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HOUSING PROJECT

New York Times, Sunday, August 4, 1974

Author:
Ruth N. Schultz
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 99, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 501 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 24, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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B
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A
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R
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C
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A
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R
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P
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W
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A
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K
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A
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G
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B
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S
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E
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R
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O
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A
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P
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D
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L
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B
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R
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S
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O
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K
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C
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B
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T
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E
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S
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A
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S
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N
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B
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S
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B
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B
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R
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M
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L
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A
B
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L
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E
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N
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R
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D
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E
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K
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L
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R
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B
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G
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D
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G
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C
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B
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R
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A
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K
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N
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D
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N
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,122
Across
1
Sinister or B Q : BAR
4
Cavil : CARP
8
Maori canoe : WAKA
12
Literary initials : GBS
15
Conceit : EGO
16
O.K. : ROGER
17
Burden : ONUS
18
Stage front : APRON
20
Carrier of a sort : DRAINPIPE
22
Milk: Prefix : LACT
23
Safari man : BEATER
25
Recipe for heat-allergy : STAYOUTOFTHEKITCHEN
28
Dickens pickpocket : BATES
30
Suffix in biology : TENE
31
Sea bird : ERN
32
Crystal gazers : SEERS
33
Metric measure : ARE
34
Withered : SERE
35
State: Abbr. : NEB
37
Pre-grads : SRS
38
Major or Santa : BARBARA
42
Miss West et al. : MAES
46
Followers of sols : LAS
48
Biblical rebel : ABSALOM
49
Boer War commander : LORDKITCHENER
55
Salvador : DALI
56
Scholar: Fr. : ERUDIT
57
Bedclothes, to old grandma : KIVERS
58
Asian coin : LARIN
60
Want ___ : ADS
61
Confront : BREAST
62
Climaxes to jokes : TAGLINES
66
Photography pioneer : DAGUERRE
68
Sanitaire or bleu : CORDON
69
Signal : CUE
71
Kind of ego : ALTER
72
Tea : OOLONG
73
Sandstone : ARCOSE
75
Change for five : ONES
78
Lincoln-Douglas attire : STOVEPIPEHATS
80
Trusting : RELIANT
84
Japanese coin : RIN
85
Dickens girl : DORA
86
Burlesque artist : GRINDER
87
Brazilian tree : APA
90
Zero : NIL
92
London gallery : TATE
95
"O sole ___" : MIO
96
Spoiled kids : BRATS
98
Pensacola sight: Abbr. : NAS
100
English sieve : SILE
101
Like sea water : BRINY
103
Where "I"ll be waiting" : ATTHEKKKKITCHENDOOR
108
Lourdes, e.g. : SHRINE
109
Saarinen : EERO
110
Habituation : INUREMENT
113
Utah range : UINTA
114
Paper measure : REAM
115
Come up again : RECUR
116
Stadium sound : RAH
117
Bag or time : RAG
118
"Mind the music and the ___" : STEP
119
Math branch : TRIG
120
Understand : SEE
Down
1
Hot or trundle : BED
2
Farming: Abbr. : AGR
3
Friars Club men, at times : ROASTERS
4
Reader or cat : COPY
5
Money premium : AGIO
6
Distinction : REPUTE
7
Beyond: Prefix : PRETER
8
Writer Thomas : WOLFE
9
Med. course : ANAT
10
Place for a German chef : KUCHE
11
At the rear : ASTERN
12
Beauty trio : GRACES
13
Fuss's partner : BOTHER
14
Villain's sounds : SNEERS
16
Yeast acids: Abbr. : RNAS
18
Hezekiah's mother : ABI
19
Caresses : PETS
21
Follower: Suffix : ITE
24
Hosp. aides : RNS
26
"___ I miss'd him . . . " (Gray) : ONEMORN
27
Was knighted : KNELT
28
___ au rhum : BABA
29
Ali Baba, for one : ARAB
34
Greek islander : SAMIAN
36
Place for deferred plans : BACKBURNER
39
Nauheim, for one : BAD
40
Wing : ALA
41
Jiggs's bête noire : ROLLINGPIN
43
Islands off New Guinea : ARU
44
Norse saga : EDDA
45
Bowling game : SKIDDLES
47
English county : SHIRE
49
Having idle time : LEISURED
50
"That's where ___" : ITSAT
51
Always : EVER
52
Kind of miss : NEAR
53
Gaelic : ERSE
54
After O, P, Q : RST
59
Sum up : RECAP
62
Toy-train sound : TOOT
63
Guthrie : ARLO
64
Russian city : GDOV
65
Solitary one : LONER
67
Writer Eliot : GEORGE
68
___ Cob : COS
70
Yodeler's accompaniment : ECHO
71
Not stable : ASTATIC
74
Scull : OAR
76
Wallach : ELI
77
One of seven : SIN
79
"Fill it out ___" : ININK
81
Fans : ADMIRERS
82
German denial : NEIN
83
City on the Hudson : TROY
87
Ashe : ARTHUR
88
Native land, to Cicero : PATRIA
89
"___ of beauty is . . . " : ATHING
91
L. A. team : LAKERS
93
Trumpet man : ALHIRT
94
Adolescent : TEENER
96
___ relief : BAS
97
Mailed : SENT
99
Shooting sport : SKEET
100
Jazz dance : STOMP
101
Smuts, e.g. : BOER
102
Gypsy man : ROM
104
N. Z. parrot : KEA
105
Dies ___ : IRAE
106
Nut: Prefix : NUCI
107
Kind of store : DRUG
111
Scottish denial : NAE
112
Word with Hague or Mrs. Astor : THE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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