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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1975

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,382
Across
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Venturesome girl : ALICE
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U.S. admiral of W. W. I : SIMS
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In a ___ (worried) : STEW
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Fasten : RIVET
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Pace : TROT
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Goddess of marriage : HERA
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Whooping or hoisting : CRANE
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Character : ROLE
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Arabian leader : EMIR
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Dispatched : SENT
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World of l Across : WONDERLAND
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“ . . . fear no ___” : EVIL
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Kind of light : SPOT
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Creator of 1 Across : CARROLL
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Increase by degrees : STEPUP
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Biblical lion : ARI
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Works on copy : EDITS
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Wipe the board : ERASE
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Rhythmic silence : REST
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Scoff : SNEER
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Trained ___ : SEAL
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Extraordinary people : ONERS
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Sarazen and Littler : GENES
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Deputy: Abbr. : AGT
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Instruction book : MANUAL
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Briny deposits : SALINES
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Epochs : ERAS
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Biblical land : EDOM
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Route to 21 Across : RABBITHOLE
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Kellogg-Briand product : PACT
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Familiar Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Dull : TAME
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Boo-boo : BONER
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“___, Brute!” : ETTU
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Bowl men : ELIS
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Stage remark : ASIDE
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Something to blow : FUSE
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Prepares flax : RETS
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Old Dominion signature : RELEE
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Curves : ARCS
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Money to Pietro : LIRE
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Russian name : IVAN
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Lineman : CENTER
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Parisian season : ETE
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“___ through the park . . . ” : STROLLING
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Kind of horse : IRON
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Gelatin pans : MOLDS
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Soaks : STEEPS
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A.S.P.C.A. units : SHELTERS
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Melodic subjects : TEMA
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Harp land : ERIN
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Artemas or maternity : WARD
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Uninhabited tracts : WILDS
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Fixed course : ROTE
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Bay, in Orkney : VOE
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Billiard shot : CAROM
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Contest area : ARENA
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Puffed up : RISEN
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Hymn : PAEAN
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Custom : USAGE
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Trappers’ prizes : PELTS
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Wooden peg : TEE
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Foolish : SENSELESS
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Loyal : TRUEBLUE
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English novelist : READE
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Madras garment : SARI
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Traffic sign : SLO
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Former’s companion : LATTER
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Presume upon : IMPOSE
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Fissile rock : SHALE
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Sand ridge : REEF
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Northern island : ATTU
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Winks : BATS
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Skip : OMIT
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Indigo : ANIL
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Yield : CEDE
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Hat or shoe : TREE
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Sand or handle : BAR

Answer summary: 3 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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