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New York Times, Saturday, May 4, 1974

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,030
Across
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Hebrew weight : REBA
5
Writing material : CHALK
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Get lost! : SCAT
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Old English coins : ORAS
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Subtle qualities : AURAE
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City in Texas : WACO
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Delaware crosser : WASHINGTONSARMY
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Compass point : SSE
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Place : LIEU
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___ Square : TIMES
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Spa, in France : BAIN
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Wisconsin city : RACINE
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Mother of Perseus : DANAE
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Small brook : RILL
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Refresher of a sort : NAP
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___ law (code of the Franks) : SALIC
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Napoleonic marshal : MURAT
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Actor's concern : CUE
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Way's partner : WILL
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Garbed : ROBED
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Foolish : GAGA
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___ fours : ALL
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Kind of geometry : SOLID
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Chairman's need : GAVEL
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Nautical rope : TYE
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Comedian King : ALAN
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Havana : CIGAR
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Brownish colors : AMBERS
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Biblical brother : ABEL
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More sapient : SAGER
50
Record : TAPE
52
Grassland : LEA
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Well-known actress : PAULETTEGODDARD
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Provoked : IRED
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Constellation : ORION
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Diva's forte : ARIA
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Fictional heroine : TESS
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Pilot's wear : WINGS
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Game animal : BOAR
Down
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Hassles : ROWS
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Periods : ERAS
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National and International : BASEBALLLEAGUES
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Hardwood : ASH
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___ teeth : CANINE
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Extensive : HUGE
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Concert-tour veteran : ARTURRUBINSTEIN
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China's ___-tse : LAO
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Understanding : KEN
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Lover : SWAIN
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Popular pianist : CARMENCAVALLARO
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Highest point : ACME
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Trifles : TOYS
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Of the pelvis : ILIAC
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Pole : STILT
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Indigo : ANIL
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Ventilated : AIRED
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"The morn in russet mantle ___ . . . " : CLAD
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Newspaper : DAILY
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Tool : AUGER
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Storm sound : PEAL
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Hit hard : SWAT
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Tooth : MOLAR
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Part : ROLE
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Pledge : GAGE
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Old-time weapon : SABRE
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Taunted : GIBED
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Barnyard fowls : CAPONS
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Pinochle scores : MELDS
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Barbecue device : SPIT
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Swiss river : AARE
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Excited : AGOG
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Kind of headed : TOW
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Numerical prefix : TRI
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Small amount : DAB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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