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New York Times, Wednesday, March 27, 1974

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,992
Across
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Predicament : HOLE
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Kind of pigeon : CLAY
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Step of a sort : RUNG
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Region : AREA
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Well-known island : RHODE
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Instructions to Satan : GETTHEEBEHINDME
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Plane: Abbr. : SST
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Prefix for diluvian : ANTE
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Peewee : REESE
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Entertainers : HOSTS
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Do a conning job : STEER
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Originate : CREATE
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High lake : TARN
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U. S. regulatory org. : ICC
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Truman : HARRY
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Aladdin's friend : GENIE
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New Deal initials : NRA
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Summer refreshments : ICES
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Frogs' homes : PONDS
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Turkish chambers : ODAS
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Coming-out girl : DEB
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Annotation : GLOSS
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Shoe job : SHINE
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Compass reading : ESE
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Used the car : RODE
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Attaches, as a stamp : STICKS
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Quarterback's repertoire : PLAYS
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Snub : SNOOT
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"Who was dat lady ___ you with . . . ?" : ISEEN
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Latin 1003 : MIII
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French title : MME
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Instructions to fans : STANDUPANDCHEER
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Tropical dog : ALCO
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Blue ___ : SERGE
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Wise : ONTO
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Shad offerings : ROES
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Heraldic term : ENTE
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French seasons : ETES
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Witches : HAGS
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Metal sources : ORES
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Instructions to troublemakers : LETTHEREBEPEACE
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Diner sign : EAT
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Huntley and others : CHETS
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Projection : LOBE
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Drink : ADE
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Slangy agreement : YEH
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Miss Adoree : RENEE
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Facing trial : UNDERINDICTMENT
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Paris names : NOMS
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Song : GLEE
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Income, in Le Havre : RENTE
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Type of pudding : HASTY
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Vernon's wife : IRENE
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Propellers : OARS
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England's Goodwin ___ : SANDS
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Baseball's Speaker : TRIS
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Berate : CHIDE
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Off to the ___ : RACES
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High-strung : TENSE
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Model-T accessory : CRANK
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Instances : CASES
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Samaritan and Hope : GOODS
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One-up trick : PLOY
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Lake Erie's neighbor : OHIO
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Stand or opera : GRAND
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Spartan : STOIC
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Kind of remark : SNIDE
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Mesh fabrics : LENOS
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Burn slightly : SINGE
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River to the Danube : ISAR
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French town : STLO
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Shopping place : MART
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Measure : METE
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Cupid : EROS
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Consume : USE
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Place to do a stretch : PEN
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Implement for Markham's man : HOE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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