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New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 1975

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,343

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Exchange : SWAP
5
Half of a spy's outfit : CLOAK
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Fell for : BIT
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Miss Louise : TINA
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Wake up : ROUSE
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What sugar growers raise : CANE
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Wing-shaped : ALAR
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Pending : INTHEWORKS
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Evades : BYPASSES
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Most wan : PALEST
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Actor Will : GEER
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Relative of karate : JUDO
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Established principles : CANONS
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Kent's alter ego : SUPERMAN
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Topple : UPEND
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Fogies : DODOS
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Mine product : ORE
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Cheers : RAHS
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Doyle's middle name : CONAN
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Word in a sampler : HOME
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Muff : ERR
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Hits a gong : BONGS
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Uninterested : BORED
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Campus people : STUDENTS
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Like King Midas : GREEDY
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Vittles : EATS
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Peruse : READ
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Smoothly polite : URBANE
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Favorite places : HANGOUTS
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Underestimates : SELLSSHORT
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Songbird : WREN
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Blue-pencil : EDIT
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Potato, for one : TUBER
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Military alliance : NATO
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Bribe : SOP
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Bedtime or second : STORY
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Killed : SLEW
Down
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Make a ___ at : STAB
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Crafty : WILY
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Take ___ (snooze) : ANAP
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Models of excellence : PARAGONS
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Emergencies : CRISES
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Solitary person : LONER
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On the ___ (not speaking) : OUTS
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Kind of blonde : ASH
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Remain informed : KEEPUPON
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Reveal : BARE
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Signs : INKS
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Trial : TEST
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Kind of guard or blind : COLOR
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___ into (attacks vigorously) : WADES
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Transmit : SEND
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Traitor : JUDAS
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French priests : CURES
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Separated : APART
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Indian leader : NEHRU
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Ditties : SONGS
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Poet Marianne : MOORE
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Well-prepared : ARMED
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Indigent : NEEDY
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Do's and ___ : DONTS
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Competitions : CONTESTS
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Rural dances : HOEDOWNS
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Pork's companion : BEANS
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Vaunt : BRAG
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Handed out : DEALT
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Upper class : GENTRY
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More uncommon : RARER
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Employs : USES
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Redecorate : REDO
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Image on a radar screen : BLIP
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Rod-rider : HOBO
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U.S.S.R. range : URAL
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Head, in Nice : TETE
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Drift or job : SNOW
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Shack : HUT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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