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New York Times, Tuesday, August 20, 1974

Author:
Catharine Y. C. Probst
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,138
Across
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French painter Raoul : DUFY
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___ macabre : DANSE
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Hiding place : LAIR
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About : INRE
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City in Portugal : EVORA
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Bone: Prefix : OSSE
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Attar-yielding flower : DAMASKROSE
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Dress up : TOG
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Bird of prey : KITE
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Talking-to : EARFUL
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Maid of ___ : ORLEANS
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Estimates : RATES
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Painter of horses : BONHEUR
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Chevalier song : MIMI
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Degrade : ABASE
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Some Louvre works : CEZANNES
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Sand or candy : BAR
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Topsy's creator : STOWE
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Before : ERE
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Impressionists Monet ___ : ANDMANET
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Ascended : AROSE
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Of an epoch : ERAL
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Lays waste to : RAVAGES
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Passé : DATED
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Vespucci : AMERIGO
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Newsroom man : EDITOR
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On ___ toes : ONES
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Light color : TAN
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The Lost ___ (post-W. W. I youths) : GENERATION
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Van Gogh's brother : THEO
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Winged : ALAR
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Callas or Schell : MARIA
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Employ : HIRE
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Trains for a bout : SPARS
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Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
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Legislative body : DIET
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"Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
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French painter : FRAGONARD
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Word of agreement : YES
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Avec l'aide ___ (God willing) : DEDIEU
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Hindu incarnation : AVATAR
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Name, in old Rome : NOMEN
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Spanish Mrs. : SRA
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Mitigate : EASE
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French landscapist : LORRAIN
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"___ answer turneth away wrath" : ASOFT
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Publish : ISSUE
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Lively dances : REELS
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Force in Hinduism : KARMA
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Swiss painter : KLEE
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Football backs: Abbr. : RHS
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Merganser : SMEW
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Ali ___ : BABA
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Old Japanese coin : OBAN
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Become: Suffix : IZE
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Camper's need : COT
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Of an architectural style : NEOGOTHIC
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Receives : SEES
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Scottish snow : SNA
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Anatomical tissue : TELA
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Gregarious ones : MEETERS
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Passion : ARDOR
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Latin bird : AVIS
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Kind of time or doll : RAG
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Painter of flowers and bathers : RENOIR
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Punta ___ : ARENAS
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Painter of the ballet : DEGAS
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Astaire : ADELE
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Miss Louise et al. : TINAS
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Miss Shearer : MOIRA
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L. A. players : RAMS
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Prefix for dynamics : AERO
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Yuletide : NOEL
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Beer faucet : TAP
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Article : THE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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