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New York Times, Friday, September 6, 1974

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { C J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,155
Across
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N. Y. time : EST
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___ all : AFTER
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Furniture designer : ADAM
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Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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Tree animal : SLOTH
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Peeved : SORE
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Culmination : APEX
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Drawing named for a French pennypincher : SILHOUETTE
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Watchman of a sort : SHEPHERD
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Get rid of : DIVEST
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Direction : EAST
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Miss Porter of "Limberlost" : GENE
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Tennis wear : SHORTS
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Also-ran to Sherlock Holmes : LESTRADE
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British P.M. : HEATH
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Violent desire : MANIA
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Collar shape : VEE
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Cry of disgust : RATS
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Little Charlotte : LOTTA
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Authentic : REAL
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"The ___ of St. Agnes" : EVE
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Fills : SATES
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Fogg's creator : VERNE
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Inventor of a pistol : DERINGER
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More in order : NEATER
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Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
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Coal-mine road : BORD
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French electrical pioneer : AMPERE
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Composer Roger : SESSIONS
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Conn. art colony : SILVERMINE
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Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
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Elm or ash : TREE
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"Purple Sage" figure : RIDER
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Asian desert : GOBI
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Kind of admiral : REAR
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Leaves the stage : EXITS
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Sea off Arabia : RED
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Ages : ERAS
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Undergrad : SOPH
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Quaker pronoun : THEE
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Evaluate : ASSESS
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Coquette : FLIRT
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Divulged : TOLD
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Numerical suffix : ETH
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Area named for a British financier : RHODESIA
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Letter-closing words : ASEVER
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Show fondness : DOTE
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Crafts' partner : ARTS
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Fulfill : MEET
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Pros : EXPERTS
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Utah range : UINTA
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"What ___ God wrought!" : HATH
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Refined guys : GENTS
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Destroy, as papers : SHRED
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Word before ho : HEAVE
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Horse opera : OATER
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More recent : LATER
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Prevent : AVERT
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Silas of Revolutionary days : DEANE
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Fisherman : EELER
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Musical piece : MOTET
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"C'est ___" (it's inevitable) : LAGUERRE
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Oscar Wilde's gaol : READING
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Trap : SNARE
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___ libre : VERS
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"___ saw a purple cow" : INEVER
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Forward falls, old style : NOSERS
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Stephen or William Rose : BENET
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Star: Prefix : ASTR
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Marsh : MIRE
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Entreaty : PLEA
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Moslem title of respect : SIDI
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Scent : ODOR
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Local movie, Variety style : NABE
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Road mishap : SKID
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Tom of early Westerns : MIX

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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