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New York Times, Thursday, June 26, 1975

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.60, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,448
Across
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Foolish : DAFT
5
Oil port : BASRA
10
Hathi and friends : HERD
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Jug-of-wine poet : OMAR
15
Communion table : ALTAR
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___ podrida : OLLA
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City of Italia : ROMA
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Leaks slowly : SEEPS
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___ the hat : PASS
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Simba and family : PRIDEOFLIONS
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Directed : LEO
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Leaping ___ : LENA
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Work by David: Abbr. : PSA
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Actor Chaplin et al. : SYDS
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Harbor or sinister : BAR
30
Rumble : GROWL
32
W. W. II area : ETO
33
Average : PAR
34
Taillike : CAUDAL
35
Slandered : DEFAMED
38
Bring back : RESTORE
39
Depress : DAMPEN
40
Parts of qts. : PTS
41
Certain radios : FMS
42
With strength : AMAIN
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Comedian Olsen : OLE
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Part of LL.D. : LAWS
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Similar word: Abbr. : SYN
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Golfer Tony : LEMA
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Pronoun in Dresden : ICH
50
Bobwhite and associates : COVEYOFQUAIL
55
Spanish dwelling : CASA
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“___ at last!” : ALONE
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German girl's name : ILSE
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Brews : ALES
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Tennis score : DEUCE
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Prefix for vision : TELE
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Wolf grouping : PACK
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Feminine suffixes : ETTES
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River to the North Sea : YSER
Down
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African village : DORP
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Cupid : AMOR
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Homo sapiens : FAMILYOFMAN
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Bartered : TRADED
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Lower part: Prefix : BASO
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Hebrew letter : ALEF
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Outstanding : STELLAR
8
Sword : RAPIER
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Firebug's action : ARSON
10
Rabbit motions : HOPS
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High note : ELA
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Literary monogram : RLS
13
“___ Kapital” : DAS
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McMahon and Ames : EOS
22
Assamese natives : NAGAS
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Moby Dick and friends : PODOFWHALES
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Bees’ groupings : SWARMS
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“Deutschland über ___” : ALLES
28
Like jungle air : STEAMY
29
Disobedient : BAD
31
Dull going : RUT
32
Sagas : EDDAS
33
Take ___ in hand (write) : PEN
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These, in Paris : CES
36
Bee: Prefix : API
37
Edison's Park : MENLO
38
Way: Abbr. : RTE
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Finish : PLAYOUT
43
Short-order offering : OMELET
44
Water or milk: Abbr. : LIQ
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Sharpness : ACUITY
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Get around : EVADE
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Wine container : CASK
51
Former : ONCE
52
Certain incomes : FEES
53
Emerald ___ : ISLE
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Oblique look : LEER
55
Kind of pistol : CAP
56
Words with mode : ALA
57
Vermouth quality : SEC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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