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New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 1975

Author:
Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Maurice J. Teitelbaum has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,383

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Across
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Sulks childishly : POUTS
6
Perched : SAT
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Kind of street or watch : STOP
13
Band instrument : CORNET
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Military address : APO
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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Repast for many on a certain Friday : COLDTURKEY
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Singer Ed : AMES
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Kind of collegiate leader : CHEER
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Homes for Phantoms : AIRBASES
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Royal one in Delhi : RANI
24
News item : OBIT
25
Titled Irish playwright : LORDDUNSANY
30
Laconian clan : OBE
33
Bread cover : OLEO
34
“___ a tavern . . . ” : THERES
35
Bird of N. Z. : KEA
36
Cobra’s weapons : FANGS
38
Anti-drinking org. : ATS
39
Pollutes : SOILS
41
Explosive : TNT
42
Goat-hair fabric : PATTOO
45
That, in old Rome : ILLE
46
Sea inlets: Abbr. : SDS
47
Citizen Kane : ORSONWELLES
49
Air polluter : SOOT
51
Negative contraction : ISNT
52
Water and springer : SPANIELS
55
Modern H.M.S. Bounty : CAINE
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Listen : HEAR
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Closet occupant : COATHANGER
62
Preakness, e.g. : RACE
63
Household god : LAR
64
Glacial ridges : ESKERS
65
Lapland transport : SLED
66
Grid lineman : END
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Famed party giver : MESTA
Down
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___-Bah of “Mikado” : POOH
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Heraldry band : ORLE
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David, as against Goliath : UNDERDOG
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Group of four : TETRAD
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Man’s nickname : STU
6
Writer Munro : SAKI
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Copycat : APER
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Fido’s plaything : TOYBONE
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Chinese port : SHASI
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Early-bird’s reward, often : TIMETOKILL
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Shouts for the matador : OLES
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Opposite of neg. : POS
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D minus CC : CCC
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April weather wear : RAINHATS
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Immeasurable gulf : ABYSS
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Brazil or Indian : NUT
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Artists’ quarters : LOFTS
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Early Charlie Chan : OLAND
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Leases a desk : RENTSSPACE
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Brawl : SETTO
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Pyromaniac : ARSONIST
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Ball’s V.I.P. : BELLE
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Makes comfortable : EASES
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River for poet Masters : SPOON
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Sights in Aruba : OILTANKS
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Part of the Constitution : ARTICLE
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Exclamations : OWS
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Surround : ENCASE
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Equipped, as a rowboat : OARED
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Circus performer : SEAL
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Of the dawn : EOAN
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Enrich : LARD
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“___ a kick out of . . . ” : IGET
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Tiber tributary : NERA
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Sounds from one lacking words : ERS
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Time units: Abbr. : HRS
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Dressmaker’s concern : HEM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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