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New York Times, Tuesday, December 30, 1975

40-Down : D. H.

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,635
Across
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Uncas's love : CORA
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Bridle or foot : PATH
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French nobleman : COMTE
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Not care ___ : ARAP
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Nimbus : AURA
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Traffic taboo : UTURN
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J. B. : PRIESTLEY
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Unit : MONAD
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O'Hara's Joey : PAL
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Opera heroine : AIDA
22
Punish with a fine : AMERCE
23
Siderite : ORE
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Kind of truck : SEMI
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Ref. book : OED
27
A. J. : CRONIN
30
Fragrant : OLENT
32
Animal food : OATS
33
"What ___ say?" : CANI
35
Mill material : GRIST
39
Did a pitchman's routine : SPIELED
41
Small ear bone : OSSICLE
43
Seed coat : TESTA
44
About : ASTO
46
Futile : VAIN
47
Pundit : SWAMI
49
W. C. : FIELDS
51
Father, in the Ozarks : PAW
54
Musical sign : REST
55
Explosive : TNT
56
Stone pillars : STELES
58
Therefore, in France : DONC
60
Up-to-date : MOD
63
Novelist Michael : ARLEN
64
P. G. : WODEHOUSE
66
Spring bloom : LILAC
67
Certainly, old style : IWIS
68
Pilaster : ANTA
69
En ___ : MASSE
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River of Austria : ENNS
71
German port : KIEL
Down
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U. S. cartoonist : CAPP
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Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
3
Marsh bird : RAIL
4
Mimic : APE
5
Card game for one : PATIENCE
6
Robert Burns word : AULD
7
Relative of lese majesty : TREASON
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Ride or rack : HAY
9
e e : CUMMINGS
10
Siouan : OTOE
11
H. H. : MUNRO
12
Delineate : TRACE
13
Over : ENDED
18
Eastern garment : SARI
22
French soul : AME
23
Attacks : ONSETS
25
T. S. : ELIOT
27
At any ___ (regardless) : COST
28
Plunder : RAPE
29
U. S. patriot : OTIS
31
Stand of a kind : TRIVET
34
F. P. A. : ADAMS
36
Adjective suffix : ICAL
37
Shifted : SLID
38
Honor cards : TENS
40
D. H. : LAWRENCE
42
Silken quality : SOFTNESS
45
Kind of strike : SITDOWN
48
Roman money : AES
50
Move slowly : INCH
51
Sacred song : PSALM
52
Roman halls : ATRIA
53
H. G. : WELLS
57
Pastures : LEAS
59
Balder's father : ODIN
60
Actor Paul : MUNI
61
Bone: Prefix : OSTE
62
New or raw : DEAL
64
How, in Hamburg : WIE
65
Hard wood : OAK

Answer summary: 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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