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New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 1975

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 571 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,276
Across
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Manages : GETSBY
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Partner of mish : MASH
11
Familiar Latin verb : AMAT
15
___ man : IDEA
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Perfect state : UTOPIA
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Aware of : ONTO
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Supermarket sights : PUSHCARTS
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In need of stenographers : SHORTHANDED
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Result : AFTERMATH
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Transport : TOTE
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Onion or omelet : SPANISH
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See red : FUME
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Very: Sp. : MUY
31
Mideast ruler : SHAH
33
He or him: Abbr. : PRON
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___ were : ASIT
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Bureau of the 1930's : WPA
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Boil down : DECOCT
40
Stretched : CRANED
42
Small case : ETUI
45
Manx or cool : CAT
48
Frat activity : RUSH
49
Places for shoppers : MALLS
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Solipsist : EGOIST
52
Physical-ed majors : ATHLETES
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Egyptian alloy : ASEM
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Wall brackets : SCONCES
56
Neufchâtel and cream : CHEESES
57
Medium for Dr. Jekyll : CHEMISTRY
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Defendant, in law : REA
60
Dessert wine : TOKAY
61
Beery of films : NOAH
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Nautical response : AYEAYE
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Egyptian goddess : ISIS
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Relative of a talking horse : SPELLINGBEE
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___ of office : OATH
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Middling: Prefix : NEUTRO
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Staple bean : SOYA
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Sound system : AUDIO
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High-school course: Abbr. : ALG
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Bookbinding guard : FRENCHTIP
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Great ___ Reef : BARRIER
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Roped : LASSOED
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Marsupials, for short : ROOS
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Spicy substances : PUNGENTS
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Relaxed : ATEASE
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Sugar sand : NITRE
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Johnson of TV : ARTE
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Seized : GOT
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Shipped : SENT
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Outdoorsy : TWEEDY
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Smoothly polite : URBANE
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Earth: Prefix : GEO
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___ jure : IPSO
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Tropical ant : ATTA
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Nilotic language : TESO
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Hurok : SOL
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Alter the aspect of : TINT
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Harz Mountains' locale : GERMANY
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Brain or duck : LAME
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Composing, as a report : WRITINGUP
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Forte of certain borrowers : BOOKKEEPING
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Persevering : INSISTENT
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Bone: Prefix : OSSE
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Lack of vital energy : ATONIA
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Hawaiian bird : MOHO
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Works by Keats : ODES
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Yields : NETS
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Wickerwork material : RATTAN
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Surge : GUST
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Moral nature : ETHOS
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Eye or sweet : TOOTH
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Jam or butter : SPREAD
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Walk-on role : BIT
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Cries of derision : YAHS
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Rulers : MONARCHS
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" . . . to find ___ to yield" : ANDNOT
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Mug : STEIN
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Mortar trays : HODS
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Tree of Brazil : APA
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Bran and raga : MUFFINS
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Cunning : ASTUTE
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Pronoun : THEM
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"___ the captain of my soul" : IAM
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Soliloquy, e.g. : DRAMATICREADING
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Famous Latin words : ETTU
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Pale : ASHY
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Assemblage : CREW
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Places next to : APPOSES
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N.Y.C. river : HARLEM
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Dissenting belief : HERESY
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Game ragout : SALMI
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Laborer : PEON
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Attractive : CUTE
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Typical example : CASEHISTORY
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Law : DECREE
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Beneficiary in a suit : USEE
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"___ Mad, Mad . . . " : ITSA
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Plants of the West : CACTI
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Greek peak : ATHOS
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Non-American tongue : THEKINGSENGLISH
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Taj ___ : MAHAL
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Bullfight artist : GOYA
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Contract : LEASE
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Eye problem: Var. : STYE
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Army officer: Abbr. : COL
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P. I. banana : SABA
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Gas for signs : NEON
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"___ the cream in . . . " : YOURE
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Easy or one-way : STREET
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Part of a sentence: Abbr. : PRED
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Uproar : NOISE
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Cheat : GYP
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Depend on : TIETO
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"___ Wessel" : HORST
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Sky sightings : UFOS
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Silvery : ARGENT
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Too bad! : ALAS
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___ Latin : LATE
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Proclaims : CRIES
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Stadium standby : HOTDOG
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Well-known grafter : BURBANK
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Tapir : ANTA
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Surfeit : SATE
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Shares : PARTAKES
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God with a trident : NEPTUNE
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Like the Louvre's Nike : WINGED
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One of the degrees : UTMOST
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Fish trap : EELPOT
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Samuel Adams's colleague : OTIS
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Came about : AROSE
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Bernard, for one : SAINT
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"___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
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Thick of society : SWIM
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Whether ___ : ORNO
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Against : INTO
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Dark : EBON
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New ___ : YEAR
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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Uncle: Sp. : TIO
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Parts of qts. : PTS
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Greek letter : ETA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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