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Martha J. DeWitt
Martha J. DeWitt

New York Times, Tuesday, October 22, 1974

47-Across : Right of passage

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,201
Across
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Garbed : CLAD
5
Wall St. event of 1907 : PANIC
10
Kismet : FATE
14
Mother : LODE
15
Thing remembered at San Jacinto : ALAMO
16
80% of devil : EVIL
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Face shape : OVAL
18
Antagonist : RIVAL
19
Apple shooter : TELL
20
Supply's partner : DEMAND
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Ones with specialized esteem : EGOTISTS
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Courts : WOOS
26
Time periods : ERAS
27
Junction of the Seneca and Tugaloo : SAVANNAH
31
Georgia city : ATHENS
35
Mindful : AWARE
36
Clues : LEADS
38
Van Winkle : RIP
39
Next step above breeze : GALE
40
Dispatch boat : AVISO
41
Fireman's equipment : HOSE
42
Inner: Prefix : ESO
43
Handcuffs : IRONS
44
Khartoum's land : SUDAN
45
Psychiatrist, informally : SHRINK
47
Right of passage : EASEMENT
49
Use a trawl net : DRAG
51
Ancient kingdom : MOAB
52
River to the Missouri : CHEYENNE
56
Suggest, as a subject : BROACH
60
Shake, rattle and ___ : ROLL
61
Find the answer : SOLVE
63
Tempt : LURE
64
Ring stone : OPAL
65
Like certain waves of grain : AMBER
66
Pearson : DREW
67
Stockyard units : PENS
68
Installs : SEATS
69
Marbles : TAWS
Down
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Numskull : CLOD
2
Nothing, in tennis : LOVE
3
Bede : ADAM
4
Washington's crossing : DELAWARE
5
"___ my glove" : PARDON
6
Baba : ALI
7
Church part : NAVE
8
Icon : IMAGE
9
Grand Canyon divider : COLORADO
10
Prepossession : FETISH
11
Streets: Abbr. : AVES
12
Pinball-machine foul : TILT
13
Cloth measures : ELLS
21
Zilch : NONE
23
Makes edging : TATS
25
Parlor naval game : SALVO
27
Wise ones : SAGES
28
Barely floating : AWASH
29
Courage : VALOR
30
German poet : HEINE
32
Wear away : ERODE
33
Jewish month : NISAN
34
Effete : SPENT
37
Indian state : ASSAM
40
"The ___ Traveller" : ARKANSAS
41
Current flowing past Peru : HUMBOLDT
43
Concerning : INRE
44
Cauterize : SEAR
46
"___ of the King" : IDYLLS
48
Brings to reason : SOBERS
50
Kobold : GNOME
52
Harvest : CROP
53
Aspiration : HOPE
54
Verve : ELAN
55
Napoleon's prison : ELBA
57
Emanation : AURA
58
Master's hands : CREW
59
Cuts : HEWS
62
Old hand : VET

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