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New York Times, Wednesday, January 23, 1974

Author:
Mike Leifer
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Made a bridge call : PASSED
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Disagrees : DISSENTS
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Very high : ALPINE
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Savings-book entry : INTEREST
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Item in a dish set : TEACUP
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Nautical freeloader : STOWAWAY
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___ party : HEN
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21st Amendment : REPEAL
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Miffed : SORE
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Self-punishment : PENANCE
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Title for a woman : MRS
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Passenger : FARE
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Skillful : DEFT
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Hebrew month : BUL
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Eavesdrop : OVERHEAR
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Stair part : RISER
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Sapphire, e.g. : GEM
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Like a John Doe defendant : UNNAMED
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Diving bird : AUK
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Restore, as a ship : REFIT
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Stuff's partner : NONSENSE
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Dah's partner : DIT
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Run quickly : SCUD
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Pale : ASHY
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Metal mold : PIG
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Disbeliever : ATHEIST
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Source of coke : COAL
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Sad, in Paris : TRISTE
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"___ du lieber!" : ACH
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Word on a theater curtain : ASBESTOS
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Guarantee : INSURE
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Kind of pronoun : RELATIVE
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Stableman: Var. : OSTLER
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Ushered in : PREFACED
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Required : NEEDED
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War or cow : PATH
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Spic-and ___ : SPAN
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"___ transit . . . " : SIC
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Harden: Var. : ENURE
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Income-tax deduction : DEPENDENT
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Deprived of a right : DISENFRANCHISED
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Unimpaired : INTACT
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Mink item : STOLE
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Do mending : SEW
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Dutch theologian : ERASMUS
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Saints' city : NEWORLEANS
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Emperors : TSARS
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Eyelid trouble : STYE
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Song of praise : PAEAN
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Word with diem or cent : PER
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Air-travel snarler : FOG
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Affirm : AVER
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Capable of being restored : REMEDIABLE
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Invites : BIDS
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Eight, in Marseilles : HUIT
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Interpretation : RENDITION
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"Fools ___ in . . . " : RUSH
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Grimaces : MOUES
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Solution : KEY
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Attire in Eden : FIGLEAF
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Use up : EAT
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Tried hard : STROVE
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Tough problem : POSER
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"Toys in the ___" : ATTIC
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___ of duty : SENSE
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Complain : CARP
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New Year song word : AULD
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Canadian Indian : CREE
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Do sheep-dog work : HERD
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Anne or Marie: Abbr. : STE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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