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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 1974

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,100
Across
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Noted Socialist : DEBS
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Transfer agent of a sort : DECAL
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Kind of stool : TOAD
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___ the finish : INAT
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Divine revelation : APOCALYPSE
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Common French verb : ETRE
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Intentional : DELIBERATE
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Exclude : DEBAR
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Kind of statesman : ELDER
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Cover : LID
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Branch, in botany : RAMUS
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Small land mass: Var. : ISLOT
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Lawn equipment: Abbr. : SPR
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Spots : SEES
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Plant of the lily family : YUCCA
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Rio de ___ : ORO
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Ridge of land : SELION
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Aaron : BURR
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Confused : DISCOMBOBULATED
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Bones : OSSA
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Decrepit : SENILE
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Imitate : APE
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Kind of mouthed : MEALY
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Cavity: Suffix : CELE
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Marsh : FEN
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Page of a book : FOLIO
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Money substitute : SCRIP
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Wind direction: Abbr. : SSE
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Wrapped a package : DIDUP
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Ishmael's mother : HAGAR
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Get the best of : OUTGENERAL
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Cat's-paw : DUPE
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In a courageous manner : FEARLESSLY
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Wroth : IRED
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Carved stone slab : STELE
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Dry: Prefix : XERO
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___ away (faded out) : DIED
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Initiative : ENTERPRISE
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Pirate name : BARBAROSSA
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Kind of shovel : STEAM
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Family member : DAD
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Foil : EPEE
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What the Stockholm and Andrea Doria were on : COLLISIONCOURSE
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Carbolic and amino : ACIDS
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Bottle reading matter : LABEL
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Son of Odin : TYR
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Jeweler's sale : OPAL
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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Legal document : DEED
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Baby ___ of films : LEROY
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___-Japanese War : RUSSO
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Appears : SEEMS
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Wind instrument : TUBA
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Biblical city : SODOM
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River to the North Sea : ELBE
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Make a show : CUTAFIGURE
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Decoration material : CREPEPAPER
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Eve of TV : ARDEN
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Off-Broadway award : OBIE
37
Zeros : NULLS
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Leather : CALF
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Hanger-on : LEECH
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Alpine sound : YODEL
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Actor's concern : LINES
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Familiar Latin phrase : IDEST
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Plant root : RADIX
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Furniture piece : SOFA
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Litigant : SUER
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Relative of etc. : ETAL
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Lose effectiveness : PALL
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Furnish anew : REDO
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Unit of quantity: Abbr. : GRO
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Soap ingredient : LYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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