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WORKING PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, November 9, 1975

Author:
Herb Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,584
Across
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___ up (recap) : SUM
4
Cartoon animal : KAT
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Hawthorne locale : SALEM
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Tumbrel : CART
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Fuss : ADO
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"___ or cut bait" : FISH
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Slope: Suffix : CLINE
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Water buffalo : ARNEE
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Specific : CONCRETE
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Grocery items : OLEOS
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Roundup targets : CATTLE
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Well-known clergyman : THEVICAROFWAKEFIELD
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Asian snake : KRAIT
30
Comply with : OBEY
31
Skill : ART
32
Dombey relative : SON
33
Africa's Smith : IAN
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"___ Grit" : TRUE
36
Lower part: Prefix : BASI
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Heater : ETNA
40
Well-known pressman : THATPRINTEROFUDELLS
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Nobel poet : ELIOT
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Fold again : RELAP
49
Small amount : DAB
50
Arnold hero : RUSTUM
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Put back : RESTORE
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Friend of Athos : ARAMIS
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Mixtures : OLIOS
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Talking birds : MYNAS
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L. A. players : RAMS
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Wallet item : ONE
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Ever and ___ : ANON
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Quarry in a child's game : HIDER
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Yields : GIVES
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Imogene : COCA
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Family member: Abbr. : DAU
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Marco or water : POLO
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French city : ARRAS
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"David ___" : HARUM
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Caretaker : SEXTON
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Of the skull : CRANIAL
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Yards' relatives : METERS
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Grid lineman : END
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Metal rod : TIRON
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Doenitz's concern : UBOAT
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Well-known official : MAYOROFCASTERBRIDGE
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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Mountain: Prefix : OREO
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S. A. Indians : ONAS
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Time period : EON
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Kind of roast or luck : POT
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Heave the shot : PUT
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Lowdown : INFO
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Beans : LIMAS
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Well-known tradesman : THEMERCHANTOFVENICE
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Collection : SORITE
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Eastern Christian : UNIAT
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Recluses : EREMITES
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Hoosier poet : RILEY
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Edge along : SIDLE
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Speak imperfectly : LISP
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Little girl : EVA
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Young ones : TADS
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Weavers' reeds : SLEYS
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___ on (rebuked) : SAT
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Spanish king : REY
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Indian tribe : SAC
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Japanese herb : UDO
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Alberta's neighbor : MONTANA
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Ukraine city : KIEV
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Italian city : ASTI
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Well-known healer : THECOUNTRYDOCTOR
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Kind of board : SCORE
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Mixture : ALLOY
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Willing, of old : LIEF
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". . . were Paradise ___" : ENOW
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Arizona sight : MESA
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Slyness : CRAFT
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No-voter : ANTI
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Does lab work : RETESTS
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Blab : TELLON
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Mandolin part : FRET
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Maple genus : ACER
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Greek letter : CHI
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Ferber : EDNA
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Support : ABET
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African chief : KAID
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Carson : KIT
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Stadium sound : RAH
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Defeat : TRIM
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Spanish stream : RIO
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Heavy knife : BOLO
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Remote : AFAR
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Ad words for bargain paperbacks : SUPERVALUENOVELS
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Medit. island : ELBA
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Western range : TETON
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Extra : PLUS
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Turkoman tribesman : ERSAR
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Soaks : RETS
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Cheeses : EDAMS
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Gibbons : LARS
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They all go to Rome : ROADS
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Arm bones : ULNAE
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Custer foes : SIOUX
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Compass point : ENE
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Grace or Archie : MOORE
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Become liable to : INCUR
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Mining strikes : SEAMS
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Wire measure : MIL
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Roman bronze : AES
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City near San Antonio : HONDO
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Shows pleasure : GRINS
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David's officer : IRA
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Germanic people : CATTI
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Cordial glass : PONY
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Small ox : ANOA
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Regard : HEAR
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Social affairs : TEAS
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Abundant : RIFE
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Bow, in Italy : ARCO
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Crowds into : MOBS
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Apparel item : BRA
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___ medica : MATERIA
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Campus mil. group : ROTC
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Dandy, in Soho : TOFF
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Harvest goddess : DEMETER
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Asian gazelle : GOA
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Print measures : ENS
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Chooses : OPTS
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Follower : COHORT
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"For ___ sake!" : PETES
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Nobel chemist : UREY
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Tuscany, Latium, etc. : ITALY
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Grace and mash : NOTES
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Flabby : LIMP
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Here, in Paris : ICI
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Bland : MILD
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Bohemian martyr : HUSS
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Indigo source : ANIL
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Pheasant group : NIDE
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Love ___ : NEST
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"All About ___" : EVE
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Authority : SAY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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