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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1975

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,593
Across
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Cornfield raiders : CROWS
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Annoys : BUGS
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Dudes : FOPS
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Veranda : LANAI
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Foil : EPEE
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Wife of Esau : ADAH
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Reef : ATOLL
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Learned : GOTWISETO
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Tried to influence : WORKEDON
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Access : ENTREE
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Whole thing : UNIT
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Dry, as champagne : BRUT
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Modifies : ADAPTS
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Northwest, for one : PASSAGE
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Guy's friend : GAL
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Benchwarmer : SCRUB
34
African antelope : ELAND
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Tract : AREA
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Inaugurate : SETUP
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Large antelope : KUDU
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Ticket parts : STUBS
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Pondered : MUSED
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Buddhist cult : ZEN
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Temporary : STOPGAP
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___ style (formal dress) : ROBEDE
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Barkley's title : VEEP
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Miss Lee : LILA
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Show up : APPEAR
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Cancels : CALLSOFF
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Remove : CLEARAWAY
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M.P. Nancy : ASTOR
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Restore : HEAL
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Take to : LOVE
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Backward: Prefix : RETRO
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Nobleman : EARL
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Ruminant : DEER
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Work on the furnace : STOKE
Down
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Hammer part : CLAW
2
Plane-booster initials : RATO
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___ about : ONOR
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"___ one flight and save" : WALKUP
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Early movies : SILENTS
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Biblical verb : BEGOT
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Bone ___ (cram) : UPON
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Obtain : GET
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Needle workers : SEWERS
10
Glibness : FASTTALK
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European river : ODER
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Head : PATE
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Pump : SHOE
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Not available : INUSE
21
Harrow parts : DISCS
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Hindu gentlemen : BABUS
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Turkish generals : AGAS
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Runs swiftly : DARTS
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Alaskan : ALEUT
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Erect : PUTUP
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First-aid item : GAUZE
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"The song is ___" : ENDED
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Plan anew : REMAP
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Desert feature : DUNE
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Primarily : ABOVEALL
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Hazard : PERIL
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Kind of head or mint : SPEAR
44
Bills : DOLLARS
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Ford : GERALD
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Hound : BASSET
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Stratum : LAYER
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Throb : ACHE
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___ bargaining : PLEA
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Fruit : PEAR
55
Stalactite's milieu : CAVE
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Preminger : OTTO
57
Branch off : FORK
58
Cleaving tool : FROE
60
Trouble : WOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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