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New York Times, Saturday, May 24, 1975

Author:
Richard Camp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Richard Camp has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,415
Across
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Dopey people : SCHNOOKS
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Tibet's capital : LHASA
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"___ the lock . . . " : CRYINGAT
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Midday break : LUNCH
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Comes in again : REENTERS
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Nebraska Indians : OMAHAS
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Long time : EON
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Above, to poets : OER
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Pitcher Young et al. : CYS
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Mass. campus : MIT
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Winglike : ALAR
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"Why look you ____?" : SOSAD
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Cat sound : PURR
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Former hostess Perle : MESTA
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Vocation: Abbr. : OCC
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___-Vanzetti case : SACCO
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Navy officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Book after Nahum : HABAKKUK
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Stupid one : ASS
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Inferior merchandise : SCHLOCK
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Words to a French girl friend : MACHERIE
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Society girl : DEB
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Mass. town : ATHOL
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Homeless ones: Abbr. : DPS
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Writer Glaspell : SUSAN
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___ Dora : DUMB
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Irritable : TESTY
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Ancient Asian : MEDE
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Time period : ERA
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Partner of oohs : AHS
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Mideast initials : UAR
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Pronoun : SHE
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Queued up : ONLINE
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Stressed : ACCENTED
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"Tell ___ in Gath" : ITNOT
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Bribes : SCHMEERS
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Spanish premier : AZANA
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British brew : POTOFTEA
Down
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Horror-movie sound : SCREAM
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Louisianan : CREOLE
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Laughing ones : HYENAS
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Writer Anais : NIN
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Aware of : ONTO
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Curved moldings : OGEES
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African plateau area : KARROO
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Cousins of aves. : STS
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Film comedian Harold : LLOYD
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Bee sounds : HUMS
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Group of sayings : ANA
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Oafs : SCHMUCKS
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"Shave and ____, two bits" : AHAIRCUT
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Golfing unit : STROKE
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Crème de ___ : CACAO
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Course: Abbr. : RTE
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Clumsy people : SCHLEPS
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___ choi (Chinese cabbage) : PAK
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Gretel's cockney friend : ANSEL
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"___ alive!" : SAKES
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Ship propeller: Abbr. : SCR
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Between A and E : BCD
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Italian sculptor : AMADEO
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Poetic name for Italy : SATURNIA
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Corny sentiment : SCHMALTZ
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Animal pelts : HIDES
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Nob's partner : HOB
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Kind of steer : BUM
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Decorative plaster : STUCCO
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Sonnet part : SESTET
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Stick to : ADHERE
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"When a fella ___ friend" : NEEDSA
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Greek letter : THETA
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Costly boat : YACHT
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In a while : ANON
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San ___ : REMO
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Miss Claire : INA
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Viper : ASP
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Ship-shaped clock : NEF

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 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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