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New York Times, Monday, January 28, 1974

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,934
Across
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U.S.M.A. man : CADET
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Hope forte : GAGS
10
Tooted : BLEW
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Put to shame : ABASH
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Latvian city : RIGA
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Island in the Pacific : LEYTE
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Wild hog : BOAR
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"___ and out" : OVER
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Entangle : MESH
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Smithereens : SPLINTERS
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French season : ETE
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Old exclamation : POH
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Contending : STRIVING
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Thaws : MELTS
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Finial : EPI
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One of the keys : MINOR
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Macaw : ARARA
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Fairy tale by 5, 10 and 31 Down : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
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Slobber : DROOL
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Recluse, cockney style : ERMIT
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Kind of money : MAD
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"___ whose hungry mouth is prest" : ATREE
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Moderated : TEMPERED
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Half a fly : TSE
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Existing : ARE
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Kind of fee : ADMISSION
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Pouches : SACS
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Secular : LAIC
62
Piano piece : NOLA
63
Simple ___ : SIMON
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Early Peruvian : INCA
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Tight and wide players : ENDS
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Lizard : AGAMA
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Duck : TEAL
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Kind of weight : SASH
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Successful : ONTOP
Down
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Serene : CALM
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___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
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___ of yore : DAYS
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Biblical wife : ESTHER
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See 39 across : THE
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Talks on and on : GABS
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Awry : ALOP
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Aim : GOAL
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Gaza ___ : STRIP
10
See 39 across : BROTHERS
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Some TV shows : LIVE
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Czech river : EGER
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Crimean and Korean : WARS
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"___ how you slice it . . . " : NOMATTER
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Eternal : TIMELESS
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___ eye : EVIL
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Shoot forth : SPURT
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Pacific island : TIMOR
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Magazine part : INSET
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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See 39 across : GRIMM
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"Bell Song" opera : LAKME
34
Series of three : TRIAD
35
Spinach feature : SAND
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"Rheingold" goddess : ERDA
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Written in verse : POETICAL
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Philippine city : LIPA
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Concede defeat in chess : RESIGN
49
Early slaves : ESNES
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Rested : ALIT
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Great ___ : DANE
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Mineral : MICA
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College in N.Y. state : IONA
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The "O" in Reo : OLDS
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Name in humorous poetry : NASH
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Word in Latin lesson : AMAT
59
Lake or Perry : COMO
60
Ginger ___ : SNAP
63
___ Paulo : SAO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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