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New York Times, Wednesday, March 5, 1975

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,335
Across
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Revival-meeting advice : REPENT
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Lincoln Memorial, for one : MONUMENT
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Commencement speaker : ORATOR
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Parrot, e.g. : IMITATOR
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Fodder : SILAGE
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Find new quarters : RELOCATE
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Ending for mob or lob : STER
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Wrist-holder’s finding : PULSE
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Inward, in anatomy : ENTAD
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Power : VIS
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In toto : OVERALL
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Jaeger or skua : SEAHAWK
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Fine lace : VAL
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BB-gun discharge : PELLET
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Bank transaction : LOAN
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Flee : ELOPE
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One, in Berlin : EIN
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Beetle Bailey's boss : SARGE
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Wrinkle : RUGA
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Slanting : ASLOPE
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Message: Abbr. : TEL
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Junior crowd : TEENSET
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Fortified elevation : RAMPART
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Baseball’s Mel : OTT
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Pia or alma : MATER
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Soprano Lucine : AMARA
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Bridge seat : WEST
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Mars: Prefix : AREO
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Ritual basins : LAVABOES
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Young eels : ELVERS
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Extreme conceit : EGOMANIA
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Mole or vole : RODENT
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Washington V.I.P.’s : SENATORS
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Pull up ___ (move) : STAKES
Down
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Miss Stein's flower : ROSE
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“___ go bragh” : ERIN
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___ Alto : PALO
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Display, in Paris : ETALER
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Egg drink : NOG
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Railway bridge : TRESTLE
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Bogged down : MIRED
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Nonexistent : NIL
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Perfect spot : UTOPIA
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Irish darling : MACUSHLA
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Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Hornless sheep : NOTS
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Lumber source : TREE
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Word for Chicago’s Sears building : TALLEST
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Neck part : NAPE
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Old hand : VET
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Manifest : OVERT
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Face ___ : VALUE
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Funeral speech : ELOGE
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Madrid ladies : SENORAS
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Arterial trunk : AORTA
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Daily double, e.g. : WAGER
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Took a certain position : KNELT
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Extensive view : PANORAMA
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Dotted, as porcelain : SEME
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At the age of: Lat. : AET
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Comic's lingoes : PATTERS
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___ Mater : STABAT
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Moscow paper : PRAVDA
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Western sights : MESAS
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Drinks : ALES
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One of the Biblical wise men : MAGE
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English river : AVON
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Small dam : WEIR
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Fume : REEK
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Ocean bird : ERNE
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Kilns : OSTS
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Wahoo : ONO
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Destiny : LOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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