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BAROMETRIC DROP

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 1974

Author:
Olga Kowals
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 536 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Olga Kowals has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,052
Across
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Lantern ___ : JAW
4
Trout : CHAR
8
Crossbreeds : MUTTS
13
Festive time : XMAS
17
Lincoln and Beame : ABES
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Pilots' prefix : AERO
20
Way of walking : ONAIR
21
Lively adverb : GAILY
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Harvest : REAP
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Bulb unit : WATT
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Crusts : RIMES
25
Elbow : ANCON
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Type of fabric : DRIPDRY
28
Model : POSER
29
Turned-up TV effects : BLARES
30
Spree : TOOT
31
Yoko ___ : ONO
32
Plica : FOLD
33
Comment at a "Stella Dallas" showing : NOTADRYEYEINTHEHOUSE
42
Literary credit : ANON
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Military org. : ROTC
44
Plunder : RAVEN
45
Prefix for cycle : TRI
47
Foxx : REDD
48
Cardigan or pembroke : CORGI
50
Article : ITEM
51
Make fast : MOOR
52
Butterfingers : DROPPER
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Stress : ACCENT
57
King Mark's wife : ISOLDE
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Kilns : OASTS
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Soviet range : ALAI
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" . . . poem lovely as ___" : ATREE
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Roguish : SLY
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Does lawn work : SPRINKLES
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Mass. cape : ANN
69
Healthy: Fr. : SAINE
71
Solothurn's river : AARE
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Seven: Prefix : SEPTI
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Beauty-parlor solutions : RINSES
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Certain ships : TRAMPS
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Illusion : RAINBOW
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Creep : INCH
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Kind of blue : TRUE
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___-a-Dale : ALLAN
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Baseball or tennis : GAME
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Kind of peeve : PET
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Wheeler's concerns : DEALS
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Campbell's dog : TRAY
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Betelgeuse : STAR
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Words of frustration : WATERWATEREVERYWHERE
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Woolly females : EWES
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State V.I.P. : GOV
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M : IOOO
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Rule of descent : ENTAIL
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Saunter : AMBLE
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Truman opponent : TEDEWEY
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Warm thoroughly : TOAST
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Unstable : AREEL
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Bradley or Patton: Abbr. : GENL
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___ steven : EVEN
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Window placard : TOLET
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Saltpeter : NITRE
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Shave off : RAZE
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Plexus : RETE
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Small guitars, for short : UKES
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Appetizing : TASTY
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African ruler : AMIR
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Kind of cage : RIB
Down
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Sudden shake : JAR
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Not yet up : ABED
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Precursor of tear : WEAR
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Macbeth's thanage : CAWDOR
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Like some appetites : HEARTY
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Chichi : ARTY
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Nonsense : ROT
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Not very bright : MORONIC
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Choral distinction : UNISON
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Non-feral : TAME
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Rank : TIER
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Certain students: Abbr. : SRS
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Where Alph ran : XANADU
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Minute: Prefix : MICR
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Succulent plant : ALOE
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Dict. definitions : SYNS
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Neat couple : SPITANDPOLISH
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Gas measure : GALLON
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Jet housing : POD
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Like e'en or e'er : POETIC
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Far-out community : BOHEMIA
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French bean : FEVE
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Ointment : NARD
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Standout : ONER
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Bustle : TODO
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Slip : ERR
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System of exercises : YOGA
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Threefold : TRINAL
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Carnegie et al. : HATTIES
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Hot : STOLEN
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Diminish slowly : ERODE
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Wrath : IRE
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These: Fr. : CES
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Fragments : ORTS
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Common home ritual : MORNINGSHOWER
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"Home, Sweet Home" man : PAYNE
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Cave ___ : CANEM
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Fraternal man : ELK
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___ Uniti (U.S., to Italians) : STATI
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Spreader : SPATULA
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Hallowed places : SANCTA
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Most distinctive : RAREST
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Gershwin : IRA
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Fluids : SERA
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Power : SINEW
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French Alpine range : ESTEREL
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Maneuver a camera : PAN
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"Let 'er ___!" : RIP
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Word in Jewish cookery : PAREVE
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Russian or Pole : SLAV
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Moderate : BATE
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"Paradise enow" poet : OMAR
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"___ in the Money" : WERE
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Sore places : RAWS
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Soap ingredient : LYE
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Clinton : DEWITT
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Toonerville transport : TROLLEY
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Harasses : TEASES
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Saxon king : EGBERT
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Wagner opera : RIENZI
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Warbler: Var. : YODLER
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"___ is me" : WOE
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Last words : ETTU
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Corner : NOOK
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Canterbury offering : TALE
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Ambitious melody : ARIA
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Queens group : METS
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Jets or Giants : TEAM
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Kind of green : EVER
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Abominable one : YETI
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Insect : ANT
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Irish lover : GRA
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Bill : NEB

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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