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New York Times, Saturday, February 15, 1975

Author:
Alice H. Kaufman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q W Y }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Alice H. Kaufman has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,317

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Across
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Arm of an ocean : GULF
5
Hinder : EMBAR
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Reception hall : SALA
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Ancient instrument : ASOR
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Kind of goat : SCAPE
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Atop : UPON
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Stingy : TIGHT
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Jungle beast : LION
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Delphi's land : GREECE
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Wrights' creation : AIRPLANE
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Westchester train stop : HARTSDALE
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Composed of layers : STRATOUS
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Appetizer : CANAPE
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Sphere of activity : ARENA
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Early fiddle : REBEC
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No dice! : NIX
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One who takes soundings : LEADMAN
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Light-colored mineral : EDENITE
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Dry : SEC
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Parts of churches : APSES
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Kind of home or cycle : MOTOR
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Musical tone : ESHARP
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Forbearing : TOLERANT
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Westchester train stop : LARCHMONT
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Become heathenish : PAGANIZE
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King Arthur's father et al. : UTHERS
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Done : OVER
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Caravansary : SERAI
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Handle roughly : MAUL
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Line of joining : SEAM
63
Boric and carbolic : ACIDS
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Bewildered : ASEA
65
Sins : ERRS
66
Asian capital : LHASA
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Fit together : NEST
Down
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Al Capone's command : GANG
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Employer : USER
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Solitary : LONE
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Unrestrained : FREEHAND
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Sea inlet, in Spain : ESTERO
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Roman 1101 : MCI
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Sugar-cane refuse : BAGASSE
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Garden pest : APHID
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Went over again : RETRACED
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Morose : SULLEN
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Capital of Samoa : APIA
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Diving bird : LOON
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English queen : ANNE
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Twin-hulled boat : CATAMARAN
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Type of football kick : PLACEMENT
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Revolves : TURNS
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Mud volcano : SALSE
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Kilmer poem : TREES
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Attain : REACH
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Miss Loos : ANITA
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Mountain-climbing aid : PITON
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Put forth : EXERT
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Twig broom : BESOM
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Evaluation: Var. : APPRISAL
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Canadian or Scandinavian : NORTHMAN
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Genus of mollusks : ETHERIA
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Frightens : ALARMS
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Miss Alcott : LOUISA
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Native of Bohemia : CZECH
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Sit : POSE
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Assert : AVER
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Equipment : GEAR
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Allay : EASE
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French streets : RUES
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Bed support : SLAT
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Paid notices : ADS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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