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New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 1974

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,212
Across
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Stupor : COMA
5
Scout's reward : BADGE
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Neighbor of Conn. : MASS
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Winged deity : AMOR
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Macaw : ARARA
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Intoxicant, for short : ALKY
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Makes mountain dew : MOONSHINES
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Fastener : NAIL
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___ boom : SONIC
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Small sky bodies : ASTEROIDS
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Tranquility, for one : SEA
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Trencherman : EATER
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W. W. II craft : LST
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Literary initials : RLS
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State official: Abbr. : GOV
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Word in a Debussy title : MER
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Large sea bird : SKUA
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Join : UNITE
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Landing a man on the moon, e.g. : KENNEDYPROPOSAL
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Counting-out word : MEENY
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Rum cake : BABA
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Letter : ESS
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Alcatraz, for one: Abbr. : ISL
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Mine yield : ORE
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Honshu bay : ISE
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Early Peruvians : INCAS
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Solidify : GEL
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Emulates Galileo : STARGAZES
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Gum resin : ELEMI
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Around: Prefix : PERI
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Crater-makers : METEORITES
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Bar orders : ALES
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Primp : PREEN
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Legal wrong : TORT
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Foolhardy : RASH
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River of France : ISERE
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Morays : EELS
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Machine parts : CAMS
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Certain Armstrong collections : MOONSTONES
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First name in golf : ARNIE
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Word of disgust : BAH
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Melody : ARIA
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Bal's relative : DANSE
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Star discovered in the 1920's : GRETAGARBO
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Nautical command : EASETO
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Landed estate : MANOR
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Auto mishap : SKID
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Word parts: Abbr. : SYLS
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Mark : SCAR
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Gun an engine : REVUP
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Delibes opera : LAKME
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Pintail ducks : SMEES
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Psychedelic drug : LSD
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Modern explorers : SKYBLAZERS
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Part of an Xmas rocket, perhaps : MISSILETOE
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French states : ETATS
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Confederate signature : RELEE
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Stopping place : INN
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___ tree : UPA
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Mind: Prefix : NOO
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Looking at : EYING
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Propel : OAR
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Shrimp dish : SCAMPI
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Bavarian river : EGER
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Kind of coffee : IRISH
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Medit. vessel: Var. : SETEE
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Typewriter type : ELITE
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Practice for a bout : SPAR
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Tissue : TELA
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Mars's counterpart : ARES
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Prophet : SEER
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Blackbird : MERL
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Doers: Suffix : ISTS
65
Pronoun : ONE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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