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New York Times, Wednesday, January 7, 1976

Author:
Gladys V. Miller
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,643
Across
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Give ___ whirl : ITA
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Linden tree, in Spain : TILO
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Secrete : CACHE
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Uppity one : SNOB
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Repute : ODOR
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Greek mountain : ATHOS
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Sculling pieces : OARS
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Continue : GOON
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Small sandpiper : STINT
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At reduced prices : ONSALE
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Carps over details : NITPICKS
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Stone-Age implement : NEOLITH
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Did a Spitz act : SWAM
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Different : OTHER
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City in Sweden : OREBRO
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"___ to Eternity" : FROMHERE
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Passed out : ISSUED
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One of a shooting trio : AIM
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Layer of blue eggs : ROBIN
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Youth org. : GSA
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Without exception : TOAMAN
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Commits : ENTRUSTS
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Endeavored : STROVE
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George Michael, the showman : COHAN
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Stevens : RISE
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Of shallow water : NERITIC
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At the right time : INSEASON
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Previously : BEFORE
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Distributed : DEALT
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Elephant boy : SABU
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Old coin of Greece : OBOL
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National bird : EAGLE
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Tell it like ___ : ITIS
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Partner of rave : RANT
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Butter substitutes : OLEOS
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Have a snack : NOSH
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Wilson and McKinley: Abbr. : MTS
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Senseless : INANE
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Sculpture piece : TORSO
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Rebellious son of David : ABSALOM
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Birds-of-a-feather policy : TOGETHERNESS
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"Do as I say, not as ___" : IDO
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Fish-eating bird : LOON
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Birdlife of a region : ORNIS
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Milquetoast et al. : CASPARS
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Occasionally : ATTIMES
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Fashionable : CHIC
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Traffic sound : HONK
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Land properties: Abbr. : ESTS
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And ___ : SOON
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Part of U.S.S.R. : LITH
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Bird-in-hand value : TWOINTHEBUSH
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Kind of sandwich : HERO
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Pear-shaped instrument : REBEC
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Bunny : BUGS
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Sleep : REST
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Parts of harems : ODAS
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Waller : FATS
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Kind of gun : RIOT
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Sharif : OMAR
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Cash ___ : INON
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Sour cherry : MORELLO
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Flies : AVIATES
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Like some coins or steaks : RARE
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Even : UNIFORM
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Go ___ for : TOBAT
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Removes creases : IRONS
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Irishman : CELT
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Notion: Prefix : IDEO
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Patricia of films : NEAL
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Wise : SAGE
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1949 alliance : NATO
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Twice : BIS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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