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New York Times, Saturday, January 5, 1974

Author:
Gene Stone
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,911
Across
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Church part : APSE
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Midriff affliction : BULGE
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Dissolve : FADE
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German philosopher : KANT
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On or ___ : ABOUT
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Appliance : IRON
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Biblical law : TORAH
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Letters : ZEES
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Creator of Babylon's splendor : NEBUCHADNEZZAR
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Marksman : SHOT
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Shelter : LEE
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"A Day at the ___" : RACES
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West Point activities : PARADES
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Football owner Hunt : LAMAR
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Comic-strip unit : PANEL
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Greek letter : ETA
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Norse god : ODIN
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Biblical king : HEROD
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Proper : PRIM
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Color : TAN
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Ascertain : LEARN
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Kind of farm : DAIRY
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Palace people : ROYALTY
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Confines : CAGES
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"___ aboard!" : ALL
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Ending in music : CODA
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Persian religion : ZOROASTRIANISM
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German title : HERR
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Runyon : DAMON
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Notion : IDEA
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"There ___ justice" : ISNO
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Silly : INANE
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___ of learning : SEAT
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Goulash : STEW
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Like pine trees : CONED
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Family members : MOMS
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Related to : AKIN
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Senate runner : PAGE
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Climber of a sort : SNOB
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Lars Porsena, for one : ETRUSCAN
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Anticlimax : BATHOS
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German raider : UBOAT
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Parliament member : LORD
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S.A. bird : GUAN
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Unready king : ETHELRED
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Bubbled : FIZZED
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Extent : AREA
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Busy one : DOER
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Letters : ENS
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Sonny's partner : CHER
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Enthusiasm : ZEAL
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Detecting device : RADAR
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Acid group : AMINO
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Ward off : PARRY
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Shortly : ANON
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Strange : EERIE
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Commotions : STIRS
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Portion : LOT
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Bog contents : PEAT
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"Once in love with ___" : AMY
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Of an ancient Greek culture : HELLADIC
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Heathen cult : PAGANISM
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Composer Edouard : LALO
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Art form : DADA
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Herb : YARROW
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Made up : COINED
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Hag : CRONE
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Gusto : ZEST
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French river : ORNE
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" ... in corpore ___" : SANO
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Govt. agent : TMAN
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Thought: Prefix : IDEO
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Scar : SEAM
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Gym items : MATS
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Pronoun : HIS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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