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New York Times, Thursday, January 9, 1975

Author:
Louis C. Mandes, Jr.
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Louis C. Mandes, Jr. has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,280

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Across
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Cast off : MOLT
5
Doers: Suffix : ISTS
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Monastery man : ABBE
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Hindu caste : AHIR
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Ready : ONTAP
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Enrich : LARD
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Frosted : RIMY
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Norm, as in wages : SCALE
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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Occasional I.R.S. windfall : CONSCIENCEMONEY
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Short walks : TURNS
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Dictionary entry: Abbr. : DEF
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Killer of a queen : ASP
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Used Ford's bullet : BIT
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Deep blue : CYANEAN
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Woodpecker : CHAB
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Hindu deity : SIVA
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Word with rocket or active : RETRO
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Stately : ROYAL
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Duct, in anatomy : VAS
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Pallid : ASHEN
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Accustom : INURE
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Anglo-Saxon letters : ETHS
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Math ratio : SINE
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Discourage : DEPRESS
47
Need in a donkey-tail game : PIN
49
Kind of boat or burglar : CAT
50
German pronoun : ICH
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Cant : ARGOT
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Drama critics' choice in 1973 : THECHANGINGROOM
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Atmosphere : AURA
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Take hold of : SEIZE
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Loosen : UNDO
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Wearing : CLAD
64
Like some roofs : TILED
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Put away : STOW
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Vegetable : KALE
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Drinks : ALES
68
Split : TORN
Down
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Writer Connelly : MARC
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One of Pittsburgh's rivers : OHIO
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Portray : LIMN
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Appointment : TRYST
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Stimuli : INCENTIVES
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Swiss town : STANS
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Soft mineral : TALC
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Fleet : SPEEDY
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Reserve : ALOOFNESS
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Storage place : BARN
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Highlands hill : BRAE
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Whirl : EDDY
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Egyptian god : OSIRIS
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Whelp : CUB
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Comedienne Anne : MEARA
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Sharp : ACRID
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Glistened : SHONE
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Settle in full : PAYUP
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What some award winners get : CASHPRIZES
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Moral code : ETHIC
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Field of action : ARENA
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Musical composition : NONET
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Parade-route fixture : BARRICADE
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Large tub : VAT
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Hanger-on : LEECH
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Kind of confession : SIGNED
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Calif. peak : SHASTA
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Holiday beverage : NOG
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Brisk : AGILE
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Confidence : TRUST
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Fasten temporarily : TACK
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Dance : HULA
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Of a time : ERAL
56
Armstrong : NEIL
57
Wise : ONTO
58
Smell : ODOR
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New-___ hay : MOWN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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