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New York Times, Monday, October 7, 1974

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,186
Across
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Arizona city : YUMA
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Style-show figure : MODEL
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Game animal : STAG
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Bard's stream : AVON
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City in Maine : ORONO
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"Winesburg, ___" : OHIO
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Laborer : PEON
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Nickname for an eagle : BALDY
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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___ Jacinto : SAN
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Jack's friend : JILL
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Favored : BLEST
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Of grandparents : AVAL
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Put next to : APPOSE
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Party fare : CANAPE
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Lift up : REAR
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Soft shoe : PAC
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Deck : ADORN
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Roof ornament : EPI
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Tralee girl : ROSE
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Metallic sound : CLINK
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Insect : GNAT
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Sash : OBI
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Like a squeezed orange : PULPY
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Caribbean city : PONCE
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Actor Barker : LEX
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Greek coin : OBOL
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Implored : PRAYED
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Sweet or Irish : POTATO
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Italian resort : LIDO
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Bones up, for short : PREPS
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Injure : MAIM
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Kennel occupant : PUP
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Actor Alfred : LUNT
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Degrade : ABASE
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Protagonist : HERO
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Formerly : ONCE
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Speed skate : RACER
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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The ___ (tobacco) : WEED
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Indians of Mexico : MAYAS
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Highlander : GAEL
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Kennel sounds : YAPS
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Eye part : UVEA
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Maugham title, with "The" : MOONANDSIXPENCE
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Cape of Northeast : ANN
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Dixie port : MOBILE
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Exam : ORAL
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High-pressure policy abroad : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
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Football player : END
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Myrna : LOY
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Agronomists' concerns : SOILS
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Weill-Brecht work : THREEPENNYOPERA
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Goals : AIMS
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Get one's ___ : GOAT
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Crack jokes : JAPE
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Kind of loser : BORN
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Good-by at the Forum : VALE
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Garden bloom : PEONY
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Central or Lincoln : PARK
28
December song : CAROL
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Type of abode : ADOBE
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Swiftly : APACE
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Mentioned : CITED
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Assign : ALLOT
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Florida's neighbor : CUBA
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Incite : GOAD
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Shoots game for food : POTS
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Nice-Nelly : PRIM
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Small tool : PLIERS
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Made a choice : OPTED
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Do farm work : PLOW
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Norse writing : RUNE
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Confused : ASEA
54
Force : URGE
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Motel adjunct : POOL
57
Inlet : ARM
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Pasture noise : BAA
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Witch : HAG

Answer summary: 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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