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New York Times, Saturday, March 1, 1975

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,331
Across
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Shellfish, fish, etc. : SEAFOOD
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Cosmetic : MASCARA
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Official forgiveness : AMNESTY
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Brandy snifter : INHALER
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Brown coal : LIGNITE
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Whines : SNIVELS
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Common verb : ARE
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Fountain drink : SODAPOP
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Reine's mate : ROI
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Damages : MARS
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Inane : SILLY
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Kenton : STAN
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Separate articles : ITEMS
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Basketball assn. : NBA
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Leather : SUEDE
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Draw out : EDUCE
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Agreements : ACCORDS
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Roscoes : GATS
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Deserve : EARN
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Wanderer : VAGRANT
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Helen Hayes's domain : STAGE
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Rooms of a sort : CELLS
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Cereal : OAT
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One kind of hit : SMASH
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Small bird : OWLET
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Or ___ : ELSE
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Ear: Prefix : OTO
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Stupid one : DULLARD
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Grassland : LEA
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Treat as a celebrity : LIONIZE
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"After all is ___ done . . . " : SAIDAND
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Brushes off : IGNORES
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Process of becoming: Suffix : ESCENCE
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Prickly herbs : TEASELS
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Relative of food and clothing : SHELTER
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Sandwich sausage : SALAMI
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Moslem prince's jurisdiction : EMIRATE
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Made indignant : ANGERED
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Marsh : FEN
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Condition: Suffix : OSIS
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Klemperer and Preminger : OTTOS
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___-the-wool : DYEDIN
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Put in the wrong spot : MISPLACE
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Bug : ANNOY
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Send out : SHIP
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Mil. branch : CAV
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Warned : ALERTED
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Adds more bullets : RELOADS
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Poisonous gas : ARSINE
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Dawn, in Durango : ALBA
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Engage in rumrunning : SMUGGLE
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Smith or Jones, i.e. : SURNAME
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Healing marks : SCARS
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Classes : SORTS
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Greek letter : ETA
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Instance: Fr. : CAS
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Like some mild winters : SNOWLESS
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Trace : VESTIGE
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City in Pennsylvania : ALTOONA
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Like basketball players : TALL
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Brave : GALLANT
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Perfume : ESSENCE
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Advice to an excited person : COOLIT
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Pesters : TEASES
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Ungraceful fall : HEADER
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Blackbird : OUZEL
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Certain collector's item : TRASH
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Disastrous : DIRE
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High-rollers' needs : DICE
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One, six, etc.: Abbr; : NOS
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Neighbor of Pa. : DEL

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