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WHERE OH WHERE

New York Times, Sunday, May 18, 1975

123-Down : Some pickles

Author:
Eleanor Tyler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 670 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Eleanor Tyler has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,409
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Mme. de ___ : STAEL
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Recipe abbr. : TSPS
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"___ be!" (golly) : GLORY
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Milquetoast : CASPAR
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Man, in Lille : HOMME
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De Valera country : EIRE
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Ms. O'Grady : ROSIE
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Room recess : ALCOVE
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Where a treasure hunt began : ADMIRALBENBOWINN
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Gypped : ROOKED
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Noisy bird : HOOTOWL
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Halite source : SALTBED
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Tree worker : PRUNER
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Bonds : TIES
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Machine part : STATOR
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Schubert specialties : LIEDER
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
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Where Nicholas Nickleby rebelled : DOTHEBOYSHALL
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Watchdog org. : FDA
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"State Fair" author : STONG
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F.D.R. agency : NRA
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Common verb : ARE
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Courtly : AULIC
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Butt : TARGET
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Irritates : IRKS
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Samoan port : APIA
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Medicinal drink : TISANE
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U.N. agency : IRO
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Where an eagle dropped Gulliver : BROBDINGNAG
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Recital pieces : SONATAS
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Fuss : ADO
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Word with step or way : ONE
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Age group : TEENS
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William S. or Moss : HART
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Man or ape : PRIMATE
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Dwindle : MELT
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Low sound : HUM
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Indian badger : RATEL
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Dinghy, in France : CANOT
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Where Frodo destroyed the ring : MIDDLEEARTH
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Hard wood : EBONY
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Foot or toad : STOOL
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Classifieds : ADS
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"Ave atque ___" : VALE
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Pain easers : ICEBAGS
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Colette novel : CHERI
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Winter woe : FLU
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Old Tokyo : EDO
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Sends back : REMANDS
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Where Lorna was rescued : DOONEVALLEY
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Time divs. : HRS
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Demands : EXACTS
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Shock : JOLT
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Art ___ (1920's style) : DECO
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Impair : DAMAGE
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1492 name : PINTA
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Goat-god : PAN
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100 lbs. : CWT
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Free-for-all : MELEE
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Criterion: Abbr. : STD
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Where Moll Flanders was born : NEWGATEPRISON
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Legal degrees : LLDS
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Whodunit awards : EDGARS
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Gas-pump sign : NOLEAD
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See 1 Down : RIZA
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Clergyman : PRIEST
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French astronomer : LAPLACE
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Resounded : CLANGED
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Big airport : DULLES
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Where Earnshaw gambled away his patrimony : WUTHERINGHEIGHTS
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Words of threat : ORELSE
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Church area : ALTAR
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Buy new guns : REARM
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Yellowstone sight : GEYSER
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Las Vegas openings : SLOTS
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W. W. II craft : LSTS
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Kefauver : ESTES
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Pahlavi, e.g. : SHAH
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Fuss : TODO
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Shot, shell, etc. : AMMO
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Discharging : EMITTING
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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Does a snitching job : TELLSON
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Kinsman : SIB
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Make a strong effort : PRESSHARD
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Capitol unit : SENATE
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Capri's is blue : GROTTO
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Squatty chest : LOWBOY
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Willows : OSIERS
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Melon part : RIND
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Osaka money : YEN
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Library study space : CARREL
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Audibly : ALOUD
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Tea cake : SCONE
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Where four undesirables were expelled : POKERFLAT
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Declare : AVER
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Herring color : RED
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Overwhelmed : AWED
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Tell tales : BLAB
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Rug surface : PILE
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"Zhivago" girl : LARA
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Italian city : ASTI
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Ark's resting place : MTARARAT
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Where Tolstoy's prince was wounded : BORODINO
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Choctaws, e.g. : TRIBE
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British marshal : HAIG
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Miss Merrill : DINA
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Some serves : ACES
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Isis's father : GEB
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Where Velvet won a race : AINTREE
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Dos Passos trilogy : USA
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Turkey or fox : TROT
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Tampered with a check : KITED
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Fishline part : SNELL
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___ Arbor : ANN
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Ballet step : PAS
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Craggy hill : TOR
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"___ meat is ... " : ONEMANS
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Be revenged : GETEVEN
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Hell, in a mild oath : SAMHILL
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Melville book : OMOO
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Humble home : HUT
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Parts: Abbr. : PCS
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Where Scarlett led a reel : ATLANTA
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Some drs. : MDS
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Otto's realm: Abbr. : HRE
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French cleric : ABBE
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Where four animals won right to peace : TOADHALL
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Glutted : ENGORGED
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French river : LYS
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Wedding words : IDO
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Like a grown cornstalk : EARED
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Teeming : ALIVE
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Prompted : CUED
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Country rtes : RDS
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Mountain pass : COL
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Seat or shot : HOT
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What the Don does quiet : FLOWS
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Corded fabrics : REPS
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Depart : EXIT
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Where Rebecca was killed : MANDERLEY
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Function : ACT
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Artist Kingman : DONG
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Spills, falls, trips, etc. : ACCIDENTS
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Sweet potato : YAM
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Escorts : SEES
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Talks on and on : JAWS
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Hodgepodges : MELANGES
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Saucy : PERT
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Flambeaux : TORCHES
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Sadat's predecessor : NASSER
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Cheese dye: Var. : ANATTO
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Man's opera wear : TOPHAT
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"Oklahoma" aunt et al. : ELLERS
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Juicy fruit : PEAR
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___ equality : RACIAL
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Green hue : NILE
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Some pickles : DILLS
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Silly people : GEESE
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African state : ZAIRE
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Word with simon : PURE
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Soothe : LULL
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Mountain pass : GHAT
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To be, in Nice : ETRE
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Milit. awards : DSMS
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Follow : DOG
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Time ___ (in the past) : WAS
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"___ lost!" : GET

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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