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New York Times, Saturday, November 9, 1974

1-Across : Monster: Prefix

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,219
Across
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Monster: Prefix : TERAT
6
Benefit : BOON
10
Rhode Island rebel : DORR
14
Alarm : SCARE
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Field for Joan Miro : ARTE
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Willow : ITEA
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"Tempest" character : ARIEL
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Lookout spot : CROWSNEST
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Valentino et al. : RUDOLPHS
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Negotiates, as a loan : FLOATS
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Dregs : LEES
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Wood, in Brittany : BOIS
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Rochester output : CAMERA
28
Early hat adornment : PLUMAGE
31
Turkish title : AGA
32
Hide : SCREEN
34
Italian receptacle : URNA
36
Feudal subject : SERF
38
Ran swiftly : HARED
39
Sincere : REAL
40
Of an epoch : ERAL
41
Curb : BRIDLE
43
W. W. II command : ETO
44
Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
46
English prince : ANDREW
48
Odin's noisy son : THOR
49
Pony up : ANTE
50
Window parts : SASHES
53
J. W. Riley or George Ade : INDIANAN
57
Penna. fort of 1754 attack : NECESSITY
59
Wading bird : CRANE
60
Melody : ARIA
61
Concert halls : ODEA
62
Port of Israel : EILAT
63
Report-card rating : GOOD
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Planet : MARS
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College officials : DEANS
Down
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Monarch : TSAR
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Color : ECRU
3
Military tactic : RAID
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Small cavity : AREOLE
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Bank workers : TELLERS
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Musical family : BACHS
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Hockey's Bobby and family : ORRS
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Western Indian : OTO
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Large dog : NEWFOUNDLAND
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Extinct animal : DINOSAUR
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Great Barrier Island : OTEA
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Take it easy : REST
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Word of disgust : RATS
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Scanty : SLIM
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Delaware flower : PEACHBLOSSOM
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Extort : BLEED
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Example : CASE
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Radio-tube workers : AGERS
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French revolutionist : MARAT
28
Old weight unit : PERIT
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Miss Garson : GREER
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Growing out : ENATE
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More scarce : RARER
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Nautical word : ALOW
37
Simpleton : FLATHEAD
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Lured : ENTICED
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Fluidity units : RHES
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Pet name : DEARIE
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Writer Seton et al. : ANYAS
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Difficulty : SNAG
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Shadow: Prefix : SCIO
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Roman road : ITER
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Hindu legendary hero : NALA
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Biblical covenant sealer : ANAN
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Fishermen's needs : NETS
58
Miss Tarbell : IDA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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