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New York Times, Saturday, November 15, 1975

Author:
Ben Graham
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,590

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___ Nostra : COSA
5
Eyelashes : CILIA
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Chinese leader : CHOU
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Power source : ATOM
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Common contraction : ARENT
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Brinker : HANS
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Seaway outlet : STLAWRENCE
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Summit : ACME
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"Me ___" : TOO
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Regular expense for some : RENT
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Like some sausages : LINKED
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Cyrano's feature : NOSE
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Slight degree : TINGE
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Perry and James : MASONS
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False display : PRETENSE
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Ape, for short : ORANG
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Cigar : CLARO
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"The wages of ___ is . . . " : SIN
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Corn ___ : PONE
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Gets frazzled : FRAYS
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Star of "Shane" : LADD
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NATO member: Abbr. : USA
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Guinness and Waugh : ALECS
40
Parents' driveway hazard : CYCLE
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Wife of Odysseus : PENELOPE
43
Unopened, as a wine bottle : CORKED
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Steelhead : TROUT
45
Weight allowance : TARE
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Selected : CHOSEN
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___-de-camp : AIDE
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Chinese leader : MAO
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O'Neill daughter : OONA
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Ohio feeder : CUMBERLAND
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Worm, at times : BAIT
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Ant : EMMET
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River of Italy : ARNO
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Tito : BROZ
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Measles symptoms : SPOTS
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General's shoulder wear : STAR
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Plaster or fly : CAST
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Preminger : OTTO
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Go it alone : SOLO
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Med. group : AMA
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Treat with kindness : CARESS
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Miss Castle : IRENE
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Easter's predecessor : LENT
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Business abbr. : INC
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Places for beret wearers : ATELIERS
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Use a dressing room : CHANGE
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Newark Bay feeder : HACKENSACK
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"The drinks are ___" : ONME
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___ up (expended) : USED
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Injury : WRONG
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"___ the mouth of hell rode . . . " : INTO
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Ten Little Indians, finally : NONE
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Serving pieces : TRAYS
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Complete a job : MOPUP
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Heeded the alarm : AROSE
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Texas river : SANANTONIO
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Sutton or Peyton : PLACE
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Slip through a crowd : SIDLE
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Over : ENDED
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Proceeded slowly : CREPT
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Throws oneself about : FLOUNCES
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Old instrument : LYRE
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Fruit gadget : CORER
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Artificial : ERSATZ
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West Pointers : CADETS
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Lhasa's land : TIBET
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Author of "Old Judge Priest" : COBB
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Kind of frost : HOAR
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Hunter's need, for short : AMMO
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Emporium : MART
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Magnani : ANNA
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Perfume : ODOR
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Catcher's company : UMP
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___ Palmas : LAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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