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James A. Brussel
James A. Brussel

New York Times, Friday, February 1, 1974

Author:
James A. Brussel
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
James A. Brussel has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,938
Across
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Fruit holder : STEM
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Climb : SCALE
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Insect : ANT
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Italian coin : LIRA
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N.Z. tree : TARATA
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Court : WOO
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Diet concerns : UNSATURATEDFATS
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Shea performer : MET
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Primates : APES
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Rutherford or Helen : HAYES
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Raced : SPED
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"On your ___!" : TOES
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Jalopies : CRATES
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Ogres : MONSTERS
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Type of pneumonia : LOBAR
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Biblical peak : SINAI
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Road hazard : RUT
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Worship : ADORE
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Lumberman's tool : AXE
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Chapter's partner : VERSE
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Hebrew letter : MEM
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Inlets : COVES
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Uneven : EROSE
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Tower above : SOAROVER
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Put by : STORED
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Ages : ERAS
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Oolong and pekoe : TEAS
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Out front : AHEAD
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Feeler : PALP
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Sheep of Asia : SHA
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Paper plate or plastic spoon : DISPENSABLEITEM
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Linkletter : ART
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Baby's toy : RATTLE
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Links call : FORE
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Female ruff : REE
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More ignoble : BASER
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Kind of song : SWAN
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Kind of clearance : SLUM
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Prong : TINE
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Former, at one time : ERST
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Bleat : MAA
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Dimwits : STUPES
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Minded : CARED
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Macaws : ARAS
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Caesar's language: Abbr. : LAT
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French season : ETE
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Game-schedule listing : AWAY
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I.O.U., for one : NOTE
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Throw : TOSS
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First-aid item : ADHESIVETAPE
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Cassette gadget : TAPERECORDER
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Loyal : FAST
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Headliner : STAR
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Moderates, with "down" : TONES
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S.A. Indian : ONA
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Bisque ingredients : CLAMS
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Buffalo Bill show : RODEO
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S.A. constrictor : ABOMA
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Kitchen appliance : MIXER
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Boo-boo : ERROR
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Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
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Pegasus, e.g. : STEED
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Collects : SAVES
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Cupid : EROS
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Egg cells : OVA
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Harvest : REAP
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Wall St. bear : SELLER
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___ d'hôte : TABLE
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Charter : HIRE
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Italian town : ESTE
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Servings of butter : PATS
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Pack : STOW
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Queen of heaven : HERA
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Last word : AMEN
57
Seize : NAB
58
Depot: Abbr. : STA
59
Provisos : IFS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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