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New York Times, Monday, January 27, 1975

Author:
Lita M. Elvers
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Lita M. Elvers has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,298
Across
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Classified-ad offerings : APTS
5
Slackens : EASES
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One of 52 : CARD
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Foolish old man : COOT
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Stupid : DENSE
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River to the Elbe : ISER
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One of 24 : HOUR
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Enraged : IRATE
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Cloudy number : NINE
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Last call before going : THREETOGETREADY
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Grecian nickname : ARI
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Drone : HUM
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Neat writers : PENMEN
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One of 100 : SENATOR
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French islands : ILES
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Talents : GIFTS
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Lily of west : SEGO
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One of a triangle's three : LEG
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Agency of the '30's : NRA
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Small drink : NIP
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At all : EVER
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Caber tossers : SCOTS
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Tennis number : LOVE
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Heavenly number : SEVENTH
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Half-price ticket : TWOFER
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By, in Granada : POR
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Promise : IOU
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Lucky finds : FOURLEAFCLOVERS
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Norse god : LOKI
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Latin verb : ERAT
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French numbers : UNES
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Motif : THEME
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Gam : RITA
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One of four : BASE
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Monopolized, with "up" : SEWED
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Seven ___ : SEAS
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German number : ACHT
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Milne's Winnie : POOH
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Journey : TOUR
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Currents : STREAMS
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Revising : EDITING
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Atmosphere: Prefix : AERO
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Obstacle : SNAG
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Famous Italian name : ESTE
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Boils : SEETHES
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Art-movie houses : CINEMAS
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One of seven : ASIA
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Sever : REND
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Squirrel's nest : DREY
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Before : ERE
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Continue : RUN
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Atomic and junk : PILES
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French student : ELEVE
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Israeli desert : NEGEV
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Copy for short : STAT
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Fifty past the hour : TENOF
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Gothic arch : OGIVE
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Elmo of polls : ROPER
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Foot part : INCH
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To's opposite : FRO
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Musical-show comeback : REPRISE
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Sesame and Easy : STREETS
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Stiffly formal : STILTED
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Slats on shutters : LOUVERS
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Lon ___ of Cambodia : NOL
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Court : WOO
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Botch : FLUB
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Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
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Music makers : UKES
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Word with back or head : ACHE
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Moved swiftly : FLEW
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___ about (happened) : CAME
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Big lake : ERIE
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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