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New York Times, Tuesday, March 4, 1975

Author:
John Gordon
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
John Gordon has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,334
Across
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Hikers’ places : PATHS
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Continent : ASIA
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Red and Ross : SEAS
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Voodoo fetish : OBEAH
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Coal dust : CULM
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Biblical verb : HAST
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ESP : MENTALTELEPATHY
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Hoagy Carmichael standby : STARDUST
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Moslem lord : EMEER
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Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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London theater street : STRAND
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Relative of ESP : PRECOGNITION
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English philosopher : LOCKE
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Lunch time : NOON
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Metric measures: Abbr. : CCS
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“I’m all ___” : EARS
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Side dishes : SLAWS
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Spinnaker : SAIL
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Indonesian islands : ARU
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Small case : ETUI
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Comb: Prefix : CTENO
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Relative of ESP : CLAIRVOYANCE
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Joins a Hillary effort : CLIMBS
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Love, in Madrid : AMAR
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Kind of wind or mark : TRADE
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Banana-like fruit : PLANTAIN
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Believer in ESP : SUPERNATURALIST
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Benjamite : ADER
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Wings : ALAE
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Fraction : TENTH
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Cousins, etc.: Abbr. : RELS
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Wife of H.S.T. : BESS
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These, in Spain : ESTOS
Down
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Small dogs, for short : POMS
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Give support to : ABET
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Yukon native : TENA
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Checkroom facilities : HATRACKS
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Fish delicacy : SHADROE
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Takes steps : ACTSON
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Bird-feeder item : SUET
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Misfortune : ILL
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Soul, in France : AME
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Medicine man : SHAMAN
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Consumed : EATEN
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Burned completely : ASHED
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Ukrainian river : STYR
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Iron ___ : LUNG
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Argentine V.I.P. : PERON
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Pack away : STOW
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Uncles, in Aragon : TIOS
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Entreaty : PLEA
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Lion’s alert : ROAR
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Tan color : ECRU
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“ . . . bombs bursting ___” : INAIR
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French city : CAEN
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Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Take a ___ at : STAB
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Boxer Firpo : LUIS
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Shocks : STARTLES
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Playwright Rice : ELMER
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Salt of a strong acid : CYANATE
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Drinks : CIDERS
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Appraises : VALUES
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Bradley : OMAR
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Unrefined : CRUDE
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Coat part : LAPEL
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Nicholas or Peter : TSAR
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Units of a school org. : PTAS
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Slangy negative : AINT
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Math-ratio words : ISTO
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Utmost degrees : NTHS
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Seize : NAB
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Bar order : ALE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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