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New York Times, Thursday, May 23, 1974

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,049
Across
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Rime : HOAR
5
Greek letter : KAPPA
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Nipa palm : ATAP
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Johnson of TV : ARTE
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Eastern religion : ISLAM
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Finished, for short : THRU
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Alley sound : MEOW
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Appearance: Suffix : PHANY
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Russian sea : ARAL
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Ski resort : ASPEN
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Theater area : LOGE
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Do a spring chore : SHARPENTHEMOWER
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Pound : HAMMER
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Joins : YOKES
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Take out : ERASE
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Maugham : SOMERSET
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"We have ___ the enemy . . . " : MET
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Smoke carriers : FLUES
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Period : ERA
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Label falsely : MISBRAND
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Nostrils : NARES
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Zoo animal : ORANG
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Zodiac sign : GEMINI
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Do a spring chore : PULLOUTTHEWEEDS
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Pole, for one : SLAV
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Torn places : RENTS
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Stake : ANTE
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Hindu nursemaid : AYAH
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Secret place : LAIR
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Sandpiper : REEVE
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Yield : CEDE
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"___ sana . . . " : MENS
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More undignified : BASER
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Pitcher : EWER
Down
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Kind of actor : HAM
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Prospector's quest : ORE
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Fixes leftovers : REWARMS
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Breakfast fare in Lambeth : KIPPER
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Pallid : ASHEN
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Do a spring chore : PLANTYOUNGTREES
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Greek god : PAN
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Bolger's song girl : AMY
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Perplexed : ATALOSS
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Light blanket : THROW
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O'Hara's "___ to Live" : ARAGE
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Whining one : PULER
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Noah's son : SHEM
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Concubines' apartment : HAREM
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Violin maker : AMATI
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___ in on : HOMED
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Makes out barely : EKES
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Earth circle: Abbr. : MER
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Viewpoint : SLANT
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Unearthly : EERIE
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Vogue : TREND
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German wife : FRAU
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Certain sale terms : ASIS
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Detectives, at times : SOLVERS
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Kinsman: Abbr. : BRO
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Witches' brew ingredient : NEWT
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Lowest dice throw: Var. : AMESACE
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Grammatical designation : GENDER
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One of a Biblical 150 : PSALM
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Arm bones : ULNAE
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Paris Quarter : LATIN
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Raise : HEAVE
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Globe : ORB
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U. S. cartoonist : REA
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Evergreen : YEW
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Lemon or orange : ADE
58
Not him : HER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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