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New York Times, Friday, October 18, 1974

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,197
Across
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Chanteuse Edith : PIAF
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Silver ore : PACO
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Sloping walks : RAMPS
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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Prophetic sign : OMEN
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Of a space : AREAL
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Unit of pressure : TORR
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Table item : SALT
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Balbo : ITALO
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Apple pie : EVEWITHTHELIDON
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Send back : REMAND
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Betrays : SELLS
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Shah's coin : RIAL
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Field dog : SETTER
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Property owned absolutely : ALOD
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Kind of tube or case : TEST
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Singer Della : REESE
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Magazine-artist Irvin : REA
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Rumor : HEARSAY
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Had a bite : ATE
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Dull finish : MATTE
44
Go aloft : SOAR
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Argued a case : PLED
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Cling to : ADHERE
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Hitchcock's window : REAR
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Played a part : ACTED
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___ customer : ONETOA
57
Miniskirts, in a way : COMBUSTIBLECHIC
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Tatum or Ryan : ONEAL
62
Israeli dance : HORA
63
Mystery-man Gardner : ERLE
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Collector of lint : SERGE
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Activist : DOER
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Ringlet : TRESS
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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River of Spain : EBRO
Down
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Writer Walter : PATER
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"___ a Parade" : ILOVE
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Pertinent: Lat. : ADREM
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Presumptuous : FORWARD
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Follow in time : POSTDATE
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Asian nurse : AMAH
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Irish and Gaels : CELTS
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___ qui vive : ONTHE
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Badinage : RAILLERY
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Performer : ARTISTE
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Anthropologist Margaret : MEAD
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___ Alto : PALO
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Sneer, in Scotland : SLON
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Suffix in biology : INI
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Nostalgic railways : ELS
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Meadows : LEAS
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Duck : TEAL
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Punta del ___ : ESTE
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Rex or Donna : REED
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Weapon: Sp. : ARMA
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Toy-soldier material : LEAD
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Pledge : OATH
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Hit sign : SRO
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Ruler : TSAR
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Man of 12 labors : HERCULES
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Having small crevices : AREOLATE
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Beverage containers : TEABAGS
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Lead the way : PRECEDE
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Diminutive suffixes : ETS
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Donkey, in France : ANE
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Frome of fiction : ETHAN
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Electron tube : DIODE
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Pulsate : THROB
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Grease monkey : OILER
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Spanish steel : ACERO
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Outlay : COST
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Unique person : ONER
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Marseilles mother : MERE
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Stick of a fan : BRIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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