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New York Times, Monday, October 13, 1975

Author:
John Prytz
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
John Prytz has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,557
Across
1
Part of a blind : SLAT
5
Inge-play vehicle : BUS
8
Solicit : BEG
11
"Peanuts" character : LINUS
13
Taverns : INNS
15
Gas: Prefix : AERO
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Mexico's ___ Camacho : AVILA
17
Lockup for Oscar Wilde : GAOL
18
One of triplets : TRIN
19
Centaur slain by Hercules : NESSUS
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Using the oven : ROASTING
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Annual V.I.P. in "Peanuts" : GREATPUMPKIN
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Long time : EON
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" . . . and ___ so far" : YET
27
Boathouse gear : OAR
30
Fever : AGUE
34
"___ to lunch" : OUT
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Ne plus ___ : ULTRA
38
"Peanuts" character : PEPPERMINTPATTY
42
Impudent : SASSY
43
"Right church, wrong ___" : PEW
44
Tweed, for one : BOSS
45
Noun ending : ERY
46
Doctors' org. : AMA
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Beverage : TEA
51
"Peanuts" character : CHARLIEBROWN
57
Like the Blue Ridge pine : LONESOME
60
Show ___ (direct) : THEWAY
61
Russian river : URAL
62
L.A. players : RAMS
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Exams : ORALS
65
Coagulate : CLOT
66
Object of worship : IDOL
67
Robert's specialties : RULES
68
Word of agreement : YES
69
"There isn't ___ more" : ANY
70
Space agency : NASA
Down
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Vocabulary of a sort : SLANG
2
Word with pool or wurst : LIVER
3
Cordial flavor : ANISE
4
Oklahoma city : TULSA
5
Word with deal or Ben : BIG
6
Make harmless : UNARM
7
"Peanuts" character : SNOOPY
8
Half a disease : BERI
9
Shamrock land : ERIN
10
Summoner to dinner : GONG
12
Pan-fry : SAUTE
14
Allay, as thirst : SLAKE
15
Routing-memo abbr. : ATTN
20
Animal track : SPOOR
22
___ and take notice : SITUP
24
Word in U.S. motto : UNUM
27
Composer Harbach : OTTO
28
College study : ARTS
29
Infrared and gamma : RAYS
30
Church part : APSE
31
Kind of shift : GEAR
32
___-daisy : UPSY
33
N.T. writings: Abbr. : EPS
35
Advice of a sort : TIP
37
Science-hall unit : LAB
39
Indian nursemaids: Var. : EYAHS
40
Pacific thatch : NETI
41
Bird sound : TWEET
47
Polynesian native : MAORI
48
Spanish ___ : ARMADA
50
Loathe : ABHOR
51
Welsh or Breton : CELT
52
Fruit : LEMON
53
Present again : RERUN
54
African tree : OWALA
55
Neighbor of England : WALES
56
Tupelo tree : NYSSA
57
"Peanuts" character : LUCY
58
Shield bearing : ORLE
59
Ancient temple : NAOS
63
Tricky : SLY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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