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SHORE PATROL

New York Times, Sunday, September 1, 1974

Author:
Gladys V. Miller
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 526 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Gladys V. Miller has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,150
Across
1
Loses concentration : NAPS
5
Heat, as milk : SCALD
10
Cake or fish : ANGEL
15
Brahmin name : CABOT
16
Sun hat : TOPEE
17
Chipping or song : SPARROW
19
Bungles a rowing stroke : CATCHESACRAB
21
Church figure : CHOIRBOY
23
Old English moneys : ORAS
24
Sri ___ (Ceylon) : LANKA
25
Puny one : SHRIMP
27
Broadway sign : SRO
28
Rep. or Dem. worker : POL
29
Earth goddess : ERDA
30
Hindu cigarette : BIDI
31
Worry : STEW
32
Miss Dickinson : EMILY
35
Small islands : AITS
37
Chins : GABS
38
Butter trees : SHEAS
39
Some regions : NETHER
41
Uncertain : NOTSURE
43
Bandy words : SPAR
44
Paired : DYADIC
46
Killer whales : ORCAS
47
Invited : COURTED
50
Chesterfields : SOFAS
52
___ crow : EAT
53
Ex-Olympics V.I.P. : BRUNDAGE
54
Church box : ARCA
57
Summery dress design : FLORAL
59
Soviet city : OREL
60
Term of address : SIRE
61
Ferrer : MEL
62
Pilgrim's head covering : COCKLEHAT
64
Moon-landing vehicle : LEM
65
Life stories, for short : BIOS
67
Item for Bill Dickey : MITT
68
Like a desert spot : OASEAN
70
Fast planes : SSTS
71
Utter folly : INSANITY
73
British V.I.P.'s : MPS
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Nosy one : SNOOP
76
Youthful : TEENAGE
77
Famous sculpture : PIETA
79
Save's partner : SCRIMP
82
Fusses : ADOS
83
Neuter, etc. : GENDERS
85
Amounts to : TOTALS
87
Robert or Grandma : MOSES
89
True, in Paris : VRAI
90
Inlets : RIAS
92
Eastern inn : SERAI
93
Jewish month : ADAR
94
Iranian coin : RIAL
95
Girl of comics : ETTA
97
Scalpers' items, to Variety : TIX
98
Kind of room : REC
99
Tidbit for Charles Atlas : MUSSEL
101
Willows : ITEAS
102
Kind of drive or squall : LINE
103
Shirley's ship : LOLLIPOP
105
Salsifies : OYSTERPLANTS
108
Carpenters, at times : NAILERS
109
___ example : SETAN
110
Kind of droppers : EAVES
111
Parcels out : METES
112
Facing a glacier : STOSS
113
Straight : NEAT
Down
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Birthrate : NATALITY
2
Basics : ABCS
3
Cry of disgust : POH
4
Stone pillar : STELE
5
Substitute : STANDIN
6
Cage bird : COCKATOO
7
Guam port : APRA
8
Yarn measure : LEA
9
Society girls : DEBS
10
Garden pests : APHIDS
11
Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
12
Wrestler's forte : GRIP
13
Miscalculate : ERR
14
Jointed armor pieces : LOBSTERTAILS
15
Rebounded : CAROMED
17
Writer : SCRIBE
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"When you ___ tulip . . . " : WOREA
19
Shade of blue : COPEN
20
Teasdale : SARA
22
Shouts of joy : YOWS
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Metal beams : HBARS
31
Fragments : SHARDS
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Sacred city : LHASA
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Former name of Tokyo : YEDO
36
Blue or winning : STREAK
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Neighbor of Mex. : GUAT
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Glass or sugar : SPUN
40
Moroccan : RIFF
42
Did fancy needlework : SCALLOPED
43
Food or music : SOUL
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Common mineral : CALCITE
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Minos et al. : CRETANS
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Plumed bird : EGRET
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Considers : DEEMS
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Begrimed : SOOTY
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River Afton's scenery : BRAES
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Circuit : AMBIT
55
French queen : REINE
56
Mean : CLOSEASACLAM
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New soldier: Abbr. : RCT
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Cries of surprise : OHS
63
Egg-roll time : EASTER
66
Floor smoother : SANDER
67
Marbles : MIGS
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Night: Prefix : NOCT
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Malice : SPITE
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Old temple : NAOS
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Word with skirt or bike : MINI
75
Mountain, to Greeks : OROS
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U.S. painting family : PEALE
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Little solos : ARIETTAS
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Petty tyrant : MARTINET
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Laments : PLAINTS
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Comprehends : GRASPS
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Fabrics : SATEENS
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Hockey teams : SIXES
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Earthy deposit : MARL
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Keats's "___ Insolence" : ODEON
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Windshield flaps : VISORS
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Rigel or Adib : STAR
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Pakistani coin : RUPEE
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Western resort : ASPEN
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Kamen of TV : MILT
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Red figure : LOSS
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Words of comparison : ISTO
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Pelee product : LAVA
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Imposture : LIE
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Besides : YET
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New Guinea port : LAE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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