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New York Times, Thursday, August 15, 1974

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,133
Across
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Where Djakarta is : JAVA
5
Adams, with 52 Across : CHARLES
12
Keeper, in England : GAOLER
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Unrestrained : RAMPANT
15
Bowmen : ARCHERS
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Foemen : ENEMIES
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See 1 Down : QUINCY
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"Great ___ from little . . . " : OAKS
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Conjunction in Munich : UND
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Whirled : SPUN
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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Rodent : DEERMOUSE
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On ___ (never ending) : ANDON
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Mockeries : FARCES
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Adams : ABIGAIL
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Pigeons : POUTERS
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Seraglios : HAREMS
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Swarm : HORDE
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Restorative : ANALEPTIC
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Revises : EDITS
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Hogan et al. : BENS
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Gas: Prefix : AERO
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Depression org. : NRA
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English composer : ARNE
49
Adams : SAMUEL
52
See 5 Across : FRANCIS
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Istanbul sight : MINARET
57
Kind of knife : PALETTE
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Loosened : UNTIED
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At all events, old style : ANYWAYS
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Arrangement : DEAL
Down
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Adams : JOHN
2
Guinness : ALEC
3
Extremely : VERY
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Skill: Lat. : ARS
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Fold : CREASE
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Yearn : HANKERFOR
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Iowa city : AMES
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Speed rate: Abbr. : RPM
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Burmese native : LAI
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Compass point : ENE
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Wall and Beaver: Abbr. : STS
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Barnyard sound : GRUNT
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Sour things : ACIDS
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___ pura : AQUA
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Frank : OPEN
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Image : IDOL
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Classified : SORTED
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Dark purple : PUCE
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Addict : USER
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Monster's lake : NESS
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"Rain" star : EAGELS
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"What's in ___?" : ANAME
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Adams : MAUDE
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Inequality : DISPARITY
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Biblical king : AHAB
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Woe : BANE
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Omar's country : IRAN
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Little: Sp. : POCO
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Charter : HIRE
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Present and future : TENSES
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Harden : INURE
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Caught : TREED
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Word with marsh or lick : SALT
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Recorded deeds : ACTA
49
Math ratio : SINE
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Pilaster : ANTA
51
Junk or chain : MAIL
52
Adams : FPA
53
Sped : RAN
54
Like a malt drink : ALY
55
Fresh : NEW
56
Slime : MUD

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

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