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New York Times, Saturday, June 22, 1974

38-Down : Zealot

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has supersymmetry.
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,079
Across
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Drapery decorations : TASSELS
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Steadfast : STAUNCH
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Pastoral place : ARCADIA
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Automobile part : TONNEAU
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Tidiest : NEATEST
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Groups of nine : ENNEADS
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Beetle : DOR
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Neighbor of U. S. : CAN
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___ gestae : RES
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Building wing : ELL
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Moral : ETHICAL
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Spanish queen : ENA
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Miss Murray : MAE
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Childish : PUERILE
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Movie scenario: Abbr. : SCR
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Leave the pier : SETSAIL
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Envoys : LEGATES
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Scrap : ORT
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Border : RIM
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Girl's name : FELICIA
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Cork : STOPPLE
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Nepal mountain : API
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N. J. neighbor of N.Y.C. : HOBOKEN
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Gypsy : ROM
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Penpoint : NIB
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Sneaky marksmen : SNIPERS
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Suffix for item or legal : IZE
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War aviator : ACE
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Ayres of films : LEW
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French sea : MER
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Writer Rattigan : TERENCE
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Time of day : EVENING
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Spiraling down : INASPIN
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Reprisal : REVENGE
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Miss Holm : CELESTE
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Winter transports : SLEDGES
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Certain bikes : TANDEMS
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Interstices : AREOLAE
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Letter color : SCARLET
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Day: Abbr. : SAT
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Dutch town : EDE
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French lily : LIS
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Pitcher Paige : SATCHEL
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Crate-marker's aid : STENCIL
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Bon ___ : TON
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Harding or Sothern : ANN
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French article : UNE
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Dearest's companion : NEAREST
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Rhythm : CADENCE
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Cavalrymen of Hungary : HUSSARS
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Living necessity : AIR
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Greek governors : EPARCHS
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College income item : TUITION
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More vigilant : ALERTER
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Multitudes : LEGIONS
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___-disant : SOI
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Zealot : FANATIC
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Feeble : EPICENE
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Kind of arts or education : LIBERAL
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Kansas home of D.D.E. : ABILENE
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Barbecue aids : SKEWERS
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Applying a first coat of paint : PRIMING
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Cough drop : LOZENGE
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Comes out : EMERGES
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Begin, to poets : OPE
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Compass point : ESE
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Certifiers: Abbr. : NPS
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Townsman : CIT
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Speed: Abbr. : VEL
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Miss Arden : EVE
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Composer Rorem : NED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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