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New York Times, Monday, February 3, 1975

Author:
Evelyn B. Rosenthal
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Evelyn B. Rosenthal has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,305
Across
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Helicopter part : ROTOR
6
Broadway bomb : FLOP
10
Vipers : ASPS
14
Papal cape : ORALE
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Western city : RENO
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Family : CLAN
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Yellowish pigment : OCHER
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U.S. inventor : OTIS
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Garden flower : ROSE
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Queen who lost her head : MARIEANTOINETTE
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Pious jargon : CANT
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French marshal : NEY
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Part of H.R.H. : HER
26
Common verb : WAS
29
Stamping devices : DIES
31
Pants-maker's name : SAM
33
Miss Raines : ELLA
35
Burden : ONUS
37
Reagan's milieu: Abbr. : CALIF
41
Focus of scandal involving 20 Across : DIAMONDNECKLACE
44
Enjoy : SAVOR
45
Japanese wrestling : SUMO
46
Roman road : ITER
47
Work on a lawn : SOD
49
Cocktail lady : PINK
51
Sea bird : ERN
52
Pronoun : SHE
55
Educ. organization : NEA
57
Containers : TINS
59
Novel set in era of 20 Across : TALEOFTWOCITIES
65
Part of a range : OVEN
66
Medit. port : ORAN
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Inevitable : FATAL
68
Kind of weed : LOCO
69
Ceremony : RITE
70
Clean the blackboard : ERASE
71
N.T. book : ACTS
72
Doorway fixtures : MATS
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Removed : DELED
Down
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Elbow or living : ROOM
2
Killer whale : ORCA
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Himalayan goat : TAHR
4
Of a soap acid : OLEIC
5
Give another look : REREAD
6
Car parts often realigned : FRONTENDS
7
Baltic native : LETT
8
Shallot : ONION
9
Nosegays : POSIES
10
Crusaders' port : ACRE
11
Seventh sin : SLOTH
12
Fake jewelry : PASTE
13
Villain's look : SNEER
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Negative atom : ANION
22
City on the Hudson : NYACK
26
Weekdays: Abbr. : WEDS
27
Inter ___ : ALIA
28
Tito, for one : SLAV
30
Dawn : SUNUP
32
African nation : MALI
34
One of a radio pair : AMOS
36
Musical intervals : SEMITONES
38
Like the 10 o'clock scholar : LATE
39
Bakery worker : ICER
40
Bracken : FERN
42
Maine college town : ORONO
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Shaped like a haystack : CONIC
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Put out of shape : DEFORM
50
Stabbed : KNIFED
52
Roman woman's robe : STOLA
53
Actress June : HAVOC
54
Upper-crust group : ELECT
56
Roman halls : ATRIA
58
Intense look : STARE
60
Biblical patriarch : ENOS
61
Steam-engine pioneer : WATT
62
Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
63
Relaxation : EASE
64
Vehicle : SLED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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