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New York Times, Wednesday, November 27, 1974

23-Across : Like frozen peas

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,237
Across
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Musical pieces : DUETS
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Rodeo item : LASSO
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Word of disgust : UGH
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Arrow poison : URARI
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Relative of onyx : AGATE
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Havana fan : CIGARSMOKER
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Pinch : NAB
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Australian gum tree : KARI
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Doctrine : TENET
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March creature : HARE
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Like frozen peas : SHELLED
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Traffic sound : TOOT
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Play by ___ : EAR
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Act of uniting : JOINTURE
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Example of 17 Across : GEORGEBURNS
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Sinking-ship quitter : RAT
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Writer Kingsley : AMIS
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Oklahoma city : ADA
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Swiss river : AARE
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Rubbing oil: Abbr. : LIN
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Example of 17 Across : ORSONWELLES
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Main and hardened : ARTERIES
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Slippery one : EEL
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Con ___ (with spirit) : MOTO
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Ship-gangway handrail : MANROPE
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Church corner : AMEN
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Dravidian language : TAMIL
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Annoys : IRES
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Word with trash or ash : CAN
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Example of 17 Across : JACKKLUGMAN
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Derby of stovepipe : HAT
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Type of angle : ACUTE
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Pronoun : THESE
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Letter : ESS
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Facing a glacier : STOSS
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Beings, in France : ETRES
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Drakes' companions : DUCKS
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Mr. Heep : URIAH
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Tidal bore : EAGRE
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Some homes : TRAILERS
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Winston or Walter : SIR
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Disabled : LAMED
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Literary conflict : AGON
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Drink on the Ginza : SAKE
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Polish port : STETTIN
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Poetic contraction : OER
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Artificial : UNNATURAL
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High or low : GEAR
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Goddess of youth : HEBE
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Cubic measure : STERE
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Potato or tamale : HOT
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Jet ___ : LAG
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Cricket position : ONS
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Systems of self-defense : JUDOS
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Excellent : RARE
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Gallic summers : ETES
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Celebration : GALA
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Moslem title : EMIR
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Salves : OINTMENTS
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Ignoble : BASE
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O.K. : ALLRIGHT
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Scrap : ORT
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Something often read : RIOTACT
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Southerner's pronoun : WEALL
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Even, to poets : EEN
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Long time : EON
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Wallace and Douglas : MIKES
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Abalone : ORMER
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"___ porridge hot" : PEASE
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Early laborers : ESNES
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Head or tooth : ACHE
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Rotterdam's river : MAAS
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Sharpen: Lat. : ACUO
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Stores: Abbr. : MKTS
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Madison or Thurber, for short : JAS
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Indian of West : UTE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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