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New York Times, Friday, March 29, 1974

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,994
Across
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Pistol ammunition : CAPS
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Chest wood : CEDAR
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Wall St. buys: Abbr. : SHRS
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After amas : AMAT
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John Hersey setting : ADANO
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Bog product : PEAT
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Picnic skunk, e.g. : PERSONANONGRATA
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Halt : END
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Geneva's lake : LEMAN
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More unusual : RARER
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Stevedores : STOWERS
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Resolve : SETTLE
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Carps : NAGS
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Fashions : MAKES
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Flu source : ASIA
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Certain boom : SONIC
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Pronoun : SHE
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Unhinged : NONCOMPOSMENTIS
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Went after hard facts : DUG
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Climbing vine : LIANA
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Bits : ORTS
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Portrays : LIMNS
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De ___ : SOTO
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Grooved wheel : SHEAVE
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Becomes less formal : UNBENDS
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Accounts, in Rome : CONTI
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Asian peninsula : SINAI
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Bathos : GOO
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Maxim for Cupid : OMNIAVINCITAMOR
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Nine: Ger. : NEUN
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Invalidate : ANNUL
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Great ___ : DANE
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Sacks : LOOTS
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Legal tender : ONES
Down
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Fear and Breton, e.g. : CAPES
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Catkin : AMENT
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Excusing : PARDONING
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Blvds. : STS
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Furniture craftsmen : CANERS
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Cheeses : EDAMS
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He served two years before the mast : DANA
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In a while : ANON
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Gubernatorial nickname : RON
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Fussy eaters : SPRATS
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Compassion : HEART
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Badgerlike animal : RATEL
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Gaze : STARE
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Cassini : OLEG
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Edith Hamilton Subject : GREECE
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Military Ms. of W. W. II : WAAC
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Kind of milk : SKIM
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Indian time divisions : MOONS
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Handle, in old Rome : ANSA
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Musical movement: Abbr. : AND
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Old French coin : SOU
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Stretch over : SPAN
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Dictator : STRONGMAN
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Blackjack word : HIT
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Curve : ESS
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DeHavilland : OLIVIA
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Marceau, e.g. : MIME
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Perceive : NOTE
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South Americans : LATINS
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Gourmet servings : SNAILS
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News piece : OBIT
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Stone of ___ : SCONE
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Winslow : HOMER
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Ho-hum condition : ENNUI
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Like some diamonds : UNCUT
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Blackmore name : DOONE
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Tender spots : SORES
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Word form for an Asian land : SINO
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___ hurry : INNO
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Worth: Abbr. : VAL
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Flurry : ADO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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