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GENERATION GAP

New York Times, Sunday, May 5, 1974

Author:
Louis C. Mandes Jr.
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 774 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Louis C. Mandes Jr. has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,031
Across
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Humiliated : ABASED
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Place for a quad : CAMPUS
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Wild animal : BOAR
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Strain : SIFT
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Darrow, e.g. : LAWYER
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Take to the skies : AVIATE
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Federal org. : USIA
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Auto part : AXLE
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Source of Lincoln’s indebtedness : MYANGELMOTHER
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Man or ape : MAMMALIAN
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Reserved : SHY
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“If I’ve ___ once . . . ” : SAIDIT
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Viscous : ROPY
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Yielding : PLIANT
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Scout’s daily bit : DEED
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Oppressive : HEAVY
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Peacock blue : PAON
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Hoover or beaver : DAM
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Zodiac unit : SIGN
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Treaty, in Tours : PACTE
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Works on proofs : CORRECTS
47
Fancy : IMAGINE
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Mints : MOTHERWORTS
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Royal initials : HRH
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Kind of call : MATING
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Page number : FOLIO
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Fills with wonder : AWES
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Peach or plum : TREE
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Certain freshman : PLEBE
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One of the Americas : LATIN
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Like some prices : FIXED
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“Now I ___ . . . ” : LAYME
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Money in Milan : LIRE
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Wearies : JADES
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Not so undecided : SURER
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Friend of Shakespeare : JONSON
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Desire : YEN
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Slogan for the discreet : MUMSTHEWORD
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Magyars' land : HUNGARY
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Vacuous : INANE
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Varnish base : LAC
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Gaseous element : ARGON
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Wades into : ATTACKS
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Obscure utterings : MUMBOJUMBOS
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Pewter coin : TRA
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Seasonings : THYMES
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Some dogs, for short : PEKES
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Walking ___ : ONAIR
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“___ scepter’d isle” : THIS
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Julia Ward and Elias : HOWES
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Cargo ship : OILER
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Lighter part : FLINT
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Singer Cesare : SIEPI
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Time periods : ERAS
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Old instrument : LUTE
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Spiteful : CATTY
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Like rush-hour buses : JAMMED
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Opposite of sou. : NOR
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Certain veins : MOTHERLODES
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Employ, with “of” : MAKEUSE
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Sci-fi creatures : ANDROIDS
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Initiated in a way : HAZED
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Scruff : NAPE
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Washington and McKinley: Abbr. : MTS
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Concerning : ASTO
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Kind of oak : FUMED
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Casserole ingredient : TUNA
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Denounce fiercely : SCATHE
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Fireplace part : JAMB
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Antiseptic : IODINE
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Adjective suffix : IAL
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Common sense : MOTHERWIT
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Nefertiti : EGYPTIANMUMMY
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Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
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Roof part : EAVE
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Ruffles hair : TEASES
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More slippery : EELIER
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Last : WEAR
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Tie-___ : DYED
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Abe or John : HONEST
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Chaperon : DUENNA
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Charity : ALMS
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Birch of Midwest : BAYH
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On vacation : AWAY
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Matching word: Abbr. : SYN
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Med. tests : EEGS
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In fear of : DREADING
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Whitman’s last home : CAMDEN
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Bypass : AVOID
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Gear for Bench : MITT
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Cry of disdain : PAH
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U.S. Indian : UTE
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Toothed : SERRATE
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Like back roads : BUMPY
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Key opening : OSAY
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Direct : AIM
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Defensive walls : RAMPARTS
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Like sea water : SALINE
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Corn lily : IXIA
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Pastry : FLAN
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Pup or circus : TENT
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Belgian city : LIEGE
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Then, in France : ALORS
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Through : OVER
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___ the ring : HATIN
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Answer in kind : ECHO
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Studied with care : PORED
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Like young Shirley Temple : DIMPLY
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Charlotte ___ : AMALIE
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Area for arrivals : MATERNITYWARD
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Trig word : SINE
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___ off (finish) : POLISH
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Shrink away : COWER
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Flower : CHRYSANTHEMUM
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Vibration : TREMOR
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Lustrous : SHEENY
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Deride : GIBE
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Sacred song : MOTET
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Did floor work : WAXED
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Hula hoops, etc. : FADS
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Certain Paris finale : TANGO
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Metallic materials : LAMES
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Fire, in Florence : FUOCO
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Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
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Coat sizes : LONGS
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Shanghai sights : JUNKS
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Doctors’ devices : SWABS
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Certain decision-maker : JUROR
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Staffs : MACES
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Gantry : ELMER
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Practice : HABIT
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Designates : NAMES
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Wise goddess : ATHENA
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Heavy gas : THORON
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Fracas : MELEE
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Musical instr. : UKE
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Shook up : JOLTED
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Military groups : UNITS
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Divers : MANY
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At the peak of maturity : RIPEST
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Digressions : ASIDES
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Essential parts : PITHS
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Kind of clock : TIME
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Exceed : OUTDO
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Dull : FADED
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Purpose : SAKE
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Hung around : LOITERED
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Friendly talk : COZE
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Varnished in black : JAPANNED
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Dayan : MOSHE
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Baba au ___ : RHUM
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London palace : LAMBETH
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High enthusiasm : MANIA
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Newscaster Dan : RATHER
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Colony dweller : NUDIST
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Inevitable : FATED
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Beach bags : TOTES
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Merganser : SMEW
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Volcano peak : CONE
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Sweetsop : ATTA
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Swing : JIVE
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Large bird : EMEU
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“___ love with a . . . ” : IMIN
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Hymn word : AMEN
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Constellation : LYRA
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Appian or right-of : WAY
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Earth: Prefix : GEO
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Penn ___, N.Y. : YAN
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Rubber tree : ULE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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