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New York Times, Friday, February 14, 1975

Author:
Joan DeRosso
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,316
Across
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Drool : SLAVER
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Sumatra port : PADANG
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Did a snow job : SHOVELED
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Worshiped : ADORED
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One of the Seven Hills : PALATINE
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John Charles of opera : THOMAS
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Entrance : ADIT
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Pop-up appliance : TOASTER
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Vary, as crops : ROTATE
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Craved : THIRSTED
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Vowed, old style : SWARE
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Guevara : CHE
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Chopin specialty : ETUDE
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" . . . now that ___ there" : APRILS
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Submit to : OBEY
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Verdi opera : SICILIANVESPERS
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Galway Bay islands : ARAN
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Pre-Christmas season : ADVENT
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Growth on English moors : GORSE
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Conducted : LED
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Singer Lehmann : LOTTE
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Author of "The Ugly Duckling" : ANDERSEN
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Place for empty saddles : CORRAL
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Turn turtle : CAPSIZE
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Locale : SITE
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Famous Neapolitan : CARUSO
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Napoleon was one : CORSICAN
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Gouger : USURER
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Duse : ELEONORA
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Summary : DIGEST
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Scarves : ASCOTS
Down
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R. L. Stevenson's companion : SHADOW
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Nabokov novel : LOLITA
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Incarnation : AVATAR
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Ex-G.I. : VET
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Top group : ELITE
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Western city : RENO
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Adelina ___ : PATTI
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Stick to : ADHERE
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Wedge for an entrance : DOORSTOP
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Slot-machine part : ARM
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Educ. group : NEA
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Relative of mdse. : GDS
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Bandies words : SPARS
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Britten opera : DEATHINVENICE
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Put aside : SHELVED
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Blue-green : TEAL
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Boob ___ : TUBE
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Biblical city : EDER
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North African rulers : DEYS
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Places of origin : CRADLES
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Newscaster Lindstrom : PIA
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Japanese coin : SEN
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"The Forsyte ___" : SAGA
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Flat or pig : IRON
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Joker : CARD
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Wobbly : INSECURE
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French city : STLO
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Rubs out : ERASES
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Duke in "Twelfth Night" : ORSINO
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Nylon weave : TRICOT
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Golden Horde people : TATARS
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Helen, in Madrid : ELENA
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Good or poor : SPORT
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Goddess of crops : CERES
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Author of "J'Accuse!" : ZOLA
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Chewable substance : CUD
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Thus: Sp. : ASI
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Cut a ___ : RUG
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Newspaper section: Abbr. : SOC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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