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New York Times, Saturday, May 3, 1975

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,394
Across
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Pequod's master : AHAB
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___ surface missile : AIRTO
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Yellow ochers : SILS
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Celtic goddess : DANU
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Real bargain : STEAL
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Victim : PREY
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Derby winner, 1914 : OLDROSEBUD
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Warwick's waterfront : AVON
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Disgrace : STIGMA
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Having the lead : STARRING
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Dutch town : EDE
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Formerly named : NEE
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Tropical dog : ALCO
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Derby winner, 1883 : LEONATUS
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Cheerleader's word : RAH
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Musial : STAN
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Home of Ball State College : MUNCIE
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___-Dale, 1902 Derby winner : ALANA
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Football scores : TDS
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Thump the tub for : BOOST
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Giving heed to : NOTING
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Captive of Hercules : IOLE
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Miss Lillie : BEA
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___ line (last stop) : ENDOFTHE
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English inventor of cordite : ABEL
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Drivers' org. : AAA
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Mouth: Prefix : ORI
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Old Irish alphabet : OGAM
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Derby runner-up, 1886 : BLUEWING
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Imagine : IDEATE
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Turnip, for short : BAGA
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Famed Derby jockey and family : EARLSANDES
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___ Khayyam, 1917 Derby winner : OMAR
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Winter hazard : SLEET
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Humid : DAMP
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Family Christmas items : TOYS
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Lab activities : TESTS
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Keep going, in poker : STAY
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Bustlings : ADOS
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Marching command : HALT
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"The King ___" : ANDI
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___ King, Derby winner, 1932 : BURGOO
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Derby winner, 1946 : ASSAULT
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Dweller: Suffix : ITE
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Protesters, for short : REBS
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Make tight : TAUTEN
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Unredeemed man : OLDADAM
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Train for a bout : SPAR
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Famed humorist and Derby fan : IRVINSCOBB
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Irish dramatist : SYNGE
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All: Prefix : OMN
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Do a gun repair job : RETUBE
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Install : SEAT
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Irish island : ARAN
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French composer : LALO
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Derby winner, 1963 : CHATEAUGAY
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Rumor : ONDIT
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Italian article : UNO
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Muscle man at 1893 Chicago fair : SANDOW
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Palm-reader's words : ISEE
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Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Author Anais : NIN
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London area : SOHO
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Most bloodcurdling : GORIEST
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Ones versed in law : LEGISTS
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Conclusion : FINALE
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Recompense : AMENDS
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Monastery superior : ABBOT
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Famed mission : ALAMO
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Miss Rehan : ADA
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Head parts : EARS
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French stoneware : GRES
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Islamic law : ADAT
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Melodic subject : TEMA
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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Charter : LET

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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