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New York Times, Friday, January 10, 1975

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,281
Across
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Thought transfer: Abbr. : ESP
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Relative of tehee : HAHA
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Kind of boss : STRAW
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Laban's elder : LEAH
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Cheers : OLES
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Peevish complaint : WHINE
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Other, in Spain : OTRO
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Place for curling : RINK
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Sponsorship : AEGIS
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Political-plum system : PATRONAGE
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U.N. name : THANT
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Isolate : ENISLE
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Western state : IDAHO
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Wyatt's family : EARPS
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Dealer in yard goods : MERCER
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Time and ___ : AHALF
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"L'___, c'est . . . " : ETAT
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Recital piece : SOLO
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Glassy rock : LAVA
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Exams : ORALS
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Cheese : EDAM
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Fitting : MEET
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Sell : VEND
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African lake : TSANA
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Public writer : SCRIBE
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Single fact : DATUM
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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Beethoven's Third : EROICA
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Thighbone : FEMUR
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Tease : POKEFUNAT
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Dodge : EVADE
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Baby's cart : PRAM
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Loyal : TRUE
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Home of Hercules's lion : NEMEA
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Tennis name : ASHE
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Nazi name : HESS
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Kaftan, for one : DRESS
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Disembark : LAND
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Army group: Abbr. : DET
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Abscond : ELOPE
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___ example : SETAN
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Section of a serial : PARTI
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Little Jack : HORNER
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Early invaders of England : HENGISTANDHORSA
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Bid's companion : ASKED
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Enfold : SWATHE
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Unimpeachable source : THEHORSESMOUTH
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Baltic city : RIGA
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Have ___ with : ANIN
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Mae or go : WEST
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Region of the doldrums : HORSELATITUDES
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Norwegian ruler : OLAF
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Sums: Abbr. : AMTS
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A Dumas : PERE
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Musical ending : CODA
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Verve : ELAN
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Where Nero fiddled : ROMA
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Charity : ALMS
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This: Lat. : HAEC
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Declare : AVER
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Actor Alan : ALDA
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All ___ (done) : OVER
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Sward : TURF
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North wind : BOREAS
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Abounded : TEEMED
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Horrify : APPAL
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"The Lady ___" : INRED
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___ célèbre : CAUSE
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Nuclear experiment : ATEST
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Parry : FEND
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___-normal granary : EVER
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Role for Roz and Angela : MAME
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Met benefactor : KAHN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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