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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Saturday, February 9, 1974

44-Down : Bath powder

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,946
Across
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No visible ___ support : MEANSOF
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Vichy Premier : LAVAL
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Feed for horses : ALFALFA
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John Barrymore's trademark : PROFILE
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Suburban sign : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
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Space walk: Abbr. : EVA
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Opera heroes : TENORS
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Skinner of stage : OTIS
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Way out : FAR
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Scrawny person : RIBE
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D.D.E. : IKE
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Alamogordo's county : OTERO
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Standing : RANK
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Maple genus : ACER
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Renovated : REDONE
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Movies : CINEMAS
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Dehydrate : DESICCATE
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"What more is ___ say?" : THERETO
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Put together : PIECED
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Liberian people : KROO
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It's in the cellar : SALT
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Old woman : CRONE
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Nothing : NIL
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Security failure : LEAK
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Weapons vessel: Abbr. : MTB
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Make ___ (don't discard) : ITDO
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Phone user : DIALER
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Little: Fr. : PEU
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Lucky finds : FOURLEAFCLOVERS
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On a single number, in roulette : ENPLEIN
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Revises with current material : UPDATES
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Adjust : RESET
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Agatha Christie output : MYSTERY
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Approach : MAKEFOR
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Exalt : ELEVATE
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Scared, old style : AFEARED
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Doze : NAP
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Coin drop : SLOT
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Propose : OFFER
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Dragon slain by Sigurd : FAFNIR
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Record of a voyage : LOG
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Hairdo : AFRO
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Provisions for journeys : VIATICA
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Swedish clovers : ALSIKES
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___ Antilles : LESSER
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Of the mind : PHRENIC
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Thing, in law : RES
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Cigar wrapper : TOBACCOLEAF
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Western event : RODEO
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Telling blow : ONER
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Kind of sack : KNAP
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Moslem V.I.P. : AMEER
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Curved letters: Var. : ESES
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Adjective ending : ETIC
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Roman or Pisan : ITALIAN
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Three-step musical interval : TRITONE
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Robberies : HOLDUPS
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Vie : COMPETE
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Bookkeeper, at times : ENTERER
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French composer : DEBUSSY
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Certain attacker : KNIFER
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Bath powder : TALCUM
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Abounding in seaweed : KELPY
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Agnus ___ : DEI
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Steiger, etc. : RODS
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Rent out : LET
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Tub : VAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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