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New York Times, Saturday, October 4, 1975

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,548
Across
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Grant of films : CARY
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Show pleasure : SMILE
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Summit : ACME
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Where Columbus is : OHIO
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Where Columbus was : PALOS
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Nonchalance : CASUALNESS
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Party member, for short : DEMO
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Deviating : ABERRANT
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Some get stuffed : OLIVES
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Anti-drinking org. : ATS
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Cleopatra's river : NILE
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Violent people : RAGERS
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Amuses : DIVERTS
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Bedouin head cord : AGAL
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Raccoonlike animal : COATI
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Aviation org : NAA
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Tender feeling : WARMHEARTEDNESS
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Finial : EPI
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Pyle : ERNIE
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Superlative suffixes : ESTS
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Convinces again : RESELLS
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Author John : HERSEY
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Luau entertainment : HULA
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Small whale : SEI
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Creamy concoction : BONBON
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"Where ___ is heard a discouraging word" : SELDOMIS
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Mars: Prefix : AREO
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Moderation : GENTLENESS
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Headquarters : BASE
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Put in high spirits : ELATE
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Color slightly : TINT
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Ring projection on Saturn : ANSA
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Hardship : RIGOR
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Leavings : ORTS
Down
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Imogene : COCA
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Jezebel's husband : AHAB
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Singer Stevens : RISE
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Possessive pronoun : YOUR
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Chair backs : SPLATS
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Horace and Thomas : MANNS
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Small land mass: Var. : ILET
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___ Alamos : LOS
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Cinnamon stone : ESSONITE
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Relating to hearing : AUDILE
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Skill : CLEVERNESS
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Famous Auntie : MAME
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Slaughter of Cards : ENOS
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Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Enraged : LIVID
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More untempered : RAWER
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Yawning : AGAPE
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Blatancy : GARISHNESS
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Slippery ___ : ELM
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Palm fruit : DATE
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Kind of bud : TASTE
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Impudent : SASSY
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Containers : CANS
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Mouth: Prefix : ORI
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Greeting for Dolly : HELLO
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Former Broadway producer : ERLANGER
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Father of Abner : NER
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Aegean island : EUBOEA
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Trouble-maker : HELLER
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Plato's thoughts : EIDE
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Fracas : SETTO
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Rum cake : BABA
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Fly in the ointment : SNAG
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Cognizant of : ONTO
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Golda : MEIR
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"There ___ any more" : ISNT
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Speedy planes : SSTS
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Whitney : ELI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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