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New York Times, Thursday, December 4, 1975

26-Across : Refuges

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,609
Across
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Kind of way or well : STAIR
6
Toboggan : SLED
10
Curved molding : OGEE
14
River of W.W. I battle : MARNE
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Spy of W.W. I : HARI
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Soccer star : PELE
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Busy : UPANDDOING
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Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Gift of ___ : GAB
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Campus figure : COED
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Reason : SANITY
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___-do-well : NEER
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Spread out : DILATE
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Refuges : HAVENS
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Continued : RANON
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Decide on : ELECT
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Equipped : FITTEDOUT
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Frolic : LARK
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Part of a Western stampede : RODEO
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French town : STLO
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Repudiated : DISAVOWED
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Do one's ___ : THING
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Dickens girl et al. : NELLS
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March King and family : SOUSAS
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Does cycling : PEDALS
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Writer Moss : HART
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Tick-tack-toe entry : CIRCLE
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Missile housing : SILO
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"A fool there ___, and he ... " : WAS
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Winglike : ALAR
52
Broke : DOWNANDOUT
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Tolerably : SOSO
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Single entry : UNIT
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TV Indian : TONTO
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Footprint : STEP
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Baseball throws : PEGS
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Dominant : ONTOP
Down
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Conceited : SMUG
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Pacific cloth : TAPA
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Speedy horse : ARAB
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Caravan stop : INN
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Trivial holding : REDCENT
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Stable worker : SHOER
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Deposited : LAID
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Marine bird : ERN
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Starts vigorously : DIGSINTO
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Kind of case : OPENANDSHUT
11
"Understand?" : GETIT
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Lift up : ELATE
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Wriggling : EELY
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Completes : DOES
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Century plant : ALOE
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Summarily : NECKANDCROP
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Old-hat : DATED
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Anna of stage : HELD
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Soviet range : ALAI
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___ libre : VERS
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Carnival attractions : RIDES
31
Hunts wild birds : FOWLS
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U.S. inventor : OTIS
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Arm bone : ULNA
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Clothes : TOGS
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Like rugs during dancing : ROLLEDUP
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Meat order : VEAL
40
City on Lake Ontario : TORONTO
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Room in a casa : SALA
43
Cockpit figure : PILOT
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Take out : ERASE
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Intimates : HINTS
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Peggy of TV : CASS
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Draught : SWIG
48
Practice : WONT
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Edsel or Reo : AUTO
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Traffic sign : STOP
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"___ good turn ... " : ONE
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Juan or Giovanni : DON

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

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