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New York Times, Tuesday, September 17, 1974

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Virginia Butler has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,166
Across
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Turkish title : PASHA
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Quarrel : SPAT
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Lynda Bird ___ : ROBB
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“___ with a View” : AROOM
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Marine bird : ERNE
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Eye part : UVEA
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Scout unit : TROOP
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Rocky Mountain height : LONGSPEAK
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Mountain-climbers’ grips : HANDHOLDS
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Mesta : PERLE
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Ancient date : IDES
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Sharp ridges : ARETES
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Kind of snake : GARTER
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Color : HUE
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Eastern princes : RAJAHS
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Exaggerated fears : BUGABOOS
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Counterpart : IMAGE
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Self: Prefix : AUT
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Animal backs : DORSA
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In an ethereal way : AERIALLY
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Inclined : LEANED
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Banana or drawer : TOP
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More precise : NEATER
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Church parts : SPIRES
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Called up : RANG
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One with longings : PINER
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Sherpas’ milieu : HIMALAYAS
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Genetic opposite of dominant : RECESSIVE
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Piano-key material : IVORY
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Greek letters : ETAS
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“Somewhere ___ the rainbow . . . ” : OVER
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Word with truth : NAKED
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Lesson : EASE
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N. Y. five : NETS
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___ over (whitewash) : GLOSS
Down
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N.Y.–N.J. transit : PATH
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Irish expletive : ARRA
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Before long : SOON
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Mobster : HOOD
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Colosseum and others : AMPHITHEATERS
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Wall St. bear : SELLER
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Incites : PRODS
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Miss Rutherford et al. : ANNS
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Young sheep : TEG
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Indian money : RUPEE
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Manifest : OVERT
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Memphis blues street : BEALE
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Prepares oysters Rockefeller : BAKES
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Stretching out : SPREADEAGLING
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Poetic works : ODES
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Month: Abbr. : AUG
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Plucky : GAME
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Like some doors : AJAR
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Eastern grass : RAGI
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Shelter : HUT
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Inlet : RIA
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Be bullish : BUY
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Life or gravy : BOAT
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River of France : ORNE
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Dare, in France : OSER
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Downcast : SAD
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Mountain : ALP
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___ Alamos : LOS
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Miss Horne : LENA
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New parents, at times : NAMERS
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Binge : SPREE
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Michelangelo work : PIETA
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Cuzco people : INCAS
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Dodgers’ Pee Wee : REESE
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Fasten firmly : RIVET
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Active place : HIVE
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Of grandparents : AVAL
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___ Ono : YOKO
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Greek god : ARES
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Chaplin son et al. : SYDS
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Family member : SON

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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