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New York Times, Thursday, July 11, 1974

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,098
Across
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Edgar Guest's "___ o' livin'" : HEAP
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Steep slope : SCARP
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Refs' relatives : UMPS
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Grass of Africa : ALFA
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Knotty problem : POSER
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Gaze intently : PORE
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Aperture : SLIT
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African animal : ORIBI
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Neat : TRIM
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Dutch colonial V.I.P. : PATROON
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Resentment : UMBRAGE
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Uncertain : IFFY
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Game piece : TILE
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___ Aurelius : MARCUS
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City on the Loire : NANTES
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Partners of pains : ACHES
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Cold comfort : COUGHDROP
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Arctic explorer : RAE
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Drafty places : BARNS
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Full of: Suffix : OSE
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Cocked hats : TRICORNES
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Coat fur : LAPIN
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Governing body : SENATE
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Rhythmical : CADENT
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Kind of race : DRAG
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Grating : GRID
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Heart-shaped : CORDATE
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N. J. river : RARITAN
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Et ___ : ALII
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Navaho dwelling : HOGAN
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Miffed : SORE
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Draw forth : EDUCE
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Plinth : ORLO
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Magicians' props : HATS
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Spanish kings : REYES
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Zenith : NOON
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Fastener : HASP
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Miss Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Throw ___ : AFIT
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Miss Munsel : PATRICE
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Fools : SPOOFS
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Like some jokes : CORNY
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Thus, in Spain : ASI
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Disprove : REBUT
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Undercoats of paint : PRIMINGS
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Rise in the economy : UPTREND
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Italian finger game : MORA
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Overnice one : PRIG
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Dotted, in heraldry : SEME
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"That makes two ___" : OFUS
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Insipid : BLAH
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Trading centers : MARTS
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Not ___ in the world : ACARE
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Wagnerian river : RHEIN
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Figure of speech : TROPE
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Used up : SPENT
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Container : CAN
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Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
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German pronoun : UNS
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Take a ___ (rest) : BREATHER
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Links figures : CADDIES
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Other: Sp. : OTRA
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Hiding place : LAIR
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English essayist : ADDISON
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Wading birds : CRANES
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Rock cavity : GEODE
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Monaco name : GRACE
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Carry's partner : CASH
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Earthen jar : OLLA
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Tumult : RIOT
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Arena figure : TORO
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Sign gas : NEON
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Lombardo : GUY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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