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New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 1974

Author:
Lita M. Elvers
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lita M. Elvers has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,021
Across
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Coalition : BLOC
5
Word used by a lady with an umbrella, with 41 and 56 Across : SUPER
10
Membership in Congress : SEAT
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Glide high : SOAR
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Type of TV time : PRIME
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Bruins' campus : UCLA
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Court's Arthur : ASHE
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Caper : ANTIC
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Nanny's prop : PRAM
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Ship part : SUPERSTRUCTURE
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Fraternal man : ELK
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Theater sign : SRO
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Refugees : DPS
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Word with eyed or gin : SLOE
31
Criticize harshly : ROAST
36
He was, in old Rome : ERAT
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Space walks : EVAS
40
Keen liking : GUSTO
41
See 5 Across : CALIFRAGILISTIC
44
"A Bell for ___" : ADANO
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Impose, as a tax : LEVY
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Small or back : TALK
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Alpine sound : YODEL
48
___ avis : RARA
50
Legal matter : RES
51
Kind : ILK
54
Business abbr. : INC
56
See 5 Across : EXPIALIDOCIOUS
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Become blackened : SMUT
65
Excuse : ALIBI
66
Second-hand : USED
68
Falsehood : TALE
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Monkeys, in Madrid : MONOS
70
Covering : RIND
71
Snakes : ASPS
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Valuable quality : ASSET
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Young ones : TADS
Down
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Youth org. : BSA
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Deprivation : LOSS
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Pacific island : OAHU
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Kind of paper : CREPE
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Popular July 4 item : SPARKLER
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Vessels : URNS
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British statesman : PITT
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Arabian princes : EMIRS
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Come up again : RECUR
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Building V.I.P. : SUPT
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Color : ECRU
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Winged : ALAR
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Docile : TAME
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Letters : ELS
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Welsh dog : CORGI
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Go to pot : DECAY
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Madrid sight : PRADO
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Word with Caesar or days : SALAD
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Running track : OVAL
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Anxious : EAGER
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Expel : OUST
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Wish upon ___ : ASTAR
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Fence-climber's aid : STILE
35
African hornbills : TOCKS
37
Prong : TINE
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Hindu deity : SIVA
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Thin layers : FOLIA
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Hammerstein, for one : LYRICIST
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Tropical bird : ANI
52
Andean sight : LLAMA
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Metric units, for short : KILOS
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Supreme or Margaret : COURT
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This, in Spain : ESTA
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Holiday : XMAS
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Fruit part : PULP
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Suffixes for natives : ITES
60
Clamors : DINS
61
Reed : OBOE
62
Federal agency : USIA
63
"___ no money" (ad words) : SEND
67
Dental degree : DDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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