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New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1974

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,923
Across
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San Francisco's Gate : GOLDEN
7
Hacks : CABS
11
Metric measures : CCS
14
Indolent : OTIOSE
15
Askew : ALOP
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Sports group: Abbr. : AAU
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Historic Greek gate : THERMOPYLAE
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Recipe measure: Abbr. : TSP
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Skater Sonja : HENIE
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Awkward hitter's symbol : RUSTYGATE
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"Cara Nome," e.g. : ARIA
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___ en scène : MISE
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___ mode : ALA
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College degree : MSC
27
Kohoutek or Halley's : COMET
28
Nonworker : DRONE
30
Marsh birds : SORAS
31
Moves a little : BUDGES
32
Redstone, for one : ARSENAL
35
Revives : COMESTO
36
Sell down the river : BETRAY
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Navigation system : LORAN
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Not give ___ (be disinterested) : ADARN
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Concerns : CARES
40
Member of a British group: Abbr. : RSS
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Swimsuit part : BRA
44
Operates : RUNS
45
Celebration : FETE
46
Washington landmark : WATERGATE
49
Priscilla's John : ALDEN
50
Onassis : ARI
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Heavenly landmark : PEARLYGATES
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Quixote : DON
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Tall ___ : TALE
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Take out : REMOVE
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Language: Abbr. : ENG
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Record : DISC
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Ran out slowly : SEEPED
Down
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Name for New York : GOTHAM
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"Do unto ___ . . . " : OTHERS
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Of the spleen: Var. : LIENIC
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Andrea ___ : DORIA
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Salinger heroine : ESME
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Indian ponies : CAYUSES
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Ready : ALLSET
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Gig or dory : BOAT
10
River in Scotland : SPEY
11
Library needs : CATALOGS
12
Item for a Spanish dancer : CASTANET
13
Movie extra, for short : SUPE
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Original : PRIMAL
22
___ gate : GARDEN
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Kind of eel : MORAY
27
Arthur ___ Doyle : CONAN
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Alexandre, père or fils : DUMAS
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Within: Prefix : ESO
30
Sawfish snouts : SERRAE
31
Tires : BORES
32
Arab garment : ABA
33
German ace of W. W. I : REDBARON
34
Setting out : STARTING
35
Dogwood : CORNEL
37
Toulouse-___ : LAUTREC
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African villages: Var. : CRAALS
40
Forage grass : REDTOP
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Pack into a ship's hold : STEEVE
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Felt : SENSED
45
Sweetheart : FLAME
46
Proceed slowly : WADE
47
Brought a message: Abbr. : RPTD
48
French jay : GEAI
49
Baseball's Tommy : AGEE
52
Time periods: Abbr. : YRS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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