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New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 1975

Author:
Frank Fry
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Frank Fry has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Constructor's name uncertain but best guess.

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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,586
Across
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Stimulus : GOAD
5
Big numbers, for short : THOUS
10
Overcharge : CLIP
14
King of Israel : OMRI
15
Large spread : RANCH
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Speak irrationally : RAVE
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Contends : VIES
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Part of the palate : UVULA
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Confident assertion : ICAN
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Foggy Bottom : STATEDEPARTMENT
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Riches' partner : RAGS
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Master of horror : POE
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Change : REVISE
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One in 100 : SENATOR
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Do a legislative task : ENACT
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Of a lionlike color : TAWNY
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Buckeyes' campus : OSU
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Breton or Welsh : CELT
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Papa Bear of football : HALAS
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San ___ : JUAN
39
Master, in Spain : AMO
40
Political meeting : RALLY
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Billow : SURGE
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Kind of victory : PYRRHIC
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Cantankerous people : CUSSES
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Gas: Prefix : AER
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Aperture : SLIT
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A Houseful : REPRESENTATIVES
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Run without moving : IDLE
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Rulers : TSARS
57
Biblical miracle scene : CANA
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Bent : BIAS
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Ready : ONTAP
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Swirl : EDDY
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Heaven-___ : SENT
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Wants : NEEDS
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
Down
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Some of 50: Abbr. : GOVS
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"___ flowers" : OMIT
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Disaster ___ : AREA
4
Political unit : DISTRICT
5
Plod : TRUDGE
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The rich : HAVES
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And higher : ONUP
8
Jabbar's campus : UCLA
9
Strops : SHARPENS
10
U.S.S.R. peninsula : CRIMEA
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Add liquor : LACE
12
Russian man's name : IVAN
13
Confined : PENT
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Well-known room : EAST
22
Award for actors : TONY
25
Tire : RECAP
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Adversary : ENEMY
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Courage : VALOR
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Influence : SWAY
29
Saracens' Waterloo : TOURS
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U.S. Indian : OSAGE
31
Old letters : RUNES
33
Powder : TALC
34
"One for ___" : ALL
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Happy of basketball : HAIRSTON
38
Nine of these are supreme : JUSTICES
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Korean leader : RHEE
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Court matter : SUIT
43
Thinnest : RAREST
44
Takes hold of : CLASPS
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Valuable fiddle : STRAD
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Kids : RIBS
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Miss Adams : EDIE
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Marshall ___ : PLAN
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Serf : ESNE
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Archibald of basketball : NATE
52
___ mecum : VADE
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Outcomes : ENDS
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"Simon ___" : SAYS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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