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New York Times, Saturday, May 11, 1974

Author:
Floy Stryker
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { G K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,037
Across
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Football-pioneer Walter : CAMP
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Uses an ax : HEWS
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Solitary : ALONE
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Range : AREA
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Battery conductors : ELECTRODES
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Polaris or Vega : STAR
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Tailor's job : ALTERATION
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Greeted the villain : HISSED
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Took a base the hard way : SLID
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Compass point : NNE
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Old French coin : ECU
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Newspaper notice : OBIT
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Came up, as a U-boat : SURFACED
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Decrees : EDICTS
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Kid and suede : LEATHERS
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Quick drink : SNORT
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
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Heath genus : ERICA
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Chemical endings : ENES
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Cases : ETUIS
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Balkan natives : SERBIANS
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Arrange troops for battle : DEPLOY
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Portrayed, old style : DESCRIPT
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Observing one : EYER
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Prefix for nomy or logy : ECO
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Electrical unit : VAR
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Pronoun : SHE
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French color : BLEU
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"___ of fire, walk . . . " : INCASE
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Connects systematically : CORRELATES
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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White minerals : ALABASTERS
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Did a bakery job : ICED
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"Hasten, Jason, bring the ___" : BASIN
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Sailing : ASEA
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Headland : NESS
Down
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Converts, as a check : CASHES
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Fluent : ARTICULATE
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Meets standards : MEASURESUP
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Golf standards : PARS
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Worry : HEADACHE
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Building wing : ELL
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Moistens : WETS
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Leg: Prefix : SCELO
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Small bugs : ARADIDS
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Word with vacant or sand : LOT
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Norse deity : ODIN
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Gas : NEON
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Anglo-Saxon laborer : ESNE
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Choctaw, for one : TRIBE
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Mocks : JEERS
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Musical drawback : TINEAR
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Smooth : FACILE
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Preserved, as fruit : DRIED
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Illegal cooperation : CONNIVANCE
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Encroaches : TRESPASSES
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Aves. : STS
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Rocky debris : SCREE
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Pre-___ course : MED
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Math coordinate : ABSCISSA
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Source of chop-suey sauce : SOYBEAN
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Image : ICON
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Shouts : YELLS
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Tire parts : TREADS
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Lasso : REATA
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Strikebreaker : SCAB
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Hello, in San Juan : HOLA
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Times : ERAS
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U. S. Indians : UTES
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Genesis name : CAIN
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Baseball abbr. : RBI
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Before : ERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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