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EQUAL RIGHTS

New York Times, Sunday, December 7, 1975

Author: Barbara Gillis
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Barbara Lunder Gillis has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,612
Across Down
1. Partners : SPOUSES
8. Difficulty : RUB
11. Bors or Gawain : SIR
14. Bridge : SPAN
18. U.S. painter : CASSATT
19. Indonesian islands : ARU
20. Tire : JADE
21. Village in Ireland : TARA
22. Kind of case : ATTACHE
23. Halloween props : JILLOLANTERNS
26. Ericson : LEIF
27. Pelvic bones : ILIA
29. Helpless : LOST
30. Vermont resort : DORSET
31. Life force: Abbr. : DNA
32. Liquor personified : JOANBARLEYCORN
35. Dawdled : MOPED
36. Swallow hard : GULP
37. Claims : AVOWS
39. Iranian faith : BAHAI
42. Image : ICON
44. Israeli dance : HORA
46. Partner of a will : AWAY
49. Leaf angles : AXILS
50. Author Roger : KAHN
51. Fluff : LINT
52. Miss Rich : IRENE
53. Shell game of a sort : REGATTA
55. Obliquely : ASLANT
57. Math-sum unit : ADDEND
58. Pale : ASHY
59. World power: Abbr. : USSR
61. Perfectly : IDEALLY
63. Excessively : TOO
64. Ted Shawn's dance center : JACQUELINESPILLOW
68. Baba or Pasha : ALI
70. Corona : AUREOLE
71. Food fish : CERO
72. Haze : MIST
75. City in Illinois : MOLINE
77. Workroom : STUDIO
79. Famous Moor : OTHELLO
81. English writer : MILNE
82. Channels : GATS
83. First N.T. book : MATT
85. Furniture wood : ALMON
86. Bills : ONES
87. Cinema's James Wong : HOWE
88. Furry fliers : BATS
89. Baffles : BEATS
90. Quarrel : RUNIN
92. Snood's burden : HAIR
94. Boundary : AMBIT
97. Buck-passing words : LETGEORGIADOIT
100. Prepared : APT
103. Kind of jacket : STRAIT
106. Bit of sediment : DREG
107. Tax, in Britain : CESS
108. Pool : MERE
109. Durable Brandon Thomas farce : CHARLENESAUNT
112. Arrays : ATTIRES
114. Sea in Russia : ARAL
115. Descartes : RENE
116. Recent: Prefix : NEO
117. Writer of satire : IRONIST
118. Gemstone : RUBY
119. French possessive : SES
120. Ship: Abbr. : STR
121. Timidity : COYNESS
1. Burn : SCALD
2. Church plate : PATEN
3. Town near Rome : OSTIA
4. Mil. branch : USAF
5. Pouch : SAC
6. Native of Addis Ababa : ETHIOP
7. Pillars : STELAE
8. Moslem month : RAJAB
9. Swiss canton : URI
10. Civil War creek : BULLRUN
11. Piquant : SALTY
12. Peak in Crete : IDA
13. Pacific island : RENDOVA
14. Aft : STERNWARD
15. Plays good golf : PARS
16. English composer : ARNE
17. U.S. cartoonist : NAST
20. Many-colored plant : JOSEPHINESCOAT
24. Droop : LOLL
25. Spanish ring figure : TORO
28. Ink or rubber : INDIA
32. Support beam : JOIST
33. Contests : AGONS
34. Vehicle : CART
35. Asian peninsula : MALAYA
38. Showy perennial : SWEETWILMA
39. Theda : BARA
40. Tools : AXES
41. Dangerous plane rider : HIGHJILLER
43. Stiffness : CHARLOTTEHORSE
45. Recorded : ONTAPE
47. ___ Domini : ANNO
48. Tokyo, once : YEDO
50. Punjab city : KASUR
51. Do a pier job : LADE
52. Pastoral poem : IDYL
54. Stocking cap : TUQUE
56. Like steno-pad paper : LINED
57. Consign : ALLOT
60. Alternate : SEESAW
62. Israeli money : LIROT
65. Malacca or sugar : CANE
66. Son of Tros : ILUS
67. Breakfast food : OMELET
68. Bombs, bullets, etc. : AMMO
69. Kind of cloth : LOIN
73. Las Vegas machine : SLOT
74. "Sixteen ___" : TONS
76. In a narrow way : INSULARLY
78. Japanese ware : IMARI
80. Custom : HABIT
82. Fight-timer's need : GONG
84. Hebrew letter : TSADE
87. Ballplayers at times : HITTERS
88. V.I.P.'s : BIGGUNS
91. Armstrong : NEIL
93. Vicinity : AREA
95. Decorative work : MOSAIC
96. Cabaret : BISTRO
98. Pleasurable spots : EDENS
99. Character or ham : ACTOR
100. Nest : AERIE
101. Kind of pass or release : PRESS
102. Orals : TESTS
103. Cliff : SCAR
104. Finished, for short : THRU
105. Austrian statesman : RAAB
108. Home of H.H.H.: Abbr. : MINN
110. Born: Fr. : NEE
111. Fishing gear : NET
113. Bauble : TOY

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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