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New York Times, Monday, July 22, 1974

Author:
Victor Goldfarb
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,109
Across
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Gertrude or ice : BERG
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Bath powder : TALC
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Manila Bay hero : DEWEY
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Mars: Prefix : AREO
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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Gertrude Stein words : AROSE
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Muse of history : CLIO
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Roman 1,003 : MIII
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Devilfish : MANTA
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Scarce items : HENSTEETH
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Flower : ASTER
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Make a bobble : ERR
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___ Vegas : LAS
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Oscar film of 1955 : MARTY
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Staple seeds of Asia : CHICKPEAS
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Eye layer : UVEA
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Pick up the tab : PAY
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"It's ___ tell a lie" : ASINTO
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Work with flour : SIFT
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Unlike Venus de Milo : ARMED
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Improve : GAIN
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Arthurian wife : ISEULT
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Beast of burden : ASS
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Austen heroine : EMMA
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Fish-catching bird : CORMORANT
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Knotty problem : POSER
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Spellers' tourney : BEE
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Writer Anais : NIN
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Bridge bids : SLAMS
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Errol Flynn role : ROBINHOOD
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Jeweler's yardstick : CARAT
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Genesis name : ADAM
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Symphonic instrument : OBOE
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In the bag : ONICE
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Style : TONE
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Place for a guard : LINE
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Sandpiper or crane : WADER
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Work units : ERGS
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Fraternity letters : ETAS
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Fugue composer : BACH
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Gardner : ERLE
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Snaffle adjunct : REIN
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Harlem Globetrotter : GOOSETATUM
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Less uncontrollable : TAMER
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Parisian friend : AMIE
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Yellow Sea gulf : CHIHLI
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Napery materials : DAMASKS
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Periods : ERAS
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Custom : WONT
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Princely house of Italy : ESTE
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Academic or leap : YEAR
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Old college ___ : TRY
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Schools: Abbr. : ACADS
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Rodgers's forte : MUSIC
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Dispatch boat : AVISO
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Send to a specialist : REFER
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Vehicle : CAR
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"The Education of ___ Kaplan" : HYMAN
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Get rid of in a way : PIGEONHOLE
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Hindu land grants : ENAMS
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"___ to be born and . . . " : ATIME
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Detecting device : SONAR
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Shepherd: Fr. : PATRE
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Maine specialty : LOBSTER
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Charge with gas : AERATE
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Brooch feature : PIN
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City of France : NIMES
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Boat on the Gowanus : SCOW
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First name in Hollywood : LANA
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Uninteresting : ARID
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Nutmeg spice : MACE
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Skunk's weapon : ODOR
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Big ___ theory : BANG
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News item : OBIT
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Chaplin's wife : OONA
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Ruby et al. : DEES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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