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New York Times, Friday, March 15, 1974

Author:
Timothy Murrett
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Timothy Murrett has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,980
Across
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Representative: Abbr. : AGT
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Musketeer : ATHOS
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Did garden work : HOED
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Dreary : DRAB
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Courage : HEART
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Disassemble : UNDO
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Age: Var. : AERA
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Alma ___ : MATER
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Transvaal dweller : BOER
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U. S. Senator : GEORGEMCGOVERN
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Between, in Brest : ENTRE
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Hang suspended : HOVER
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Conn. campus : YALE
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Something in reserve : NESTEGG
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Word games : ANAGRAMS
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Garden herb : THYME
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Pro ___ publico : BONO
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River of Canada : PEACE
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Monitor lizard : URAN
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"___ you so!" : ITOLD
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Road surface : PAVEMENT
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Exchanged : BANDIED
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U. S. carrier : WASP
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Declines : WANES
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Pulsate : THROB
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What 20 Across and 9 and 14 Down could say : WEALLLOSTARACE
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Light-bulb word : WATT
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Tell ___ of woe : ATALE
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Word with glades or green : EVER
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Elder: Fr. : AINE
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Channing : CAROL
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Sidereal or fiscal : YEAR
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Headliner : STAR
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Curves : ESSES
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Ship-plank's curve : SNY
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Proverb : ADAGE
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Inexperienced : GREEN
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Fortune card : TAROT
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Words of regret : AHME
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Mets or Jets : TEAM
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Use an incubator : HATCH
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Mt. Hood's state : OREGON
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Endeavored : STROVE
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U. S. Senator : HUBERTHUMPHREY
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___ about (approximately) : ONOR
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Barbara of TV : EDEN
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Beetle : DOR
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U. S. Senator : BARRYGOLDWATER
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Paraphernalia : GEAR
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Part of a three-piece suit : VEST
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Once around : LAP
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Scottish uncle : EME
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Jane of fiction : EYRE
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F.B.I. worker : GMAN
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Chap : GENT
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Jewish month : ABIB
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Part of N. B. : NOTA
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Presently : ANON
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Drain : SAP
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Crow sound : CAW
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Little girl of fiction : EVA
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Phone part : DIAL
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This, in Spain : ESTA
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Intertwine : ENLACE
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Greek letters : DELTAS
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Towers : SOARS
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Some reviews : RAVES
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Destination of some rivers : OCEAN
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Straw or rasp : BERRY
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Tarry : WAIT
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Volcano : ETNA
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Liqueur base : SLOE
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Wires: Abbr. : TELS
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Common verb : WAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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