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New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 1975

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,413
Across
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Ill humors : BILES
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One of Kipling's three : ARAG
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Excited : AGOG
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N. Z. town : OTIRA
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Bellow : ROAR
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Comedian Bert : LAHR
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Golf immortal Jones : ROBERTTYRE
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Essayist : ELIA
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Possessive : OUR
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God of war : ARES
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Make use of : EMPLOY
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Poetic units : STANZAS
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Marsh bird : SNIPE
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Roman bronze : AES
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Golfer Charles and family : SIFFORDS
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Lazy one : SUSAN
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Austria's Franz ___ : JOSEF
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Anger : IRE
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Food morsels : ORTS
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Napoleon's island, to French : CORSE
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Install : SEAT
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Law org. : ABA
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Cautious : CHARY
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Party givers : HOSTS
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Cocktail : PINKLADY
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Golfer Goalby : BOB
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Archaic titles : DAUNS
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Bing and Bob : CROSBYS
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Like some vipers : HORNED
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Onion's relative : LEEK
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Knock : RAP
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Lincoln et al. : ABES
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Leading golfer : LEETREVINO
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Missouri's neighbor : IOWA
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Plymouth and Inchcape : ROCKS
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Without: Suffix : LESS
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Mild expletive : RATS
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Cut : SLASH
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Golfer Julius : BOROS
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"Cut ___!" : ITOUT
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Zodiac sign : LIBRA
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Prior to : ERE
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Gene of golf : SARAZEN
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TV's Johnson et al. : ARTES
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Actor Rogers and others : ROYS
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Bern's river : AAR
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Links charge : GREENFEE
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Syrian metropolis : ALEPPO
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Golf-spectator groups : GALLERIES
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Where Jack Nicklaus started : OHIO
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Lee's color : GRAY
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Malay coins : TRAS
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Offend : MIFF
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District near Dublin : NAAS
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Pantywaist : SISSY
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Polite word : SORRY
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Genteel oath : DRAT
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Goes down : SETS
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Cleaning aid : SOAP
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___ et orbi (to everyone) : URBI
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Famous golf-course site : STANDREWS
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"Grapes of Wrath" family : JOADS
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___ Harper, links great : CHANDLER
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Shows emotion : SOBS
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Trace : CLUE
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Golf drivers, at times : HOOKERS
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Where Fairway is : KANSAS
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Celebrated rabbit : BRER
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Marine mammals : CETES
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___-brac : BRICA
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Northerners : YANKS
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Slushy mud : SPOSH
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___ as big as golf balls : HAIL
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Musical instrument : OBOE
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For fear that : LEST
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Time : ERA
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Book: Abbr. : VOL

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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