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New York Times, Friday, July 26, 1974

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { K P Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,113

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Across
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Norse god : THOR
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Maid or hat : OLD
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Texas city : WACO
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Hounds' quarry : HARE
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True's partner : TRIED
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Age after Bronze : IRON
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Native of Yemen : ARAB
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True, in Italy : REALE
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Account : TALE
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"As a beauty ___" (start of a limerick) : IMNOTAGREATSTAR
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Sought votes : RAN
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___-la : TRA
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"There are others more ___" (with 28 Across) : HANDSOME
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See 24 Across : BYFAR
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First state: Abbr. : DEL
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Sonoran Indian : SERI
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Coal-tar carbon : DURENE
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Perfume : CENSE
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Sellout signs : SROS
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"My face, I don't ___" : MINDIT
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Actress Imogene : COCA
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Kind of fund: Abbr. : MUT
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Celestial beings: Fr. : ANGES
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"Because I'm ___" : BEHINDIT
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___ Juana : TIA
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Impair : MAR
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"It's those out ___" : INFRONTTHATIJAR
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Title of respect : SIRE
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Barrymore : ETHEL
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Casino game : FARO
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In a while : ANON
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Prophets : SEERS
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Binds : TIES
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San ___ : REMO
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___ judicata : RES
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Do in : SLAY
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Bangkok native : THAI
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Injury : HARM
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Port of Algeria : ORAN
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Experiencing a new life : REBORN
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Western state: Abbr. : OREG
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Fibber : LIAR
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Erase : DELETE
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Kind of end : WITS
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Soft drink : COLA
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Unique person : ONER
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Cut across : TRANSECT
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Expensive : DEAR
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Children : TADS
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Forbidden : TABU
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Surround : HEMIN
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Accompanying : ALONG
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Mine output : ORE
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Holiday pie : MINCE
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Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
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Atomic physicist Enrico : FERMI
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Have ___ (get off the hook) : ANOUT
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Remainder : REST
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Spanish lady : DAMA
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Fractions : DECIMALS
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Food fish of Europe : IDE
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Soothing command to a horse : SOH
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Ratio words : ISTO
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Med. study : ANAT
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Man with a club : BATTER
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Snow heaps : DRIFTS
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Chemical suffixes : INES
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Munich's river : ISAR
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"___ old men" : NINE
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"I'm ___ Missouri" : FROM
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Western city : RENO
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Quaker pronoun : THEE
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His and ___ : HERS
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Prison : JAIL
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Tract : AREA
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Cheerful : ROSY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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