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New York Times, Wednesday, July 24, 1974

Author:
Dorothy Cannan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothy Cannan has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,111

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Across
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Actress Jean : MUIR
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Spread, as sawdust : STREW
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Harte's Roaring ___ : CAMP
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Ferrara ducal family : ESTE
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Tropical herb : URENA
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Reduce sail : REEF
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Kuwait, Iraq, etc. : MIDDLEEAST
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Nettle : IRRITATE
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Profuse : LAVISH
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French wedding : NOCE
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Italian guessing game : MORA
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Property : ASSETS
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Carrier in 18 Across : PIPELINE
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Yonder : THERE
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Distributed : METED
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Fish : COD
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Minute : TINY
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Afterward : LATER
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Atmosphere: Prefix : AERI
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U.S. tax agency : IRS
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Marsh birds : SORAS
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Laurie or Oakley : ANNIE
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Product of 18 Across : CRUDEOIL
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Responsibilities : DUTIES
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Singer Paul : ANKA
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Location : SITE
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Fragrances : AROMAS
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Need for 40 Down : GASOLINE
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Stopping-place for 40 Down : GASSTATION
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Spoken : ORAL
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Church feature : APSE
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Coated steel plate : TERNE
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Come to ___ : PASS
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Authentic : REAL
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Blind ___ : ALLEY
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Heraldic term : ENTE
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Partial: Prefix : MERI
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Consumer : USER
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Roman road : ITER
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Processor of 41 Across : REFINERY
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Plants used in tanning : SUMACS
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Banal : TRITE
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Counsel, old style : REDE
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Remnant : END
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Dock-___ (pier worker) : WALLOPER
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Of the same age : COEVAL
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Russian range : ALAI
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___ jacket : MESS
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Way : PATH
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Auriculate : EARED
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Carry : TOTE
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Tiny creatures : MITES
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Garret : ATTIC
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Bake eggs : SHIRR
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In the meaning of : SENSU
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Flower part : PETAL
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Ancient Britons : ICENI
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Scottish cormorant : NORIE
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Miss Adams et al : EDIES
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Black ___ : MARIA
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___ subject differently : LOOKSATA
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Pronghorn : ANTELOPE
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French governing group : SENAT
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Detroit export : AUTO
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Young woman : DAMSEL
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Donald Duck's creator : DISNEY
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River of France : SAONE
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Culture medium : AGAR
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"___ of the Lock" : RAPE
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Bones : OSSA
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"___ of the Golden West" : GIRL
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Part of 18 Across : IRAN
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U.S. caricaturist : NAST
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Other : ELSE
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Wire: Abbr. : TEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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