC
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Ballet skirt : TUTU
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Suffer, in Scotland : DREE
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Garden tools : HOES
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Cart : DRAY
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Terry-Thomas feature : GAP
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Of bees : APIAN
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Ancient kingdom : EDOM
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Proofreader's mark : DELE
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Math ratio entries : REGRESSIONLINES
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Wings : ALAE
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War vehicle : TANK
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Part of a musical piece : INTRO
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Curve : BEND
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Blockheads : LUGS
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Nuisances : PESTS
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"___ in Arms" : BABES
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Grinding agent : EMERY
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Midwest city : SAGINAWMICHIGAN
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"Miss ___ Regrets" : OTIS
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Opposite of max. : MIN
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Allen : ETHAN
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Harvard club : THEHASTYPUDDING
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Musical instrument : TUBA
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Exploit : USE
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Famous doctor : SEUSS
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Substitute sovereigns : PRINCESSREGENTS
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Miss Jackson : ANNE
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___-do-well : NEER
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"Is ___ so?" : THAT
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Pace or trot : GAIT
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Balkan native : SERB
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Flintstones' pet : DINO
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Heavyweight champ in 1934 : BAER
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Negri : POLA
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Whitewash : LIME
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Crystal-gazer's words : ISEE
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Befuddled : ASEA
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Grant's ___ : TOMB
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Do desk work : EDIT
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Sneaky ___ : PETE
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Burden : ONUS
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Diversify : VARY
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Filament: Suffix : TENE
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Rhett Butler's closing word : DAMN
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Rowed : OARED
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Chessmen : ROOKS
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Warn : ALERT
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Mexican money : PESOS
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Faisal, e.g. : ARAB
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Soccer star : PELE
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Son of Isaac : ESAU
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Wine's partner : DINE
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Baseball city: Abbr. : STL
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Durocher's nickname : LIP

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

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