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New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 1975

Author:
McCain
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,433
Across
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Not yet up : ABED
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Swiss ___ : CHARD
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Kind of bag : GRAB
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Take it easy : LAZE
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"___ and sometimes Y" : AEIOU
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Hilly city : ROME
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"Jane ___" : EYRE
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"Ninotchka," e.g. : GARBOMOVIE
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Verse's partner : CHAPTER
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Drudged : SLAVED
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Neighbor of Mars : EARTH
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Western state: Abbr. : ORE
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Ibsen play : GHOSTS
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Painter Fra ___ : ANGELICO
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Heart link : AORTA
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___ ben Adhem : ABOU
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Obstacle : SNAG
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Road curve : ESS
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Performs for the class : RECITES
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Evangeline's Grand ___ : PRE
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Jack Sprat's preference : LEAN
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Clears : NETS
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Kind of angle : ACUTE
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Farewell, in Kobe : SAYONARA
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Recorders : FLUTES
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Battering ___ : RAM
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Old German coin : TALER
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Comprehend : FATHOM
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Delivery to Garcia : MESSAGE
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All-purpose name : RICHARDROE
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Racetrack : OVAL
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Monster : OGRE
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Show jubilance : EXULT
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Small brook : RILL
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Belgian river : YSER
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Entertains in a way : DINES
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Montand : YVES
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Writer Waugh : ALEC
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Birch of Indiana : BAYH
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O. T. book : EZRA
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Like the Mariana Trench : DEEPEST
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Basketball players : CAGERS
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Lettuce part : HEART
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Tune : AIR
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Does a bank heist : ROBS
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Conversation for two : DUOLOGUE
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Cringes : GROVELS
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Traverse : ROVE
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During : AMID
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Quilting or sewing : BEE
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___ nostrum : MARE
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Asian tribesman : TATAR
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Native environment : HABITAT
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Celts : GAELS
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Biblical prophet : HOSEA
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Paris's Quai d'___ : ORSAY
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Negative words : NOTS
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Computer feed : INPUT
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___ du jour : CARTE
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Curved moldings : OGEES
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Maple genus : ACER
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Smitten : ENAMORED
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Kind of resistance : SALES
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Cold wind : NORTHER
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Like a quick glance : CURSORY
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Port of Okinawa : NAHA
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Armadas : FLEETS
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Soap plant : AMOLE
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Fruits : FIGS
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Israeli port : ACRE
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Roman 1511 : MDXI
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Writer Zona : GALE
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Building wings : ELLS
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Rob ___ : ROY
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Seek office : RUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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