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New York Times, Thursday, April 4, 1974

Author:
William A. Chambrun
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William A. Chambrun has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,000
Across
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Spotted cavy : PACA
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Like rice pudding : BLAND
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Recent Met manager : BING
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Street show : RAREE
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Welsh John : EVAN
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Parlor diversion : TELEVISIONDRAMA
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Building extension : ELL
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Kind of tube : INNER
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Kind of mission : INTER
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Fasten firmly : RIVET
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Enthusiasms : MANIAS
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Gazelle : CORA
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Presidential initials : HST
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Acute or right : ANGLE
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Word with wash or storm : BRAIN
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Poetic word : EER
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Refer to : CITE
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Endow : BLESS
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Legal man: Abbr. : ATTY
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Grayish color : ASH
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At ___ (in any case) : LEAST
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Comes across : MEETS
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Word for post-midnight hours : WEE
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Kiln : OAST
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Shoulder décor for John Silver : PARROT
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Used up : SPENT
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Kind of butterfly : SATYR
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Character of a group : ETHOS
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Fireplug attachment : HOSE
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Chemical suffix : IDE
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Relative of a slow boat to China : CROSSCOUNTRYBUS
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Network : RETE
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Poe house : USHER
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Dash : ELAN
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Neighbor of Hung. : USSR
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Domineering : BOSSY
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Distant: Prefix : TELE
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Meat spread : PATE
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Son of Adam : ABEL
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In command : CALLINGTHESHOTS
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Sea waters : BRINES
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Kind of beam : LASER
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Tempe's state: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Room : DEN
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Swiss city : BERNE
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Famed despot : IVANTHETERRIBLE
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Reputation : NAME
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Snarl : GNAR
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Short life-sketches : VITAE
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Couch : DIVAN
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Khartoum's river : NILE
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Prepare the turkey : ROAST
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Rainbow : IRIS
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Brightly-plumed bird : MACAW
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Cordial flavor : ANISE
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Kind of fallen : CREST
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Bout : SETTO
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Meeting : TRYST
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Destroy : BLAST
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Coffee-tree yield : BEAN
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High nest: Var. : AERY
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Soil deposit : LOESS
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Latin parent : MATER
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Baker's output : PASTRY
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Sticky problem : POSER
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Units of loudness : SONES
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Pale color : ECRU
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___ bien : TRES
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Sounds of surprise : HUHS
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Twofold : DUAL
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Early slave : ESNE
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Wrigley Field player : CUB
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Bear, in Spain : OSO
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Nevertheless : YET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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