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New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 1974

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { H J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,209
Across
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Doll material : RAG
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Leaky sounds : DRIPS
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Short bit of writing : SQUIB
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Tool : AWL
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Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
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Snow leopard : OUNCE
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Grimm offering : FAIRYTALE
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Kind of transit : RAPID
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Neap, flood, etc. : TIDES
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Punter's pride : TOE
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Pace : STEP
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Adagio, allegro, etc. : TEMPI
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Try : TEST
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Go astray : ERR
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Biblical well : AIN
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Record-player system : STEREO
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Misfortunes : REVERSES
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Pointed windows : LANCETS
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Lion's fare : RAWMEAT
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Affronted : INSULTED
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Like certain sins : DEADLY
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Summers, in Nice : ETES
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Compass reading : ENE
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Hesitant sounds : ERS
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N.F.L.team : RAMS
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White-cliffed city : DOVER
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Carry : TOTE
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Word with Bertha or Dipper : BIG
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Style of type: Abbr. : ROM
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"___ against Thebes" : SEVEN
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Kind of TV : COLOR
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Circuit rider : ITINERANT
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Sports area : ARENA
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Purposive : TELIC
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Bare peak : TOR
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Untidy : MESSY
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Proficient : ADEPT
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Prior to : ERE
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Swimmers' resting places : RAFTS
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Expect : AWAIT
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Dance gracefully : GLIDE
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Prohibitionists : DRYS
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Groove : RUT
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Burned up : IRATE
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Observatory near San Diego : PALOMAR
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Less alert : SLEEPIER
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Crake : SORA
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Army supply officer : QUARTERMASTER
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Like Clarence Darrow's suits : UNPRESSED
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Here, in France : ICI
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Four-poster : BED
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Aftereffects : REPERCUSSIONS
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Moved briskly : TROTTED
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Attila, most of the time : INVADER
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Violate a Commandment : STEAL
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Toothsome : TASTY
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Rod's partner : REEL
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More surreptitious : SLIER
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Nile-delta city : TANTA
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Harmonious costumes : ENSEMBLES
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Spouted vessel : EWER
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Spanish miss : SENORITA
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Dedicated : DEVOTED
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M. Coué : EMILE
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Leaf shape : OVATE
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Chorus member : TENOR
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Beard color : GRAY
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Denomination : SECT
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Machine part : CAM
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Taconite : ORE
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Cheese quality : NIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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