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New York Times, Monday, February 4, 1974

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,941
Across
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Graduate degrees : DSCS
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Shillong is its capital : ASSAM
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Pleasure trip : SPIN
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Harvest : REAP
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Pacific island group : TONGA
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Kind of stud card : HOLE
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Doles out : APPORTIONS
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Heraldic band : ORLE
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___ facias (legal writ) : FIERI
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Replied in kind : RETORTED
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Sampled : TASTED
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New approach : TWIST
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Adenoidal sound : SNORE
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Purifies : CLEANS
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Queens athlete : MET
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Turf : SOD
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Boredom : ENNUI
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Cut short : ABORTED
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Pirate : CORSAIR
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Peepshow : RAREE
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Math study: Abbr. : ALG
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___ Anne : STE
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Takes part : ENTERS
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Farm units : SILOS
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Suzette or de Chine : CREPE
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Give off : EXHALE
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Done for : WASHEDUP
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Swiss mathematician : EULER
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Exchange premium : AGIO
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Giving freely : UNSTINTING
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Sandy tract, in Britain : DENE
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Stone heap : CAIRN
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Destroy : UNDO
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Roman time : IDES
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Annoying one : PEST
Down
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Open-window hazard : DRAFT
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Brown color : SEPIA
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Breton and Horn : CAPES
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Polo, etc. : SPORTS
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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___-disant : SOI
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Expressed disgust : SNORTED
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Spiro : AGNEW
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Resin : MASTIC
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Abbreviates : SHORTENS
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Wine : PORT
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That: Lat. : ILLE
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Exigency : NEED
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Canadian physician : OSLER
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Medication unit : DOSE
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Hot ___ : ROD
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Collections : ANAS
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Bonne ___ : NUIT
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Beget : SIRE
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Horse : MARE
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Israeli name : EBAN
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Reverberates : REECHOES
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___ Haute : TERRE
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Roman 151 : CLI
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Give the eye : OGLE
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Germ-free state : ASEPSIS
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Lead astray : SEDUCE
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Cattle : OXEN
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Be quiet! : SHUTUP
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Andes tablelands : PUNAS
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Straighten : ALINE
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___ an ear : LENDS
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Fungus of grain : ERGOT
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Oasis, in Africa : WADI
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Like good bourbon : AGED
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___ die : SINE
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Three, in Milan : TRE
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Stopover spot : INN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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