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New York Times, Thursday, October 24, 1974

4-Down : Cheese from England

Author:
Beverly J. Seward
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Beverly J. Seward has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

The published clue for 46-Down was "Binh ___, Vietnam." Since the answer is BINH, that was clearly wrong. It's been fixed up here.

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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,203
Across
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___-a-brac : BRIC
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Study, as evidence : SIFT
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Oft-raided bank : PIGGY
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Balderdash : BOSH
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"MASH" star : ALDA
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Look up to : ADORE
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Cheese from France : CAMEMBERT
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___ to go (all set) : RARIN
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Gold, silver, etc. : MEDALS
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Card, as wool : TUM
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Wares: Abbr. : GDS
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Stamping device : DIE
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"Holy ___!" : TOLEDO
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Beacon, in Lille : FANAL
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Pedestrian ways : CROSSINGS
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River of Europe : ODER
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Kentucky grass : POA
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Burroughs's swinger : TARZAN
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Seamen's org. : NMU
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___ the lines : BETWEEN
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Shoulder: Prefix : OMO
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Yields the floor : DEFERS
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P. O. item : LTR
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Smooth-talking : GLIB
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Like a certain emperor : UNCLOTHED
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Grain by-products : BRANS
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Moving-van man : HAULER
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Brooklyn campus : LIU
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Graduate degree : MBA
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Norse goddess : HEL
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"Oh, say, ___ see ... " : CANYOU
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Part of UHF : ULTRA
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Board game : PARCHEESI
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Shark features : TEETH
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Lake port : ERIE
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Terza ___ : RIMA
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Sooner metropolis : TULSA
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Smidgens : DABS
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Ardor : ELAN
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London call letters : BBC
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Peregrinate : ROAM
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"Woe ___" : ISME
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Cheese from England : CHEDDAR
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Fur animal : SABLE
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Certain keys, to the French : ILES
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Campobello monogram : FDR
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Indelible-ink art : TATTOO
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Cheese from Italy : PARMESAN
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Lupino : IDA
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Cheese from Italy : GORGONZOLA
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Con Ed network : GRID
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Cravings : YENS
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Popular military call : MAIL
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Loose overcoat : ULSTER
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Fishing boat : TRAWLER
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Corporate V.I.P. : DIR
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Cheese dip from France : FONDU
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Certain trendmakers : ADMEN
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Cheese from France : NEUFCHATEL
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Tent fixture : COT
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Homeless child : GAMIN
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Haughty ones : SNOBS
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Mortar's partner : PESTLE
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Hullabaloo : BROUHAHA
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Air-board initials : ETD
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High note : ELA
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Cheese from Switzerland : GRUYERE
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Promoted : HELPED
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___ Dinh, Vietnam : BINH
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Val et al. : LACES
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Jeff's friend : MUTT
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French cheese color : BLEU
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Pad for a child : CRIB
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French eye : OEIL
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Plebes' campus : USMA
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Stock privileges: Abbr. : RTS
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Constellation : ARA
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Fleming : IAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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