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New York Times, Monday, February 18, 1974

1-Down : Economist Marriner

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,955
Across
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Fanfare : ECLAT
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Roman Censor : CATO
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Make ___ for : ABID
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Dusting, e.g. : CHORE
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Fast horse : ARAB
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Horne : LENA
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Ambassador's plum : COURTOFSTJAMESS
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Young man : LAD
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Work by Pindar : ODE
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Curt : TERSE
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Forever, to a poet : ETERNE
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Half a clock sound : TOCK
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Vine of N. Z. : AKA
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Like autumn leaves : SERE
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Not ___ (middling) : SOHOT
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"Take ___ from me" : ATIP
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Bone of contention : ISSUE
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Silvery fish : SMELT
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Where cons get con justice : KANGAROOCOURT
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Coastal feature : INLET
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Film-director Walsh : RAOUL
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Hope-Crosby locale : ROAD
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Edible part of fruit : FLESH
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"Deliver us from ___" : EVIL
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Decline : EBB
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Word with carpe or per : DIEM
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"___ and the River" : OFTIME
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Causing fear : AWING
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O. T. book: Abbr. : PSA
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Spiteful woman : CAT
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Riggs victim : MSMARGARETCOURT
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Israeli V.I.P. : EBAN
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English public school : ETON
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Piano man : TUNER
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Serve : TEND
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Oboe : REED
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Condition : STATE
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Economist Marriner : ECCLES
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Ivy League prep school : CHOATE
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Request from the gallery : LOUDER
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Western range : TETON
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Cabaret : CAFE
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"___ longa ... " : ARS
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Highly personal art form : TATTOO
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Noun, at times : OBJECT
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Beggar's income : ALMS
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Old-World bird : BEEEATER
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The winners : INS
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Brezhnev's yesses : DAS
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Black Sea port : ODESSA
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Refuge : ARK
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Checked : REINED
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Idea accepted as true : THEOREM
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Scot's skirt : KILT
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Quick to learn : APT
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Pronoun : OUR
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Scarab, for one : AMULET
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N.C.O. : SGT
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Small coin : SOU
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Rounded hill : KNOB
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Crimson Tide rooter : ALABAMAN
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Hemisphere org. : OAS
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Talk-show partner : COHOST
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Anger : IRE
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Point out : FINGER
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Envoy : LEGATE
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Kind of coat : VICUNA
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Mideast stopover : IMARET
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French note : LETTRE
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Head man: Abbr. : DIR
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Info : FACTS
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Magic item : WAND
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Hang fire : PEND
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N. Y. player : MET
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Compass point : SBE
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Richard, in court : ROE
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"Over and ___" : OUT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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