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New York Times, Saturday, June 1, 1974

Author:
Allan Blackman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Allan Blackman has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,058
Across
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Secular : LAIC
5
Overwhelm : SWAMP
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Egyptian goddess : SATI
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Ray : ALDO
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Street worker : PAVER
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Mongol tent : YURT
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Consider : DEEM
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Wind: Prefix : ANEMO
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Dirk : SNEE
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Mahan's subject : SEAPOWER
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Go-___ : GETTER
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Containers : URNS
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Answer in a certain exam : TRUE
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Anita and Claus : SANTAS
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Cobra workers : CHARMERS
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Protruding window : ORIEL
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Smile warmly : BEAM
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Las Vegas machine : SLOT
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Harbor unit : PIER
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Garments in Poona : SARIS
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Brewing needs : HOPS
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Adverb for chic : TRES
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Fishline part : SNELL
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Hay-storing devices : STACKERS
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Court crier's words : HEARYE
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Anent : INRE
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Median strip : MALL
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Worn out : EFFETE
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Barnum specialty : BALLYHOO
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Horse color : ROAN
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Leaf-shaped : OVATE
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___ Fein : SINN
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Stupor: Prefix : NARC
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Boundaries : METES
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Against : INTO
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Robert ___ : ELEE
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Wield : EXERT
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Warehousing: Abbr. : STOR
Down
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Young ones : LADS
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Sheltered : ALEE
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"The very ___!" : IDEA
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20th-century field : COMPUTERSCIENCE
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Gives rise to : SPAWNS
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Recedes : WANES
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Declare : AVER
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Hebrew letter : MEM
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Requisites for 4 Down : PROGRAMS
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Relative of 4 Down : SYSTEMSANALYSIS
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"Charley's ___" : AUNT
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Elm or ash : TREE
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Via Appia, e.g. : ITER
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Kind of test : ORAL
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Massenet heroine : THAIS
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Some students : SOPHS
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Running wild : ARIOT
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East Indian tree : NIEPA
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Goddess of agriculture : CERES
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Football-pro Carl : ELLER
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Turbulent : ROILY
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Trite : STALE
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Vermont city : BARRE
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Rigid cellular tissue : STEREOME
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Betray : SELL
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Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
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Most sound : HALEST
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Dura ___ : MATER
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Eagle : ERNE
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Young horse : FOAL
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Get along : FARE
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Diminish : BATE
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Inkling : HINT
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Aware of : ONTO
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___ about : ONOR
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Plague : VEX

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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