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New York Times, Thursday, October 3, 1974

Author:
Floy Stryker
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,182
Across
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"Not on ___" : ABET
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Refractor : PRISM
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Poppycock : BOSH
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Depend on : RELY
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Musical direction : LENTO
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Preposition : INTO
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Subsequently : THEREAFTER
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County or rumble : SEAT
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Snead of links : SAM
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Small harp : LYRE
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Soup ingredient : NOODLE
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Meat purchase : VEAL
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N. Y. subway line : IRT
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West Coast ballplayer : ANGEL
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Half a game : PING
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Spiro and family : AGNEWS
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Sounds of a nervous speaker : ERS
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Tiny bit : IOTA
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Fact : REALITY
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Onetime, old style : ERST
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Composer Harold : ARLEN
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Greedy : AVID
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Mideast action of 1973 : EMBARGO
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Upper or hlred : HAND
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Grab or tote : BAG
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Flowers : ASTERS
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Word with shoppe : OLDE
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French pronouns : ELLES
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Perón : EVA
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Santa's laughter : HOHO
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Neighbor of Yukon : ALASKA
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Sword : EPEE
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Miss MacGraw : ALI
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Abrupt : CURT
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Pawed : MANHANDLED
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Concert halls : ODEA
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Tufted flower : BLUET
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Arm bone : ULNA
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Loch ___ : NESS
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Passages : ITERS
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Goes to the plate : BATS
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Beaux or fine : ARTS
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Sociologist's study : BEHAVIOR
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Mercury and argon : ELEMENTS
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Son of Odin : TYR
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Double or foul : PLAY
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Store, as meat : REFRIGERATE
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Government service : INTERNALREVENUE
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Poetic time of day : MORN
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Plains animal : BISON
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Nervous : ONEDGE
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More out-of-date : STALER
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Resort sights : HOTELS
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Cloth measure : ELL
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Tobacco kiln : OAST
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Small type : AGATE
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Morse-code user : TELEGRAPHER
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Apple or humble : PIE
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Mecca people : ARABS
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Bowery characters : WINOS
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Uncouth person : YAHOO
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Valkyries' home base : VALHALLA
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Lazy : INDOLENT
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Presidential monogram : DDE
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Catcher's wear : MASK
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Lighthouse : BEACON
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Refer to : ALLUDE
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Harsh lights : GLARES
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These, in Spain : ESTAS
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" . . . a big fat ___" : HEN
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
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Has a bite : EATS
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Mrs. Cantor et al. : IDAS
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High, in music : ALT
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Name : DUB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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