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New York Times, Thursday, August 29, 1974

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,147
Across
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Brazilian state : PARA
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Tourist isle : CAPRI
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Impudence : SASS
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Woeful word : ALAS
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Close by, in poems : ANEAR
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Pizzaro victim : INCA
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Clean out in a way : WASHONESHANDSOF
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Kind of service : LIP
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Show exhaustion : PANT
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Winglike : ALATE
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___ songs : PART
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Info : DOPE
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German goblin : KOBOLD
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Lugosi : BELA
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Dallas campus : SMU
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Swiss river : AARE
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George of TV : GOBEL
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Possesses : HAS
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On a shoestring : FROMHANDTOMOUTH
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N. Z. parrot : KEA
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Medicinal plant juices : ALOES
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Stake : ANTE
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Do arithmetic : ADD
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Cadges : BUMS
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Gray ___ : MATTER
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Fruit : LIME
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Gridiron yard-gainer : PASS
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Egyptian leader : SADAT
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Nautical man : MATE
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Pershing's group : AEF
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Takes up : TURNSONESHANDTO
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Of hearing : OTIC
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Ex ___ : PARTE
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Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
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English poet : POPE
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White House name : TYLER
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Strip : PEEL
Down
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Ratchet-wheel part : PAWL
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Kind of berry : RASP
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Hardwood : ASH
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Hoax : CANARD
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Concerning : ANENT
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DDT target : PEST
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Stadium sound : RAH
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Man's name : IRA
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Move furtively : SIDLE
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Handle of an old vase : ANSA
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Man with a caber : SCOT
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Yegg's target : SAFE
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Ring gem : OPAL
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War weapon : NAPALM
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"Trees," for one : POEM
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Ledger entries : DEBTS
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Grocery item : OLEO
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Austrian novelist : KAFKA
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Rowed a boat : OARED
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Kind of ax or cloth : BROAD
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Portends : BODES
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Put aside : SHUNT
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Dull finish : MATTE
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___ in (introduce) : USHER
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Dwarf : GNOME
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Special clothes : HABITS
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Astringent : ALUM
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Stable fare : OATS
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Cotton of Colonial days : MATHER
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Confused : ASEA
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Old weapon : LANCE
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Hit hard : PASTE
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Organ part : STOP
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Kind of suggestion : AUTO
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Plumbing problem : DRIP
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Blackbird : MERL
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Cutting tool : ADZE
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Young animal : FOAL
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Make a choice : OPT
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Vote : NAY
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Little knot : NEP

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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