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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1974

Author:
James Barrick
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James Barrick has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,177
Across
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Enclosures : PENS
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In the manner of : AFTER
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Astringent : ALUM
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French friend : AMIE
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Carried : BORNE
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___ contendere : NOLO
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Indian or neon : SIGN
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Board for fortune-seekers : OUIJA
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Fairway feature : TRAP
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Moral nature : ETHOS
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Picnic drinks : ROOTBEERS
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Mine cars : TRAMS
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Narrative : YARN
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Farmer's and World : ALMANACS
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Like a solarium : SUNLIT
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Pasture : LEA
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Run off : ELOPE
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Hispaniola people : TAINO
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Field cover, for short : TARP
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Compactor fodder : TRASH
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Boar: Ger. : EBER
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Turn outward : EVERT
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Join : ENTER
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Rate of speed: Abbr. : RPM
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Recourse : RESORT
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Feign : SIMULATE
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Old Italian coin : TARI
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Pit worker : MINER
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Area of Argentina : PATAGONIA
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Capital ___ : GAINS
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Garden flower : IRIS
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Numerical prefix : PENTA
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Prison, to British : GAOL
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Clothes or dotted : LINE
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Box-score listing : ERROR
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Nullify : UNDO
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Nibbles : EATS
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Metric unit : STERE
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Between sum and fui : ESSE
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Matador's movement : PASE
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Exude : EMIT
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Frightening experiences : NIGHTMARES
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Spanish woman : SENORA
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Cameroons tribe : ABO
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Gettysburg Address word : FOURSCORE
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Musical group : TRIO
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Relish : ENJOY
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Lariats : REATAS
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Insect feelers : ANTENNAE
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Tradition : LORE
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Relating to: Suffix : ULAR
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Cleans : MOPS
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Healthy : SANE
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Dry, as champagne : BRUT
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Distilling ingredient : MALT
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Change : ALTER
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Bequeath : LEAVE
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Hand measures : SPANS
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Certain lenders : LIBRARIANS
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Unsuited : INEPT
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Singer Mel : TORME
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Educated guesser : ESTIMATOR
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Conditional clauses : PROTASES
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Half: Prefix : HEMI
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"Hamlet" or "Lear": Abbr. : TRAG
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Ladder part : RUNG
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Figures of speech : TROPES
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Doyle's "Red-Headed ___" : LEAGUE
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Type of gas : INERT
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Accumulate, with "up" : PILE
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Melody : ARIA
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Color : TINT
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Concerning : INRE
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Dozes : NODS
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Metric unit : ARE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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