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James A. Brussel
James A. Brussel

New York Times, Monday, July 1, 1974

Author:
James A. Brussel
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J M Q V W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James A. Brussel has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,088

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Across
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Historians' realm : PAST
5
Ergo : HENCE
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Exam : ORAL
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Standout : ONER
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Upstate N. Y. city : OLEAN
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Prepare to pass a football : FADE
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Highly pleasing : DELECTABLE
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Mandolin ridge : FRET
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Confederate V.P. : STEPHENS
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Object to : RESENT
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Oz-book reader : CHILD
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Monster : OGRE
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Glossy materials : SATINS
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Monet, Manet, etc. : PAINTERS
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Make a ringing sound : PLINK
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Finishes last : LOSES
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Destiny : LOT
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Century plant : ALOE
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Does modeling : POSES
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Grant : CEDE
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Barnyard creature : HEN
38
Hominy : GRITS
39
Track horse : PACER
40
Lloyd's and others : INSURERS
42
Ohio city : CANTON
43
Khartoum's river : NILE
44
___ Alegre, Brazil : PORTO
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Ancient Italian : SABINE
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Puts back : RESTORES
51
Obey a stage cue : EXIT
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Neutralize : COUNTERACT
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___ a bat out of . . . : LIKE
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Moment : TRICE
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Deer: Suffix : ATOR
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Took off : FLED
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More logical : SANER
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Camera part : LENS
Down
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Groups of seals : PODS
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Writer Claude : ANET
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Choices : SELECTIONS
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Surgical saw : TREPHINE
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Ritz and Grand : HOTELS
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Antelope : ELAND
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Beaks : NEBS
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Dieter's concern: Abbr. : CAL
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Atomic and solar : ENERGIES
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Kind of printing : OFFSET
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Thin : RARE
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Mideastern gulf : ADEN
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Baltic native : LETT
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Fissure : CHINK
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Sea birds : ERNS
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Drinking places : OASES
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Algerian soldier : SPAHI
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Steve or Woody : ALLEN
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Emily and parcel : POSTS
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Eligible voters : ELECTORATE
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Bronco-busters' event : RODEO
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Strict : STERN
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French river : LOIRE
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Discourses publicly : PRELECTS
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Of a church-choir area : CANTORAL
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Pleased look : GRIN
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Ex ___ : PARTE
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"___ we stand . . . " : UNITED
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British hawker : COSTER
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Peter's ___ : PENCE
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Ego : SELF
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Plant-stem angle : AXIL
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Two-wheeler : BIKE
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Make bankrupt : RUIN
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School study: Abbr. : ECON
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Ships: Abbr. : STRS
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Mouths : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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