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New York Times, Thursday, May 15, 1975

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,406
Across
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Insincere palaver : CANT
5
Concur : AGREE
10
Former French Premier Léon : BLUM
14
Woodwind : OBOE
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Monotone : DRONE
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Spanish laugh : RISA
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Gloomy : BLUE
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Unlawful to-dos : RIOTS
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Ivory: Lat. : EBUR
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Guards : SENTRIES
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New Orleans's Vieux ___ : CARRE
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Euphoric times : HEAVENLYDAYS
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Type of master of day : PAY
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Like: Suffix : INE
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___-bender : EAR
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French actor Delon : ALAIN
33
Glory or Ironsides : OLD
34
Writer Peter : MAAS
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Rooster's time : DAWNSEARLYLIGHT
42
Kitchen fixture : SINK
43
Relative of a blvd. : AVE
44
Dress richly : ARRAY
45
Service org. : USO
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Vibrate: Abbr. : OSC
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Burrows or Beame : ABE
49
Romantic times : STARRYNIGHTS
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Witches' group : COVEN
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Margarine bases : OLEOOILS
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Surface extent : AREA
61
Chemical compound : ESTER
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Eye part : UVEA
64
Robin or wren : BIRD
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Belle of the West : STARR
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Hide's partner : SEEK
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Forms a lap : SITS
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Impudent : SASSY
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Common Latin verb : ESSE
Down
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Short-legged horses : COBS
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Talented : ABLE
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Grammatical component : NOUN
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What Red Riding Hood admired : TEETH
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Papal name : ADRIAN
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Lament : GRIEVE
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Boast, in Scotland : ROOSE
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Study of insects: Abbr. : ENT
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Letters : EES
10
Rye or whole wheat : BREAD
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Zodiac sign : LIBRA
12
Loan-shark's forte : USURY
13
Horses : MARES
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Checks : REINS
22
France's Saint-___ : CYR
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Miss Gwyn : NELL
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Type of killer : LADY
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Juggles an expense account : PADS
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Reaction at a musicale : YAWN
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Stand or well : INK
33
Western state: Abbr. : ORE
34
Russian village : MIR
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City of India : AGRA
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Jezebel's husband : AHAB
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Eye infection: Var. : STYE
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"___ Rider" : EASY
40
River to the Severn : AVON
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Milk: Prefix : LACTO
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Vessel : URN
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Girl-watchers : OGLERS
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Wine : SHERRY
49
Strikebreakers : SCABS
50
Japanese gateway : TORII
51
Prevent : AVERT
52
___ the riot act : READS
53
Greek letters : IOTAS
54
Wino : SOUSE
57
U. S. composer : IVES
58
Shelters : LEES
59
Purpose : SAKE
61
Feminine suffix : ESS
62
R.R. depot : STA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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