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New York Times, Friday, May 24, 1974

Author:
Ruth N. Schultz
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.78, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,050
Across
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Priest's garment : ALB
4
Miss Daniels : BEBE
8
Teener's ailment : ACNE
12
Sow : SEED
14
Jai ___ : ALAI
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" . . . is ___ forgotten" : SOON
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Santa sound : HOHO
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"___ nach Osten" : DRANG
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Spanish love : AMOR
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Letter : AITCH
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Like some phone lines : BUSY
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Having rough going : INDUTCH
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Advanced-degree writings : THESES
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___ Ababa : ADDIS
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Busy as ___ : ABEE
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Side: Prefix : LATERI
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Onward, in Naples : AVANTI
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Residue : ASH
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Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
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Vote : NAY
38
Property : ESTATE
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Sheen : LUSTRE
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Recorder's offspring : TAPE
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Bert et al. : LAHRS
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Mss. for Cheops : PAPYRI
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Having rough going : UPATREE
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Kind of cheese : EDAM
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Tree resin : COPAL
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African fox : ASSE
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Egyptian goddess : SATI
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Kluxers' groups : KLANS
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Table d'___ : HOTE
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Kind of breeches : KNEE
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Yutang et al. : LINS
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Plaintiff : SUER
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" . . . and a ___ wide" : YARD
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Nelson : EDDY
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Tour golfer : PRO
Down
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Arthur of tennis : ASHE
2
King of Sparta : LEONIDAS
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Having rough going, with 7 Down : BEHINDTHE
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Of an element : BARIC
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Israeli port : ELATH
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Place for francs : BANC
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See 3 Down : EIGHTBALL
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As red ___ : ASABEET
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God of mirth : COMUS
10
Hangman's need : NOOSE
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'Iggins et al. : ENRYS
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Aberdeen Angus : DODDIE
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Grammar case: Abbr. : DAT
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Military standby group: Abbr. : USR
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Coop dweller : HEN
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In the manner of : ALA
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Miss Gardner : AVA
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Having rough going : INAPICKLE
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___ atque vale : AVE
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Having rough going : INTHESOUP
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Suffix for hyphen or assassin : ATE
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Anti-lightning device : ARRESTER
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___-man : YES
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Having rough going : STYMIED
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Feathers' partner : TAR
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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Bernhardt et al. : SARAHS
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Annoying : PESKY
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Turkish city : ADANA
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Writer Walter : PATER
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"___ at 'em!" : UPAND
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Garden flower : PANSY
51
Capp and Pacino : ALS
54
Smelly : OLID
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Saarinen : EERO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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