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New York Times, Sunday, October 5, 1975

Author:
Richard Camp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 666 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 97, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 44
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,549
Across
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"The Story ___ Boy" : OFABAD
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Furniture piece: Abbr. : CBT
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As desired: Abbr. : QPL
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City of Brazil : AMAPA
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Embroiders, in Italy : RICAMA
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Malt drink : ALE
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Gums : ULA
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Literal direction : TFELOG
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Opposite : REVERSE
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"___ child is fair of . . . " : MONDAYS
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Literal direction : GORIGHT
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Czech river : EGER
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In ___ (kenneled) : THEPOUND
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Jars, in Spain : TARROS
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Brit. fliers : RAF
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Madhouse : BEDLAM
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"The ___ Nights" : ARABIAN
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Russian ruler : TSAR
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One, in Naples : UNO
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French phone response : ALLO
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___ Santo : ESPIRITU
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___ man about a dog : SEESA
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Bewail : MOURN
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Brief glimpse : APERCU
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Drinker's woe: Abbr. : DTS
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What to do with a hatchet : BURYIT
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Energy unit : RAD
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Bridge call : BID
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Congo river : UELE
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Drinking place : PUB
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Sup : EAT
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Almanach de ___ : GOTHA
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Subordinate one : UNDERMAN
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Self-generation : AUTOGENY
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German's alas : ACH
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English explorer : GROGAN
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Be in session longer : OUTSIT
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Also ___ : RANS
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Divides, Biblically : PARTETH
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Really backward punch : TUCREPPU
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Ellice island : NUI
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Caspian or Red : SEA
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Normandy town : STLO
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Sight: Fr. : VUE
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Relatives : SIBS
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Basic time initials : GMT
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Querying sounds : EHS
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Retirement incomes : PENSIONS
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Spinning-mule part : NOSEPEG
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Portico : STOA
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Disordered : UNTIDY
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Golfer's words : IMAWAY
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Miss Merkel : UNA
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Bathroom fixture : TOWELROD
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Second self : ALTEREGO
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___ as a fruitcake : NUTTY
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Cockney's idol : ERO
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Alcott girl : MEG
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Waterfall: Var. : LYNN
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Boxing-bout unit: Abbr. : RND
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Go ___ the deep end : OFF
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Old English games : TROCOS
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G.I. address : APO
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" . . . hurt the ___ love" : ONEYOU
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Finger parts : NAILS
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Montana town : RONAN
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Film's Johnny et al. : BELINDAS
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Stylish, old style : MODY
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Tree resin : LAC
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Struck with reverence : AWED
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"Flat Foot Floogie" word : FLOYDOY
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Baste : PREHEM
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Missive: Abbr. : LTR
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London suburb : EALING
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Landlords' collections : THERENTS
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Essay name : ELIA
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Kind of comedian : STANDUP
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"Hurry up ___" (G.I. cynicism) : ANDWAIT
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Honking : TOOTING
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Literal direction : PUKCAB
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Debt chit : IOU
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Canadian capital : OTTAWA
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Moslem prince : AMEER
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Compass point : NNE
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That, in Spain : ESO
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Towel with "Hers," e.g. : NOTHIS
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Cooking spice : OREGANO
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Literal countdown : FIVEFOURTHREETWOONE
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Maple genus : ACER
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Grill's partner : BAR
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Amsterdam's river : AMSTEL
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Children's advice to Elisha, literally : DAEHDLABUOHTPUOG
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Indian of Peru : CAMPA
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"___ Girl" : BLOOMER
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Kept, in Paris : TENU
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Four: Prefix : QUADRI
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Work at : PLY
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"Eat every ___ of it!" : LASTBIT
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Hair style : AFRO
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Master, in Bonn : MEISTER
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Math branch : ALG
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Word of contempt : POH
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Hollywood figure: Abbr. : AGT
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Ripped : TORN
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___ novarum : RERUM
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Literally, "___ see me sometime?" : DNAPUEMOCUOYTNODYHW
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Writer Shirley Ann ___ : GRAU
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Running off : ELOPING
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River isles : AITS
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Gauze covering : BANDAGE
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Fervent: It. : ARDENTE
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Psalm words, literally : SEYEENIMPUTFILLLIWI
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Thais and Chinese, e.g. : ASIANS
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Shabby : RATTY
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Horn tissue : SCUR
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Bribe, in law : SUBORN
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Cheer : RAH
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Norse epic : EDDA
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Conjunction : BUT
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Miss Bacall : LAUREN
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Browning's advice, with "Look" : PUTUBNWODUOHTTON
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"Ruggles of Red ___" : GAP
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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Noun suffix : ENT
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S.A. cassava : AIPI
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Tire device : GAUGE
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Stock offerings: Abbr. : RTS
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Navy police: Abbr. : SPS
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Western lake : TAHOE
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Moistly, old style : UVIDLY
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___ an ear : LEND
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Can. province : ONT
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Tub: Var. : SOA
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Camping unit : TENT
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Chinook, e.g. : SALMON
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Like saliva : SIALOID
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"Dear ___" : SIR
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Roget offering : SYNONYM
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Writer Talese : GAY
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Grief : SORROW
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Having parts: Suffix : MERY
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Nickname : AGNOMEN
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Tropical fish : TETRA
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Thing, in law : RES
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City of Sicily : ENNA
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Soviet city : UFA
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Rhythm : CADENCE
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Long period : AEON
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Welsh songfest : PLYGAIN
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Feelings of vivacity : ESPRITS
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Province and town near Rome : LATINAS
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Scrawny animal : SCRAG
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Radar spot : BLIP
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Still in abeyance : NOTDUE
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Florida explorer : DESOTO
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Bungle, as a golf drive : FLUB
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Kind of rocket : RETRO
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Facility : EASE
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Greenland settlement : ETAH
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Resort : SPA
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Card wool : TUM
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Maoris' forever : AKE
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Negative prefix : NON
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Baseball's Mel : OTT

Answer summary: 37 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 16 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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