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New York Times, Friday, November 22, 1974

Author:
Baron
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,232
Across
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Bric's companion : BRAC
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Author Nevil : SHUTE
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Author Murdoch : IRIS
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Miss Lane : LOLA
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Bible book : HOSEA
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Miss Bayes : NORA
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Fail to include : OMIT
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Stormy petrels, e.g. : OMENS
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Word before dash : SLAP
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Book-catalogue entries : CATCHWORDTITLES
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Pronoun : HIM
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Dutch town : EDE
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Italian painter : VERONESE
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Scads : REAMS
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Make amends : ATONE
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Robin Hood's friend: Var. : ALANADALE
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Vietnam's Madame ___ : NHU
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Insect egg : NIT
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British oath : GOR
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Wind up like a poor burglar : GETCAUGHT
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Commits an error : BOOTS
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Discover : LEARN
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Fugitive's status : UNCAUGHT
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Highway-flow center: Abbr. : TCP
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Insect : ANT
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Unsystematic : CATCHASCATCHCAN
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Bryce Canyon site : UTAH
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Time a race : CLOCK
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"Othello" man : IAGO
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Nonstop talker : BORE
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Australian tree : KARRI
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Adjust : TRUE
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Arabian title : EMIR
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Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
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Discerns : SEES
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Voting group : BLOC
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City of Italia : ROMA
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Got down : ALIT
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Get the idea : CATCHON
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Skeptic's challenge : SHOWME
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___ sapiens : HOMO
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Consumer : USER
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Be disposed : TEND
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Time zone : EASTERN
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Rather : INSTEAD
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Kind of call or top : ROLL
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Ninnies : SAPS
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Tuskless elephant : HINE
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Notion : IDEA
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Ship rope : VANG
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Merman : ETHEL
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Map out a way : ROUTE
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___-froid : SANG
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Yale : ELIHU
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Gog's partner : MAGOG
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One of the sins : SLOTH
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Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
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Formerly, of old : ERST
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Battery part : CATCHER
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St. Louis sight : ARCH
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Gets settled in a hotel room : UNPACKS
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French bench : BANC
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Bats more effectively : OUTHITS
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Ament : CATKIN
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Kind of root : CUBE
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Particle : ATOM
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Old Italian coin : TARI
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Blind part : SLAT
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Central part : CORE
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Land area : ACRE
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Concern : CARE
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Fever : AGUE
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Opposing votes : NOES

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