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New York Times, Tuesday, October 28, 1975

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,572
Across
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Latin-lesson word : AMAT
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Mont Blanc, etc., to French : ALPES
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Fundamentals : ABCS
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Puccini heroine : MIMI
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Drench : DOUSE
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Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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Tamiroff : AKIM
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Pink roses : EGLANTINES
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Fiendish : DIABOLIC
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Hums : DRONES
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Mr. Heep : URIAH
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Biblical name : ASER
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Senator from Maine : MUSKIE
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Small stream : RILLET
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Dill : ANET
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Sprite : PIXIE
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Cry of surprise : HOO
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Old French coin : SOU
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Town near Naples : CAPUA
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Kiln : OAST
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Type of venemous snake : ELAPID
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Fountain order : SUNDAE
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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Misbehaves : ACTSUP
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Playing card : NINESPOT
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Printing-plant areas : PRESSROOMS
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Rus in ___ : URBE
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Mexican Indian : SERI
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As ___ (generally) : ARULE
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Fur animal, for short : COON
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Comfort : EASE
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Isolated hills : MESAS
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Dutch painter : HALS
Down
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Have ___ on (be peeved) : AMAD
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Premier of Japan : MIKI
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Bowfin genus : AMIA
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Symbol of remoteness : TIMBUKTU
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Antarctic penguin : ADELIE
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Sayings of Jesus : LOGIA
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That, in Spain : ESA
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Transmit : SEND
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Tuneful : ARIOSE
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Warm-water shark : BONNETHEAD
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Stadium sound : CHEER
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Irish port : TRALEE
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Mouth: Prefix : ORI
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Bleats : MAAS
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Strange, in Scotland : UNCO
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Sets apart : SEQUESTERS
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Corn lily : IXIA
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Miss Ullmann : LIV
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N. Z. mollusk : PIPI
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Thessaly peak : OSSA
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Flier of myth : ICARUS
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Weaken : SAP
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Paragon : NONESUCH
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“I love a ___” : LASSIE
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Come to one’s ___ : SENSES
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Actress Mary : URE
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Plant-stem sheath : OCREA
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Resort in India : SIMLA
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Nave’s neighbor : APSE
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Carriage : PRAM
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Malay boat : PROA
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Old Greek coin : OBOL
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Bills : TENS
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Bauxite, e.g. : ORE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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