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New York Times, Monday, February 17, 1975

Author:
Ruth N. Schultz
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,319
Across
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Witches : HAGS
5
Relative of a commie : PINKO
10
Get ___ the ground floor : INON
14
What G.W. couldn't tell : ALIE
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"___ by land . . . " : ONEIF
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Doll's house dweller : NORA
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Do a drummer's job : SELL
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Skid-causer : SLEET
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Move heavily : DRAG
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G.W.'s words for his troops, with 47 Across : HALFSTARVEDIN
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Louisiana's Kingfish : HUEY
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Kind of room, for short : REC
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Repair anew : REMEND
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Cornwallis's surrender site : YORKTOWN
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Arthurian woman : ISOLT
34
Boat : CANOE
35
Cameraman: Abbr. : PHO
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Eagerly awaiting : ATIP
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Indiana netman : PACER
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Hawaiian tunas : AHIS
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High peak : TOR
40
Early Teutons : GOTHS
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"___ kettle of fish" : AFINE
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"___ army" (G.W.'s words for his troops) : APATRIOT
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Drake or Lunt : ALFRED
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___ publica : RES
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Name in lights : STAR
47
See 20 Across : RAGSWITHNOPAY
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Shakespeare's seven : AGES
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Midwest airport : OHARE
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Verne's captain : NEMO
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Bind firmly : LASH
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"___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
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Math course : TRIG
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Pretentious : ARTY
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Tool : SPADE
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Mexican Indian : SERI
Down
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Day-after dish : HASH
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Caesar's Rubicon word : ALEA
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Fish feature : GILL
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Bootstrap effort : SELFHELP
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Mailed : POSTED
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Dental filling : INLAY
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___-do-well : NEER
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Ukrainian city : KIEV
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Reign ___ : OFTERROR
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Do a grand-jury function : INDICT
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Norse goddess : NORN
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Pester : NAG
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Asian acacia : SUNT
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Certain frat man, for short : DEKE
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Lariat : RIATA
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Prohibit, in law : ESTOP
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Miss Shearer : MOIRA
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America's Cup entry : YACHT
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Singles : ONES
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Biblical land of gold : OPHIR
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Snivel : WHINE
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Snooped : NOSED
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Carthage hater : CATO
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French fish : POISSONS
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Insults : AFFRONTS
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Actor Peck, to friends : GREG
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Arkin or Ladd : ALAN
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Junky : TRASHY
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Greek goddess : ATHENE
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Fine violin : STRAD
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Take time out : REST
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Thrash : WHOP
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"___ Camera" : IAMA
50
Marquette, for one : PERE
51
Eastern V.I.P. : AMIR
52
Berra : YOGI
53
Words with king : ALA
54
Fish : GAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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