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New York Times, Friday, November 29, 1974

Author:
Sophie Fierman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,239
Across
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Angel's headwear : HALO
5
Office worker : STENO
10
Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Old Greek coin : OBOL
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Object pettily : CAVIL
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Time of day : NOON
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Honey drink : MEAD
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At ___ (over) : ANEND
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Wrapper's need : CORD
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Stephen Foster favorite : OLDFOLKSATHOME
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Kettle parts : LIDS
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Doer: Suffix : IER
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Entertain : REGALE
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Indulged : PAMPERED
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Styptic base : ALUM
34
English county : DORSET
36
Gardner : AVA
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Dogpatch resident : ABNER
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Soldiers: Abbr. : GIS
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Monastery head : ABBOT
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Follow persistently : DOG
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Black-green tea : OOLONG
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Relish : LIKE
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Old word for a Methodist preacher : SWADDLER
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Praised : LAUDED
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Tie the knot : WED
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French parent : PERE
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Certain changed beast : THEOLDGRAYMARE
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Lose enthusiasm : COOL
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Gold color : AURUM
62
Minerals : ORES
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Influence : PULL
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Famous mutiny : CAINE
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Sparse : LEAN
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Greek Mars : ARES
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Lined with shade trees : ELMED
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Venture : DARE
Down
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___ sapiens : HOMO
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Biblical victim : ABEL
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Oppress : LOAD
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Ex-sweetheart : OLDFLAME
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Heated milk : SCALDED
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Response to "au reservoir," in old gag : TANKS
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Miss Arden et al. : EVES
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Miss Foch : NINA
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"That ___ religion" : OLDTIME
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Recital plus : ENCORE
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Impend : LOOM
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Knowledge : LORE
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Connective : AND
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Basra commodity : OIL
22
Seven: Prefix : HEPTA
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Electric catfishes : RAADS
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Kind of room : ELBOW
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___ Din : GUNGA
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Earlier : PRIOR
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Part of N.A.M.: Abbr. : ASSN
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Furious : RABID
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Elicit : EVOKE
32
Old-fashioned : DATED
35
Flirtatious look : OGLE
38
Western show : RODEO
41
Penicillin fungus : BLUEMOLD
44
Lavender's partner : OLDLACE
45
Shone : GLEAMED
48
Resides : DWELLS
50
Suffix for diction or station : ARY
52
Work on bushes : PRUNE
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Travel agent's offer : TOUR
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Kind of stud-poker card : HOLE
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Twofold : DUAL
56
Forbidding : GRIM
57
Surface : AREA
58
Bring up : REAR
59
Old slave : ESNE
60
Man of figures: Abbr. : CPA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 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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