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New York Times, Monday, April 29, 1974

Author:
James Barrick
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V W Y }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,025

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Across
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Iranian coin : RIAL
5
Coating : GLAZE
10
Small amount : DASH
14
British dean : INGE
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Of a grain : OATEN
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Essay name : ELIA
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Vex : FRET
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Consumers : USERS
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Put on the market : SELL
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Irritates : FESTERS
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Ego : ONESELF
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Nullify : UNDO
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Common verb : ARE
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Respond : REACT
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Barbecue specialty : SPARERIBS
35
Go beyond : EXCEED
37
Father of Abe, with 72 Across : LIL
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Wrongful act : TORT
39
Math group : SET
40
Contracted : RECEDED
43
___ Nazi : NEO
44
De ___ (too much) : TROP
46
U-boat : SUB
47
Hesse novel : DEMIAN
49
Plays both sides : STRADDLES
52
Exchange : TRADE
53
Corn location : TOE
54
Guinness : ALEC
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Values : ESTEEMS
60
Charlotte resident : TARHEEL
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Skin : PEEL
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Bit of gossip : ONDIT
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Kind of surgery : ORAL
69
Opposite of blanche : NOIRE
70
Plague : PEST
71
Body, in anatomy : SOMA
72
See 37 Across : ABNER
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Grasps : SEES
Down
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Berber : RIFF
2
Concerning : INRE
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Ripens : AGES
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Head or iceberg : LETTUCE
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Cucumber or pumpkin, e.g. : GOURD
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Lariats : LASSOS
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Blind impulse : ATE
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Centigrade freezing level : ZERO
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Tangle up : ENSNARLED
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Mousse, e.g. : DESSERT
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Nautical word : ALEE
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Window part : SILL
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Word with baked or hearted : HALF
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Stage direction : ENTER
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Before : ERE
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Musical pauses : RESTS
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Put forth strongly : EXERT
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One in a cast : ACTOR
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Freshman at Annapolis : PLEBE
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Support : AID
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Ancient area of Turkey : IONIA
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Word with basket or line : BREAD
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14 pounds, in Britain : STONE
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Othello's spouse : DESDEMONA
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___-de-sac : CUL
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Inhibit : DETER
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Kneecap : PATELLA
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"Good-bye, ___" : MRCHIPS
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Female animal : DOE
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Literary genre : SATIRE
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Procrastinating word : LATER
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Group of poems : EPOS
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Fluid: Prefix : SERO
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Giants or Rams : TEAM
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Would-be socialite : SNOB
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Fencing sword : EPEE
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___ est percipi : ESSE
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Rents : LETS
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Racket : DIN

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

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