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New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 1974

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Virginia Butler has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,016
Across
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Peyton, for one : PLACE
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British prison : GAOL
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Elephant Boy of films : SABU
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“Nevermore” bird : RAVEN
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Waddell of baseball : RUBE
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Too much, in Paris : TROP
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Concerning : ANENT
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Tribunal of Athens : AREOPAGUS
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Monday, on Tuesday : YESTERDAY
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Habituate : ENURE
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Whirl : REEL
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Zealous : ARDENT
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Schedules : SLATES
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Power, to Caesar : VIS
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Mouth parts : UVULAS
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Pleasure cultist : HEDONIST
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Porch, in Oahu : LANAI
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Negligent : LAX
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“___ your life!” : NOTON
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Alliances : ENTENTES
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Brief roles : CAMEOS
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“___ dogs and Englishmen . . . ” : MAD
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Serious : SOLEMN
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Selected : CHOSEN
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Bangkok native : THAI
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City in S. C. : AIKEN
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Talked on and on : CHATTERED
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Rattled : CLATTERED
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Miss Massey : ILONA
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Egyptian sacred bull : HAPI
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“When in ___ . . . ” : ROME
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Bar lega1ly : ESTOP
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“Come back to ___ . . . ” : ERIN
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Terrifies : AWES
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___ out (betrays) : SELLS
Down
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Part of prithee : PRAY
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Bowling alley : LANE
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Birds’ class : AVES
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Copper : CENT
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Broadway visitor’s quest : ENTERTAINMENT
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Stages : GRADES
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Of hearing : AURAL
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Comply with : OBEY
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Zodiac sign : LEO
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Bear : STAND
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Press a point : ARGUE
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Stream : BOURN
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Disturbed : UPSET
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TV-show guests : PERSONALITIES
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U. S. Indians : REES
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Lend a hand : AID
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Caucasus native : SVAN
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Alfred of stage : LUNT
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Winglike parts : ALAE
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Nettle : VEX
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Owns : HAS
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Alaskan port : NOME
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Article : ITEM
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“ . . . are ___ forgotten” : SOON
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Weights: Abbr. : TNS
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Showed the way : LED
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Black and ___ : TAN
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Cover : COAT
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Nuances : SHADES
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Hiding place : CACHE
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Of a gland part : HILAR
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African animal : OKAPI
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Begin to function : SETIN
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___ song : THEME
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Brag : CROW
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Otherwise : ELSE
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African weight : ROTL
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Drops bait : DAPS
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Time period : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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