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New York Times, Monday, May 19, 1975

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,410
Across
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Kind of sack or iron : SAD
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Kind of holiday : LEGAL
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Actress Goldie : HAWN
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Watery sound : PLOP
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Hole ___ (ace) : INONE
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Father, in the Mideast : ABOU
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Novice-cook's candy : FUDGE
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Uris : LEON
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Gadabout : RAMBLER
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Move like a duck : WADDLE
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Come-on : LURE
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Traffic situations : JAMS
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Crises on Wall St. : PANICS
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Shortens : CURTAILS
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In reserve : ONICE
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Lily-pad's milieu : POND
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Author Harte : BRET
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Family of 16 Across : REED
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Gunpowder, etc., e.g. : PLOTS
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San ___ : REMO
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Noun suffix : ENCE
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Focus, as blame : PINON
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Famed muckraker of early 1900's : STEFFENS
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General Nathaniel : GREENE
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N.Y.C. river : EAST
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___ off (loaf) : GOOF
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Thirty, in Paris : TRENTE
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Bullying one : RUFFIAN
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Wallace of silents : REID
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Greatest depression time : NADIR
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Undeceived : ONTO
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___ of Cleves : ANNE
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TV-cook Julia : CHILD
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Certain payment : RENT
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Nobleman : PEER
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Kind of scout : EAGLE
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Albee's "The ___ Story" : ZOO
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Bandy words : SPAR
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Love song : ALBA
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Condemn : DOOM
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Some prisoners : LIFERS
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Accustom : ENURE
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Odin or Thor : GOD
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Sharp-cornered: Abbr. : ANG
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Sheltered sides : LEEWARDS
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Gives moral support to : HOLDSABRIEFFOR
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Not yet up : ABED
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Vicuña product : WOOL
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Pleader for the poor : PUBLICDEFENDER
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Henry or Clare : LUCE
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Sum: Abbr. : AMT
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Post-coup d'état group : JUNTA
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Studies closely : PORES
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Regarding : ANENT
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Relative : NIECE
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Water birds : COOTS
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Musical-comedy revival : IRENE
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Washout : LEMON
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Former U.S. Chief Justice : STONE
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Do a spring garden chore : PLANT
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Demeanor : PRESENCE
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Campus figure, for short : PROF
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Kind of chance : FAT
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Flask, in France : GOURDE
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Put to severe questioning : GRILL
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Fairway feature : TRAP
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Tennis star Lacoste : RENE
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German article : EINE
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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___ risk (safely) : ATNO
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Back: Prefix : NOTO
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Cry of triumph : AHA
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Taunting remark : DIG

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

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