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New York Times, Tuesday, November 19, 1974

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,229
Across
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Playbill listing : CAST
5
Desserts : ICES
9
Surrender rights : WAIVE
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Field: Lat. : AGER
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Vintage movie : OLDIE
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Branches : RAMI
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Barrie's fairy : TINKERBELL
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Pressroom need : PRINTERSINK
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Brew : ALE
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Hold's holding : CARGO
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Kind of diplomacy : DOLLAR
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Laborer : COOLIE
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Publish : ISSUE
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Those summoned aboard : ALL
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Verify : PROVE
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Subdued : TAMED
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Celebrity : LION
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Caviar : ROE
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Trifle : FICO
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Hermit : LONER
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Fortified : ARMED
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Sgt., for one : NCO
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Certain bird : EARLY
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Placard : POSTER
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Heavy hammer : SLEDGE
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Bailey and others : BILLS
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Polish : WAX
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Cozy : WARMASTOAST
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Minimally : INTHELEAST
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Whimper : PULE
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Rocky debris : SCREE
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Seed covering : ARIL
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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Learned of : HEARD
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Origin : SEED
Down
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Fish : CARP
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Culture medium : AGAR
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Punctuation mark : SEMICOLON
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Threefold : TRINAL
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Whole number : INTEGER
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Largest city in Africa : CAIRO
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Austrian river : ENNS
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H. H. Munro : SAKI
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Exercise : WORKOUT
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Vestment : ALB
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Utopian : IDEAL
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Riviera home : VILLA
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Fisherman : EELER
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Concludes : ENDS
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Journey : TRIP
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Petal : LEAF
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Summon : CALL
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Piano key : IVORY
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Appear : SEEM
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Spoken : ORAL
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Roast-lamb garnish : MINTSAUCE
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Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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Place for a knob : DOOR
38
Lack : NEED
42
Hay-fever source : RAGWEED
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New Testament letter : EPISTLE
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Blockhead : DOLT
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Genuine : REAL
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Slalom courses : SLOPES
51
Fabric sound : SWISH
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Spear : LANCE
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Mob-scene player : EXTRA
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Washbowl : BASIN
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Audition : READ
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Grand old name : MARY
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Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
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Take care of : TEND
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Pronoun : HER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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