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New York Times, Thursday, February 20, 1975

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,322

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Across
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Balkan native : SLAV
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"House of Seven Gables" site : SALEM
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Indistinctness : BLUR
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Stood : ROSE
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Yellowish brown : ALOMA
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Gagarin : YURI
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Trifle : IOTA
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Pull a ___ : BONER
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Fluent : GLIB
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Seats for certain maids : MILKINGSTOOLS
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Byway : LANE
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Fleming : IAN
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Threadlike : FILOSE
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Glittery : TINSELED
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Old cry of grief : OIMEE
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Miss Arden : EVE
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Some get-togethers : COFFEEKLATSCHES
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Insect : ANT
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Ship's-plank curves : SNIES
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Frolic : LARK
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Infants' outfits : LAYETTES
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Newspaper section : SPORTS
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Household god : LAR
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Latin-lesson word : AMAT
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Party fare : TEASANDWICHES
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Kind of magazine : PULP
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Perfume ingredient : NEROL
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Cuzco native : INCA
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"___ do is dream . . . " : ALLI
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Marsh bird : CRAKE
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Blore of movies : ERIC
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Honey drink : MEAD
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Keen : EAGER
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Peasant of India : RYOT
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Impend : LOOM
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Lunch meat : VEALLOAF
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Ancient Italian : SABINE
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"One ___" : ALONE
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Huey : LONG
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Scottish uncles : EMES
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Strict disciplinarian : MARTINET
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Past : BYGONE
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Soothe : LULL
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U.S. novelist : URIS
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Kind of roast : RIB
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Dutch cupboard : KAS
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Stopover spots : OASES
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___ point (center of interest) : FOCAL
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Miss Massey : ILONA
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Baseball's Gomez : LEFTY
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Game pieces : TILES
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Miss Hogg and others : IMAS
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Composer Franz : LEHAR
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Chris of tennis : EVERT
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Lecterns : DESKS
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Steinbeck character : OKIE
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These: Sp. : ESTAS
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Charm : ENTRANCE
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Dealer in menswear : CLOTHIER
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Snake of a venomous family : ELAPID
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Snapshot poser, often : SMILER
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Soft shoe : PAC
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Roused : AWOKE
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Bulrush : TULE
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Miss Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Tiber tributary : NERA
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Kind of race : DRAG
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Certain king, to cockneys : ENRY
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I know: Lat. : SCIO
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Card game : PAM
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Play part : ACT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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