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New York Times, Monday, October 20, 1975

Author:
D. Jacobs
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q U V W Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
D. Jacobs has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,564
Across
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Coin : CENT
5
Former Beatle : STARR
10
Small bits : DABS
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Reed : OBOE
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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Enthusiastic suffix : EROO
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Awaits a turn at the whetstone : HASANAXETOGRIND
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Number : ONE
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Continent : ASIA
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Helpers : AIDES
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Ugandan leader : AMIN
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“Do not ___, mutilate or . . . ” : FOLD
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Certain payoffs : BRIBES
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Farm animals : PIGLETS
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Hercules's captive : IOLE
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Passageway : AISLE
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Devitalize : SAP
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Mask and shin guards, e.g. : TOOLSOFTHETRADE
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Road curve : ESS
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Friendship : AMITY
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Algerian city : ORAN
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Fortune and bank : TELLERS
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Prosit, etc. : TOASTS
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Football's front seven : LINE
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Draw : LIMN
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Do housework : CLEAN
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Piercing : KEEN
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Thirst, in Madrid : SED
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Certain emblem : HAMMERANDSICKLE
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Mater or Gluck : ALMA
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___ box : IDIOT
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Belgian river : OISE
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Salad or happy : DAYS
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___ satisfaction (be thwarted) : GETNO
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Box : SPAR
Down
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Salmon : COHO
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Israeli V.I.P. : EBAN
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Durante trademark : NOSE
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Repast : TEA
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Stoppage of fluid : STASIS
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Poison : TOXIN
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Vicinity : AREA
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Kind of race : RAT
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Greek letter : RHO
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Ridicule : DERIDE
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Barren : ARID
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Dog's reward : BONE
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Repairs the lawn : SODS
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___-dropper : NAME
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Chip of stone : GALLET
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Genesis name : ABEL
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Suspicious : FISHY
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Eye fondly : OGLE
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Dentist’s concern : BITE
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Perch : ROOST
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Words of defeat : ILOSE
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The Great Commoner and family : PITTS
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Rulers : TSARS
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Nasser’s successor : SADAT
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Flaming : AFIRE
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Writes : PENS
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Like sea water : SALINE
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Augury : OMEN
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Horse color : ROAN
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Beasts of burden : LLAMAS
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Attaches : TIESTO
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All: Prefix : OMNI
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Encouraged : LEDON
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African nation : CHAD
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Musical syllables : LALA
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TV award : EMMY
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Use yarn : KNIT
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Partner of hop and jump : SKIP
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Miss Maxwell : ELSA
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Road-crossing animal : DEER
57
Manipulate : RIG
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Drink : ADE
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Lettuce : COS

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

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