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New York Times, Monday, November 17, 1975

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,592

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Treasure trove : CACHE
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Thumb ___ : TACK
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Shelter : ABRI
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Suffered : ACHED
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Tourist mecca in India : AGRA
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Has-___ : BEEN
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Long tale : ILIAD
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Athletic event : MEET
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She, in Italy : ESSA
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Sorcerer : NECROMANCER
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Color : TAN
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Mother or down-to : EARTH
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Gaboriau or Zola : EMILE
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Likeness symbol : PEA
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Indian title : SRI
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One who guarantees : ENSURER
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Major or Minor : URSA
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Explosive : TNT
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Poetic contraction : EER
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One with tricky hands : PRESTIDIGITATOR
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Gershwin : IRA
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One of the Little Women : MEG
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Half a ___ : LOAF
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Escape artist : HOUDINI
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Brit. medical program : NHI
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Calif. fort : ORD
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Gabriel, for one : ANGEL
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Cornered : TREED
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Fine lace : VAL
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Forte of 38 Across : LEGERDEMAIN
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Money premium : AGIO
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Professorial gown : TOGA
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Blood carrier : AORTA
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___-do-well : NEER
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Show's partner : TELL
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Beer : LAGER
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Irish expletive : ARRA
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Employs : USES
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Baby carrier : STORK
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Biblical murderer : CAIN
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Asian tree : ACLE
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Smart : CHIC
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Get wind of : HEAR
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Taro roots : EDDOES
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Tropical fruit : TAMARIND
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Undercover person : AGENT
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Christmas lawn display : CRECHE
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Singer Smith : KATE
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Beame : ABE
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Rouse : BESTIR
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Auction deal : RESALE
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Less sensible : INANER
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Possible U.F.O. passenger : MARTIAN
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Replace pied type : RESET
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Rivera work : MURAL
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Kind of tent : PUP
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Deviate : ERR
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Whinnied : NEIGHED
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Actor's ploy : ASIDE
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Conway of TV : TIM
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Bird sound : TRILL
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Smuts and MacArthur : GENERALS
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"It's ___ late" : TOO
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Shell equipment : OAR
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Postal abbreviation : RFD
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Fine cigar : HAVANA
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Ancient catapult : ONAGER
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More menacing : UGLIER
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"___ without saying" : ITGOES
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Standards : IDEALS
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Ruler, in France : REGLE
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"___, Brute" : ETTU
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Ditch of old : MOAT
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Constellation : ARGO
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Brain passage : ITER
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Stool pigeon, in England : NARK
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Mouths : ORA

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