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New York Times, Tuesday, June 10, 1975

Author:
Adelyn Lewis
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Adelyn Lewis has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,432
Across
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Boast : CROW
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Kind of apple or chamber : STAR
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Stock-market grouping : RAILS
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___-poly : ROLY
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Famous traveler : POLO
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Boredom : ENNUI
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Give backing to : ABET
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Lags, financially : OWES
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Brazil's Rio ___ : NEGRO
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Word for Jenny Lind : NIGHTINGALE
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Poetic word : EEN
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Ratifies, old style : ENSEALS
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Mints' relatives : SAGES
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Precarious perch, at times : LIMB
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River deposits : DELTAS
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Of basic importance : CARDINAL
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Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
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Mars: Prefix : AREO
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Insects often strained at : GNATS
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Sound of lament : MOAN
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Deadened : MUTED
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July 4 decorations : BUNTINGS
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Marines' training island : PARRIS
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Snicker-___ : SNEE
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Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
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Father's gift : NECKTIE
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Antelope : GNU
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Numskulls : HAMMERHEADS
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Remainder, in Paris : RESTE
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Tree trunk : BOLE
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Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
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Bar on a loom : EASER
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By any chance : EVER
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Lonesome tree : PINE
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British service women : WRENS
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N. L. players : REDS
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Matinee days: Abbr. : SATS
Down
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Lifting device : CRANE
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Round ___ : ROBIN
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Designer Cassini et al. : OLEGS
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Declaration signer : WYTHE
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Rearing a future brat : SPOILING
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Local resident : TOWNSMAN
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Shake ___ : ALEG
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Bonheur and others : ROSAS
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One making a bridge error : RENEGER
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Chemical suffix : ANE
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Act of swallowing : INGESTION
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Attract : LURE
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Swiss town : SION
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Anklebones : TALI
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"A Shropshire ___" : LAD
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Tree resin : ELEMI
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Talks too freely : BLABS
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Jumbled word: Abbr. : ANAG
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Legislators: Abbr. : SENS
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Vacation place : CAMP
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Town in Uganda : ARUA
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Turned up, as a nose : RETROUSSE
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Activists : DOERS
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Burrowed : TUNNELED
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Contemptuous ones : SNEERERS
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Flustered states : DITHERS
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Cal ___ : TECH
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Kind of horse or power : SEA
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Old card game : OMBER
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For ___ (not fooling) : KEEPS
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Aroid of S. A. : TANIA
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"___ Want to Get Well" : IDONT
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Curves : ESSES
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Waxed : GREW
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Approach : NEAR
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Relocate : MOVE
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Hamilton's bill : TEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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