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New York Times, Monday, August 19, 1974

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,137
Across
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Norse giant : YMIR
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Simon ___ : PURE
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Caps : TAMS
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Fable's high point : MORAL
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Lamb : ELIA
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Lined up : AROW
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Subside : ABATE
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Football linemen : ENDS
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Ancient Persian : MEDE
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Prudish : STRAITLACED
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Virtuous : CHASTE
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Wipe out : ERASE
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Bible or wheat : BELT
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Ski race : SLALOM
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Main and 42d: Abbr. : STS
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Bow or Barton : CLARA
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Takes away a weapon : UNARMS
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Prudish : PRIMANDPROPER
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Cleanses : PURGES
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Neck sections : NAPES
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Barroom rocks : ICE
49
Tenant : LESSEE
51
"Not one ___" : IOTA
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W. W. I battle river : MARNE
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Did a laundry job : RINSED
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Prudish : PURITANICAL
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___ Clayton Powell : ADAM
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Goose-liver spread : PATE
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Slow, in music : LENTO
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Abbe or Priscilla : LANE
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Appian Way, e.g. : ITER
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Sedate : STAID
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Hts. : ALTS
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"___ of these days . . . " : SOME
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Building projection : APSE
Down
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Miss Sumac : YMA
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Throng : MOB
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George's brother : IRA
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Hair pad : RAT
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Equal : PEER
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Arm bone : ULNA
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"___, Pagliaccio . . . " : RIDI
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Far or Near : EAST
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Daughter of David : TAMAR
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Betel palms : ARECAS
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Virtuous : MODEST
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Bergman et al. : SWEDES
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For fear that : LEST
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Thy, in Paris : TES
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Actor Jack : LEMMON
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Ontario network : CBC
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Succor : HELP
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Winglike : ALAR
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Sunset, for one : STRIP
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Respirators : LUNGS
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Mountain range : ANDES
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Slip : LAPSE
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Peace Nobelist, 1949 : ORR
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Ornament : AMULET
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Basques' home : SPAIN
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Common word : ARE
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Poetic type : EPOS
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Network : RETE
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Doleful : SAD
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African animal : IMPALA
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Taillike : CAUDAL
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Knight ___ : ERRANT
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Age : ERA
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French city : NIMES
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" . . . rather bear those ___ we have . . . " : ILLS
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Sacred bull : APIS
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Treaty alliance : NATO
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News bit : ITEM
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Part of a bird's bill : CERE
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Greek letter : ETA
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Fabric surface : NAP
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Poetic contraction : TIS
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Keats's "To Autumn" : ODE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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