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New York Times, Wednesday, December 3, 1975

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J V }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,608
Across
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Grandpa of old comics : FOXY
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African weasel : ZORIL
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Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
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Nimbus : AURA
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Medieval French coin : OBOLE
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___-the-minute : UPTO
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Mardi ___ : GRAS
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Cotton thread : LISLE
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Italian family : ESTE
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Tea's companion : SYMPATHY
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Famed N.Y. hotel : ASTOR
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Hawaiian hawks : IOS
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Can. province : ALTA
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Clue : HINT
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On an aimless course : RAMBLING
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Cacophony : DIN
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___ run (cross the plate) : SCOREA
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Baltic feeder : ODER
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Gulf of Ionian Sea : ARTA
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Dislikes : HATES
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Miss Foch : NINA
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Carping remark : BARB
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Private comments : ASIDES
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Tuck's partner : NIP
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Fashion experts : MODISTES
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Yen : URGE
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Causeway : DIKE
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"___ Blue?" : AMI
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Bring out : EDUCE
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Daring adventure : ESCAPADE
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Biblical word of reproach : RACA
58
Relative of nigh : ANEAR
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"Do ___!" : TELL
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Dill herb : ANET
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Havana's ___ Castle : MORRO
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Not at home : AWAY
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Hebrew letter : SADE
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Flu variety : ASIAN
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Jan. 1 song word : SYNE
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Exhaust : FAG
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Possessive : OURS
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Hospital equipment : XRAY
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Daughter of Rita Hayworth : YASMIN
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Emile and family : ZOLAS
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Newspaper item : OBIT
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___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
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In an inferior way : ILLY
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Golfer Elder : LEE
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Doubt : QUESTION
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Honorable : UPSTANDING
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Auto-engine inventor : OTTO
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Idler's opposite : DOER
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Poker funds : POTS
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"___ of Me" : ALL
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Shame : ABASE
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King of Tyre : HIRAM
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Brought forward : INTRODUCED
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Use the oven : ROAST
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Shaw : ARTIE
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Fitting returns : MEEDS
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Aladdin's friend : GENIE
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Little bit : DAB
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Ilka or Salmon : CHASE
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___ session : RAP
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Quit, à la Edward : ABDICATE
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Drainage pit : SUMP
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Harry's successor : IKE
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Lassos : RIATAS
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Hammerin' Hank : AARON
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Macedonian and Mayan, e.g. : ERAS
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Charles ___ Gibson : DANA
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Slugger Slaughter : ENOS
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Indian of Mexico : SERI
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Darling, in Italy : CARA
55
Like morning lawns : DEWY
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Verve : ELAN
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Wine vessel : AMA
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Caustic : LYE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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