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New York Times, Monday, December 23, 1974

Author:
John Landenberger
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 53, Avg Word Len: 4.53, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has repeated answers.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,263

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Across
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Start of God's words to Moses : IAM
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More of 1 Across : THAT
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End of 1 Across : IAM
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Journey : TREK
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Moon arcs : HALOS
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___ d'Azur : COTE
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Closing word : AMEN
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Kind of type : ELITE
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Western Indians : UTES
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Enjoy : LIKE
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Iowa or Ohio, to the French : ETAT
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Hunter and Fleming : IANS
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Shows age, as paper : YELLOWS
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Resins : LACS
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Graceful woman : SYLPH
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Draw a bead on : AIMAT
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Sesame : TIL
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What Moses saw, with 53 Down : BURNING
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Worshiper of an ancient deity : BAALITE
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Does a police job : ARRESTS
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Persuaded : INDUCED
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Pacific porgy : TAI
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Seed coat : TESTA
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Snoops : NOSES
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Misfortunes : ILLS
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Voice quality : SONANCE
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Under-eye woes : BAGS
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Delineate : ETCH
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Rolling stock : CARS
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Military body : UNIT
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Novices : TYROS
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Lincoln et al. : ABES
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Gentlemen : SIRS
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Drudge : SLAVE
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
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White House initials : HST
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German river : EGER
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Print measures : ENS
Down
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The Boot : ITALY
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Hosts : ARMIES
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In a timid way : MEEKLY
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Common sentence starter : THE
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Nathan and others : HALES
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Got down : ALIT
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Bottom-line figure : TOTAL
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Small amount : IOTA
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Solar disk : ATEN
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Hodgepodge : MESS
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" ... the ___ of parting day" : KNELL
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Bristle : SETA
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Haute ___ : CUISINE
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Kind of illusion : OPTICAL
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Part of an egg : WHITE
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Vulture fare : CARRION
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Incorrect: Prefix : MIS
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Insect : ANT
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Wire messages: Abbr. : TGS
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Showed the way : LED
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___ the breeze : BAT
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Heavens: Prefix : URANO
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Boring tool : BIT
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French donkey : ANE
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Newspaper offerings : ADS
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Old musicians : LUTISTS
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Ancient people of Iran : SACAE
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Make possible : ENABLE
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Kind of door : SCREEN
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Rents : LETS
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Copy-editor's concern : STYLE
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Push : SHOVE
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Curves : ESSES
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See 34 Across : BUSH
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Black birds : ANIS
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Encircled : GIRT
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Steep rock : CRAG
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Indian weight : SER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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