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New York Times, Saturday, January 11, 1975

Author:
Jack Wherry
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J V X }, Scrabble score: 370 (avg 2.01)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jack Wherry has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,282

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Across
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Comedian's forte : ADLIB
6
Talk irresponsibly : BLAB
10
Hope unit : RAY
13
Doleful, to poets : DREAR
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Egyptian heaven : IALU
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Gentleman caller : BEAU
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Lorna : DOONE
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Questioning : QUIZZICAL
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Process: Suffix : ION
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___ for one's money : ARUN
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Lion's prey : ZEBRA
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Variety of trout : SPECKLED
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Hindu gentleman : BABU
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___ Palmas : LAS
27
Prepare a film coating : EMULSIFY
31
Biblical king : AGAG
33
Tito : BROZ
34
Sorensen, to friends : TED
35
Residents of Rangoon : BURMESE
37
Showy flowering plants : AZALEAS
40
Noted nickname : ARI
41
Reconcile to a loss : WEAN
43
Shop : MART
44
Brilliant : DAZZLING
47
Conjunction : NOR
48
Places to find vivaria : ZOOS
49
Pickles : GHERKINS
54
Flounder in mud : SLOSH
55
Follow the cheeerleader : ROOT
56
Crude : RAW
57
Capricious : WHIMSICAL
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One of Caesar's trio : ICAME
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Garden tools : HOES
62
Predicament : NODE
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Divided, as city areas : ZONED
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Kind of man : YES
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Zane or Lady Jane : GREY
66
Omit : ELIDE
Down
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___ Ababa : ADDIS
2
Languish : DROOP
3
Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Fleming : IAN
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China-shop headache : BREAKAGE
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She-goat: Fr. : BIQUE
7
Wash : LAUNDER
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Baba : ALI
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Busy signal : BUZZBUZZ
10
Enlistment official : RECRUITER
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Shoe size : AAAA
12
Brynner : YUL
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Supports on a ship's mast : BIBBS
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Fervor : ZEAL
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Literary initials : RLS
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Silent one : CLAM
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Mournful sound : MOAN
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Accomplishment : FEAT
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Measures: Abbr. : YDS
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Aspect : AURA
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Bears : GRIZZLIES
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"Where have you ___?" : BEEN
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Like some Dakota lands : BAD
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Rustling : SWISHING
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Gradually reduce a debt : AMORTIZE
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Symbol of happiness : LARK
42
Fill, as with silt : AGGRADE
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Sharp upturns : ZOOMS
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Setback : LOSS
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Like some buckets : HOLEY
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Citizen of Teheran : IRANI
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Called : NAMED
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Scandinavian : SWEDE
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Kind of horn : SHOE
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Learning word : WHY
58
N. T. book : COR
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Rank below gen. : COL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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