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New York Times, Monday, April 22, 1974

44-Down : Dapper

Author:
Thomas Sheehan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Thomas Sheehan has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,018
Across
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Grover's Corners, for one : TOWN
5
"The Most Happy ___" : FELLA
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See 8 Down : BASE
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Samoan port : APIA
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Ornate window : ORIEL
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Medit. port : ORAN
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Punter's posture : BESTFOOTFORWARD
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Intact : UNHURT
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Weekday: Abbr. : TUE
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Relatives of egos : IDS
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Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
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Picasso's are worth money : DOODLES
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Housing for 5 Down : SHOE
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Do a slow ___ : BURN
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Writer Ludwig : EMIL
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Sports org. : AAU
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Obey : MIND
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Lyndon Johnson's middle name : BAINES
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Celestial event : NEWMOON
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Bowling, e.g. : PASTIME
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Mudslingers' specialties : SMEARS
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I.O.U., e.g. : NOTE
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Kook's relative : NUT
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Tuscany river : ARNO
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Welshman : CELT
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Sidewheelers: Abbr. : STRS
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Vatican City or San Marino : ENCLAVE
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Automotive abbr. : MPH
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Volcanic leaving : ASH
50
Inmate's pen pal : CON
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California's motto : EUREKA
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Phenomenon in Hamelin : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
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Bizet's animal : TORO
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Best man's offering : TOAST
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Religious group : CULT
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Goose follower : STEP
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On the glacial side : STOSS
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Adam's grandson : ENOS
Down
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Forbidden : TABU
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Start the betting : OPEN
3
Post-card sentiment for Custer : WISHYOUWEREHERE
4
Inherent character : NATURE
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Body part : FOOT
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Big man in Blighty : ERO
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Cigarettes, at times : LIT
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Baseball statistic, with 10 Across : LEFTON
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In full cry : ALOUD
10
Clara or rain : BOW
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Napa Valley sight : ARAISININTHESUN
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Gem : SARD
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Don Hutson et al. : ENDS
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Clergymen: Abbr. : FRS
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Press notice : RELEASE
24
Oscar-winner James, 1945 : DUNN
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Milit. supplies : ORD
26
Utter : EMIT
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Juan and José : SANS
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Blood: Prefix : HAEMA
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Life stories, for short : BIOS
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Madagascar mammal : LEMUR
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Land of the Riffs : MOROCCO
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Army unit: Abbr. : BATT
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Puts into type : SETS
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Thomas or Horace : MANN
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Czech's neighbor : POLE
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Western state: Abbr. : NEV
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" ... against itself ___ stand" : CANNOT
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Dapper : SPRUCE
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Oafs : LOUTS
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Wordless : MUM
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Court men: Abbr. : ATTS
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Parting ___ : SHOT
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Salamanders : EFTS
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Metric unit : KILO
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Volstead and Homestead : ACTS
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Bribe : SOP
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P. I. tree : DAO
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W. W. II group : OSS

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

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