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New York Times, Monday, May 6, 1974

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,032
Across
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Stuff : CRAM
5
Weight : GRAM
9
Shoddy : CHEAP
14
Easy gait : LOPE
15
Gam : RITA
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Phone opening : HELLO
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Kiln : OAST
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Biblical book : AMOS
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Positive electrode : ANODE
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Eatery of a sort : GREASYSPOON
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Favorite : PET
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Crony : PAL
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Shrews : NAGGERS
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Jumble : MISHMASH
32
Oolong : TEA
33
Casually : IDLY
34
Spur : GOAD
36
Winter coating : SLEET
40
High ___ : SEAS
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Port ___ (cheese) : SALUT
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Mauna Loa footing : LAVA
44
Palatable : SAPID
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Elegant : POSH
47
Currier's partner : IVES
48
Fish : COD
50
Soft clams : STEAMERS
52
Faint : PASSOUT
56
Inlet : RIA
57
Wonder : AWE
58
Jargon : DOUBLEDUTCH
64
French composer : RAVEL
66
Kind of hard or out : BLOW
67
Like gas-station air : FREE
68
Dunne : IRENE
69
Distinctive air : AURA
70
Govern : RULE
71
Transmits : SENDS
72
Notices : SEES
73
Outcry : YELL
Down
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Obstruct : CLOG
2
Bellow : ROAR
3
Church section : APSE
4
Field for Aristotle : METAPHYSICS
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Wild geese : GRAYLAGS
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Lens holders : RIMS
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Overhead : ATOP
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James or Jackie : MASON
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Uses the dressing room : CHANGES
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Farm creature : HEN
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Abscond : ELOPE
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Birch's cousin : ALDER
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Horace et al. : POETS
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Levene : SAM
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Grain : OAT
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Jumble : GALLIMAUFRY
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Muffet or Brooks : MISS
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Rebuff : SLAP
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Cleanser : SOAP
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Nimbuses : HALOS
35
Houseclean : DUST
37
Roof part : EAVE
38
At all : EVER
39
Soviet agency : TASS
42
"___ an old woman . . . " : THEREWAS
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Memo-pad art : DOODLES
49
Pair : DUO
51
Lend a hand : AID
52
City of Light : PARIS
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Onto : AWARE
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Playing card : SEVEN
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Instruments : TUBAS
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Risqué : BLUE
60
Knowledge : LORE
61
___ bill (indictment) : TRUE
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Biological unit : CELL
63
Shoe part : HEEL
65
Finish : END

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

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