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New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1975

Author:
Samalin
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,398
Across
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Pointed end : CUSP
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Passover event : SEDER
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Ships' rope : STAY
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"___ take arms against a sea ... " : ORTO
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"___ to bury Caesar" : ICOME
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Mr. Gardner : ERLE
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French sky : CIEL
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It's often spontaneous : COMBUSTION
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Grandson of Esau : AMALEK
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Home source of tan : SUNLAMP
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Chess actions : MOVES
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Small spring : SEEP
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Wisdom : SAPIENCE
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More unheeding : DEAFER
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Common Latin word : AMO
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Caravan stop : SERAI
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Search : PROBE
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Capitol Hill output : LAWS
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Hog breed : DUROC
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Playing card : TREY
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Dutch ___ : TREAT
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African natives : BENAS
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Italian numeral : TRE
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Classified : SORTED
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Misrepresents : DISTORTS
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___ pricing : UNIT
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Beloved, in France : CHERI
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Meticulous : CAREFUL
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"Hallelujah, ___" : IMABUM
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Sun eruption : SOLARFLARE
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Hindu wise man : GURU
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French roof : TOIT
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Young eel : ELVER
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Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Scads : REAMS
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Broker's advice : SELL
Down
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Imogene : COCA
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Thummim's partner : URIM
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Kind of energy : STEAMPOWER
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Hoi ___ : POLLOI
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Disgusted : SICKENED
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Environmental prefix : ECO
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Monks' titles : DOMS
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Board a vehicle : EMBUS
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Met, as alumni : REUNED
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Put in reserve : SETAPART
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Adjust, as sails : TRIM
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Off balance : ALOP
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Craving : YEN
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Be dormant : SLEEP
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Morns' counterparts : EVES
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Do brush work : SCRUB
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Sailors : SALTS
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Queiroz's "Sin of Father ___" : AMARO
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Auriculate : EARED
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" ... not one cent ___" : FORTRIBUTE
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German president : EBERT
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Spanish kings : REYES
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Style of column : IONIC
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Oversupply a market : SATURATE
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Dismisses with disgrace : CASHIERS
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Possess, in Madrid : TENER
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Stern's partner : STEM
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"I beg to ___" : DIFFER
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French storms : ORAGES
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Sheer material : TULLE
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Bills and ___ : COOS
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Landed : ALIT
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Pompeii covering : LAVA
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Soviet range : URAL
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Spice, as wine : MULL
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Furnace tender: Abbr. : STO
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Radiation unit : REM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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