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New York Times, Friday, March 7, 1975

Author:
Jack Philbrick
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,337

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Across
1
Pear : BOSC
5
Cabbage dishes : SLAWS
10
Heels : CADS
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Prefix for stat or scope : RHEO
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Oblivion : LETHE
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Settled : ALIT
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Entry : ITEM
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Place for Hellman toys : ATTIC
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" . . . speak daggers to her but use ___" : NONE
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Fighter : COMBATANT
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Keep an ___ (watch) : EYEON
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Harte : BRET
24
"Arma virumque ___" : CANO
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___ grill : BARAND
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"Kind Hearts and ___" : CORONETS
33
In reserve : ONICE
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Nursing and rest : HOMES
35
Thiamine or riboflavin: Abbr. : VIT
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Barry of basketball : RICK
37
Searches widely : COMBS
38
Relinquish : CEDE
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Resident: Suffix : ITE
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Delhi princess : RANEE
41
Hackneyed : BANAL
42
Rifles : CARBINES
44
Kind of tale : TATTLE
45
Cheerful : ROSY
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Haiti's neighbor : CUBA
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On the level : LEGIT
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Hostler's need : CURRYCOMB
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Heraldic band : ORLE
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Navigation device : LORAN
57
Composition : OPUS
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Gasthaus offering : BIER
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Kind of acid : AMINO
60
Oats eater : MARE
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Bills : ONES
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Writer Henrik : IBSEN
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"Gil ___" : BLAS
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___-a-brac : BRIC
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"___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
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Appear : SEEM
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Windsor-chair feature : COMBBACK
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Scheduled : SLATED
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"___ c'est moi" : LETAT
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Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
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N. Z. peak : WHITCOMBE
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Part of a min. : SEC
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Grand or Bryce : CANYON
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Lily : ALOE
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Flintstones' pet : DINO
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British gun : STEN
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English composer : ARNE
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Genesis name : ENOS
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Greek god : ARES
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Eyewash acid : BORIC
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Miss Loos : ANITA
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Kitchen implement : RICER
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___ upon (meets) : COMES
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Consequence : EVENT
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Kind of basin : TIDAL
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Stone monument : STELE
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Apiary unit : HONEYCOMB
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Receptacles : CANS
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Part of Rome's underground : CATACOMB
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Tumult : RIOT
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Kind of buggy or grand : BABY
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Pipes : BRIERS
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Activate : TURNON
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Writer Stephen : CRANE
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Wolf : LOBO
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Wilde territory : ERIN
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___ club : GLEE
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U. S. author : URIS
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Gem' : OPAL
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Japanese hamlet : MURA
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Educ. degrees : BSES
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Chou en-___ : LAI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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