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New York Times, Thursday, February 13, 1975

Author:
James Barrick
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
James Barrick has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,315
Across
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Neighbor of Tibet : NEPAL
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Make a choice : OPT
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Classified listings: Abbr. : APTS
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Stevenson : ADLAI
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___-and-dye : TIE
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Black tea : BOHEA
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"They ___ not pass" : SHALL
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Wood sorrel : OCA
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Pedigree : BREED
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Independence initials : HST
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Frenzied : AMOK
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Greenish film : PATINA
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Kiss : OSCULATE
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"Thanks ___" : ALOT
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Dorothy or Lillian : GISH
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Rose of early song : MEXICALI
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State in India : ASSAM
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Mesozoic et al. : ERAS
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Indonesian islands : ARU
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Gloomy : STYGIAN
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Iroquois Indians : ONEIDAS
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Border : HEM
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Very, in Paris : TRES
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Skier's place : SLOPE
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Foe of adulthood : PETERPAN
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Newts : EFTS
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Hebrew prophet : AMOS
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Money that talks : COLDCASH
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Cinnamon bark : CASSIA
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Admired one : IDOL
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Three ___ match : ONA
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Judge or juror, e.g. : TRIER
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French article : UNE
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Dravidian language : TAMIL
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Lurked : SLUNK
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Ocean vessel: Abbr. : STR
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Anoint : ANELE
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Singer Ed : AMES
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Fool : ASS
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Against property, in law : INREM
Down
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Poet Ogden : NASH
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Old English letters : EDHS
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Greek classic on ideal love : PLATOSSYMPOSIUM
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Indian mulberry : AAL
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Perfume flower : LILAC
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Actor Peter : OTOOLE
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Coal-miner's tool : PICKAXE
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Repast : TEA
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Mr. Eban : ABBA
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Entrance : PORTAL
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Greek classic about Troy : THEILIADOFHOMER
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"___ evil" : SEENO
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Islamic law : ADAT
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Not talking : MUM
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Kind of pie : PECAN
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Coarse tobacco : SHAG
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Beginner: Var. : TIRO
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Wound : GASH
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That of yours: Lat. : ISTE
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Peer Gynt's mother et al. : ASES
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Catcher's need : MITT
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Engrossed : RAPT
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Exploits : USES
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Asian palm : ARECA
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Roman despot : NERO
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Corsica, etc., to French : ILES
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Broken-leg supports : SPLINTS
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Early Palestinian : ESSENE
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Snakes : ADDERS
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Military man: Abbr. : NCO
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Treads the boards : ACTS
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Girl's name : MARLA
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Soviet range : ALTAI
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Annoys : IRKS
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Shade of green : NILE
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Turkish standard : ALEM
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Between Can. and Mex. : USA
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Mass. cape : ANN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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