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New York Times, Saturday, October 18, 1975

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,562
Across
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Speed : RACE
5
Armadillo : APAR
9
Converses : CHATS
14
Tool for Nicklaus : IRON
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London showplace : TATE
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Contest for loggers : ROLEO
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Divine : CELESTIAL
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N.L. player : ASTRO
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Bear, in Spain : OSO
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Famous American : WILLIAMPENN
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"For want of a ___ the . . . " : NAIL
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Football linemen: Abbr. : LGS
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Agency for April: Abbr. : IRS
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Mark of disgrace : STIGMA
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Common contraction : ISNT
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Carson's predecessor : PAAR
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Common woe : TOOTHACHE
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Spent : ALLIN
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Rival of U.of M. : OSU
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U. S. painter : SLOAN
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Followers : DISCIPLES
43
Monogram unit: Abbr. : INIT
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Lawsuit beneficiary : USEE
45
Flowers : ASTERS
47
Speed: Abbr. : VEL
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Pausing sounds : ERS
51
Trifles : TOYS
52
Strong point of 21 Across : PERTINACITY
55
Young one : TAD
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Vocally : ALOUD
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Münchhausen specialty : TALLSTORY
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Framework : CADRE
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Fencing piece : EPEE
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Molding : OGEE
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Natural golf hazards : TREES
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Hialeah's county : DADE
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Pasture sounds : MAAS
Down
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Olympian : ARES
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Followers of 21 Across : COLONIALS
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Compass point : ENE
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Famous Hun : ATTILA
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Burden for Jack and Jill : PAIL
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To any degree : ATALL
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Word for 21 Across : RELIGIOUS
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Study for an exam : CRAM
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Friendly quality : HOSPITALITY
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___ ego : ALTER
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Sea birds : TERNS
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Promptly : SOON
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In the ___ (active) : SWIM
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Field for early U. S. settlers : AGRICULTURE
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W. W. I plane : SPAD
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Anklebones : TALI
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Inductance units: Abbr. : NHS
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Put up with : TOLERATED
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Full of: Suffix : OSE
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Pioneers' wagon : CONESTOGA
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Get in one's ___ (annoy) : HAIR
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Doorways: Abbr. : ENTS
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Brownie : NIS
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Hammer part : PEEN
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Former British P.M. : ATTLEE
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Salty sauces : SOYS
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Of the soft palate : VELAR
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Deteriorate : ERODE
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___ Flow : SCAPA
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Agreement : PACT
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Old date : IDES
54
"___ Three Lives" : ILED
56
Environs : AREA
57
Colors : DYES
60
Nickname for Paine : TOM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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