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New York Times, Tuesday, August 27, 1974

3-Down : Unheeded seeress

Author:
Virginia Godwin
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,145
Across
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Wealthy, in San Juan : RICO
5
Nobel physicist : RABI
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Collect : AMASS
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Khayyam : OMAR
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Actor Alda : ALAN
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García ___, Spanish poet : LORCA
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Mother in Ibsen's "Ghosts" : MRSALVING
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Chemical element : BORON
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Mortar's partner : PESTLE
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___ the joint : CASE
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Mat. time : AFT
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Long periods : AEONS
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Molière play : TARTUFE
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Garden flower : PANSY
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Horn of ___ : PLENTY
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Book or tag : END
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Virginia of Roanoke : DARE
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Horse with spots : DAPPLE
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Land of the Dail : EIRE
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U. S. painter : RYDER
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Watches : EYES
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Pages, in Spain : PLANAS
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Kind of bag : GRAB
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Channel : GAT
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___ one's head : INOVER
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Boarding stairs : RAMPS
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Uninspired : MUNDANE
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Plant opening : STOMA
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Spanish treasure : ORO
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River of China : TSIN
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Elsinore name : HAMLET
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Likewise : DITTO
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Parlor-table décor : LACEDOILY
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Painter's prop : EASEL
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Hindu land grant : ENAM
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Cone or dive : NOSE
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Gleamed : SHONE
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Palm yield : DATE
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On ___ own : ONES
Down
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Frolic : ROMP
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Hungary's Nagy : IMRE
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Unheeded seeress : CASSANDRA
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Harangues : ORATES
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Crow's cousin : RAVEN
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Boxing name : ALI
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Judge's seat : BANC
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Channel for pouring molten metal : INGATE
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Lake Louise's province : ALBERTA
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Pasture sound : MOO
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Amazon turtle : ARRAU
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Deride : SCOFF
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French toasting word : SANTE
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Coffeehouse owner and insurer : LLOYD
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Miss Dee : SANDRA
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Nimble : SPRY
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Do an office job : TYPE
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Nest sound : PEEP
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Blue dye : ANIL
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Rock shelf : LEDGE
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Certain crimes : ARSONS
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Lovesick king : PYGMALION
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Bound : LEAP
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Superlative endings : ESTS
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Blunders : ERRS
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M. France : ANATOLE
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Liberal : BROAD
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Concealed : VEILED
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Chemical prefix : AMMONO
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Forms : MODES
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Mr. Heap : URIAH
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Untrue : NOTSO
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Motif : THEME
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Zola novel : NANA
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Ship ropes : TYES
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Playing card : TEN
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Felix or Dinah : CAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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