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New York Times, Monday, May 12, 1975

Author:
Allan Blackman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Allan Blackman has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,403

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Across
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Eastern prince : EMIR
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Terror : PANIC
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Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Zola title : NANA
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Solitary: Prefix : EREMO
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Foot or sour : NOTE
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Spy film of 1940 : NIGHTTRAIN
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Kind of gen. : BRIG
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Pub drink : ALE
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Coin of Iran : RIAL
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Soldiers : TROOPS
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Shea tenants : METS
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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Very lofty : ALPINE
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Conductor, engineer, etc. : TRAINMEN
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Freighter's load : CARGO
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"Common Sense," e.g. : TRACT
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High note : ELA
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Grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Metric weight : GRAM
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Also-___ : RAN
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Word with sang : FROID
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Hackneyed : TRITE
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Pitcher Walter Johnson : BIGTRAIN
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Like the tongue, sometimes : COATED
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Attention-getting cries : HEYS
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Guy Lombardo's group : BAND
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Express to take, in song : ATRAIN
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Kind of line or palm : DATE
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"L'état, c'est ___" : MOI
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Biggers's Charlie : CHAN
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Does too many push-ups, etc. : OVERTRAINS
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Breakfast wear, often : ROBE
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"Bolero" man : RAVEL
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Highlander : GAEL
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Greek goddess : ERIS
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Nasty : SNIDE
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African fox : ASSE
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Sicilian city : ENNA
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Knight's wear : MAIL
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"Picnic" author : INGE
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Olé's cousin : RAH
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Small in stature : PETITE
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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Actress Patricia : NEAL
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German measure : IMI
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Kind of bridge : CONTRACT
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Natural : INBORN
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Matador's target : TORO
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"Take ___ from me" : ATIP
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Gangster Diamond : LEGS
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Express or local, in Italy : TRENO
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Riding, in Bonn : REIT
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Russian planes : MIGS
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Brass's cousin : BRAID
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Harsh : ACERB
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Island of Hawaii : LANAI
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Part of a trident : PRONG
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Teach : TRAIN
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Basis of a scout badge : MERIT
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Gladden : ELATE
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Designated : NAMED
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"Les ___ Mousquetaires" : TROIS
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Hall-of-Famer Pie and family : TRAYNORS
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A.B. holder, for short : GRAD
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Unfettered, in Germany : FREI
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One who tests paints : TONER
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Scottish titles : THANES
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Grazers : CATTLE
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Disclosed : BARED
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Land unit : ACRE
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U. S. missile : THOR
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Nobel physicist : RABI
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Hindu goddess : DEVI
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Miss Farrow et al. : MIAS
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On ___ own : ONES
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___ of Man : ISLE
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Truck : VAN
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___ Khan : AGA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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