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Tap Osborn
Tap Osborn

ECOLOGY SEMINAR

New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 1975

35-Across : Atomic form

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,402
Across
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Looks over : SCANS
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Short jacket : CARACO
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Actress Jean : SEBERG
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Let : ALLOW
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Trail of note : OREGON
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One who declaims : ORATOR
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9 A.M.: Ecology talk on winged life : TOOLATETHEPHALAROPE
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Numerical ending : ETH
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Excursion : RIDE
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Bar order : ALE
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Hindu land grant : ENAM
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Calif. peak : SHASTA
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In concert : ASONE
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Atomic form : ISOTOPE
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10 A.M.: "Was it DDT?" : WHOKILLEDCOCKROBIN
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Expand : SPLAY
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Site for vows : ALTAR
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Reformer Jacob : RIIS
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Pathet ___ : LAO
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Poker holding : PAIR
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Sound of despair : GROAN
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Proust's man with a way : SWANN
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Tendency : BENT
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11 A.M.: "Debt to Winged Life" : OWEDTOANIGHTINGALE
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Not pos. : NEG
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Roster : ROTA
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Relative : AUNT
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Baker's need : YEAST
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Field missile : GRENADE
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Verbose : WORDY
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Hobo, for one : DRIFTER
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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French river : OISE
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Galway isles : ARAN
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Chinese pagoda : TAA
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2 P.M.: "Heinous Crime" : TOKILLAMOCKINGBIRD
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Fugue composer : BACH
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Unlucky one : LOSER
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Rome fountain : TREVI
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Gardner : ERLE
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Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
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Precious : CUTE
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Old-hat : STALE
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Strain : BREED
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3 P.M.: "Age-old Problem" : THECATANDTHECANARY
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Tacos' relatives : TAMALES
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"Uhuru" author : RUARK
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God of fire : VULCAN
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Copy, for short : STAT
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Army member : WAC
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Van der Rohe : MIES
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Edible tuber : OCA
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4 P.M.: "The Real Culprits" : THEFEATHERMERCHANTS
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Corroding : EATING
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Eastern Christian : UNIATE
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Grain disease : ERGOT
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Like most fabrics : DYABLE
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Took forty : NAPPED
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Timid : SCARY
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Fills up : SATES
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Broad or wash : CLOTH
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Sen. Fong's greeting : ALOHA
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Lon ___ : NOL
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Dark-colored : SWARTHY
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Student : COED
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TV's Johnson : ARTE
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Indian salt mixture : REH
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Golden or teen : AGE
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___ a plea : COP
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Present : ONHAND
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Food fish : SOLE
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Period : ERA
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___ Harbor : BAR
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W. W. II area : ETO
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" ... enough ___ hang" : ROPETO
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French ski city : GRENOBLE
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Old Chinese unit of value : TIAO
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Templeton : ALEC
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Of bees : APIAN
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Forget-___ : MENOT
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Turf : SWARD
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Asian range : ALTAI
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Medium for Ade's fables : SLANG
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Poetic word : OER
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Cake feature : ICING
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___ flint (go to any lengths) : SKINA
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Gold colors : ORS
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Kind of chop : KARATE
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Massey : ILONA
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Free-load : SPONGE
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Horses, at times : PAWERS
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Feudal lords : LIEGES
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Term-paper notation : GOOD
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Dress-shirt accessory : STUD
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Flavorful, as a grape : WINY
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Complain : BEEF
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Swim across: Lat. : TRANO
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Sultan's accumulation : HAREM
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Recumbent : LYING
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Outfit : ATTIRE
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Jackie, boy actor of '30s : SEARLE
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Made a swap : TRADED
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Eur. land : NETH
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Ploy : WILE
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Sand ridges : OSAR
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Like snow for the pure : DRIVEN
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Hindu title : RANI
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Comedian Ole : OLSEN
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Cub-scout leader : AKELA
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Jane Fonda film : KLUTE
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Jots : IOTAS
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Water animal : OTTER
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Down or pot : CRACK
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Gem : BERYL
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Deck posts : BITTS
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Buddhist monk : ARHAT
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Burned up : CREMATED
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Coolidge : CAL
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Asian sheep : SHA
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Tooth and hair : BRUSHES
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Marco Polo's China : CATHAY
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Mild oath : DRAT
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Chinese warlord : TUCHUN
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With, in Paris : AVEC
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Latin dance : CONGA
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Cast member : ACTOR
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Unpleasant : NASTY
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Carry on : WAGE
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Parcel out : METE
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In a pet : IRED
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Greek letter : ETA
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Tale : FIB
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Photo abbr. : ENL
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Spanish queen : ENA
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"As ye sew so shall ye ___" : RIP
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Tourist's help : MAP
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Curve : ARC

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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