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New York Times, Tuesday, January 29, 1974

Author:
David Crosatto
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across
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Angelic adornment : HALO
5
Chair part : SPLAT
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Apple tree : SORB
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Poet-astronomer : OMAR
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Mussolini aide : CIANO
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Mime : APER
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Walden setting : POND
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Depressed area of U.S. : APPALACHIA
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Skirt : SIDESTEP
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Going wrong : ERRING
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Trade centers : MARTS
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Respect : ADMIRE
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Charlotte ___ : AMALIE
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Lockups, in Leicester : GAOLS
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Pronoun : HER
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Stadium sound : ROAR
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Chopin opus : ETUDE
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Crooked : ASKEW
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Past : AGO
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Innsbruck's region : TYROL
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Thrash : BASTE
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Do bar duty : TEND
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Aggregate : SUM
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Wings: Fr. : AILES
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Mystery-writers' awards : EDGARS
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Biblical river : TIGRIS
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Title for a woman : MADAM
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Shade of green : RESEDA
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Benchwarmer's place : SIDELINE
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Armstrong, Conrad, etc. : ASTRONAUTS
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Tennyson heroine : ENID
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He: Lat. : ILLE
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Jibe : AGREE
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Part of speech : NOUN
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Glaswegian negatives : NAES
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Turn the ignition key : START
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Scope : AREA
Down
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Flowers used in brewing : HOPS
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Alamo and Faneuil Hall, e.g. : LANDMARKS
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Trying experience : ORDEAL
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Disperse : SCATTER
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Items for boatswains : PIPES
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Northerner : LAPP
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Collection : ANA
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Fine sword : TOLEDO
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Vestry : SACRISTY
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Gold-rich land : OPHIR
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Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
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Crow : BRAG
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Identifying band : ARMLET
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Indian title : SRI
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Composer Copland : AARON
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Ishmael's captain : AHAB
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Sight of Southwest : MESA
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Plums : GAGES
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English conspirator : OATES
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Little Bear : URSAMINOR
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Glum : DOUR
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Word in an O'Neill title : ELMS
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Whatnots : ETAGERES
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Oddball : WEIRDO
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Firmly fixed : DEADSET
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Vines : LIANAS
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Presidential monogram : DDE
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Ore : GALENA
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Inventor Nikola : TESLA
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Basket fiber : ISTLE
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Carpentry joint : MITER
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Maugham title : RAIN
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Koran chapter : SURA
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Pacific island : NIUE
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Millay or Ferber : EDNA
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Deputy: Abbr. : AGT

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