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New York Times, Monday, June 2, 1975

Author:
Ruth N. Schultz
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,424
Across
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New, in Seville : NUEVA
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"Leave ___ to Heaven" : HER
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On the double : PDQ
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State capital : SANTAFE
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Poetic word : ERE
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Promissory note : IOU
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U.S. jurist : LEARNEDHAND
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"___ atque vale" : AVE
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Bone: Prefix : OSSE
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Med. course : ANAT
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Valentino, for one : LOVER
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Kukla's friend : FRAN
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Jeeve's garb : LIVERY
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___ off (got rid of) : PALMED
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Revolutionist Silas : DEANE
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"Don't ___ on me" : TREAD
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Inflammable : TINDERY
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Frenzied : AMOK
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Like a honky-tonk piano : TINNY
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Labyrinth : MAZE
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Lamour attire : SARONGS
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Lord's home : MANOR
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Shade of blue : BERYL
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Point out : FINGER
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Place for Bassanio : RIALTO
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Burden : ONUS
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A little, in Paris : UNPEU
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Injurious : EVIL
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Locale : AREA
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Favoring : FOR
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Nonscientific gauge : RULEOFTHUMB
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Numero ___ : UNO
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Business org. : NAM
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Part of Italia : SICILIA
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Pre-grads : SRS
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Subsequently : LATER
Down
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Scottish denials : NAES
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Merkel et al. : UNAS
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Exist, in France : ETRE
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Heflin : VAN
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Skeered : AFEARD
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Qualifying run : HEAT
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Sea bird : ERN
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Hockey-rink marker : REDLINE
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Italian river : PIAVE
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" . . . cliffs of ___" : DOVER
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Survey feature : QUERY
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Traffic sign : SLO
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Ferber : EDNA
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In cahoots : HANDINGLOVE
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Pad the payroll : OVERMAN
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G-man : FED
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Godiva, for one : LADY
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School org. : PTA
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Coat part : ARM
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Carrillo et al. : LEOS
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Like some bridge contracts : MAKABLE
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River of Austria : ENNS
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Tim or Alice : TINY
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Yin's partner : YANG
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Arena figure : TORO
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Actress Caldwell : ZOE
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Wander : ERR
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Investment earnings : RETURNS
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Prefix with hap or take : MIS
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Live up to : FULFIL
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Choate : RUFUS
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"___ ear and . . . " : INONE
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It has strings attached : APRON
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Aegean island : NIOS
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Dutch and slippery : ELMS
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"___, a very palpable . . . " : AHIT
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Control : RULE
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Mideast title : EMIR
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Arabian cloak : ABA
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Mideast initials : UAR
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Acid abbr. : TCA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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