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New York Times, Monday, January 7, 1974

Author:
Lacks
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lacks has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,913
Across
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Silver standard: Abbr. : STG
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Advantage : EDGE
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Harp: It. : ARPA
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Powder base : TALC
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Trotsky : LEON
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Horses : ROANS
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Table spread : OLEO
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Arab ruler : EMIR
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River to the Seine : MARNE
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"Good Earth" character : OLAN
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___ Lisa : MONA
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Old port of Rome : OSTIA
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Rustler's welcome : LYNCHINGPARTY
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Cape : RAS
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"___ to remember . . . " : TRY
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Cheer : RAH
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Wings, in Paris : AILES
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Caroline Island group : TRUK
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Roof part : EAVE
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Second child : BROTHERORSISTER
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Psychologist Emile : COUE
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Dark red : PUCE
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"___ is human" : TOERR
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L.I. or Puget: Abbr. : SND
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Pick up the marbles : WIN
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"___ your age!" : ACT
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Fogy : STICKINTHEMUD
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Mind the ___ : STORE
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Swag : LOOT
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Lasso : ROPE
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Boston stick-wielder : BRUIN
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Concerning : INRE
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Sharing : INON
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Because : SINCE
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Insect eggs : NITS
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Common contraction : CANT
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Genuine: Ger. : ECHT
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German article : DAS
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Kind of pigeon : STOOL
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Correspond : TALLY
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Get a little at a time : GLEAN
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Varnish ingredients : ELEMIS
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Evil spirit : DEMON
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On the way : GOING
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Delight : ENRAPTURE
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Place for military drills : ARMORY
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Do the turkey : ROAST
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Charge for a group : PARTYRATE
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Years: Lat. : ANNI
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Dam ingredient : CONCRETE
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Ross, for one : SEA
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___ mark : HASH
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Secure places : ARKS
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State positively : AVER
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German mister : HERR
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Basics : ABCS
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Golf club : IRON
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Thunderclap, e.g. : LOUDSOUND
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Switchboard connection : TRUNKLINE
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Legendary bird : ROC
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Known only to a few : ESOTERIC
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Heroic : EPIC
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Restless desire : ITCH
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Hot dog : WIENER
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Bear witness to : ATTEST
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Instant : TRICE
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Architectural order : IONIC
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___ latitude : NORTH
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Simple organism : MONAD
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"Once ___ time" : UPONA
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Depressions : DENTS
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Baseball thefts: Abbr. : SBS
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Blind mice, e.g. : TRIO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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