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New York Times, Thursday, February 27, 1975

Author:
S. Courtney Izsak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B F J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
S. Courtney Izsak has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,329
Across
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All ___ : TOLD
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Certain craving, with 15 Across : SWEET
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Kind of ugly : PLUG
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Lily plant : ALOE
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See 5 Across : TOOTH
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Go over again : REDO
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Electric ___ : EELS
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French income : RENTE
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Opposed, hillbilly style : AGIN
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Nabokov girl : LOLITA
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Paying up : SETTLING
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Items in the fire : IRONS
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Series of premises, in logic : SORITES
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Place trust in : DEPENDON
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Fudge container : PAN
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Prefix for bar or therm : ISO
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S. A. tanagers : YENIS
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___ Bill : PECOS
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Skips a stone : DAPS
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Having a time listing : DATAL
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O. W. Holmes’s vehicle : SHAY
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Ejects : OUSTS
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Bridge infraction: Var. : RENIG
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Electrical unit : OHM
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Jersey Meadowlands town : SECAUCUS
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Hazard to a tooth filling : CARAMEL
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Juvenile-book boy : ROLLO
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Models : EXAMPLES
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Ship rope : RATLIN
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Antler point : TINE
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Man of Cremona : AMATI
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Belmont event : RACE
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___ de force : TOUR
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Bar mix : TONIC
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Sweetsop : ATES
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Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
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Growing out : ENATE
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Asian weight : TAEL
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Table spread : OLEO
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Suckers : LOLLIPOPS
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Want : DESIRE
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Left high and dry : STRANDED
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Misery : WOE
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Ages : EONS
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Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
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“Room at ___” : THETOP
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Pecan candies : PRALINES
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On the level : LEGIT
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City of northern Italy : UDINE
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Dinner summoners : GONGS
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Theater award : TONY
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Golf hazard : TRAP
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Anti-sub device : SONAR
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Lover of Aeneas : DIDO
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Brother of Jacob : ESAU
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Times on theater marquees : NITES
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More sensible : SANER
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Soldier material : CHOCOLATE
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Honolulu’s island : OAHU
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Beethoven works: Abbr. : SYMS
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Clams : STEAMERS
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Black candy : LICORICE
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Drainage pit : SUMP
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Festive : GALA
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Tell : RELATE
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Extremists : ULTRAS
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This: Fr. : CETTE
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Basic fact : AXIOM
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Accumulated, as debts : RANUP
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Kind of drop : LEMON
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City of Yemen : SANA
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Desserts : ICES
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Promontory : NESS
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Small bird : TIT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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