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NOMENCLATURE

New York Times, Sunday, January 7, 1973

Author:
Edward J. O'Brien
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 509 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Edward J. O'Brien has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,548
Across
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Prefix for plasm : ECTO
5
Pundit : SWAMI
10
Adjective endings : IALS
14
Guevara : CHE
17
Fright: Fr. : ALARME
20
In front : AHEAD
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Campus sports org. : NCAA
22
Type of lift or mail : AIR
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Fix : REPAIR
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Chevalier song subject : GIRLS
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Intaglios : CARVINGS
27
German coin : PFENNIG
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Great deal : LOT
30
"___ lifeboats!" : PERSONTHE
31
Map abbrs. : STS
32
Desuetude : UNUSE
34
Campers : TENTERS
35
Epithet for a Cardinal : STANTHEPERSON
38
Hwys. : TPKS
42
Big ___ : APPLE
45
" . . . met a ___" : PIEPERSON
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Mischa or Leopold : AUER
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Hatchery sounds : PEEPPEEP
49
Mistake : ERROR
50
Law degrees : LLDS
51
By, in Spain : POR
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Register : ENROL
54
Suffix with Jud and And : EAN
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Small pin : LILL
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Goddess of plenty : OPS
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Renaissance composer : ROSSI
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Math abbr. : LCF
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Instance, in Paris : CAS
61
School org. : PTA
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Traffic warning : SLO
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B'way letters : SRO
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Physics ratio : NEPER
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Bird of prey : OWL
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Comparative suffixes : ERS
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Poet's word : EEN
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All: Prefix : OMN
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Friend: Scot. : EME
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Ford : ERNIE
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Dew: Lat. : ROS
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Caen's river : ORNE
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For each : PER
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Relative of a wino : DIPSO
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Seek damages : SUE
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U.S. inventor : HOWE
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Poetry : VERSE
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Shore fare : SEAFOODS
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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"Away in a ___" : PERSONGER
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Glass sections : PANES
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Jaunty : PERT
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N. H. city : PERSONCHESTER
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"I'd rather see ___ than hear one" : ASERMON
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Hit ___ note : ASOUR
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Lateral measure: Abbr. : WDT
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The Caped Crusader : BATPERSON
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Laughing or natural : GAS
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More vexatious : NASTIER
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Sanctuary fixture : PRIEDIEU
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Out of ___ : SORTS
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Kind of soup : NOODLE
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Salad item : OIL
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In ___ : ARUT
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Colonel's bird : EAGLE
114
Upstages : SNOOTS
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Gnaw : EAT
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Timid, to some Britons : NESH
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Surfeits : CLOYS
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Dec. 24 word : TWAS
Down
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Wyatt et al. : EARPS
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Riven : CLEFT
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Finish lines : TAPES
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Medit. port : ORAN
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Decline : SAG
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"Seek ye the Lord ___ may . . . " : WHILEHE
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Gas: Prefix : AERO
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Ale base : MALT
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Psyche parts : IDS
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Inciter, old style : INCENSOR
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___ of cigarettes : ACARTON
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Perfect-game pitcher : LARSEN
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Relish : SAVOR
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List : CANT
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Kind of brew : HIGH
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Gaelic : ERSE
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ICBM : MINUTEPERSON
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Variant of Helen : ERINA
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Set up : INSTALL
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Bonnie or Clyde : GUNPERSON
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Byron poem : PERSONFRED
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Ornate desks : STIPOS
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Deck : TERRACE
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Eric Hass's party: Abbr. : SLP
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Dutch town : EPE
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Humorist S. J. : PERELPERSON
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R. R. car : PULLPERSON
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Sheep tic : KED
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Grads-to-be : SRS
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Place next to : APPOSE
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They, e.g. : PEOPLE
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Samuel D. Riddle's pride : PERSONOWAR
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Huge: Fr. : ENORME
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Center, for one : LINEPERSON
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"The ___ ass" (Mr. Bumble) : LAWISA
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Irish Sea body : ISLEOFPERSON
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Swindler : CONPERSON
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___ loup : TROUDE
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Levy : ASSESS
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Essayist : EMERSON
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Laughingstocks: Fr. : RISEES
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Bureaucracy : REDTAPE
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Plane ride : HOP
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Erie cargo : ORE
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Aperitif : VERMOUTH
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Ref. work : ENC
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Row : OAR
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Medusa's slayer : PERSEUS
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Terrifying : GHASTLY
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Die, in Rome : PERIRE
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Malay sirs : TUANS
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Detroit product : SEDAN
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Golf ___ : WIDOW
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River-mouth area : DELTA
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Braid : TRESS
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Fraternal soc. : BPOE
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"Casta Diva," e.g. : ARIA
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Joust : TILT
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Score : GOAL
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Famed ship : ARGO
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Short blast : TOOT
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Time unit: Abbr. : SEC
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French possessive : SES

Answer summary: 28 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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