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New York Times, Wednesday, January 15, 1975

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,286
Across
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Down with, in France : ABAS
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Hindu goddess : SHRI
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Nothing ___ (idle) : TODO
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Easy win : ROMP
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Cow's flyswatter : TAIL
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Untamed : FERAL
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Capacity for enduring : TOLERANCE
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Set to rights : EMEND
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Good guidelines : SHININGEXAMPLES
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Bay of Fundy's claim to fame : TIDE
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___ juste : MOT
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Campus staff: Abbr. : FAC
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Latvia or Armenia: Abbr. : SSR
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June bug : DOR
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"___ Stop" : BUS
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Burl or Saint : IVES
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"Stranger in ___" : PARADISE
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Creation words : LETTHEREBELIGHT
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Champion of a cause : CRUSADER
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"___ a bird in a gilded cage" : SHES
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Mountains: Abbr. : HTS
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Handout of a sort : TIP
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Belgian resort : SPA
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Word with la : TRA
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C.P.A. : ACC
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Celeste : HOLM
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Certain rookies : BRIGHTPROSPECTS
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Street show : RAREE
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Erich Segal title : LOVESTORY
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___ out : INAND
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Ripsnorter : ONER
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Writer Waugh : ALEC
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Ferber : EDNA
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Buddies : PALS
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Locale for a Scott lady : LAKE
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Painting, sculpture, etc. : ARTS
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Scary cry: Var. : BOOH
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Tree of India : AMLI
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Tuckered out : SPENT
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Grand and band : STANDS
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Closet accessory : HANGER
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Playwright Elmer : RICE
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Holly : ILEX
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Attract one's fancy : TEMPT
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Russian city : OREL
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Odense native : DANE
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Automotive pioneer : OLDS
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Of the thighbone : FEMORAL
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U. S. journalist : RIIS
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Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
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Act the pickpocket : FILCH
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Keep from occurring : AVERT
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Whale constellation : CETUS
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Little bit : DAB
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Shoreline bend : BIGHT
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Poe horror house : USHER
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___ limit (draws the line) : SETSA
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City ways: Abbr. : STS
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___ se : PER
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Underworld god : DIS
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Concocted : HATCHED
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Sovereign's word : EDICT
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House member: Abbr. : REP
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Post-snowstorm need : SHOVEL
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Tough nuts to crack : POSERS
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Mount Blanc locale : ALPS
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Gold or copper : METAL
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Cheese : BRIE
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Former fan fancier : RAND
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Kerman's land : IRAN
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Drop heavily : PLOP
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Author Jaffe : RONA
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Beverage : COLA
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Tough journey : TREK
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Indian groom : SYCE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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