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New York Times, Monday, February 11, 1974

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.80, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,948
Across
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Station : DEPOT
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Normandy town : STLO
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Equal, in France : EGAL
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Bluebird genus : IRENA
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Conclude, with "up" : WRAP
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Pine yield : CONE
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Ross Sea sight : AURORAAUSTRALIS
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Certain records: Abbr. : LPS
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Certain get-together : TRYST
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Glottal speech sound : STOD
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Doer: Suffix : IST
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Type of harrow : DISC
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Dickens girl : NELL
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Black : EBON
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Roman official : EDILE
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Fantasy : IDOL
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Flesh: Prefix : CREO
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Hoodlum : RUFFIAN
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Deserved : MERITED
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Kind of ball or curl : SPIT
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Snatch : GRAB
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Pass over : ELIDE
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Gumshoe : TEC
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Cad : HEEL
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Stray animal : WAIF
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" . . . not ___ of roses" : ABED
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Silkworm : ERI
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Staff man : AIDE
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Peter, for one : EATER
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Action scene : ARENA
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These, in France : CES
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Cooked carelessly : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
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Implement : TOOL
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Notion: Prefix : IDEO
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Slave of yore : ESNE
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Miami's county : DADE
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Abounds : TEEMS
Down
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Dashboard units : DIALS
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Burst forth : ERUPT
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Embodiment : PERSONIFICATION
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Wahoo : ONO
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Piquant : TART
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Influences : SWAYS
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Relied on : TRUSTED
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Like the tango in Paris : LAST
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Decide : OPT
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Acquired traits : ECADS
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Currency no longer on market : GOLDCERTIFICATE
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Indigo : ANIL
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___ majesty : LESE
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Seed appendage : ARIL
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Kind of bow or barrel : RAIN
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Gift-shop buy in Amsterdam : DELFT
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British welfare : DOLE
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Floral piece : LEI
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Terrorist's weapon : BOMB
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Musical instrument : REED
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Protuberance : NODE
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Formerly, of old : ERST
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Hoodwink : DUPE
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Concerning : INRE
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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Ripened : AGED
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U. S. agency : REA
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Put on notice : ALERTED
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Feather barb : HERL
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Companion of roses : WINE
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Ball V.I.P. : BELLE
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Repeat a garden job : REHOE
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Cloth for jeans : DENIM
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Curves : ESSES
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Italian family : ESTE
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Mil. mail centers : APOS
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Egyptian skink : ADDA
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Border on : ABUT
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Image: Prefix : EID
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Compass point : ENE

Answer summary: 2 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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