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New York Times, Friday, February 28, 1975

Author:
Killian
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Killian has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Entry at 39-Across should perhaps have been SAGA, not AGA.

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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,330

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Across
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Steals : ROBS
5
Greek district : DEME
9
Alpine region: Var. : TIROL
14
Church corner : AMEN
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Actor Jannings : EMIL
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"___ Ben Jonson" : ORARE
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Florida beach : VERO
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Noted conductor : VONKARAJAN
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Novelties : INNOVATIONS
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___ glance : ATA
23
Fence crossing : STILE
24
Places for statues : NICHES
26
"I've ___ under my skin" : GOTYOU
28
Sewing-kit item : SPOOL
30
Chemical suffix : ENE
31
Fox-faced monkey : LEMUR
33
Lunch times : NOONS
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Lactic or xanthic : ACID
39
"Njal ___" (Norse writing) : AGA
40
Snare : TRAP
41
Miss Adoree : RENEE
43
Settles in : CAMPS
46
Doctors' org. : AMA
47
Mock : FLEER
49
Best classes : ELITES
51
Club for greens : PUTTER
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Child: Prefix : PAEDO
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Upper: Prefix : ANO
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Good conductors : COPPERWIRES
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Groups often conducted : SIGHTSEERS
63
Seine tributary : OISE
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Italian measure : STERO
65
Guthrie : ARLO
66
___ d'Azur : COTE
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Acid and alcohol compound : ESTER
68
Age group : TEEN
69
Belgian river : YSER
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Shankar : RAVI
2
Portent : OMEN
3
Noted conductor : BERNSTEIN
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Snobbish : SNOOTY
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Reduces in worth : DEVALUE
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Chew the scenery : EMOTE
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Kind of skirt : MINI
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Nevada city : ELKO
9
Twisting : TORSION
10
Gershwin : IRA
11
Indian title : RAJAH
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Declaim : ORATE
13
Horne et al. : LENAS
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Bass ___ : VIOL
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Thrombus : CLOT
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High or camping : GEAR
27
Formerly : ONCE
28
"When I Take My ___ to Tea" : SUGAR
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Buggy : PRAM
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Club : MACE
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"Messiah" et al. : ORATORIOS
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Select : NAME
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Marienbad et al. : SPAS
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Adept : DEFT
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Voter : ELECTOR
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Canadian peace Nobelist : PEARSON
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Great number : SLEW
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Cupid : EROS
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Senseless behavior : IDIOCY
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Outmoded : PASSE
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Ones : UNITS
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Play hard ___ : TOGET
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Mesta : PERLE
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Moss product : PEAT
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Father, in Nice : PERE
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This, in Spain : ESTE
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Sage : SEER
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Otto the Great's domain: Abbr. : HRE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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