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New York Times, Monday, March 4, 1974

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,969
Across
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Beach at Rio : COPA
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Pedestal part : DADO
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Building beams : IBARS
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Ring gem : OPAL
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Zest : ELAN
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Miss Normand of silents : MABEL
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Find fault : RAIL
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Brother of Odin : VILI
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Main Line suburb of Phila. : PAOLI
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Wildly excited : PHRENETICAL
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“___ pleasures and palaces . . . ” : MID
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“My ___ Sal” : GAL
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Send to school : EDUCATE
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Via ___ (Christ’s route) : DOLOROSA
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Doctors’ org. : AMA
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New world: Abbr. : AMER
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Khyber, for one : PASS
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Musical piece : ETUDE
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Eastern princess : RANI
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Meistersinger Hans : SACHS
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Put into force : ENACT
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Milk, in France : LAIT
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Lollobrigida : GINA
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Altar constellation : ARA
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Prizefight V.l.P. : PROMOTER
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“The Seven ___ of Wisdom” : PILLARS
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Comparative suffix : IOR
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Fuss : ADO
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Idealistic : IMPRACTICAL
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TV encore : RERUN
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Atmosphere: Prefix : AERI
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Musical section : CODA
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New Orleans’s Vieux ___ : CARRE
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Party members, for short : DEMS
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Actor Arkin : ALAN
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More clever : SLYER
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Dutch town : EDAM
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Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
Down
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N.C.O. : CORP
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Bright fish : OPAH
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Poker holding : PAIR
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Like “Pilgrim’s Progress” : ALLEGORICAL
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Does darkroom work : DEVELOPS
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Came down : ALIT
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Spanish artist : DALI
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In reserve : ONICE
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Decorate, as a hat : IMPLUME
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Pasture sound : BAA
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Large snake : ABOMA
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Used another match : RELIT
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Advice to Kelly : SLIDE
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Shoe width: Abbr. : NAR
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Miss Rehan : ADA
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Absolute : CATEGORICAL
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Challenge : DARE
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Muscat’s land : OMAN
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Russian river : LENA
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Hall, in Germany : SAAL
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Tin Pan Alley org. : ASCAP
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Bake eggs: Var. : SHIR
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Monad : UNIT
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Wine and ___ : DINE
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Biblical tower : EDAR
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Impassiveness : STOICISM
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Athletic staff man : TRAINER
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Sweater part : ARM
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Clever remark : MOT
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Recreation areas, in Paris : PARCS
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Utopian : IDEAL
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Truck, in England : LORRY
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Garden tool : SPADE
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Actress Florence : REED
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Subject for Virgll : ARMA
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Porter : COLE
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Coarse fiber : ADAD
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Turner : LANA
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Process: Suffix : URE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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