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New York Times, Thursday, September 26, 1974

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,175
Across
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Iranian leader : SHAH
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Kind of ball or driver : SCREW
10
Danube feeder : ISAR
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Soft drink : COLA
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Uneven : EROSE
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French husband : MARI
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Drivel : APPLESAUCE
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Baby transit : PRAM
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Centerfold art in Cosmopolitan : BEEFCAKE
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Extremely boring : DEADLY
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Pear or quince : POME
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Miss Lewis : SHARI
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Store fodder : ENSILE
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Wheezy story : CHESTNUT
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Abner of Revolutionary days : DEANE
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Bilk : CHEAT
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Wine: Prefix : ENO
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Foster child, in Scotland : DALT
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Black or ironing : BOARD
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Trifle : DOIT
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Like some weather : HUMID
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Do a creative job : WRITE
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Style of furniture : SHERATON
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Fissile rocks : SHALES
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Pub ammunition : DARTS
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Walk heavily : SLOG
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Compose : INDITE
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Carnival offering : PEEPSHOW
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Disposition : MOOD
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Certain investment : REALESTATE
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"Art thou also become weak ___?" : ASWE
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Like some gemstones : UNSET
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Improve : MEND
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Architect's output : PLANS
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Ruin's partner : RACK
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Result of a scrape : SCAB
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Optimist's feeling : HOPE
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Mountain, in Italy : ALPE
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Insignificant one : HALFPINT
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TV street : SESAME
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Wading bird : CRAKE
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Dissolute one : ROUE
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Spanish coin: Abbr. : ESC
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Pot addict, familiarly : WEEDHEAD
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Bestow : IMPART
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Lubricant obtained from a fish : SARDINEOIL
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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Frost-covered : RIMY
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Learning place, in France : ECOLE
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Direction : EAST
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Pottery fragment: Var. : SHERD
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Icelandic writings : EDDAS
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Below, to poets : NEATH
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Kept in reserve : SALTEDDOWN
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Kind of lightning or gang : CHAIN
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Bring together : UNITE
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Conveys : TOTES
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Perry and family : COMOS
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Flatter : BUTTERUP
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Hot-rod car : DRAGSTER
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"Act One" author : HART
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Beats soundly : WHOPS
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Converged on the icebox : RAIDED
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Winter falls : SLEETS
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Moon: Prefix : SELEN
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Mosque official : IMAM
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Meddle : NOSE
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Raisin, in Spain : PASA
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___-kiri : HARA
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Kind of kneed : WEAK
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Increased: Abbr. : ENL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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