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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 1975

45-Across : "The Mauve ___"

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,436
Across
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Light boats : GIGS
5
"___ Certain Feeling" : THAT
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Chagall : MARC
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Spassky : BORIS
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Stage villain : IAGO
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Silkworm : ERIA
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"Blue ___ Shoes" : SUEDE
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N. Y.-N. J. lake : GREENWOOD
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Person of taste : ESTHETE
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West: Sp. : OESTE
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TV's Sanford and ___ : SON
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Mideast initials : UAR
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Relaxing : ATREST
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Pyramid builder : CHEOPS
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Forbidden : TABU
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East Indian broadbills : RAYAS
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Islands known for giant tortoises : GALAPAGOS
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Reckon, old style : ARET
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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Skill, in Spain : ARTE
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Ancient expletive : GADSWOONS
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Kind of sweep : CLEAN
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Common endings : INGS
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Loom bars : EASERS
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"The Mauve ___" : DECADE
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Energy unit : ERG
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Cloud: Fr. : NUE
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In reserve : ONICE
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Bay in Michigan : SAGINAW
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Illustrator Kate : GREENAWAY
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___- les-Bains : EVIAN
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Caddoan Indian : IONI
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Piece of canvas cover, for short : TARP
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N. M. state flower : YUCCA
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N. C. college : ELON
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Dill herb : ANET
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Avoid : SHUN
Down
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Literary monogram : GBS
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Chit : IOU
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Envious : GREENEYED
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Caesar et al. : SIDS
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"Save the ___" (Lemmon film) : TIGER
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Moss of "Act I" : HART
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Author James : AGEE
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Wrestler's hold : TOE
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Tabby, at times : MEWER
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Appeared : AROSE
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Uproars : RIOTS
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Trainee : CADET
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Glasses, ice, mixer, etc. : SETUPS
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Still in bed : NOTUP
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Owns : HAS
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Lean animal : SCRAG
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Scarlett : OHARA
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Arab cloaks : ABAS
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Know one's ___ : OATS
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Mountain lakes : TARNS
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Word of regret : ALAS
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Seagoing drink : GROG
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Indian mulberries : AALS
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Mean-Time city : GREENWICH
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City in Japan : OTARU
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Hearing, for one : SENSE
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First class : AONE
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Expand : WIDEN
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James of films : CAGNEY
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Son of Gad : ERI
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Motherless calf : DOGIE
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Sign up : ENROL
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Mud: Sp. : CIENO
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___ the hole : ACEIN
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Sphinx locale : EGYPT
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"___ Lake" ballet : SWAN
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Rhine tributary : AARE
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Grandfather: Lat. : AVUS
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One ___ time : ATA
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Needle: Prefix : ACU
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___ Ling, Chinese range : NAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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