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New York Times, Thursday, February 6, 1975

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,308
Across
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Maine port : BATH
5
Clip : SHEAR
10
Sight near Tokyo : FUJI
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Potpourri : OLIO
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Bass-mouth size : LARGE
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Javanese tree : UPAS
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Pipe-and-slipper people : HOMEBODIES
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Calif. city : NAPA
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Dakota Indian : REE
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Candid : OPEN
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Leather craftsman : TANNER
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Beverages : ALES
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Scrap : SHRED
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Reprove : SCOLD
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Jostle : SHOULDER
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Traverse : SPAN
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Yeanling : LAMB
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Anti-poverty org. : OEO
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With enthusiasm : LIKEAHOUSEAFIRE
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All-purpose truck, for short : UTE
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Set of rules : CODE
41
Blackbirds : ANIS
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Heated again : REWARMED
44
Hallmark : BADGE
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Writer James and family : AGEES
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Get along : FARE
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Radiant : AGLEAM
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Secular : LAIC
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Center of activity : HUB
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Powerful shark : MAKO
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Draw ___ (sell out) : AFULLHOUSE
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Steelworkers' head : ABEL
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Compact : DENSE
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Engendered : BRED
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Drove : HERD
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Go onstage : ENTER
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Being: Fr. : ETRE
Down
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Danish physicist : BOHR
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Succulent plant : ALOE
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Occasion : TIME
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Work in the garden : HOE
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Inclined : SLOPED
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Charon's bailiwick : HADES
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Hibernia : ERIN
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Teen or golden : AGE
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Sanitarium : RESTHOME
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Ship's stack : FUNNEL
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Busy : UPANDDOING
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Practical joke : JAPE
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German river : ISAR
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Cotton pod : BOLL
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Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
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Excellent : AONE
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Asian sheep : SHAS
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Grudge : SPITE
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Certain dancer : CAKEWALKER
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Swung around : SLUED
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Uncanny : EERIE
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Small deer : ROES
31
Offend : SLUR
35
Tiger moth : ACREA
36
Relative of custom-built : HOMEMADE
37
Works of Shelley : ODES
38
Cover a dice bet : FADE
43
Traditional : AGEOLD
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One busy in a leaky boat : BAILER
45
Washington Sq. sight : ARCH
47
Bogus : FALSE
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Asian servant : AMAH
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Baseball executive ___ Paul : GABE
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Alfred of stage : LUNT
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Piqued : HURT
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Consumer : USER
53
Adam ___ : BEDE
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Marsh : FEN
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British decoration : OBE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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