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New York Times, Thursday, July 25, 1974

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,112

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Across
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Part of Excalibur : HAFT
5
Kind of singing : SCAT
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Swagger : STRUT
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Voice : ALTO
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"___ it to you?" : WHATS
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College pad : DORM
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Pronoun : YOUR
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Blood carrier : AORTA
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Vigorous vegetable : JUMPINGBEAN
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Imitation: suffix : EEN
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Slaughter of baseball : ENOS
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Et ___ : CETERA
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Lively : PEART
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Peter, to pumpkin : EATER
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German pronoun : ICH
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"___ we eat?" : WHENDO
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Regarding : ASTO
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" . . . sailing over ___" : THEBOUNDINGMAIN
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Kind of plate or cooking : HOME
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Fruit tool : STONER
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From ___ Z : ATO
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" . . . country ___ thee" : TISOF
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Faux pas : ERROR
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Top fruit : BANANA
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Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
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"___ man answers" : IFA
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Green drink : GRASSHOPPER
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Evel, to motorcycle : RIDER
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Norse god : LOKI
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Edison name : ALVA
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Kingdom of Minos : CRETE
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Noticed : SEEN
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"___ how!" : HERES
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Hard or apple : CORE
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Acidulous : TART
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Pilgrimage : HADJ
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Baseball brother : ALOU
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Steadfast : FIRM
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Moderate : TEMPER
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Refuse : SAYNO
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Shoes or dances : CLOGS
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"Three men in ___" : ATUB
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Ripped : TORE
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River of song : SWANEE
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Even if, without ugh : THO
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Street show : RAREE
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Complete : UTTER
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Blue Nile source : TSANA
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Break ___ (split) : INTWO
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Part of a play : ACTONE
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Vehicle : TRAM
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Meat of the matter : PITH
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Repeat : ECHO
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Pause filler : AHEM
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___ the line : ENDOF
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Tennis term : ADIN
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Cavalryman of Europe : HUSSAR
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Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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River in Germany : SAAR
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Marshal of Europe : TITO
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Words before about : ONOR
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Greek letter : BETA
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El ___, painter : GRECO
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French painter : INGRES
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Meal : REPAST
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Switch : BIRCH
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Flaming : AFIRE
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Consumer's advocate : NADER
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Gravel ridge : ESKER
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Clock voice : CHIME
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Waugh : ALEC
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Alone : SOLO
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Cop a ___ : PLEA
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Always : EVER
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Carry on : RANT
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French season : ETE

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

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