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New York Times, Wednesday, August 28, 1974

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,146
Across
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Husing of radio days : TED
4
"Call Me ___" : MADAM
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Distaste : HATE
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Syrian city, to French : ALEP
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Area of north Brazil : AMAPA
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Cheers : OLES
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Money for Miss Lisi : LIRA
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Flimsily constructed : JERRYBUILT
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Nast creation : CARTOON
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O. T. book : OBADIAH
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"___ truly" : YOURS
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Thatch grass : NETI
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Examines books : AUDITS
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Incomes, in France : RENTES
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Coarse : GROSS
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Most robust : STURDIEST
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Gresham's or Salic : LAW
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Kemble or Bryce : FANNY
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Way: Abbr. : RTE
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Embellishes : ORNAMENTS
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Sultan's entourage : HAREM
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Novelist Owen : WISTER
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Fauns : SATYRS
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Road surfaces : TARS
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Breed of hog : DUROC
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Grammarian's word : ANTONYM
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"___ Arms" : ACALLTO
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May : MERRYMONTH
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Clamorous : LOUD
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Farah's country : IRAN
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Lost : ATSEA
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City in France : STLO
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Douceurs : SOPS
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Approaches : NEARS
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Pronoun : HER
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Bath powder : TALC
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Essay name : ELIA
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Old ballads : DERRYDOWNS
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Bush-leaguers' goal : MAJORS
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Words of agreement : AMENS
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Women's org. : DAR
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Airport area : APRON
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Prickly shrub : MAYBERRY
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Famed escape artist : HOUDINI
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Et ___ : ALII
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Tissue, in anatomy : TELA
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Baltic land: Abbr. : ESTH
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Jargon : PATOIS
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Diminished : BATED
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On the ___ (at odds) : OUTS
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Radiant : AGLOW
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Arrow poison : URARI
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Beach-robe fabric : TERRYCLOTH
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Glyceride : ESTER
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Flower holders : STEMS
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___ Remo : SAN
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Explosive : TNT
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German pronoun : UNS
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Charon, for one : FERRYMAN
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Transfers, in law : ATTORNS
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Labor leader : MEANY
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___-kiri : HARA
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Some islands : ATOLLS
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For example : SUCHAS
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Destroyed : SMOTE
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Office machine : DATER
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Writer Kingsley : AMIS
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Pianist Peter : NERO
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Kind of door : TRAP
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Bulrush : TULE
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Scent : ODOR
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Campus group: Abbr. : NSA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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