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New York Times, Friday, January 3, 1975

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K V W Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,274

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Across
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Chevalier movie : GIGI
5
Bushy group : CLUMP
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Kind of occasion : GALA
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Dare, in Deauville : OSER
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Bible book : HOSEA
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Western alliance : NATO
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Variety of flu : ASIAN
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Cash drawer : TILL
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Bit of showing off : GRANDSTANDPLAY
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Novelist O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Hawaiian tree : NAIO
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Religious images : ICONS
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Opposite of "from now" : AGO
29
N.C.O.'s : MSGTS
33
Matted hair : SHAG
34
Swimsuit part : BRA
35
Decorative disk : PATERA
36
"___ pleasures and palaces . . . " : MID
37
Naps : SIESTAS
39
Harbor boat : TUG
40
Battery plates : ANODES
42
Kind of charity : PET
43
___ the joint : CASE
44
"What can I ___ you?" : DOFOR
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Vast amount : SEA
46
Joins the traffic jam : HALTS
47
China Sea gulf : SIAM
49
Prefix for naut : AERO
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Pomposity : GRANDILOQUENCE
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Rugged rock : CRAG
57
Statesman Root : ELIHU
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Alike, in France : EGAL
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Innisfail : EIRE
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Female demon : LAMIA
61
Petty taboo : NONO
62
Sanctified women: Abbr. : STES
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Montreal players : EXPOS
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Prune, in Scotland : SNED
Down
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Bell for a Manchu : GONG
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Munich's river : ISAR
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Become hep : GETALOADOF
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Kind of board : IRONING
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Grand Canyon feature : CHASM
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Bewildered : LOST
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Govt. agency : USIA
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___ harm (lack malice) : MEANNO
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Capital zoo feature : PANDA
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Scram! : GETLOST
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Solo : ARIA
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Valley flower : LILY
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Red dye : AAL
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German article : DAS
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Indians of Arizona : PIMAS
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"That he ___, 'tis true" (Hamlet) : ISMAD
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Cloth for uniforms : CHINO
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Land measure : ARE
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Quebec peninsula : GASPE
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___ next to nothing (make do) : GETALONGON
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Certain fund : TRUST
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Persons of wisdom : SAGES
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Encore! : BIS
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Boone : PAT
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Small finch : SERIN
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Black or green : TEA
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Doctors' listings : DOSAGES
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Lurches : CAREENS
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Flowering plant : SMILAX
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Alas, in old Rome : HEU
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Fred's sister : ADELE
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Green-blue colors : AQUAS
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Determination : GRIT
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Admirable : RARE
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Favor a sore ankle : LIMP
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Canton's state : OHIO
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Sugar source : CANE
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Electric force : ELOD
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These, in Paris : CES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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