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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1974

Author:
Elizabeth A. Yaro
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Elizabeth A. Yaro has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,943
Across
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River of north Italy : FELLA
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Hammer part : CLAW
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Rain, sleet, etc.: Abbr. : PPTN
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Knock for ___ : ALOOP
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Resembling: Suffix : ULAR
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Honolulu's island : OAHU
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Kind of dropleaf table : TIPUP
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Edens : PARADISES
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Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
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Moslem teacher : ALIM
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Genus of African herb : PENTAS
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Fellini film of 1956 : LASTRADA
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Panay native : ATI
27
Half: Prefix : SEMI
28
Cure-all : PANACEA
32
Ward off : REPEL
35
Kind of stool : TOAD
37
"Younger ___ springtime . . . " : THAN
38
Medical suffix : OMA
39
Mortgages : LIENS
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Id ___ : EST
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Weary : TIRE
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Italian food : PASTA
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Ascots : CRAVATS
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Headlight setting : DIM
51
Garden flower : AGERATUM
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Tour-bus workers : GUIDES
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La Douce : IRMA
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Madison or Fifth: Abbr. : AVE
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Land of the pampas : ARGENTINA
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Spanish greeting : SALUD
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Delineate : LIMN
65
Off balance : ALOP
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Convex molding : OVOLO
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Track event : DASH
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Air-navigation system : LANAC
Down
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Deadly : FATAL
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Form of Elizabeth : ELISA
3
Easy strides : LOPES
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Gehrig : LOU
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Clothing : APPAREL
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Greedy actions : CUPIDITIES
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S. A. animal : LLAMA
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Swiss river : AAR
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Kitchen foil : WRAP
10
Aim the gun : POINTAT
11
Literary hodgepodges : PASTICHES
12
Tea plant : THEA
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Nut, in Essen : NUSS
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College official : DEAN
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On the ___ (hiding out) : LAM
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
28
Electric-locomotive trolley : PANTOGRAPH
29
Classifieds : ADS
30
Direction : EAST
31
Broadway org. : ANTA
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College military group: Abbr. : ROTC
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Arab prince : EMIR
34
Examples : PARADIGMS
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Poetic word : OER
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Vessel of W. W. II : LST
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Apparent : EVIDENT
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Sun protection : PARASOL
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Hymn word : AMEN
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Radiation dosage : REM
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Japanese natives: Var. : AINOS
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Claw : TALON
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Palate part : UVULA
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Bordeaux wine : MEDOC
55
Festive : GALA
56
Author Leon : URIS
57
African village : STAD
61
Bantu language : ILA
63
Miss Gardner : AVA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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