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New York Times, Thursday, January 31, 1974

Author:
Joan DeRosso
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,937

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Across
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"Twelfth Night" heroine : VIOLA
6
Entreat : PLEAD
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Davis or Ryder : CUP
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Composers' org. : ASCAP
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Metric measure : LITRE
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Number : ONE
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Site of the Eiffel Tower : CHAMPDEMARS
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Short snort : NIP
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Malleable : PLIANT
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Malicious : CATTY
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Unusual : OFFBEAT
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French novelist : BARRES
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Name of a sort : ALIAS
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Author Anatole : FRANCE
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Light colors : TANS
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Memento of a ski spill : SPLINT
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Child's game : TAG
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Orators' park : HYDE
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"___ you believe it?" : WOULD
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Whale: Prefix : CETO
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Direction: Abbr. : SSE
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Ailing : SICKLY
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Surrounded by : AMID
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McFarland of "Our Gang" : SPANKY
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Sufficient : AMPLE
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Winter sport : SKIING
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Humility : MODESTY
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Course : TREND
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Miss Muffet's companion : SPIDER
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___ room : REC
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Glamorous era, in France : BELLEEPOQUE
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Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Actor Delon : ALAIN
60
All, in Paris : TOUTE
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___ Willie Winkie : WEE
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Taunts : GIBES
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Kind of thief : SNEAK
Down
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Holiday: Abbr. : VAC
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Sort of: Suffix : ISH
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Wood sorrel : OCA
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One use for a candlestick or wine bottle : LAMPBASE
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Crab and love : APPLES
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Fold : PLEAT
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Delineate : LIMN
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Warble : DESCANT
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Embarrassing moment : CONTRETEMPS
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Combine : UNITE
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Diarist : PEPYS
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Day, in Lima : DIA
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Place d'Etoile sight : ARC
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Curses : OATHS
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Rebukes strongly : FLAYS
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Decadent : FINDESIECLE
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Toss around : BANDY
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Depending on chance : FLUKY
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Small stream : RILL
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Playground equipment : SWING
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Kind of mark : POCK
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Inclined : ATILT
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"Lady's Book" publisher : GODEY
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African republic : CAMEROON
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Coerce crudely : SANDBAG
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Rolling or clothes : PIN
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Experts : ADEPTS
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Last thing : STRAW
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Greek island, to Greeks : KRETE
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Bearings : MIENS
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Poem : ODE
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Pitcher's plate : SLAB
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Ballet step : PLIE
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Wallach : ELI
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Canadian province: Abbr. : QUE
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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Comic-strip sound : EEK

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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