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New York Times, Sunday, November 3, 1974

Author:
George Rose Smith
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
George Rose Smith has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,213
Across
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Hears : LEARNS
7
Chooses : OPTS
11
Derby or Belmont : RACE
15
Ballet step : PLIE
19
Heavily committed : INDEEP
20
Water wheel : NORIA
22
Growing out : ENATE
24
Jot : IOTA
25
Muttonchops : SIDEWHISKERS
27
Turnips : TIMEPIECES
29
Six-pointers : TDS
30
Antimacassars : TIDIES
31
Cliché-ridden : TRITE
33
Where to conform : INROME
34
Drowses : NODS
35
Macaw : ARARA
36
Peter I : TSAR
37
Sea eagle : ERN
40
Chassis part : AXLE
41
Sea water : BRINE
42
Bathed : SHOWERED
46
Godheads : DEITIES
48
Pineapple : HANDGRENADE
50
Line of rotation: Prefix : AXI
51
Expresses : UTTERS
52
Kayak : CANOE
53
Film star Edmund : LOWE
54
After Shebat : ADAR
55
Gists : CORES
56
Goes out with : DATES
57
Split ___ : HAIRS
59
Umbrella of song : SMILE
60
Greek god : EROS
61
One: Ger. : EINE
62
Uptight : TENSE
63
Peasant footwear : SABOTS
64
Collegiate goal: Abbr. : DEG
65
French toast : AVOTRESANTE
68
Scram! : GETLOST
69
Heloise and Abélard, e.g. : LOVERS
71
Charmer’s prop : COBRA
72
Loser of a flock : BOPEEP
73
Designers : STYLERS
75
Pound cakes : DOGBISCUITS
77
Airport-board abbr. : ETD
80
Certain horses : PACERS
81
Like Major Hoople : BULGY
82
Danish moneys : ORAS
83
Western Indian : CREE
84
Catkin : AMENT
85
Brooklyn island : CONEY
86
Streetcar sheds : BARNS
88
Word of disobedience : SHANT
89
Two-wheeler : CART
90
Enameled metalware : TOLE
91
Musical closings : CODAS
92
Phidias piece : STATUE
93
Wallach : ELI
94
Rice : TEXASSCHOOL
97
Fixed machine parts : STATORS
98
Tooth parts : DENTINES
100
Town maps : PLATS
101
City near Chicago : GARY
102
Soak : RET
103
Peter Duchin’s father : EDDY
104
New and Fair : DEALS
105
Computer input : DATA
106
Equal to : ONAPAR
109
Fabric : CREPE
110
Mellow film : PATINA
112
Pile up bills : OWE
115
Bread and butter : LIVELIHOOD
117
Cabbage : THELONGGREEN
120
Bitter juice : ALOE
121
Farewell : LEAVE
122
More positive : SURER
123
Slanted : LEANED
124
Swamps : FENS
125
Begged : PLED
126
Smack : BUSS
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Prohibits, in law : ESTOPS
Down
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Shopper’s aid : LIST
2
Geraint’s wife : ENID
3
Tots : ADDS
4
Dakota Indian : REE
5
Salamander : NEWT
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Inscrutable ones : SPHINXES
7
Strategic football kick : ONSIDE
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Jabs : POKES
9
___ bien : TRES
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Knightly title : SIR
11
One going on a pension : RETIRER
12
Loos : ANITA
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Appeared : CAME
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French season : ETE
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City on the Missouri : PIERRE
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Nutty : LOCO
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Detail : ITEM
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Leisure : EASE
21
Jockey’s position : ASTRIDE
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Unit for Pearl White : EPISODE
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Favorites : IDOLS
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Be ___ of (fear) : INAWE
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Phoned : RANG
35
Cartoonist and family : ARNOS
36
Prepares certain food : THAWS
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Developed : EDUCED
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Ripped again : RETORE
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Soup : NITROGLYCERIN
40
Songs : AIRS
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Destruction : BANE
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Breathe noisily : SNORE
43
Ham : RADIOOPERATOR
44
Glorifies : EXALTS
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Most terrible : DIREST
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Pipe joints : TEES
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One with a grudge : HATER
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Girl’s name : ELISE
52
Platitudes : CANTS
54
Stroll : AMBLE
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Designer Christian et al. : DIORS
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Pétain : HENRI
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Wall piers : ANTAS
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Fills : SATES
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One of a baseball trio : EVERS
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House cat : TABBY
63
Irish clans : SEPTS
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Prevent : AVERT
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School: Fr. : ECOLE
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Like underbaked bread : SOGGY
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Brazilian state : GOIAS
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Scented : OLENT
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Robert or George : BURNS
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Set at intervals : SPACED
74
Mexican dish : TAMALE
75
Beach sights : DUNES
76
Florida’s Gables : CORAL
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Teachers’ security : TENURE
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Abominate : DETEST
81
Gaucho weapons : BOLAS
83
Songbird : CHAT
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Man with an army in 1894 : COXEY
86
Makes an error : BOOTS
87
Fusses : ADOS
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Brace : STAY
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Grapevine shoot : TENDRIL
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Alpine retreats : CHALETS
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Garrote : STRANGLE
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Kind of basin or wave : TIDAL
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Wasted gasoline : SPEEDED
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Sound of thunder : CLAP
97
Fabric : SATIN
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Hogans’ relatives : TEPEES
101
Crocs’ cousins : GATORS
104
Herd : DROVE
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Valleys : DALES
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Norse saint : OLAF
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Aswan’s river : NILE
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Bard’s river : AVON
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Fuel : COAL
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City on the Wabash : PERU
111
Ripens : AGES
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
113
Exude water : WEEP
114
Book ___ : ENDS
116
Wise to : HEP
118
Name for Boston : HUB
119
Squeal : RAT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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