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New York Times, Thursday, October 2, 1975

Author:
J. R. Williams
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
J. R. Williams has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,546
Across
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Dressed : CLAD
5
Knives : BOLOS
10
Body of poetry : EPOS
14
French composer : LALO
15
Chris of tennis : EVERT
16
Strange: Prefix : XENO
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Jacksons : ANDREWANDRACHEL
20
Affirmative : YEA
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Syllables after tra : LALA
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Norway sight : FIORD
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Possessive : OURS
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William H. or Robert : TAFT
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Bump : JOSTLE
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Doris Duke, for one : HEIRESS
32
Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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Lariat : RIATA
34
Lunched : ATE
36
Jacksonian policy : THESPOILSSYSTEM
40
Legislator: Abbr. : SEN
41
Declaim : ORATE
42
S.A. nation : PERU
43
Duns again : REBILLS
45
Stars in Taurus : HYADES
47
French articles : UNES
48
Sparse : LEAN
49
Like the Rock of Ages : CLEFT
52
Disclose : TELL
53
Solicit : ASK
56
Start of a toast by Jackson : OURFEDERALUNION
60
Wings : ALAE
61
French pupil : ELEVE
62
Aware of : ONTO
63
Desire : LUST
64
Arab prince : EMEER
65
Bridge seat : WEST
Down
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Opponent of Jackson : CLAY
2
Maiden ___ : LANE
3
Actor Alan : ALDA
4
June bug : DOR
5
"___ the ides of March" : BEWARE
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Arenas : OVALS
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Soviet river : LENA
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Calif. fort : ORD
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
10
Stir up : EXCITE
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N.Z. bird : PEHO
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Unusual person : ONER
13
___ down the river : SOLD
18
Jewish month : ELUL
19
Free-for-all : AFFRAY
23
Natives of: Suffix : OTES
24
Ruffle, as hair : TEASE
25
River islands : AITS
26
N. Y. team : JETS
27
Natural earth : OCHER
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Location : SCENE
29
Sword parts : HILTS
30
Filled : SATED
31
Metric measure : STERE
33
Coins of Iran : RIALS
35
Large birds : EMUS
37
Ballet position : POINTE
38
Heraldic band : ORLE
39
Spick's partner : SPAN
44
Informal dinner : BUFFET
45
"Catch-22" author : HELLER
46
Asian river : YALU
48
Permission : LEAVE
49
Fuel : COAL
50
"But don't bring ___" : LULU
51
Historic periods : ERAS
52
Hickory, e.g. : TREE
53
Eldest, in France : AINE
54
Tipplers : SOTS
55
Intricate problem : KNOT
57
Ruby or Joey : DEE
58
Dutch ___ disease : ELM
59
Again's partner : NOW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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